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Mentorship program benefits all

November 7, 2010  |   Alumni, For Alumni, For Parents, School of Business, Student, Top Stories

The Executive Partners Mentorship Program at the Schools of Business provides a formalized opportunity for graduate students to work one-on-one with an experienced professional.

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iPad more than a gadget

November 7, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, Research, Top Stories, Working Together

Education professor Kristin Redington Bennett knows iPads can revolutionize the K-12 classroom – bringing Internet connectivity to every student and ridding desks and worktables of textbooks, notebooks and binders.

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Interfaith cooperation

November 5, 2010  |   National, School of Divinity, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Three Wake Forest students — a Muslim, a Jew and a Christian — recently joined other college students from diverse faiths and beliefs in Washington, D.C., to attend a White House training aimed at making interfaith cooperation a priority on campuses.

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Archaeological adventure

November 4, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, International, Research, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

With help from the Richter Scholarship program this summer, anthropology major Hope Scofield joined a field school program sponsored by the Balkan Heritage Foundation. In Bulgaria, she uncovered ceramic storage containers, coins and marble decorative pieces.

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A vast history

November 4, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, For Alumni, For Parents, Life on Campus, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, Wake Forest and the Wake Forest Native American Student Association (NASA) have planned several events this November.

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Travels to Turkey

November 3, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, Top Stories

Chair and Professor of Counseling Samuel T. Gladding shared his expertise of family counseling with educators and students in Turkey during a month-long stay there last summer as the University’s first Fulbright Specialist scholar.

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Benefits of beet juice

November 3, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Research, Top Stories

Wake Forest researchers have shown for the first time that drinking beet juice can increase blood flow to the brain in older adults – a finding that could hold great potential for combating the progression of dementia.

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Rescue in the Gulf

November 1, 2010  |   Alumni, For Alumni, For Parents, National, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill left many feeling adrift about how to respond, but not Brian Yablonski (‘89). He mobilized forces to defend Florida’s coast and marine life.

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Paperless debate

November 1, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Life on Campus, National, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Wake Forest’s nationally competitive debate team moved from paper evidence files to digital this year, allowing it to become the first top-tier debate team in the country to go “open source” and share all its evidence and arguments online.

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Scientists grow miniature liver

November 1, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Research, Top Stories

Researchers at Wake Forest’s Institute for Regenerative Medicine have grown a miniature liver using human cells. Although it is too small to work for a human, the hope is to grow larger livers or to use them for testing.

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