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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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New technology to tackle human costs of illegal gold mining

December 17, 2020  |   Faculty, Research, Sustainability

Wake Forest faculty in the Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, and its Center for Amazonian Scientific Innovation (CINCIA) are part of an award-winning research team working to provide new technology that could help eliminate the environmental and human costs of illegal gold mining.

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Wake Forest earns national recognition for global campus commitment

November 16, 2020  |   Community in Progress, International, Research, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest has been recognized by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and Diversity Abroad for increasing access to global experiences for all students.

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Wake Forest University contributes to national study on housing loss

September 9, 2020  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, School of Law, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

The Future of Property Rights Program at New America, in partnership with Wake Forest University, Wake Forest University School of Law, and Winston-Salem State University has been conducting research to understand where housing loss is most acute across the nation, with a spotlight on Forsyth County to determine who is most impacted and why.

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WFU professors study whether pro athletes political statements and race are influencers

August 31, 2020  |   Community in Progress, Faculty, Research, Top Stories

As civil unrest continues across the country and with fall sports in jeopardy because of the COVID-19 pandemic, two Wake Forest professors are examining how professional athletes’ political statements have the ability to impact people’s racial attitudes.

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