Applied mathematics major Shelby Horth named Goldwater Scholar
April 27, 2023 | Admissions, Faculty, Scholars, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College
Wake Forest junior and Mullen/Carswell Scholar Shelby Horth has been named a 2023 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar. She is one of 413 college students from across the U.S. to receive the award for the 2023-24 academic year
$3M NIH grant will fund next steps of research on dance & brain health
February 23, 2023 | Arts & Culture, Research, School of Medicine, Top Stories, Wake Forest College
A $3M NIH grant will help Wake Forest researchers take the next steps in nearly a decade of research that indicates dance can promote brain health.
Michele Gillespie to succeed Rogan Kersh as Provost
April 5, 2022 | Alumni, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Provost, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Forest College
Wake Forest University President Susan R. Wente has appointed Michele Gillespie, current Dean of Wake Forest’s College of Arts and Sciences, to succeed Rogan Kersh as University Provost, effective July 1, 2022.
Wake Forest’s premier art collection gets a new name and lots of love
February 14, 2022 | Arts & Culture, For Alumni, For Parents, Humanities, Top Stories, Wake Forest College
Thanks to John and Libby Reece, the Wake Forest Student Union Collection of Contemporary Art is getting a new name and, with a generous gift, a lot of love as well.
Keeping the weight off, treadmill not required
December 21, 2021 | Faculty, Research, School of Medicine, Top Stories, Wake Forest College
Teaching older adults how to keep moving – and not necessarily doing structured workouts – after significant weight loss could be the key to keeping the weight off, according to research by Wake Forest University published online today in the peer-reviewed journal Obesity.
Welcome back Deacs: WFU students return for spring semester
January 27, 2021 | Campus Life, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College
With colder weather ahead, Wake Forest has created a new space called “Fireside on Manchester.” The Plaza is now home to temporary ‘outdoor living rooms’ with fire pits and safely-distanced Adirondack chairs.
Wake Forest University contributes to national study on housing loss
September 9, 2020 | Faculty, Mentoring, Research, School of Law, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College
The Future of Property Rights Program at New America, in partnership with Wake Forest University, Wake Forest University School of Law, and Winston-Salem State University has been conducting research to understand where housing loss is most acute across the nation, with a spotlight on Forsyth County to determine who is most impacted and why.
From economic theory to a living case study of coronavirus
April 28, 2020 | Faculty, Top Stories, Wake Forest College
Economics professor Megan Regan revised her syllabus to focus on a living case study of the coronavirus. Most of the assigned readings “went in the dumpster fire,” she said, as current events aligned with the broader topics she planned to teach.
WFU students lend a virtual hand to help local school children
March 27, 2020 | Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College
Wake Forest students will lend a virtual hand to K-12 students who unexpectedly find themselves at home during the COVID-19 pandemic trying to learn subjects that may be giving them trouble. Any parent of a child in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools who wants a tutor can request one.
WFU names Eric Maguire vice president for enrollment
April 8, 2019 | Admissions, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Forest College
Eric Maguire has been named vice president for enrollment at Wake Forest. Maguire is known for his success in recruiting highly talented undergraduates, prioritizing academic excellence and increasing socioeconomic, racial and ethnic diversity.
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