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How to win big with summer interns

March 14, 2018  |   Mentoring, Personal and Career Development, Student, Top Stories

The tight labor market combined with a positive economic outlook are making recruiting, hiring and retaining top talent more challenging. Summer internships for college students are win-win when organizations teach students about their work environment and test-drive potential hires.

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Women can (and should) seek male mentors in the post-#MeToo workplace

January 3, 2018  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, Top Stories

In the post-#MeToo workplace, women may feel reluctant or uncomfortable about initiating a mentoring relationship with a male colleague.

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Undergraduate Research Day 2017 showcases student creativity

October 30, 2017  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Faculty, Mentoring, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and family members stopped by the Z. Smith Reynolds Library atrium on Oct. 27 to explore Undergraduate Research Day, a hallmark event at Wake Forest University.

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NSF grant supports biochemistry research and mentoring outreach

September 26, 2017  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Pro Humanitate, Research, Student, Top Stories

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $680,000 grant to Wake Forest University Associate Professor of Chemistry Patricia Dos Santos. In addition to funding research that helps scientists better understand life on earth, the grant also enables her to mentor students from other Triad-area colleges.

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Schooling Google? WFU among universities creating a culture to support women, minorities in STEM

August 8, 2017  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, Staff, Student, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Gender, racial, socioeconomic and other equity gaps in STEM-related careers are more than a “pipeline problem.” That being said, what are colleges and universities like Wake Forest doing to help close these gaps?

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Undergrad’s cancer research success earns international attention

February 7, 2017  |   Admissions, Faculty, Mentoring, Student, Top Stories

When Manal Ahmidouch began her freshman year at Wake Forest University, she wasn’t sure which major she would pursue. She only knew that her father, a nuclear physicist, had advised her to think long and hard before taking his path.

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Research Day highlights ‘big time’ research by students

October 11, 2016  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Undergraduate Research Day, a hallmark campus event at Wake Forest University, celebrated its 10-year milestone Friday, Oct. 7 in a new space, Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s atrium.

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Chemistry major earns Beckman Scholar award

June 14, 2016  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, Staff, Student

KyungMin Yoo, a rising junior who is majoring in chemistry, has been selected as Wake Forest’s fifth Beckman Scholar. As part of the Beckman Scholars Program, Yoo will spend two summers working on research related to wound-healing with chemistry professor Mark Welker. She has been working in Welker’s lab for a year.

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Physics students win prestigious awards

April 7, 2016  |   Mentoring, Recognition, Research, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Undergraduate and graduate students working in Oana Jurchescu’s physics research lab earn a Goldwater Scholarship and the Materials Research Society’s Gold award.

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Wake Forest one of ‘50 Colleges That Create Futures’

September 8, 2015  |   Admissions, Mentoring, Personal and Career Development, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Wake Forest University is featured in “Colleges That Create Futures: 50 Schools That Launch Careers by Going Beyond the Classroom” — a new Princeton Review book highlighting the nation’s best institutions.

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