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Two Wake Forest University students named to 2009 USA Today academic teams

April 29, 2009  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Recognition, Student, Wake Forest College

Patrick Nelli, a Wake Forest University senior, was one of 20 students named to the first team of USA Today’s 2009 All-USA College Academic Team, which honors students for outstanding intellectual achievement and leadership. Yan Zhao, also a Wake Forest senior, was named to the […]

A tough market

April 27, 2009  |   Student, Wake Forest College

The Class of 2009 is preparing to graduate into the worst job market in years, but career services director Bill Currin (’60) says there are still some good opportunities out there.

Faculty members receive awards

February 26, 2009  |   Faculty, School of Business, School of Law, Wake Forest College

Several awards to recognize excellence in teaching, research and service were presented to faculty members during Founders’ Day Convocation on Feb. 26: Sheri Bridges, associate professor in the Calloway School of Business and Accountancy, received the Kulynych Family Omicron Delta Kappa Award for Contribution to […]

Women in science

February 23, 2009  |   Graduate School, Research, Student, Wake Forest College

Despite increasing educational and employment opportunities for women in recent decades, the representation of women in science remains low. Associate Professor of Chemistry Rebecca Alexander and students in her first-year seminar are exploring why “Well-behaved Women Rarely Make Scientific History” and how to make the […]

Juicy Ethics

February 20, 2009  |   Graduate School, Wake Forest College

Students will address the popularity — and harmful nature — of Internet gossip sites during a symposium, “Juicy Ethics,” on Monday. Professor Alessandra Beasley Von Burg addresses students’ fear of being mentioned on one of those sites: ”They are forced to face their middle school fear of bullies — this time online bullies.”

Student director takes on a dramatic thriller

February 2, 2009  |   Arts & Culture, Engaging in the Arts, Student, Wake Forest College

Junior theatre major Brittni Shambaugh has taken on her most challenging role to date: directing the Anthony Aston Players’ production of “Death and the Maiden,” playing Feb. 5, 6 and 7 in the Ring Theatre.


Lending a hand

September 26, 2008  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, Pro Humanitate, Student, Wake Forest College

The earthquake that devastated the Sichuan Province in China last summer killed 69,000 people and left 5 million homeless. Senior Glenn Zhao, a native of China, whose family now lives in Nashville, Tenn., explains his upcoming project to help the victims.


Researching opportunities

September 18, 2008  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Wake Forest College

Armed with a love for science and an eagerness for research experience, it wasn’t long after senior Patrick Nelli arrived on campus in 2004 that he launched his search for lab work.

Deborah Best named dean of the College at WFU

May 4, 2004  |   Faculty, University Announcement, Wake Forest College

Wake Forest University has appointed Professor of Psychology Deborah L. Best as dean of the College. The College is the undergraduate school of arts and sciences at Wake Forest. Wake Forest Provost William C. Gordon announced Best’s appointment during a press briefing at the university […]

Study explores effects of exercise on lung disease

June 13, 1996  |   Research, School of Medicine, Wake Forest College

Senior citizens with shortness of breath are walking and lifting weights at Wake Forest University as part of a research study on how exercise affects breathing problems. The study, Reconditioning Exercise And Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Trial (REACT), is a joint effort between the university’s […]

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