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WFU Researchers Studying Effects of Watching Videos of Police Violence on Young Black People


Researchers affiliated with the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University are seeking young black adults for a research study investigating the impact of watching high-profile videos of police violence on social media.
14-Jul-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pair Female Engineering Students for Projects, and They Flourish


Female first-year students earn a higher grade when paired with at least one other female for group projects in introductory college engineering classes, according to new research by a Wake Forest University professor.
28-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Be Good: Finding a Beacon for Moral Growth


Researchers at Wake Forest University are studying an in-depth look at “moral exceptionality.”
9-Jun-2017 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Want a ‘Younger’ Brain? Add Beets to Your Menu

New research by scientists at Wake Forest University found that, as compared to exercise alone, adding a beet root juice supplement to exercise resulted in brain connectivity that closely resembles what you see in younger adults. The study was...
24-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

With Beetroot Juice Before Exercise, Aging Brains Look ‘Younger’

Drinking a beetroot juice supplement before working out makes the brain of older adults perform more efficiently, mirroring the operations of a younger brain, according to a new study by scientists at Wake Forest University.
19-Apr-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

98% of 2016 WFU Grads Employed or in Grad School, New Data Shows


New First Destination data collected by the Office of Personal and Career Development show that 98 percent of the Wake Forest undergraduate class of 2016 are either employed or in graduate school (based on a 91 percent knowledge rate).
29-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Students Purchase Art During WFU’s One-of-a-Kind New York Art Acquisition Trip

Once every four years since 1963, Wake Forest students have traveled to New York City over spring break on a Student Union Art Acquisition Trip to purchase art on behalf of the University. They are asked to choose contemporary artwork that reflects...
16-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wake Forest Celebrates Dedication of Maya Angelou Hall


On Friday, Feb. 17, Wake Forest held a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Maya Angelou Hall, a residence hall named for poet, author, professor and civil rights activist Maya Angelou.
20-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Father’s Day: WFU Expert Available on ‘Dadvertising,’ Divorce & More

For more than 25 years, Nielsen has taught “Fathers and Daughters,” the only known college class in the country devoted exclusively to dad-daughter relationships. An accomplished teacher-scholar, Nielsen is the author of five books and numerous...
12-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT

WFU Experts Available: HB2 One Year Later


With the first anniversary of the passage of North Carolina House Bill 2 (HB2) approaching this week, several Wake Forest experts are available to comment on the original legislation, appeal proposals, court challenges and the impact on the state.
22-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Pros Penalized Off the Tee at the Masters Are More Likely to Take Risks


Research shows pros on par fives with tee-shot penalties are likely to take greater risks in their approach shots — leading to disastrous consequences for the golfers' performances. Wake Forest sports economist Todd McFall uses PGA Tour's ShotLink...
7-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST

Special Prosecutor: Best Solution for Investigation of Trump Ties to Russia?


3-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EST

What Would Repeal of Affordable Care Act Mean in NC?


2-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST

Experts Available: Refugees Seek Citizenship and Community

As state and federal lawyers argue over President Donald Trump's travel and refugee ban, Wake Forest University experts are available to discuss a wide range of social and political issues facing families seeking U.S. citizenship.
13-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

Under Threat of NCAA Championship Pullouts, HB2 Effects Compound


9-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

Keeping Post-Election Peace at Holiday Gatherings


17-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST

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