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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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Experts: Women Are Less Likely to Be Rewarded for Innovations in the Workplace

16-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT


Wake Forest Hurricane Experts Available

10-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Wake Forest University Hurricane Experts Available

13-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT


WFU Expert: State Constitutional Amendments on the 2018 Ballot in 29 States

6-Sep-2018 10:50 AM EDT


Father-Daughter Expert: Steve Jobs’ Daughter’s New Book Offers Lessons on Forgiveness

28-Aug-2018 4:25 PM EDT


WFU Expert Available: Trump Administration’s Changes to the Clean Power Plan

21-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT


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

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