February 26, 2009 | Athletics
James Johnson had career highs with 28 points and 18 rebounds to lead No. 13 Wake Forest past N.C. State 85-78 on Thursday night. Ishmael Smith added a season-high 18 points and Chas McFarland had 15 for the Demon Deacons (21-5, 8-5 ACC).
Life trustee Marvin D. Gentry (’57) and Dr. Richard H. Dean, president emeritus of Wake Forest University Health Sciences, received Wake Forest’s highest award for service, the Medallion of Merit, during Founders’ Day convocation on Feb. 26. The awards were presented by President Nathan O. Hatch. Gentry, in addition to serving on the Wake Forest […]
Several awards to recognize excellence in teaching, research and service were presented to faculty members during Founders’ Day Convocation on Feb. 26: Sheri Bridges, associate professor in the Calloway School of Business and Accountancy, received the Kulynych Family Omicron Delta Kappa Award for Contribution to Student Life. She joined the faculty in 1996. The award […]
February 25, 2009 | Uncategorized
On March 18, 19 and 20, Wake Forest will host a national symposium on creativity, “Creativity: Worlds in the Making.” The symposium flows from the premise that we must more fully embrace creativity and innovation to find solutions to the challenges facing the world today. The conference will highlight emerging creative research, public outcomes and […]
From Ed Christman and Ed Wilson to trustees and Old Campus professors, the Medallion of Merit has honored Wake Forest’s most important leaders for forty years. See a slide show of past winners.
February 24, 2009 | Uncategorized
Undergraduate and MBA students competing in the Babcock School’s 10th annual Elevator Contest in March will have just two minutes to pitch their ideas for a new business to venture capitalists for the chance to win up to a $10,000 cash prize.
Despite increasing educational and employment opportunities for women in recent decades, the representation of women in science remains low. Associate Professor of Chemistry Rebecca Alexander and students in her first-year seminar are exploring why “Well-behaved Women Rarely Make Scientific History” and how to make the future brighter for the next generation of female scientists. Why […]
Faculty from a number of departments will share their best teaching practices during the annual Teaching and Learning Fair on Wednesday.