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USAID awards an additional $2.14 million to WFU rainforest research center

April 23, 2019  |   Faculty, Media Advisory, Recognition, Research, Staff, Sustainability, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Center for Amazonian Scientific Innovation (CINCIA) has received $2.14 million in additional funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), supporting the expansion of the research center’s study of mercury pollution and reforestation in the Peruvian Amazon.

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Hold the mustard: What makes spiders fussy eaters?

April 15, 2019  |   Faculty, Graduate School, Media Advisory, Research, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, University Announcement

It might be one of nature’s most agile and calculating hunters, but the wolf spider won’t harm an insect that literally leaves a bad taste in its mouth, according to new research by a team of Wake Forest University sensory neuroscientists, including C.J. “Jake” Saunders.

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Smithsonian to showcase WFU exhibits at ACCelerate Festival

April 4, 2019  |   Media Advisory

At the forefront of innovation and creativity, the 15 members of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), including Wake Forest University, will come together for the second “ACCelerate: ACC Smithsonian Creativity and Innovation Festival,” April 5–7 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.

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Forty-foot art project to reflect diversity & inclusion at WFU

August 14, 2018  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Media Advisory, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Wake Forest University students, faculty and staff will participate in a UNITY project to create an interactive public art project celebrating uniqueness and strengthening ties to one another.

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Pair female engineering students for projects, and they flourish

June 28, 2017  |   Faculty, Media Advisory, Research, Top Stories

Female first-year students earn a higher grade when paired with at least one other female for group projects in introductory college engineering classes, according to new research by a Wake Forest University professor.

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Commencement story ideas from Wake Forest

May 2, 2017  |   Commencement, Events, Media Advisory, Personal and Career Development

Experts available on job trends and mentoring new grads in the workplace. 2017 graduates include a first-gen from the neighborhood that made headlines for Freddie Gray’s death and a blind student who never let her lack of sight keep her from succeeding.

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Chemistry professor receives NSF CAREER Award for $500K

May 1, 2017  |   Faculty, Media Advisory, Recognition, Research, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Chemistry professor Michael Gross has been named a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Award winner. The CAREER Award from the NSF Directorate for Engineering provides $500,000 over five years.

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The Collaborative to Advance Equity Through Research releases first annual report

December 22, 2016  |   Media Advisory

This month, the Collaborative to Advance Equity Through Research released their first annual report, “Putting Women And Girls Of Color At The Center: Shifting The Tide Of Research Through Institutional Leadership and Sustained Investments.” The report documents groundbreaking work.

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Students named to Wake Forest University’s Spring 2016 Dean’s List

June 24, 2016  |   For Parents, Media Advisory, Recognition, Student, University Announcement, Wake Forest College

The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university’s Dean’s List for the 2016 spring semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list. Download (.xlsx)

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N.C. ‘Bathroom Bill’ lawsuit: WFU LGBTQ expert available

May 9, 2016  |   Media Advisory

As an advocate on behalf of the LGBTQ community, Angela Mazaris can talk broadly about the bill’s impact on the people, economy and reputation of North Carolina. As an educator, she can also speak about its effects on students across the state.

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