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Proposals funded: Kim-Shapiro, Macosko, Silman, Thonhauser

Kim-Shapiro

Kim-Shapiro

Congratulations to Daniel Kim-Shapiro, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Effects of Nitric Oxide in Sickle Cell Blood” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under award number 4 R37 HL058091-20.

 

Wake Forest physics professor Jed Macosko, Monday, August 16, 2010.

Macosko

Congratulations to Jed Macosko, associate professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Searching for the Function of Centrioles” has been funded by the Discovery Institute.

 

Miles Silman

Silman

Congratulations to Miles Silman, professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Ecologically informed Reforestation of ASGM Degraded Landscapes in Madre de Dios” has been funded by the World Wildlife Fund.

 

Timo Thonhauser

Thonhauser

Congratulations to Timo Thonhauser, associate professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “CAREER: Improving Hydrogen Storage with van der Waals Density Functional Theory” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Proposals funded: Messier, Pauca, Silman, Von Burg

Stephen Messier

Messier

Congratulations to Steve Messier, professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Pain Management in Osteoarthritis: Clinical Benefits and Cost Effectiveness” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under award number 4R01AR064320-04.

Paul Pauca

Pauca

Congratulations to Paul Pauca, associate professor of computer science, whose proposal entitled “2016 Boeing Analytics Research Scholar Program” has been funded by the Boeing Company.

 

Miles Silman

Silman

Congratulations to Miles Silman, professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Amazonian Center for Environment Research and Sustainability (ACERS) project” has been funded by the USAID.

Von Burg

Von Burg

Congratulations to Ron Von Burg, assistant professor of communication, whose proposal entitled “Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute – 2016” has been funded by the US Department of State.

Jones ​reappointed Graduate School Dean

brad.jones.440x220Brad Jones has been reappointed to a second term as Dean of the Graduate Programs in the Arts & Sciences. Jones, a professor of chemistry at Wake Forest since 1989, is also an alumnus, completing his BS degree in chemistry in 1984.

“Dean Jones has proved both a dedicated steward of our wealth of Ph.D. and masters programs on the Reynolda campus, as well as a creative leader during a complex time for graduate education nationally,” said Provost Rogan Kersh. “Launching dynamic new programs, enhancing the School’s budget, and securing the striking new Brookstown space in downtown Winston-Salem: all these add up to a time of real innovation across Dean Jones’s tenure to date.”

“Over the past few years the Graduate School has taken some bold steps that are just beginning to pay off.  As we move forward, I hope to establish a sense of place for a school that embraces disparate programs.  I also aim to create a distinctive edge for our students by communicating their magnificent scholarship via digital storytelling techniques.  This is an exciting time to be in the Graduate School.”

Under the joint supervision of Jones and Dwayne Godwin, Dean of the Graduate Program in the Biomedical Sciences, Wake Forest’s Graduate School now features 30 masters and Ph.D. disciplinary or interdisciplinary programs, and sponsors 12 programs jointly with the schools of Medicine (MD/PhD, MD/MS, MD/MA & MMS/PhD), Business (MBA/PhD), Divinity (MA/MDiv), and College (BS/BA & MA). More than 800 students are enrolled in the graduate school.

In 2015, several Arts & Sciences graduate programs moved all or part of their teaching and research/creative activities to restored mill space at 200 Brookstown Avenue; a number of graduate school administrators moved to Brookstown as well.

Read more about the Graduate School @Brookstown in the news story, “New moves transcend boundaries.”

Faculty publications: May 2016 updates

Dalton, Mary M., Max Dosser, Katie Nelson, & Rebecca Steiner, Eds. (Communication). Critical Media Studies: Student Essays on Deadwood (Critical Media Studies, Vol. 2). Library Partners Press. May 2016.

Dalton, Mary M. & Laura R. Linder, Eds. (Communication). The Sitcom Reader: America Re-viewed, Still Skewed, 2nd ed. State University of New York Press. May 2016.

Echeverría, Andrea. (Romance Languages). El despertar de los awquis: Migración y utopia en la poesía de Gloria Mendoza y Boris Espezúa. Paracaídas Editores. May 2016.

Fogel, Daniel S. (Sustainability). Strategic Sustainability: A Natural Environmental Lens on Organizations and Management. Routledge. April 2016.

Lubin, David M. (Art). Grand Illusions: American Art and the First World War. Oxford University Press. May 2016.

Proposals funded: Pauca, Silman, Von Burg

Paul Pauca

Pauca

Congratulations to Paul Pauca, associate professor of computer science, whose proposal entitled “2016 Boeing Analytics Research Scholar Program” has been funded by the Boeing Company.

 

Miles Silman

Silman

Congratulations to Miles Silman, professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Amazonian Center for Environment Research and Sustainability (ACERS) project” has been funded by the USAID.

Ron Von Burg

Von Burg

 

Congratulations to Ron Von Burg, assistant professor of communication, whose proposal entitled “Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute – 2016” has been funded by the US Department of State.

Proposals funded: Carroll, Katula, Marsh, Rejeski

David Carroll

Carroll

Congratulations to Dave Carroll, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Novel Energy Harvesting Fabric” has been funded by the Army Research Office (ARO) and by [subaward/subcontract from] Streamline Automation (WFU funding agency).

 
 

Jeff Katula

Katula

Congratulations to Jeffrey Katula, associate professor of health & exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Maya Angelou Center for Health-Project 1-(WFUHS PI:Bertoni)” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by [subaward/subcontract from] Wake Forest University Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).

 

Tony Marsh

Marsh

Jack Rejeski

Rejeski

Congratulations to Anthony Marsh, professor of health & exercise science, and Jack Rejeski, professor of health & exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Cooperative Lifestyle Intervention Project (CLIP II)” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under award number 4R18HL076441-10.

Gladding publishes column on being a good ancestor

On May 6, the Winston-Salem Journal published a guest column by Professor of Counseling Sam Gladding titled “Be a good ancestor: the power of words and deeds.”

In the piece, Gladding wrote,”I believe the efforts associated with ‘being a good ancestor’ lead in a positive direction. It is a lifestyle with depth, purpose and meaning, often never recognized by anyone outside of oneself.  Yet it accomplishes two important things: it makes us on a personal level better as human beings while contributing to the good of the world in a lasting way.”

Gladding selected for U.S. Army ROTC National Hall of Fame

Wake Forest University hosts the conference, College of the Overwhelmed, part of the Voices of Our Time series, in Brendle Recital Hall on Monday, April 7, 2008. Samuel T. Gladding, chair and professor in the Department of Counseling at Wake Forest, moderates the discussion forum.

Professor of Counseling Sam Gladding has been selected for induction into the 2016 inaugural class of the U.S. Army ROTC National Hall of Fame.

Gladding, a member of the Class of 1967 at Wake Forest, participated in the University’s Army ROTC program.  At Wake Forest, he was inducted into the National College Military Honor Society of Scabbard and Blade and was recognized for being among the top students in the University’s ROTC program.

According to the Department of the Army, the Hall of Fame induction is awarded to alumni “whose character and distinguished service epitomizes the qualities Army ROTC embodies.”

A June 10 induction ceremony at Fort Knox, Ky., will coincide with Army ROTC’s Centennial Commemoration Ceremony.  Gladding plans to attend the ceremonies.

Gladding received bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Wake Forest, in addition to receiving a master’s degree at Yale University and a doctorate at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  He joined Wake Forest’s faculty in 1990 and has also served in administrative positions, including associate provost and assistant to the president for special projects.

Gladding is the author of the newly-published “The History of Wake Forest Volume 6.”

April 2016 faculty publications

Janovy, John, Jr., & Gerald W. Esch, Eds. (Biology). A Century of Parasitology: Discoveries, Ideas and Lessons Learned by Scientists Who Published in The Journal of Parasitology, 1914-2014. Wiley-Blackwell. March 2016.

Gladding, Samuel T. (Counseling). The Creative Arts in Counseling, 5th ed. American Counseling Association. February 2016.

Gladding, Samuel T. (Counseling). The History of Wake Forest University: Volume 6. Library Partners Press. March 2016.

Henderson, Donna A., & Charles L. Thompson. (Counseling). Counseling Children, 9th ed. Brooks Cole. August 2015, reported April 2016.

Newman, Joel S., & Dorothy Brown. (Law). Federal Income Taxation: Cases, Problems, and Materials, 6th ed. West Academic Publishing. April 2016.

O’Connell, Monique, & Eric R. Dursteler. (History). The Mediterranean World: From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Napoleon. Johns Hopkins University Press. April 2016.

 

President: In honor of faculty, staff retirees

This message was emailed to faculty and staff May 12 from President Hatch:

Dear Faculty and Staff,

As we prepare to celebrate Commencement and the achievements of the Class of 2016, we also pause to recognize and honor the outstanding careers of our retiring faculty and staff members.

Please join me in thanking this distinguished group of leaders, colleagues, mentors and friends and congratulating them on many years of service to Wake Forest:

Faculty

Umit Akinc, Professor, School of Business
Bern Beatty, Associate Professor, School of Business
Jonathan Christman, Associate Professor, Theatre and Dance
Yomi Durotoye, Associate Teaching Professor, Politics and International Affairs
Clay Hipp, Senior Lecturer, School of Business
Beth Hopkins, Director of Outreach, School of Law
Charles Lewis, Professor, Philosophy
Mary Martin Niepold, Associate Professor of the Practice, English
David Stroupe, Associate Professor of the Practice, Health and Exercise Science
Frank Tupper, Professor, School of Divinity
Byron Wells, Professor, Romance Languages

Staff

Donnie Adams, Manager, Facilities and Campus Services
Keith Allred, Assistant Director, Information Systems
Gary Alwine, Business Manager, Biology
Kathy Arfmann, Assistant Director, Finance Systems
Craig Bartholomew, Transportation Assistant, Graylyn
Garry Blankenship, Shuttle Driver, Parking and Transportation
Sandra Boyette, Senior Advisor to the President, President’s Office
Michael Caporaletti, Parking Enforcement Officer, Parking and Transportation
Julie Edelson, Editor, Researcher, Research and Sponsored Programs
Larry Etchison, Service Technician, Facilities and Campus Services
Jim Gardner, Service Technician, Facilities and Campus Services
Betsy Gatewood, Associate Director of CERE, Innovation and Creativity
Bill Giroux, Maintenance Technician, Graylyn
Reba Greene, Mail Service Clerk, Mail Services
John Henderson, Director, Information Systems,
Margaret Kittrell, Nurse, Student Health Service
Nancy Moore, Executive Assistant, President’s Office
Preston Oldham, Police Lieutenant, University Police
Nancy Respess, Assistant to Associate Deans, College Summer Administration
Joanne Ritter, Administrative Coordinator, University Advancement
Rick Rumley, Police Sergeant, University Police
Bruce Sanspree, Special Projects Coordinator, University Police
Debbie Walker, Conference Coordinator, School of Law
Keith Wise, Superintendent, Facilities and Campus Services

To our 2015-2016 retiring faculty and staff, thank you for sharing your gifts and talents with us for so many years. Your countless contributions will have a lasting impact on our campus, and you will forever be a part of our Wake Forest family.

Sincerely,

Nathan O. Hatch
President