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Paying for exercise coaching now keeps older adults out of hospital

August 11, 2022  |   Faculty, Top Stories

When it comes to helping older adults, research suggests that a relatively inexpensive exercise and education program pays for itself by preventing major mobility problems and reducing the need for health care services.

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WFU in the news: Aug. 1-7

August 8, 2022  |   Top Stories, Wake Forest in the News

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WFU in the news: July 25-31

August 4, 2022  |   Top Stories, Wake Forest in the News

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WFU in the news: July 18-24

July 28, 2022  |   Top Stories, Wake Forest in the News

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High schoolers LEAP into action at Wake Downtown

July 26, 2022  |   Top Stories

James Harris, a student at Carver High School, loves sports statistics and is considering a career in mechanical engineering. The 17-year-old is one of a dozen high school students from local Title I schools working in labs alongside Wake Forest scientists this summer.

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Wake Forest to name roads honoring four trailblazing professors

July 25, 2022  |   Recognition, Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest plans to name four roads on the Reynolda Campus in honor of four trailblazing professors: Elizabeth Phillips, Dolly McPherson, Marjorie “Marge” Crisp and Herman Eure. “Each of these exceptional leaders made an indelible mark on the University — honoring them and telling their stories will expand the narrative of leadership and excellence at […]

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Jane Aiken announces plans to step away as WFU School of Law Dean

July 21, 2022  |   School of Law, Top Stories

After three years of dedicated service, Jane Aiken will step away from her role as Dean of the School of Law on July 31. University of Notre Dame Law Professor Nell Jessup Newton has been named interim dean.

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WFU in the news: July 4-10

July 12, 2022  |   Top Stories, Wake Forest in the News

FEATURED NEWS What We Gain From Pain NPR Hidden Brain We’ve all heard the saying, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” But is there any truth to this idea? This week, we explore the concept of post-traumatic growth with psychologist Eranda Jayawickreme. He finds that suffering can have benefits — but not necessarily the […]

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Teens explore entrepreneurship and what it takes to be your own boss

July 12, 2022  |   Top Stories

“How many people like milkshakes,” Dan Cohen, executive director of the Wake Forest Center for Entrepreneurship asks 50 high school students from states nationwide. 

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WFU in the news: June 27-July 3

July 6, 2022  |   Top Stories, Wake Forest in the News

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