August 25th, 2014 | Faculty News, Staff News
Message from Facilities and Campus Services
Facilities and Campus Services is pleased to announce a new three (3) year contract for exterior window washing. The following buildings are scheduled for Phase I of the contract:
Scales Fine Arts Center
Byrum Welcome Center and Admissions
Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Olin Physical Laboratory
Donnie Adams will be scheduling the work and will answer any questions or concerns. You may reach him at 336-758-4599.
August 21st, 2014 | Faculty News
The American Counseling Association (ACA), the world’s largest association representing professional counselors in various practice settings with over 55,000 members, has set up a new award in honor of Professor of Counseling Samuel T. Gladding (’67, MAEd ’71).
The award will be called the Samuel T. Gladding Unsung Heroes Award and will recognize professional counseling practitioners who often serve without any type of peer recognition.
The first individual to receive the Gladding Award will be announced in March, 2015, at the ACA National Awards ceremony in Orlando, Fla. The award carries an honorarium of $1,000.
Gladding is a past president of the American Counseling Association and a past chair of the American Counseling Association Foundation. He served as chair of the counseling department from January 2003, when the department was established, until July 2014.
August 19th, 2014 | Faculty News, Staff News
Dinan, John. (Politics & International Affairs). The Virginia State Constitution, 2nd ed. (Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States). Oxford University Press. April 2014.
Hughey, Matthew W., & Gregory S. Parks. (School of Law). The Wrongs of the Right: Language, Race, and the Republican Party in the Age of Obama. New York University Press. May 2014.
Young, Julian. (Philosophy). The Death of God and the Meaning of Life, 2nd ed. Routledge. May 2014.
Brittenham, Greg (Athletics), & Daniel Taylor. Conditioning to the Core. Human Kinetics. June 2014.
August 18th, 2014 | Faculty News, Staff News
See a list of employees joining the University in July 2014.
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August 14th, 2014 | Faculty News
See a list of faculty milestones for August 2014.
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August 12th, 2014 | Events, Faculty News
The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) presents “Ways of Looking: Summer Drawing Retreat” on Thursday, Aug. 14. The event will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. at SECCA. Registration is required.
Wake Forest University professor and artist Leigh Ann Hallberg will lead the workshop on observational drawing. “The retreat will focus not only on the artist’s relationship with subject matter,” say Hallberg, “but also on the subject matter’s relationship with materials and methodologies.” Chiaroscuro, careful observation, blind drawing, visual communication and line quality are a few of the topics that will be discussed throughout the evening.
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August 7th, 2014 | Faculty News
Congratulations to Daniel Fogel, executive professor of strategy and director of the Masters of Sustainability program, whose proposal entitled “Food-Energy-Water Nexus Casebook for the Virtual Conservation College: A Project with the World Wildlife Fund” has been funded by the World Wildlife Fund.
Congratulations to Stephen 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 5R01AR064320-02 and by [subaward/subcontract from] Brigham and Women’s Hospital (WFU funding agency).
August 6th, 2014 | Faculty News, Staff News
Wake Forest University School of Business is pleased to announce Matthew T. Phillips has been named associate dean for working professional programs.
“Matthew brings a deep understanding of our working professional programs, as well as passion for these programs,” said Gordon McCray, vice dean of programs. “Given his multifaceted background and familiarity with our working professional offerings, I look forward to the diverse perspectives and creativity he will bring to his new position.”
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Working Professional MBA programs #1 in North Carolina and #20 in the nation and Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked the program #27 in the nation. The part-time MBA program, designed for working professionals, is offered at Wake Forest’s main campus in Winston-Salem in the evening, and evenings and Saturdays at the Wake Forest University Charlotte Center in Uptown.
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August 4th, 2014 | Faculty News
Congratulations to Kyle Denlinger, assistant librarian, whose proposal entitled “RootsMOOC: A Massive Open Online Course for Genealogy Research” has been funded by the State Library of North Carolina.
Congratulations to Ananda Mitra, professor of communications, whose proposal entitled “Hospice needs Assessment” has been funded by the Hospice of the Piedmont.
Congratulations to Timo Thonhauser, associate professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Kinetics and Reactivity in Metal Organic Framework Materials” has been funded by the US Department of Energy and the University of Texas-Dallas (WFU funding agency).
July 30th, 2014 | Faculty News
Congratulations to Kristen Beavers, assistant professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Intentional Weight Reduction and Physical and Cognitive Function” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the WFU Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).
Congratulations to David Carroll, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Partnership for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research – Technology Translation Graphenated-Carbon Nanotube (g-CNT) Composites for a Miniature, Fiber-Integrated Spectroscopy Light Source” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Duke University (WFU funding agency).
Congratulations to Christina Soriano, associate professor of theatre and dance, whose proposal entitled “Improvisational Dance Workshop for People with Parkinson’s Disease” has been funded by the National Parkinson Foundation.