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 Student Life. She joined the faculty in 1996. The award […]
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 future brighter for the next generation of female scientists. Why […]
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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 May 4. Best, a Wake Forest graduate who joined the […]
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 health and exercise science department and Bowman Gray School of […]