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Student’s work featured in ScienceNews

January 15, 2009  |   Uncategorized

Research on the “evolutionary warfare” between bats and moths conducted by biology graduate student Aaron Corcoran, working with Professor of Biology Bill Conner, is featured in this month’s ScienceNews magazine.

Medical Center doctor to lead FDA

January 15, 2009  |   Uncategorized

Dr. Frank Torti, the chief cancer researcher at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, will become acting head of the Food and Drug Administration during the presidential transition period.

Preparing for the golden years

January 13, 2009  |   Uncategorized

Law Professors Christine Coughlin and Kate Mewhinney will lead the next alumni Lifelong Learning program on Feb. 28. They will discuss the importance of planning ahead for successful aging.

Hatch: ‘Looking beyond a paycheck’

January 12, 2009  |   Uncategorized

In the midst of the current economic slowdown, “have universities prepared graduates for the soul-searching that follows failure?” No, writes President Nathan O. Hatch. But “the good news is that students, like those at Wake Forest, … want to connect to something larger. They want to do good, and do well, as they lead an examined and purposeful life.”

New business dean finds his calling

January 9, 2009  |   Uncategorized

Steve Reinemund, the dean of Wake Forest’s newly integrated schools of business, brings impressive credentials and compassion to his pursuit of helping students find their own calling in life.

Tracy receives top soccer award

January 9, 2009  |   Uncategorized

Senior Marcus Tracy has received the Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy, the top individual honor in college soccer. Senior teammate Sam Cronin, who earlier won the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, was also a finalist.

Alumnus wins ‘Last Fan Sitting’ contest

January 8, 2009  |   Uncategorized

After sitting at BB&T Field for three days, Bob Yakos (PA ’98) won the “Last Fan Sitting” contest Thursday morning and the grand prize of season football tickets for the next 15 years.

Divinity graduate seeks social change

January 7, 2009  |   Uncategorized

The Rev. Ryan Eller (Div. ‘07) is working with churches, non-profit organizations and neighborhood groups to bring about social changes in Winston-Salem in his new role as the lead organizer for CHANGE.

Atala to headline law school symposium

January 7, 2009  |   Uncategorized

Dr. Anthony Atala, director of the Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine and a national leader in regenerative medicine, will deliver the keynote address at a symposium at the School of Law next month examining the ethical and legal issues of regenerative medicine.

Does book really prove ‘good to great’?

January 6, 2009  |   Uncategorized

Two professors at the Babcock Graduate School of Management are questioning the methodology and conclusions promoted by Jim Collins in his best-selling book, “From Good to Great.”

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