Medical advances in biotechnology seem to be coming faster than the public can understand them or even discuss how society should handle ethical, legal and moral considerations. To spark the national conversation, Wake Forest has partnered with Baylor to host “After the Genome: The Language of our Biotechnological Future” April 12-13.
You can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but this might not be the case for a honeybee. Just ask David Hale (’15), a sophomore biology major. Hale has been studying the relationship between brain structure and cognitive function in honeybees since his freshman year.
This year’s Wake ‘N Shake event, a student-run 12-hour dance marathon to benefit the Brian Piccolo Cancer Fund Drive, raised a record $125,722.57. More than 1,300 students, faculty and staff “danced for a difference” in memory of someone they have loved who has been affected by cancer.
The University’s first Latino graduates, Carlos Perez (’65) and Peter Bondy (’67), were honored March 21 during the Celebration of Latino Heritage March 21. The event was part of the ongoing Faces of Courage series.
Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of “Washington Week” and senior correspondent for the “PBS NewsHour” will deliver Wake Forest’s 2013 commencement address on Monday, May 20. Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo, president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), will speak at Baccalaureate.
A successful second TEDxWakeForestU turns an experiment into a spring semester tradition. What did attendees think of this year’s event? Read their ideas captured through social media.
The Wake Forest community gathered in Wait Chapel for the annual Founders’ Day Convocation to celebrate the University’s founding in 1834 and the accomplishments of faculty and alumni in teaching, research and service. The event also included videos and orations from graduating seniors reflecting on their time at Wake Forest.
What will define our future? Will it be our ability to share through social media, our quest to use Google to escape memorization or the impact our consumer society will have on the environment? The highly successful TEDxWakeForestU returns to Wake Forest on Feb. 23 to tackle these topics.
Lion dancers, drummers, and kung fu performers joined Wake Forest students and the community to celebrate the “Year of the Snake” at The Chinese New Year Festival on Feb. 16.
Go-getters, collaborators, critical thinkers, creative problem solvers, and great communicators. When it comes to a short list of qualifications in a job prospect, Wake Forest students of all majors fit the bill for employers at the 2013 Spring Career Fair held in Benson University Center.