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Media Report for Dec. 2-8, 2017

December 12, 2017   |  wfu_news_&_communications

The Wake Forest News Media Report for Dec. 2-8, 2017 is now available online.

Commentary: How to stop hazing: What colleges need to know (everyone else too)

November 30, 2017   |  Orlando Sentinel

Rituals of hazing can be gruesome, sometimes deadly. Since 1970, there has been at least one hazing-related death on a college campus each year. To learn more about what’s being done to stop the practice, the Orlando Sentinel Editorial Board contacted HazingPrevention.org, and sought out Gregory S. Parks, a law professor at Wake Forest University.

To slim as you age, add weight training to your fitness routine

November 26, 2017   |  The Globe and Mail

A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University suggests combining weight training with a low-calorie diet preserves much needed lean muscle mass that can be lost through aerobic workouts.

The Catch-22 that keeps many vets from getting help

November 27, 2017   |  CNN

Brandon Heffinger, a Marine Corps officer, Director of the Wake Forest Veterans Legal Clinic, and a current MPA student at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University writes about the difficulties that dishonorably discharged vets face after their return from deployment. Their less than honorable discharges prevent them from being considered veterans, so they can’t get help from the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to address their PTSD.

5 ways to catapult your company's success with Gen Z

November 28, 2017   |  sfgate_(san_francisco)

Managers who know how to coach employees by giving helpful feedback and creating opportunities to innovate can get the best out of younger workers. Wake Forest University, for example, has developed a group mentoring program for its alumni in several cities, helping them learn to cope with challenges in their professional and personal spheres. The program also helps college seniors who are nearing graduation by introducing them to alumni and fellow students at networking roundtables.

Media Report for Nov. 25 - Dec. 1, 2017

December 5, 2017   |  wfu_news_&_communications

The Wake Forest News Media Report for Nov. 25 –  Dec. 1, 2017 is now available online.

Power down to keep the peace at Thanksgiving dinner table

November 22, 2017   |  Winston-Salem Journal

With family members in town it’s inevitable that the pent-up stress of the holidays can lead to a few showdowns and meltdowns. “You see people at their best and at their worst at weddings, funerals and Thanksgiving with all the stress,” said Sam Gladding, a professor of counseling at Wake Forest University. “You don’t have to solve a decades-old grudge, just keep it friendly and civil,” Gladding said. “Don’t forget it’s a time of peace, joy and turkey.”

Black Friday - 5 reasons we're heading for a record holiday shopping season

November 24, 2017   |  Fox News

Roger L. Beahm, professor of marketing and WestRock executive director of the Center for Retail Innovation at Wake Forest University, discusses five conditions that could potentially drive 2017 holiday shopping sales to new record levels.

Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll finds

November 19, 2017   |  The Guardian

Resistance to a ban on military-style assault weapons is strongest among millennials, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released this week.  None of the other gun control questions in the Quinnipiac Poll had such a striking age divide, said David Yamane, a sociologist at Wake Forest University, who studies the culture of legal gun ownership in America.

Oprah and all the women who should replace Charlie Rose

November 22, 2017   |  Newsweek

Turning to Twitter, Clara Jeffery, Mother Jones editor in chief, asked “Which woman should be given Charlie Rose’s show?” Social media responded with several, one being Melissa Harris-Perry who has taken on a full-time role at Wake Forest University as a professor and is editor at large for Elle magazine, where she focuses on stories about women of color.

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