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Study abroad ranks third nationally

November 15, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Wake Forest ranks third in the country in the percentage of undergraduates studying abroad, according to the 2010 Open Doors report, published by the Institute of International Education (IIE).


‘I See’

November 15, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College, Working Together

Students in John Pickel’s lab have completed video art installations that will be exhibited Nov. 16-27 at the Student Art Gallery (START Gallery) in Reynolda Village.


Business graduates finding jobs

November 15, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, National, School of Business, Top Stories

Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranks the Schools of Business at No. 12 nationally in the percentage of MBA graduates who found jobs within three months of graduation. Overall, the MBA program ranked No. 48 in the nation.


Friends, fans and followers

November 15, 2010  |   Alumni, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories

When it comes to creating content and connecting with users, Sarah Schneider (‘05) knows the ins and outs of social media.


Clinic targets fraud against elderly

November 12, 2010  |   Community, For Alumni, Pro Humanitate, School of Law, Top Stories

The Elder Law Clinic of the School of Law sponsored a community workshop that focused on preventing the defrauding of the elderly, with six panelists ranging from medical doctors to police detectives.


Arsenic can help leukemia patients

November 12, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Research, School of Medicine, Top Stories

Arsenic, a toxic compound with a reputation as a good tool for committing homicide, has a significant positive effect on the survival of patients with leukemia, according to a study led by Bayard L. Powell, M.D., a professor of hematology and oncology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.


Called to act

November 12, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, National, Pro Humanitate, Provost, Speakers, Sustainability, Top Stories

Across the U.S., racial minorities and the economically disenfranchised suffer disproportionally from the ill effects of assaults on the environment and often lack access to the power to protect their communities. Leaders in environmental justice discuss what can be done.


Bioethics Center names first director

November 12, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Graduate School, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Forest College

Ana Smith Iltis has been named the director of the new Center for Bioethics, Health and Society, which will address some of the most relevant issues at the heart of biotechnology, medical research and health care.


From soldier to law student

November 11, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, School of Law, Top Stories

In recognition of Veteran’s Day, take a closer look at some School of Law students who have served our country in the Armed Forces.


Social media, social good

November 11, 2010  |   Alumni, For Alumni, International, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

Social media networks are essential tools for connecting, communicating, and — as many alumni have found — serving the human cause.

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