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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.


Removing the ho, ho, hum

December 15, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

John Llewellyn, associate professor of communication at Wake Forest, came up with the YULE rule for writing a well-crafted, year-in-review letter. He says these four simple steps will help you compose a holiday letter that loved ones will actually enjoy reading.


Research leads law student to Vienna

December 13, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, Research, School of Law, Student, Top Stories

Thanks to his research on workers’ compensation and employers’ liability law, Daniel Murdock (’12) recently had the chance to represent the School of Law in Vienna, Austria.


Humanities Institute lands $500k grant

December 13, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Humanities, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Wake Forest a five-year, $500,000 challenge grant to fund the Humanities Institute. It is the largest NEH grant Wake Forest has ever received and the only NEH challenge grant awarded to a North Carolina school this year.

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