This weekend, nearly 500 Olympians will go for gold at Wake Forest University – but not in hockey, figure skating or curling. Middle and high school students from across the Piedmont Triad will flex their intellectual muscles in engineering, computer programming and problem-solving at the North Carolina Science Olympiad tournament.
Wake Forest University Divinity School Professor Bill Leonard said the Rev. Billy Graham was “the most enduring and perhaps the most beloved preacher in American religious history.” Leonard is available to talk about the impact Graham has had on American religion and culture. Graham died today at age 99.
The Wake Forest community commemorated 184 years since the University’s founding at Founders’ Day Convocation in Wait Chapel on Feb. 15. The celebration recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.
In the wake of the deadly mass shooting in Florida, Wake Forest Counseling Professor Samuel Gladding offers suggestions for how to cope with tragedy.
When we feel supported, we feel less stress. But sometimes we think we are being supportive of a romantic partner and we’re not. Who hasn’t experienced the self-satisfaction of feeling like we’re ‘helping’ only to find we’ve only made the situation worse. Wake Forest University professor Jennifer Priem studies dating relationships and explores the connection between supportive conversations and physiological signs of stress reduction.