Janelle Leuthaeuser is on the cutting edge of biophysics. A molecular genetics and genomics Ph.D. student, she is part of a nationwide effort to create a more efficient generation of protein-based drugs.
On the heels of one the worst U.S. droughts in more than half a century, a new study by Wake Forest researchers raises questions about the future of one of the most integral members of stream ecosystems throughout the Southeast – the salamander.
Refugees, ballad singers, classic car collectors and victims of forced sterilization —Wake Forest third-year documentary film students have spent the last year working on movies that show what life is like from these different perspectives.
For four years, graduate student Aaron Corcoran has studied how tiger moths use sonar-jamming to evade bats. With Corcoran’s help, the event has been captured on camera for National Geographic Television’s “Untamed Americas.” The program will be shown again at 9 p.m., Saturday, June 16.
The National Science Foundation has awarded physics graduate student Katelyn Goetz (’11) one of its prestigious summer travel fellowships. Goetz studies organic semiconductors and plastic-based flexible electronics in the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials with assistant professor of physics Oana Jurchescu.
Starting at age seven, Wake Forest junior Jawad Wahabzada spent four years working eight hours a day as a child laborer in Afghanistan. He now lives 7,000 miles from his birth country, but he is telling the story about the children of Kabul.
When graduate student Corey Hewitt (Ph.D. ’13) simply touches a small piece of Power Felt – a promising new thermoelectric device developed by a team of researchers in the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials – he has converted his body heat into an electrical current.
Computer science graduate student Michael Crouse (BS ’10, MS ’12) and his faculty mentor, Associate Professor Errin Fulp, apply biological design principles to address the ever-changing and growing concern of cyber security.
Senior Victoria Osborne writes about Project Nicaragua and her experiences helping local entrepreneurs in and around Managua improve their business skills.
A new Documentary Film Program movie, “The Last Flight of Petr Ginz,” has caught the attention of the United Nations, which will produce a study guide and send copies of the film to its information centers in 63 countries for special screenings and educational programs.