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Mighty mealworms: solution for food insecurity and pollution

May 11, 2016  |   Faculty, Research, Student, Sustainability, Top Stories

Biology students team up to create a vertical mealworm garden for the Global Biomimicry Design Challenge, an annual competition that addresses critical sustainability issues using nature as a guide.

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Tiger moths use signals to warn bats: toxic not tasty

May 10, 2016  |   Faculty, Research, Student

Field research of free-flying bats conducted in their natural habitats by a WFU biology graduate student shows tiger moths produce ultrasonic signals to warn bats that they don’t taste good. This behavior – called acoustic aposematism – was previously proven in biology professor Bill Conner’s lab.

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Nine Fulbrights named

May 6, 2016  |   Student

When Alex Gibson took a first-year seminar, it inspired him to start an educational outreach program for prison inmates. After graduation, he will continue to combine teaching and service with a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship in Malaysia. He is among nine Wake Forest seniors and recent graduates awarded Fulbright grants for 2016-17.

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Wake Forest’s online newsroom gets a dynamic makeover

May 3, 2016  |   Admissions, Alumni, Campus Life, Faculty, Media Advisory, Staff, Student, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Today Wake Forest University introduced a new and improved online newsroom (news.wfu.edu) to deliver newsworthy content in a visually-compelling, mobile-responsive and easy-to-navigate design.

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Finding true north

April 27, 2016  |   Student

Kathryn Webster (’17) came to Wake Forest to study math and statistics, which is difficult when you’re sighted let alone blind. Her professor and a college administrator helped her by adapting technology to create a way for her to read and write the visual code necessary to study higher level statistics. That’s pretty important considering she wants to be an actuarial scientist.

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