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NSF grant supports biochemistry research and mentoring outreach

September 26, 2017  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Pro Humanitate, Research, Student, Top Stories

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $680,000 grant to Wake Forest University Associate Professor of Chemistry Patricia Dos Santos. In addition to funding research that helps scientists better understand life on earth, the grant also enables her to mentor students from other Triad-area colleges.

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Schooling Google? WFU among universities creating a culture to support women, minorities in STEM

August 8, 2017  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, Staff, Student, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Gender, racial, socioeconomic and other equity gaps in STEM-related careers are more than a “pipeline problem.” That being said, what are colleges and universities like Wake Forest doing to help close these gaps?

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Undergrad’s cancer research success earns international attention

February 7, 2017  |   Admissions, Faculty, Mentoring, Student, Top Stories

When Manal Ahmidouch began her freshman year at Wake Forest University, she wasn’t sure which major she would pursue. She only knew that her father, a nuclear physicist, had advised her to think long and hard before taking his path.

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Research Day highlights ‘big time’ research by students

October 11, 2016  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Undergraduate Research Day, a hallmark campus event at Wake Forest University, celebrated its 10-year milestone Friday, Oct. 7 in a new space, Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s atrium.

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Chemistry major earns Beckman Scholar award

June 14, 2016  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, Staff, Student

KyungMin Yoo, a rising junior who is majoring in chemistry, has been selected as Wake Forest’s fifth Beckman Scholar. As part of the Beckman Scholars Program, Yoo will spend two summers working on research related to wound-healing with chemistry professor Mark Welker. She has been working in Welker’s lab for a year.

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