If you’re taking the SAT and you’re not positive you know the correct answer, do you skip or guess? Previous studies suggest that your strategy may be very different from that of the student sitting next to you. A faculty-student research team in economics is looking for answers.
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Biology professor Kathy Kron and the 11 students enrolled in Biology 105: Plants & People met at Reynolda House Museum of American Art to learn firsthand how biology is incorporated in the current exhibition, “Things Wondrous and Humble: American Still Life.”
English professor Sharon Raynor’s students sift through acid-free folders looking at letters that soldiers sent home during the Civil War and World War I and II. Pulling out folders. Reading the words. It’s an experience unlike looking at a digitized copy.
A battle for evolutionary dominance is raging in Arizona between the tiger moth and the echo-locating bat. New research being done by Wake Forest shows the tiger moth currently has the upper hand.
To celebrate Wake Forest’s ranking 11th in U.S. News and World Report for commitment to undergraduate teaching, Volunteer Service Corps (VSC) partnered with the Office of the Dean of the College to launch the “11 Days of Teaching Appreciation” social media campaign.
A new kind of hands-free communication device developed by Wake Forest could help people with speech impediments and poor motor control interact with the world around them.
The butterfly effect states that serendipitous happenings can produce outcomes very different from the ones envisioned. Launching a career after college is often about being in the right place at the right time and being open to the unexpected and the unplanned.
A new, rigorous Interdisciplinary Humanities Pathway to Medicine Program offers guaranteed admission to Wake Forest Medical School for up to five undergraduates majoring in the humanities or fine arts.
Researchers at Wake Forest have pieced together startling new evidence that shows rapid 21st century warming may spell doom for tree species in Peruvian cloud forests, with species losing 53 to 96 percent of their populations.
U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest 23rd among 281 national universities — the highest ever ranking for the University. The guide also ranked Wake Forest 11th on its “Strong Commitment to Teaching” list.