From improving the lives of people suffering from debilitating diseases to turning waves in the Reynolds gym pool into electricity, Wake Forest researchers raised the bar of scientific excellence yet again during the 2013-2014 academic year.
Trekking to a Buddhist temple in the Himalayas as part of Wake Forest’s study abroad program in India sparked Jessica Argenti’s love for forging new cultural understandings. She and six others have earned Fulbright scholarships in countries around the world.
An iPhone app developed by a team of Wake Forest freshmen could one day enable patrons at campus restaurants to vote for what songs play over the speakers.
Super Bowl-winning coach Tony Dungy told a standing-room-only crowd that leading people works best when you stay true to yourself — which was sometimes a challenge for the soft-spoken man who made his career in the NFL.
Lighthouse Reef Atoll is one of the most pristine marine environments in the Caribbean Sea due to its remote location. Students taking an Ecology and Conservation of Coral Reefs class spent their spring break exploring the Atoll’s startling array of biodiversity.
Talking about sports on Thursday afternoons is helping a group of high school students become better readers. Education professor Alan Brown and graduate student Jordan Daniels (’14) started a sports and literacy group for students at Southwest Guilford High School.
The 37th Giles-Harris Competitions in Musical Performance have grown into a major event for Wake Forest’s pianists, singers, and instrumentalists.
One theatre class led Johanna Beach (’15) on an amazing journey to Prague. Now assistant director of “Embers and Stars,” she is sharing the story of Petr Ginz, who was a young teen during the Holocaust.
From Times Square to Brooklyn to Queens, 60 Wake Forest students covered miles of sidewalk and subway lines exploring careers in media, fashion and retail, public relations and advertising, and the arts. Watch videos from the trip and find out what they learned.
Would you let an artist perform life-saving surgery on you? You might someday, if the artist is a painting robot. Timothy Lee (’16) built a robotic painting arm that could one day lend doctors a hand in practicing complex, robot-assisted surgeries without having to step foot in an operating room.