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Happy Holidays 2010

December 23, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, President, Top Stories

From President Nathan O. Hatch: “One of the highlights of my year has been a number of opportunities to hear from our students, alumni, parents, faculty and staff about why they love Wake Forest… . As we enjoy the holiday season, I wanted to share some of those wonderful stories with you.”


Video games and realism

December 22, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Research, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

More than 60 percent of parents say video games have no effect on their children. Not true, says Marina Krcmar, associate professor of communication. As games get more and more realistic, research shows the positive and negative effects on children increase.


Community reach

December 22, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, Community, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Wake Forest has been recognized by the North Carolina Theatre Conference with the 2010 College/University Award, which recognizes efforts to spread the word about the opportunities in higher education for high school students interested in theatre.


First-semester review

December 20, 2010  |   Admissions, Arts & Culture, Student, Top Stories

Celia Quillian, a first-year student from Atlanta, looks back on her first semester and what she learned over the past four months. She is is a Presidential Scholar in theatre.


Quantity versus quality

December 20, 2010  |   Faculty, Research, School of Business, Top Stories

According to research on branding and consumer behavior, today’s bargains may mean fewer choices and reduced quality tomorrow. Associate Professor of Business Sheri Bridges says good marketing does not rely on sales.


The fate of health-care reform

December 17, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, National, School of Business, School of Law, School of Medicine, Top Stories

School of Law Professor Mark Hall, who is one of the nation’s leading scholars in health-care law and policy, was quoted about the health-care reform law this week in the New York Times, Washington Post and other national sources.


Global service

December 17, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Thanks to senior Kate Masetta and the Global Brigades program, 11 Wake Forest students have been in Honduras for a week to introduce the new Wake Forest Medical Brigade and Microfinance Brigade to service work there.


Keeping off that holiday weight

December 15, 2010  |   Faculty, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Just because most holiday celebrations feature food, that doesn’t mean you have to gain weight. If you plan ahead, you can fill your week with extra little bursts of exercise and cut back your calories here and there to help maintain your weight through the holidays.


Student-athletes play Santa

December 15, 2010  |   Athletics, Community, For Alumni, For Parents, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

For the 25th straight year, Wake Forest student-athletes donated their time to deliver personalized, tagged Christmas gifts to needy children all across the city, in a program called Santa’s Helpers.


Preparing for weather closings, delays

December 15, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, University Announcement

When winter weather strikes this year, students, faculty and staff will be notified of closings and delays through numerous methods. Read more to find out how you can know what’s happening.

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