Nazca Booby

Mom’s reward: Female Galápagos seabird has a shorter lifespan than males

February 12, 2019  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

The male Nazca booby, a large seabird of the Galápagos Islands, often outlives the domineering female of the species, according to new research from Wake Forest University published today in the Journal of Animal Ecology.

Reckoning with racism

February 8, 2019  |   Alumni, President, Pro Humanitate, Provost, Student, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

This week, college and university administrators across the country have been combing through old yearbooks as public officials have come under fire for racist imagery and offensive photos in back issues.

Candy Valentine's Hearts

This Valentine’s Day, give the gift of great conversation

February 8, 2019  |   Faculty, Top Stories

When is the last time you and your partner made time to talk? Or, more important, made time to really listen to one another.

Red heart-shaped box with a ring in it

Roses are red, violets are blue, gold’s a great gift if you know its source, too

February 7, 2019  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

While most jewelry shoppers now know to avoid conflict or blood diamonds, less is understood about the true cost of gold. There’s no romanticizing it – unless your sweetie longs for the gift of climate change, mercury poisoning or poverty, you owe it to your relationship to learn more about sustainable gold sourcing.

John Dinan

Expert on Virginia Constitution available to comment on gubernatorial removal, succession issues

February 6, 2019  |   Faculty, Top Stories

John Dinan, a Wake Forest University politics and international affairs professor who specializes in the study of state constitutions and is the author of the book The Virginia State Constitution, can answer questions about the process in Virginia for removing a governor from office and what happens if a governor is removed or resigns.

Connecting leadership with character

February 5, 2019  |   Faculty, Student, Top Stories

What is the role of the university in developing leaders with good character? At a time when many see a crisis in leadership around the world, Wake Forest University is answering this question with its Program for Leadership and Character.

Wake Forest wrought iron logo with fall leaves

Students named to WFU’s fall 2018 Dean’s List

February 4, 2019  |   Recognition, Student, Top Stories

The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the University’s Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 grade average and no grade below a C were named to the list.

Ron Stallworth, police officer who inspired ‘BlacKkKlansman’, to speak at Wake Forest Feb. 7

February 1, 2019  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department whose memoir inspired Spike Lee’s blockbuster film BlacKkKlansman, will deliver the Black History Month keynote address at Wake Forest University.

MLK ‘Building the Dream’ award winners named at WFU

January 22, 2019  |   Faculty, Recognition, Student, Top Stories

Brook Davis, associate professor of theatre and dance and student Kayla Heilig (’19) have been named Wake Forest University’s 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners.

Chaowei Zhu

WFU awards and recognitions briefs

January 18, 2019  |   Recognition, Top Stories

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.

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