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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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Careers get real in D.C.

July 27, 2015  |   Alumni, For Alumni, For Parents, Mentoring, Personal and Career Development, Top Stories

Sixty-two undergrads with 19 different majors traveled to Washington this summer to learn the ins and outs of careers in banking, politics, real estate and more from 40 Wake Forest alumni who’ve settled in the nation’s capital.

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Beyond the comfort zone

June 18, 2015  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest’s emphasis on the liberal arts allows two science students to pursue research outside the comfort zone of their majors.

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Pursuit of science

June 12, 2015  |   Mentoring, Research, Student, Top Stories

From precious metal-based pharmaceuticals to a queen bee’s mandibular pheromone, two Wake Forest students will be on the trail of new science discoveries as they are mentored in professors’ labs.

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Students awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarships

April 7, 2015  |   Mentoring, Research, Scholars, School of Medicine, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University senior Abdulmalik Obaid has earned the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which sends recipients to the University of Cambridge in England to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree.

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Changing the world with $5,000

February 6, 2015  |   Campus Life, Events, Mentoring, Personal and Career Development, Top Stories

As part of the Leadership Project, Nancy Lublin, founder of Dress for Success and Dosomething.org, offered advice on launching startups and leading organizations with the purpose of making life better for people in need.

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WFU grads are launching careers

January 29, 2015  |   For Parents, Mentoring, Personal and Career Development, Top Stories

With 98 percent of the Class of 2014 either employed or in graduate school, the numbers show that resources invested in career development have measurable results. But the first job after college is just one step in the journey toward a meaningful life.

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Art history detectives

December 15, 2014  |   Arts & Culture, Faculty, Humanities, Mentoring, Research, Student, Top Stories

History professor Michele Gillespie usually includes class visits to view art in Winston-Salem. This semester, she expanded the idea to benefit both the students in her Women and Gender in Early America course and the local museums.

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