Sixty-two undergrads with 19 different majors traveled to Washington this summer to learn the ins and outs of careers in banking, politics, real estate and more from 40 Wake Forest alumni who’ve settled in the nation’s capital.
Wake Forest’s emphasis on the liberal arts allows two science students to pursue research outside the comfort zone of their majors.
From precious metal-based pharmaceuticals to a queen bee’s mandibular pheromone, two Wake Forest students will be on the trail of new science discoveries as they are mentored in professors’ labs.
Wake Forest University senior Abdulmalik Obaid has earned the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which sends recipients to the University of Cambridge in England to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree.
As part of the Leadership Project, Nancy Lublin, founder of Dress for Success and Dosomething.org, offered advice on launching startups and leading organizations with the purpose of making life better for people in need.
With 98 percent of the Class of 2014 either employed or in graduate school, the numbers show that resources invested in career development have measurable results. But the first job after college is just one step in the journey toward a meaningful life.
History professor Michele Gillespie usually includes class visits to view art in Winston-Salem. This semester, she expanded the idea to benefit both the students in her Women and Gender in Early America course and the local museums.
STEM incubator brings students from different classes and disciplines together, fostering horizontal relationships where they learn from each other, but also vertical relationships with their faculty mentors.
Research Day is a highlight of the academic year, showcasing the personal interaction and intellectual exchange between students and faculty.
The new program provides opportunities for law students interested in criminal justice careers to research law enforcement through scholarly engagement, real world experiences and alumni mentoring.