- Ken Robinson
received funding from the Town of Elkin for his proposal, “Archaeology Assessment, Wayside Exhibit, Elkin, NC,” and from Piedmont Triad Research Park for his proposal, “Preparation of Historic Context, Railroad Development in Northwestern Piedmont North Carolina, PTRP.”
- Miles Silman
received funding from the Amazon Conservation Association for his proposal, “Norwegian Climate and Forest Initiative: ACA New REDD Models for Tropical Montane Forests.”
- Wayne Silver
received funding from the National Institutes of Health for his proposal, “Undergraduate Neuroscience Training Cooperative Between Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University,” and from PepsiCo for his proposal, “Can a Fruit Fly Assay be used to Screen Cola Formula?”
- Bruce King
received funding from the National Institutes of Health and Wake Forest University Health Sciences for his proposal, “Nanotubes in Tumor Imaging and Therapy.”
- Peter Brunette
was a guest at the Toronto International Film Festival. He was a film critic for “The Hollywood Reporter” and was interviewed by New Zealand National Radio and Variety’s Justin Chang.
- Mary Dalton
was on WUNC, North Carolina public radio, “The State of Things Yesterday,” discussing her book and the documentary film program at Wake Forest. The National Education Association posted an article, “Toasting TV’s Top Teacher,” about her book, “Teacher TV: Sixty Years of Teachers on Television.” Her documentary, “Oakdale Cotton Mills: Close-Knit Neighbors,” was discussed on GoTriad.com.
- Sandy Dickson
and the new Wake Forest Documentary Film Program were mentioned in a recent “Around the Region” section of the Gainesville Sun Newspaper.
- Michael Hyde
has been named a Marsico Visiting Scholar in Communication Studies for the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver, Colorado.
- Allan Louden
gave two invited lectures, held a seminar session and hosted a public debate for the “Living the Legacy: History is a Reason for Being Smart” series at Hampton University’s Honors College.
- Randall Rogan
contributed to an article about terrorism and ideology, “Aggressive Ideology is Source of Real Danger,” in the Winston-Salem Journal. He spoke at the World Summit for Counter-terrorism in Israel on “Jihadi Jurisprudence for Istishhad and Violent Jihad Against Democracies.”
- Alessandra Beasley Von Burg
presented a paper, “Free to Move but Nowhere to Go: The Renovation of Freedom of Movement as a Human Right for the Roma,” at the Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship: A Diversity and Recognition Project Conference in Salzburg, Austria.
Health & Exercise Science
- Tony Marsh
received funding from the National Institutes of Health and Wake Forest University Health Sciences for his proposal, “Demo II: Loss of Adipose Tissue and Physical Function Responses to Exercise in Older, Obese Adults.”
- Gary Miller
received funding from the National Institutes of Health and Wake Forest University Health Sciences for his proposal, “Intentional Weight Reduction and Physical and Cognitive Function.”
- Walter Rejeski
received funding from the National Institutes of Health and Wake Forest University Health Sciences for two proposals, “Longitudinal Methods for Complex Interactions in Elderly Populations” and “Intervening on Spontaneous Physical Activity to Prevent Weight Regain in Women.”
- Dan Locklair
had his choral work, “In the Sight of God,” premiered in New York City by the St. Thomas Choir of Men and Boys. They also performed two of his other works, “Brief Mass” and “Pater Noster.” His two-movement organ work, “In Mystery and Wonder (The Casavant Diptych),” was performed at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York.
- Natalie Holzwarth
received funding from the National Science Foundation for her proposal, “First Principles Simulations of Battery Materials.”
- Luis Roniger
received funding from the BiNational Science Foundation for his proposal, “Exile, Transnational Migration and the Transformation of Public Culture: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay.”
- Eric Stone
received funding from the National Science Foundation and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for his proposal, “Graphical Versus Numerical Presentation of Quantitative Environment Risk Information About Unexploded Ordnance.”
- Louis Argenta,
plastic and reconstructive surgery, was honored by Kinectic Concepts and the American College of Surgeons Foundation with a scholarship and fellowship in his name.
- Eugene Bleecker,
translational science, pediatrics and public health sciences, has been appointed professor of genomics and personalized medicine and director of the Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine Research.
- Michael Cartwright,
neurology, received the President’s Research Initiative Award from the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
- Thomas DuBose,
internal medicine, was co-recipient of the Established Investigator in Basic Sciences Award from the School of Medicine.
- Matthew Edwards,
surgical sciences and public health sciences, received the New Investigator in Clinical Sciences Award from the School of Medicine.
- Cristina Furdui,
internal medicine, received the New Investigator in Basic Sciences Award from the School of Medicine.
- Joseph Grzywacz,
family and community medicine, received the Mid-Career Investigator in Clinical Sciences Award from the School of Medicine.
- Askok Hemal,
urology, received the Hari Om Asrham Trust’s Outstanding Social Scientists for Interaction Between Science and Society Award from the National University Grants Commission.
- Sara Jones,
physiology and pharmacology, was co-recipient of the Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences Award from the School of Medicine.
- Carl Langefeld,
biostatistical sciences, was co-recipient of the Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences Award from the School of Medicine.
- Kathy Long,
nursing, received the 2009 Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Award.
- Douglas Lyles,
biochemistry and the Comprehensive Cancer Center, was co-recipient of the Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences Award from the School of Medicine.
- Deborah Meyers,
pediatrics and the Center for Human Genomics, received the Established Investigator in Clinical Sciences Award from the School of Medicine.
- Paul Sagerman,
pediatrics, has been appointed to serve on the N.C. Council on Developmental Disabilities.
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