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Stories this week at Wake Forest

March 5, 1998  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Events, Research

Wake Forest to Hold Irish Festival The “wearing of the green” will last a week at Wake Forest University’s Irish Festival featuring Irish poetry, dancing, film and music March 16-21. Beginning Monday, March 16, with a film series, the festival continues throughout St. Patrick’s Day […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

February 19, 1998  |   Events, Research, School of Law, School of Medicine

Facing Down Saddam The United States may face trouble if it continues to pursue a go-it-alone policy toward the use of military force against Iraq, says Charles Kimball, chair of Wake Forest’s religion department and an expert on the religion and politics of the Middle […]

Bell Labs Scientist to Share Fruits of Wireless Research

February 13, 1998  |   Research, Speakers

Just as the space program spawned new materials and inventions, research into the basic process required for wireless communication — transmission of a phone signal without cables — is producing its share of innovations. Margaret H. Wright of the Computing Science Research Center of Bell […]

Environmental Studies Professor to Speak at WFU

January 14, 1998  |   Events, Research, Speakers

David W. Orr, director of the environmental studies program at Oberlin College, will speak at Wake Forest University on Wednesday, Jan. 21. Orr will speak on “Ecological Design and a Liberal Arts Education” at 7:30 p.m. in Benson University Center, Room 401. The lecture is […]

WFU Study Takes Students in Flight with the Albatross

January 5, 1998  |   Community, Research

Wake Forest University biologist David Anderson normally does his field studies of seabirds in the wild without much company, but this time is different. Through e-mail and a World Wide Web site, students in thousands of classrooms in the United States are following the work […]

Professor Offers Tips for Learning Money Skills in College

August 7, 1997  |   Campus Life, Research, Student

For many students, college is the first time their spending is not under a parent’s watchful eye. The temptation to buy more of what they want-rather than what they need-may get the best of them. And it is this kind of habit that can spell […]

Evolutionary Advantage Found For Sex

August 1, 1997  |   Research

What’s love got to do with it? Try fitter genes. In one of the first studies to scientifically prove an evolutionary advantage for sex, a researcher at Wake Forest University reports in the July 31 issue of the journal Nature that sex helps weed out […]

Combat Mentality Helps Medical Marriages Survive

April 17, 1997  |   Research, School of Medicine

The marriages of resident physicians are at risk unless both doctors adopt a combat mentality to survive the grueling hours, extraordinary stress and time apart during medical training, writes a Wake Forest University expert on medical marriages in the current issue of the Journal of […]

Weather Expert to Explain Tricks of Nature’s Light

April 4, 1997  |   Events, Research

Craig Bohren, distinguished professor of meteorology at Penn State University and winner of the American Meteorological Society’s Louis J. Battan Award for his book, “Clouds in a Glass of Beer,” will present a program Thursday, April 17, at Wake Forest University. In “All That’s Best […]

Appalachian Highway Threatens Flying Squirrels

March 11, 1997  |   Community, Faculty, Media Advisory, Research

A new scenic mountain highway built to promote tourism and development in North Carolina threatens the northern flying squirrel, an endangered species and one of the states rarest mammals, says a Wake Forest University professor. Unlike the Blue Ridge Parkway and other scenic roads, biologist […]

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