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Bestselling author Emily Giffin to speak at Wake Forest

September 18, 2017  |   Alumni, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Bestselling author and Wake Forest alumna Emily Giffin will speak on Thursday, Sept. 28, in Brendle Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

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NBA superstar Chris Paul – a leader by example

September 14, 2017  |   Alumni, Events, Top Stories

Paul talked with President Nathan Hatch on Sept. 13 as part of the University’s Leadership Project. In a question and answer conversation, he shared memories of his time as a student at Wake Forest and talked about what it means to be a leader in the NBA and in the community.

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Automated feedback: The new science of grading STEM papers

September 13, 2017  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

Science educators at Wake Forest University are testing how automated feedback combined with new one-on-one teaching methods can improve scientific writing from STEM undergraduates – and result in better explanation of research to the public.

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U.S. News & World Report ranks Wake Forest among top-30 national universities

September 12, 2017  |   Admissions, Faculty, Recognition, Staff, Student, Top Stories

U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest University 27th overall among 311 national universities and 12th for its commitment to undergraduate teaching.

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Hidden Inca treasure: Remarkable new tree discovered in the Andes

September 7, 2017  |   Faculty, Research, Student, Sustainability, Top Stories

Hidden in plain sight – that’s how researchers describe their discovery of a new genus of large forest tree commonly found, yet previously scientifically unknown, in the tropical Andes. Researchers from the Smithsonian and Wake Forest University detailed their findings in a study just released the journal PhytoKeys.

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