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Senior wins Marshall Scholarship

November 30, 2010  |   Audiences, For Alumni, For Parents, International, Pro Humanitate, Student, Students Taking the Lead, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Senior Bo-Shan Xiang, who is on a mission to build American interest in the study of philosophy, has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship. Xiang plans to study metaethics at the University of St. Andrews.

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A professor of many worlds

November 28, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Humanities, International, Research, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

David Weinstein, a professor of political science and one of Wake Forest’s most prolific scholars in the humanities, often inhabits two intellectual worlds. As he moves between them, he’s extending Wake Forest’s academic reach to Israel, Germany, Italy and England.

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Global citizenship

November 28, 2010  |   Admissions, Audiences, For Parents, International, Research, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College, Working Together

What do Indian food and filmmaking tell us about America? Under the guidance of Assistant Professor Sandya Hewamanne, students Bridget Bagel and Meenu Krishnan conducted research, which they presented at the Conference on South Asia.

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Turkeypalooza 2010

November 25, 2010  |   Community, For Alumni, For Parents, Pro Humanitate, Student, Sustainability, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Wake Forest students have taken the holiday to those most in need. Volunteers cooked traditional Thanksgiving day meals on campus and delivered them to local agencies as part of Turkeypalooza.

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More thankful this Thanksgiving

November 24, 2010  |   Community, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Tough economic times may make people more thankful this Thanksgiving, says Samuel T. Gladding, professor of counseling and an expert on families.

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Joining forces to fight head trauma

November 24, 2010  |   Athletics, For Alumni, For Parents, Research, Scholars and Scientists, School of Medicine, Top Stories

Identifying and diagnosing sports concussions quicker is at the heart of a collaborative effort between the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University Center for Injury Biomechanics and Toyota Motor Corp.

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Post office will replace UPS Store

November 24, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, University Announcement

The UPS Store in Poteat Residence Hall is closing Nov. 30 and will be replaced by a U.S. Postal Service contract post office, which will open Dec. 1.

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Win-win in volleyball

November 23, 2010  |   Athletics, Audiences, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Students Taking the Lead, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Sophomore volleyball player Andrea Beck has been named First Team ESPN Academic All-District by the College Sports Information Directors of America. As a biology major and Spanish minor, she maintains a 3.97 grade point average.

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Helping make college a reality

November 22, 2010  |   Community, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Pro Humanitate, School of Law, Top Stories

Thanks in part to efforts of School of Law professors and students, some local high school students recently visited college campuses in the Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia areas. The trip was designed to enhance their level of enthusiasm for the college selection process.

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Myths and monsters

November 22, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Humanities, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Forest College, Working Together

In Tina Boyer’s first-year seminar class, students meet dragons, giants and other mythological creatures.

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