November 8th, 2013 | Faculty, Graduate School, Research, Student, Wake Forest College
A battle for evolutionary dominance is raging in Arizona between the tiger moth and the echo-locating bat. New research being done by Wake Forest shows the tiger moth currently has the upper hand.
October 7th, 2013 | Athletics, Graduate School, Research, School of Medicine, Student, Teacher-Scholar
A first-of-a-kind study by Wake Forest researchers will address why long distance runners, particularly women, are more likely than athletes in other sports to develop osteoporosis later in life.
August 9th, 2013 | Faculty, Graduate School, Research, Sustainability
The Hybrid Sterling Energy Generator (HySterE) panel is one of the world’s first combined photovoltaic and thermal collection generators. Developed by researchers at Wake Forest, it could transform how we use the sun’s energy.
April 25th, 2013 | Graduate School, Research, Student
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.
October 12th, 2012 | Faculty, Graduate School, Research, Student, Wake Forest College
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.
September 14th, 2012 | Arts & Culture, Community, Events, Graduate School, Student
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.
June 15th, 2012 | Graduate School, National, Research, Student
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.
April 24th, 2012 | Graduate School, Recognition, Student
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.
April 13th, 2012 | Arts & Culture, Graduate School, International, Pro Humanitate, Student, Wake Forest College
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.
February 22nd, 2012 | Graduate School, Research, Student
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.