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  • Finding the golden nuggets in big data

    Teaching students how to manage and analyze data is at the core of a new five-week immersive experience at the School of Business. The Summer Business Analytics Program is designed for rising college juniors, seniors or recent graduates with a strong background in math.

  • World ambassadors

    Studying in Venice and conducting research with health and exercise science professors Peter Brubaker and Anthony Marsh set Robert Musci (’12) on a course toward winning a Fulbright research grant for the 2015-2016 academic year. He was among nine seniors and recent graduates to receive grants.

  • The biology behind mental health

    In an unusual first-year seminar, students learn that, just as there’s a physical science behind the healing of broken bones, the correction of blood sugar levels and the repairing of blocked arteries. There’s also a physical science to improving mental health.

  • Media Advisory: First field-effect transistors on hybrid perovskites fabricated for first time

    (Winston-Salem, N.C. – May 5, 2015) – Researchers from Wake Forest University and the University of Utah are the first to successfully fabricate halide organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite field-effect transistors and measure their electrical characteristics at room temperature. “We designed the structure of these field-effect transistors that allowed us to achieve electrostatic gating of these materials […]

  • Media Advisory: Testosterone key to new bird bang theory

    (Winston-Salem, N.C. – April 22, 2015) – New research from a Wake Forest University biologist who studies animal behavior suggests that evolution is hard at work when it comes to the acrobatic courtship dances of a tropical bird species. Assistant professor of biology Matthew Fuxjager studies the physiological basis of bird behavior, with a particular […]

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  • Provost’s office spring grants

    The Provost’s Office awarded the following grants for spring 2015: Provost’s Fund for a Vibrant Campus: Amanda Gengler and David Yamane, Health Inequalities: Social Foundations and Social Consequences, $3,360.00 Ulrike Wiethaus, Margaret Bender, Ross Griffith, A Cherokee Celebration and Commemoration: President James Ralph Scales and the Cherokee Heritage of Wake Forest University, $5,000. Provost’s Fund […]

  • Staff appreciation ‘Luau by the Falls’ scheduled for June 24

    Eat, listen to music, play games and bask in the sun. Come join your fellow staff members for some tropical fun! The Staff Advisory Council and THRIVE invites all staff members to the 2015 Wake Forest Staff Appreciation Event on Wednesday, June 24. Drop by any time between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Waterfall Field located in lower Reynolda Village and […]

  • Kentner Stadium Gray Line shuttle stop temporarily closed

    Due to construction, the Gray Line shuttle stop located near Kentner Stadium will temporarily be closed. Beginning Thursday, May 21, the Gray Line shuttle will drop-off and pick-up in parking Lot P, which is located on the east side of Wait Chapel. Lot P will be utilized throughout the summer and additional information will be […]

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