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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

Selected news clips courtesy of Wake Forest News & Communications


Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue announces plans to retire

June 17, 2021  |   Faculty, Staff

Penny Rue announced today she will retire as Wake Forest University’s Vice President for Campus Life.


New study looks at gender, teaching contracts and grade inflation

June 15, 2021  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

Using data from a large, public research university, a new study looks for incentives to award high grades that might be linked to both gender and contract status.


Wake Forest graduates first class of liberal arts engineers

May 6, 2021  |   Admissions, Faculty, Research, Student, Top Stories

Gabrielle Prichard will begin work as a cloud solution engineer with Oracle. Lucy Vaughn will start her career as a research and development engineer with AstraZeneca. John Hobson will serve in the U.S. Army as a combat engineer commander.


Three WFU students named 2021 Goldwater Scholars

March 31, 2021  |   Faculty, Scholars, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Joseph McCalmon, Ashley Peake and Samuel Schwartz have been named 2021 Barry S. Goldwater Scholars. The three are among 410 college students from across the U.S. to receive the award for the 2021-22 academic year.

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