Top Stories 2013-2014 Archive


Hands on with hydrogen

November 21, 2014  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories, Top Stories 2013-2014

Schoolchildren visiting SciWorks science museum learn hands-on about alternative fuels like hydrogen with help from associate professor of physics Timo Thonhauser.


Focus on food in the forest

November 5, 2014  |   Campus Life, Events, Faculty, Speakers, Student, Sustainability, Top Stories, Top Stories 2013-2014, Uncategorized

Justice. Politics. Access. Quality. Insecurity. Production. Deserts. Sustainability. One word that connects all of these words is FOOD. At Wake Forest, references to these terms – food justice, food quality, food politics – can be found everywhere, woven into the fabric of students’ lives through their course work, extra-curricular activities and service learning opportunities.


Not your ordinary hotdog

May 12, 2014  |   2014 Highlights: OPCD, Student, Top Stories, Top Stories 2013-2014

After graduation, seniors Jesse Konig, Jack Zimmermann and Ben Johnson are taking their dogs to D.C. — their hotdogs. The grads are launching a food truck to sell their innovative Swizzler.


Seven receive Fulbright grants

May 2, 2014  |   2014 Highlights, Faculty, Mentoring, Student, Top Stories, Top Stories 2013-2014

Trekking to a Buddhist temple in the Himalayas as part of Wake Forest’s study abroad program in India sparked Jessica Argenti’s love for forging new cultural understandings. She and six others have earned Fulbright scholarships in countries around the world.


WFU business, law schools rank highly

March 12, 2014  |   2014 Highlights, School of Business, School of Law, Top Stories, Top Stories 2013-2014

Wake Forest’s School of Business and School of Law both placed highly in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of graduate schools released March 11.


WFU once again a ‘Best Value’

January 28, 2014  |   2014 Highlights, Admissions, For Alumni, For Parents, Recognition, Top Stories, Top Stories 2013-2014, Wake Will

Wake Forest is one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities according to The Princeton Review. The 2014 list, which features 150 schools in all — 75 public and 75 private colleges and universities—was announced today.


Dining by design

January 15, 2014  |   2014 Highlights, Community, Student, Sustainability, Top Stories, Top Stories 2013-2014

For coffee, lunch, dinner or a late-night study session, North Dining Hall is the newest gathering place on campus. The two-story, 21,000 square-foot dining facility opened this week.


Plotting a green career path

January 10, 2014  |   2014 Highlights: OPCD, 2014 Highlights: Research, Online, Personal and Career Development, Pro Humanitate, Research, Scholars and Scientists, Student, Students Taking the Lead, Sustainability, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Top Stories 2013-2014

A new masters program created by Wake Forest’s Center for Energy, the Environment & Sustainability (CEES) will give students and early career professionals the diverse skillset they need to carve out a place in the burgeoning global sustainable business market.


Determination and a dream

November 1, 2013  |   Alumni, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, School of Business, Top Stories, Top Stories 2013-2014, Wake Will

Surrounded by friends, family, fellow donors and members of the Wake Forest community, University Trustee Mary Farrell (P ’10) helped dedicate Farrell Hall, the new home for the Wake Forest School of Business. The ceremony marked the fulfillment of the dream she and her late husband, former Trustee Mike Farrell (P ’10, LLD ’13), began three years ago with a $10 million leadership gift.


An attitude of gratitude

October 25, 2013  |   Campus Life, Faculty, Humanities, Mentoring, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Top Stories 2013-2014, Wake Forest College

To celebrate Wake Forest’s ranking 11th in U.S. News and World Report for commitment to undergraduate teaching, Volunteer Service Corps (VSC) partnered with the Office of the Dean of the College to launch the “11 Days of Teaching Appreciation” social media campaign.

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