From researching regenerative medicine in Sweden to teaching in Vietnam, 11 Wake Forest students and recent graduates have been awarded Fulbright scholarships to go abroad during the 2013-1014 academic year.
The 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro is just over one year away. But while fan excitement builds, 170,000 Brazilians may be relocated from their homes. It’s a story filmmaker Jawad Wahabzada will be covering as a fellow with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
To help bridge the academic and cultural differences between educational experiences in their home country and those in the U.S., Wake Forest is introducing the Wake Forest Advantage program. The initiative is designed to help international students prepare for higher education in the U.S. before they arrive on campus.
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.
Danielle Gallant, a senior sociology major, traveled to India to lead a group of 10 students volunteering in the University’s City of Joy program. She shares her reasons for going and what she learned from working with the late Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity.
With funding from The National Endowment for the Humanities, Jerid Francom has been collecting data on word usage in film subtitles that may someday change the way language courses are taught.
That Steve Folmar’s research in Nepal has been funded by the National Science Foundation’s cultural anthropology program is reason to celebrate. For students, however, the best news is that the support brings additional opportunities to be a part of the project.
Communication professor Alessandra Von Burg’s vision was born of the idea that everyone has stories to tell whether they are lifelong U.S. citizens or recent immigrants.
November 14th, 2012 | International
Wake Forest ranks third among doctoral U.S. colleges and universities in number of students studying abroad, according to the Open Doors report recently published by the Institute of International Education.
With her Richter Scholarship, junior Lauren Edgar traveled to the lab of Nobel Laureate Peter Doherty in Melbourne, Australia, to work on T-cell immunity and help develop a universal influenza vaccine. Her experiences redefined the way she thought about science and medicine.