The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.
WFU math professor recognized for mentorship
Kenneth Berenhaut was one of three professors to receive a 2019 Faculty Mentor Award from The Council on Undergraduate Research. The award recognizes outstanding mentoring of undergraduate researchers. Berenhaut has published 22 papers with undergraduate coauthors. His students have presented at conferences in Canada, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Spain and the United States. In 2007, with support from Wake Forest, he founded Involve, A Journal of Mathematics, which publishes high-quality research articles that have been co-authored by students and faculty at universities worldwide.
WFU students named Goldwater Scholars
Robert Bradford, a junior physics major/math minor from Huntsville, Ala; Noah Meyer a sophomore, physics/applied mathematics major from Dayton, Ohio; and Fernando Rigal, a sophomore physics/applied mathematics major from Hialeah, Fla., have been named 2019-20 Goldwater Scholars. The three were chosen from a pool of 1,200 natural science, engineering and mathematics students who were nominated by 443 academic institutions. Goldwater Scholars have impressive academic and research credentials that have garnered the attention of prestigious post-graduate fellowship programs.