It’s as predictable as the changing seasons. Every fall, first-year Wake Forest students make their way across county lines, state borders and even oceans to begin their experience with “Mother So Dear.” More than 1,200 first-year students from 43 states and around the world will call Wake Forest home. Use these maps to see the [...]
August 4th, 2013 | Admissions
The amphibious mangrove rivulus is an extraordinary fish. It can survive out of the water for up to 66 days. Ph.D. student Benjamin Perlman is shedding new light on how the 3-inch rivulus moves across the ground once it gets there.
August 1st, 2013 | Media Advisory
The unemployment rate is expected to tick down from 7.6 to 7.5 percent—hardly an encouraging sign that job opportunities are increasing. What can those looking for jobs and those in stagnant careers do while waiting for the economy to pick up? The unemployment rate is in a holding pattern and so is your career. Will [...]
This summer, junior Alex Buchholz lived in Azerbaijan and studied the relationship of energy and political outcomes in Central Asia. His research focused on the political ‘game’ newly independent states, Russia, and the United States have played over the control of oil and gas reserves.
Senior Brian Shoemaker is helping a national team of scientists answer a million-dollar question: Could a substance that resembles baby powder curb global carbon emissions?
LENS @ Wake Forest has given 38 high school students from 15 states and Puerto Rico a sneak-peek at college life, service and the opportunity to study sustainability and apply this knowledge to the community.
Law professor Tanya Marsh recently testified before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform regarding the impact of Dodd-Frank. Her testimony was based on a report she co-authored with Joseph Norman (’12), her former student who is now an attorney in Charlotte, N.C.
Media Advisory: Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem families host 45 students from around the world
July 22nd, 2013 | Media Advisory
Who: Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows (BFTF), funded by the U.S. Department of State and hosted by Wake Forest University, are European and American students who participate in host family stays, classes, workshops, and volunteer in the community. After hosting two Fellows last summer, Daniel and Brandy Vandergriff were eager to participate in the 2013 BFTF program and [...]
Since early June, senior history major Leah Schenkel has been working with blind and visually impaired children at A Brighter Path Foundation’s Summer Enrichment Experience camp as one of 16 interns in the 2013 Summer Nonprofit Immersion Program, which is run by Wake Forest’s Institute for Public Engagement.
“I’m only 10 days into this program, but I already know I’m making friends for life,” Simone Watson (MA ’14) said. “The students and faculty here are incredibly kind and supportive of each other.”