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Two WFU engineering professors get water quality research grant

October 20, 2021  |   Faculty, Research, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University assistant professors of engineering Courtney Di Vittorio and Kyana Young, in collaboration with professors at two area institutions, have received a three-year, $250,000 Environmental Enhancement Grant (EEG) from the Attorney General’s office.


Learning the truth about honesty

October 5, 2021  |   Faculty, Student, Top Stories

The Honesty Project, which launched in 2020 with a $4.4 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation, has awarded grants to 16 projects exploring the science of honesty and philosophical questions related to the virtue.

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What does a low carbon economy mean for U.S. workers?

September 22, 2021  |   Faculty, Top Stories

Economics professor Mark Curtis researches the balance between green jobs and lost jobs – looking at the implications for U.S. workers in a low carbon economy.


Changing community through the arts, panel discussion at IdeasCityWS

September 20, 2021  |   Faculty, Top Stories

Dance professor Christina Soriano will moderate a panel discussion on the arts at IdeasCityWS on Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. at Bailey Park in downtown Winston-Salem.

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Eviction is about more than losing a home

September 14, 2021  |   Community in Progress, Events, Faculty, Top Stories

A Q&A with cultural anthropology professor Sherri Lawson Clark, whose research focuses on the point where housing and health and welfare policies meet.

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In the battle against Covid-19, the economics of boosters

September 2, 2021  |   Faculty, Top Stories

Economics professor Tina Marsh Dalton weighs in on the economics of Covid-19 booster shots


New African American Studies program underway

August 30, 2021  |   Community in Progress, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University has been working to establish an African American Studies program for a few years. Last week’s launch of the program is timely given the country is experiencing increased racial tensions, states are passing stricter voting laws and virtually everybody is uttering the term “woke.”

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U.S. lessons from Afghanistan: Move away from nation-building

August 25, 2021  |   Faculty, Top Stories

As the Biden administration faces a self-imposed Aug. 31 deadline to evacuate Americans, Afghan partners and NATO allies from Afghanistan after the collapse of that country’s government, U.S. foreign policy expert C. William Walldorf Jr. sees an opportunity to rethink how the United States approaches operations abroad.

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Reports on breakthrough COVID cases causing confusion about vaccine effectiveness

August 11, 2021  |   Faculty, Top Stories

Statistics professor Lucy D’Agostino McGowan is taking aim at misconceptions about the number of COVID-19 breakthrough cases and vaccine effectiveness.


Wake Forest in the News (July 12-18)

July 20, 2021  |   Faculty, Top Stories, Wake Forest in the News

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