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Where mathematics and a social perspective meet data

January 27, 2022  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

New research by mathematics and statistics professor Kenneth Berenhaut, along with former postdoctoral fellow Katherine Moore and graduate student Ryan Melvin, sheds new light on some fundamental statistical questions.  

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Keeping the weight off, treadmill not required

December 21, 2021  |   Faculty, Research, School of Medicine, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Teaching older adults how to keep moving – and not necessarily doing structured workouts – after significant weight loss could be the key to keeping the weight off, according to research by Wake Forest University published online today in the peer-reviewed journal Obesity.

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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.

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Research Day celebrates scholars and mentors

October 5, 2021  |   Events, Research, Student, Top Stories

During Family Weekend, 135 students presented the findings of their mentored scholarship at Undergraduate Research Day.

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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.

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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.

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First African American female editor of Bon Appétit Magazine to speak at Wake Forest

April 26, 2021  |   Events, Research, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Center for Research, Engagement and Collaboration in African American Life, or RECAAL, will hold its inaugural event on Tuesday, April 27, at 6 p.m.

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A new pathway to stable, low-cost, flexible electronics

April 21, 2021  |   Research, Top Stories

Imagine a foldable smartphone or a rollable tablet device that is powerful, reliable and, perhaps most importantly, affordable.

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Senior Noah Meyer awarded NSF grant for graduate studies

April 9, 2021  |   2012 Highlights: Entrepreneurship, Research, Scholars, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University senior Noah Meyer, who studies physics and applied mathematics, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

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WFU biologist tracks albatrosses, contributes to global study

March 5, 2021  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

Wake Forest biologist Dave Anderson is among a global team of researchers contributing to a new study showing that albatrosses and closely related seabirds spend 39% of their time on the high seas where no single country has jurisdiction.

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