September 17th, 2015 | Faculty, Media Advisory, Research
Mother Nature will be delivering a future gift of 2 percent more wind energy in the Midwest if regional climate models are correct, according to research from Wake Forest University. In a study recently published online by the journal Renewable Energy, Robert Erhardt, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics, and 2015 Wake Forest graduate Dana […]
September 15th, 2015 | Faculty, Media Advisory, Research
A $6 million federal grant, the largest ever awarded to Wake Forest University, will enable health and exercise science researchers to further study knee osteoarthritis and successful treatment measures in community-based settings. Health and exercise professor Steve Messier and colleagues have spent 26 of the last 34 years at Wake Forest studying the effects of […]
September 14th, 2015 | Faculty, Research, University Announcement
A $6 million federal grant, the largest ever awarded to Wake Forest University, will enable health and exercise science researchers to further study knee osteoarthritis and successful treatment measures in community-based settings.
September 11th, 2015 | Campus Life, Events, Faculty, Staff, Student
Science faculty and the Learning Assistance Center have teamed up to help first-year students deal with anxiety over their first college science exams with a three-part workshop.
September 10th, 2015 | Campus Life, Faculty, National, Recognition, Staff, Thrive / Wellbeing
Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue was one of four panelists who testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Higher Education and the Workforce Training about “Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault on College Campuses” on Sept. 10.
September 3rd, 2015 | Faculty, Media Advisory
Allan Louden, an expert on political campaigns and debates, can talk about the impact of a presidential run by Vice President Joe Biden. How does a Biden run affect the campaign overall? “Choice is always attractive, until it is time to choose. With so many presidential candidates it is beginning to feel like an aisle […]
August 31st, 2015 | Faculty, Research
While much national media attention focuses on the moral failures of people in the public spotlight, a team of researchers is searching for moral superstars. A $3.9 million grant will fund The Beacon Project, an initiative to find and define the morally exceptional.
August 26th, 2015 | Campus Life, Events, Faculty, Staff, Student
On the first day of classes, “Arrive and Thrive” featured dozens of fun and thought-provoking activities designed to inform and inspire the campus community about how to lead healthier, more balanced lives.
August 19th, 2015 | Faculty, Research, Student
Wake Forest researchers study how archerfish, known as nature’s sharpshooters, spit water from their mouths to dislodge insects in the mangroves.
August 19th, 2015 | Faculty, Media Advisory, Research, Student
Move over, Katniss Everdeen. For archerfish, the odds are ever in their favor, according to new research from Wake Forest University. The sharp-shooting fishes’ ability to spit water to hit food targets have been well documented, but a new study published online in the journal Zoology showed for the first time that there is little […]