Meenu Krishnan, a senior history and political science double major from Tennessee and an intern at The New Republic, published her first single-author piece this month. The New Republic covers politics, foreign policy, culture and the arts.
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A look back at events on campus last year includes a conference for higher education administrators to contemplate what success means for college graduates, writers sharing their craft, and technological and entrepreneurial innovation through a variety of speakers.
Choosing a major is a stressful decision for many college students because many believe their concentration will put them on a one-way path to a certain career. But an inside look into the summer internships of four Wake Forest students shows that when it comes to career goals, what matters most is not their majors, but their passions.
Building on the results of short-term studies showing the benefits of strength training on knee osteoarthritis (OA), professor of health and exercise science Stephen Messier will lead a five-year study to learn what level of strength training will help older adults the most.
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As the 4th of July approaches, members of the Wake Forest community reflect upon the hard work, discipline and self-sacrifice that were integral to our nation’s founding. Senior Alexis Lauria embodies these values. Lauria is a resident advisor, aspiring doctor and one of only 15 women in the Demon Deacon ROTC Battalion.
Anqi Zou (’12) never thought she would thank video gamers for showing her the way to exciting discoveries in molecular biology. But here she is, acknowledging that the technology she uses to show the inner workings of cells was originally perfected to create realistic images on gaming screens worldwide.
A look at the top 10 Wake Forest science stories of the 2011-2012 academic year shows a broad range of topics, including thermoelectric fabric, birds in the Galapagos, exercise and diabetics, using video game technology to fight cancer, cyber security, e-textbooks, regenerative medicine and more.
Christian Miller, associate professor of philosophy and director of The Character Project, explores the beliefs that help us act more virtuously for the re-launch of the high profile website developed by The John Templeton Foundation called Big Questions Online.
The Western Amazon is an area of great biodiversity. But what was it like before European settlers arrived? “The pendulum swung from views that ‘people were nowhere’ to ‘people were everywhere,’ and we’ve shown they were both wrong,” said Miles Silman, director of the Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability and professor of biology.