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Mellon Foundation Awards $850,000 Grant to Wake Forest for Humanities

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Wake Forest University an $850,000 grant to expand its community-based partnerships through engaged teaching and research in the humanities. The four-year grant will support “The Humanities Engaged:...
2-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Self-Driving Cars: WFU Engineering Students Kick the Tires on Safety and Ethics

The future of self-driving cars seemed all but inevitable — until a fatal crash in Arizona last month prompted tech companies, automakers and lawmakers to pump the brakes.
2-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Dining Dilemmas Give WFU Students Food for Thought from Dining Room to Treatment Room

Wake Forest University students participating in next week’s “Dining Dilemmas” have a healthy appetite for exploring bioethics and building community.
11-Apr-2018 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


How to Win Big with Summer Interns

The tight labor market combined with a positive economic outlook are making recruiting, hiring and retaining top talent more challenging. Summer internships for college students are win-win when organizations teach students about their work...
14-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


U.S. Sen. Richard Burr Donates Congressional Papers to Wake Forest

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (‘78) announced today he will donate his Congressional papers to Wake Forest University.
12-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Want to Help Your Partner Stress Less? Listen From the Heart

When we feel supported, we feel less stress. But sometimes we think we are being supportive of a romantic partner and we're not. Who hasn't experienced the self-satisfaction of feeling like we're 'helping' only to find we've only made the situation...
6-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Scientists Study Mercury Poisoning in Peruvian Forest on Pope’s Itinerary

Pope Francis’ visit to Peru on Jan. 15-22 takes him to the epicenter of the country’s informal and often illegal gold mining industry – the subject of groundbreaking environmental research by Wake Forest University scientists.
12-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Why the Y? Older Adults Need Support for Healthy Weight Loss in 2018

Researchers at Wake Forest University say adults 60+ whose New Year’s resolution is to lose weight succeed with an inexpensive and accessible solution: classes at community fitness centers such as the YMCA.
21-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Expert available: State constitutional amendments in North Carolina

John Dinan, a Wake Forest University politics professor and author of the book “State Constitutional Politics: Governing by Amendment in the American States,” can provide context and comment on amendments to the North Carolina Constitution the...
25-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT


Expert Available on the U.S. Role in the Holocaust

Barry Trachtenberg, Wake Forest Rubin Presidential Chair of Jewish History and author of “The United States and the Nazi Holocaust” is available to comment on the Holocaust, its lasting effects, and how it is taught and talked about in America.
9-Apr-2018 4:55 PM EDT


WFU Expert Available to Comment on Billy Graham's Life

21-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST


Give Your Valentine the Gift of Heart Health. Supportive Communication That Reduces Stress Can Speed Cortisol Recovery.

9-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST


Expert Available: Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan Plan for Health Care Consolidation, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan announced plans yesterday to combine forces to manage employees’ health care, with a claim that they will develop technological solutions for simplified, high-quality healthcare. These companies...
31-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST

"Women professionals should be thoughtful and intentional, rather than anxious, about male mentorship in the workplace" says director of WFU’s Mentoring Resource Center #MeToo

5-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST


Women Can (and Should) Seek Male Mentors in the Post-#Metoo Workplace

In the post-#MeToo workplace, women may feel reluctant or uncomfortable about initiating a mentoring relationship with a male colleague.
3-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST


Wake Forest University History Professor to Testify on Capitol Hill About Antisemitism

Wake Forest University Professor Barry Trachtenberg, a nationally recognized expert in Jewish history, will testify before the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary next week. Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) invited Trachtenberg to share his...
3-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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