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Wake Forest news for faculty and staff

Proposals funded: Fahrbach, Jennings, Rejeski

Susan Fahrbach

Fahrbach

Congratulations to Reynolds Professor of Biology Susan Fahrbach, whose proposal entitled “Allatrotropic actions on insulin in honey bees” has been funded by the National Science Foundation. 

Jennings

Jennings

Congratulations to Janine Jennings, associate professor of psychology, whose proposal entitled “LIFE DMAQC” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the WFU Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).

Rejeski

Rejeski

Congratulations to Jack Rejeski, professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “LIFE DMAQC (Data Management, Analysis and Quality Control Center)” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the WFU Health Sciences.

 

Wake Forest faculty, staff parking registration deadline is July 31

The following message is sent on behalf of the Parking and Transportation Office.

As a reminder, faculty and staff must have their vehicles registered with Parking and Transportation by August 1 to avoid receiving a citation. Registration can be done conveniently by clicking this link Vehicle Registration, visiting https://wfuparking.t2hosted.com or from WIN under the Personal tab.

As an alternative mode of transportation, carpooling is available for faculty and staff. If you wish to register for carpool, click here for the Carpool Application. Complete the application and return it to Parking and Transportation via email (parking@wfu.edu), fax (ext. 6150) or campus mail. Carpooling provides complimentary on-campus parking for groups of two or more and the group receives a reserved parking space on campus. More information on carpooling can be found by clicking this link Carpool Procedures and Policy

Faculty/staff and carpool parking hangtags will be delivered to departments via campus mail for employee distribution mid-July.

Non-WFU temporary employees must visit the Parking and Transportation office in Alumni Hall to register vehicles, as vehicle registration for non-WFU temporary employees is not available on-line.

Please contact Wake Forest Parking and Transportation with questions.

Parking lot and road closure information for July 7 – 13

A message from Facilities and Campus Services:

We wish to share the following parking and road closure information and provide parking recommendations/options for faculty and staff for Wed., July 9 through Sunday morning, July 13. These closures are being planned at a time that should cause the least disruption to faculty and staff parking choices.

Whenever parking lots are closed, we recommend alternative modes of transportation such as carpooling, bicycles or mass transit to reduce the demand for parking during these times.

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Faculty proposals: Alexander, Dos Santos, Williams

Alexander

Alexander

Dos Santos

Dos Santos

Williams

Williams

Congratulations to Rebecca Alexander, professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “Dissecting catalytic features of diverse methionyl-tRNA synthetase enzymes” has been funded by the National Science Foundation.

Congratulations to Patricia Dos Santos, assistant professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “Target specificity of cysteine desulfurase in Bacillus subtilis” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Congratulations to Richard T. Williams, Reynolds professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Physics of Scintillator Nonproportionality” has been funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (WFU funding agency).

Summer computer camps for faculty and staff

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A message from Wake Forest Information Systems

The Information Systems Learning Team has been busy preparing a summer camp just for you! The week of July 21st is jam-packed with classes to pique your interest, increase your IT knowledge and spark that excitement about learning new things…just like a kid!

Classes are scheduled on campus. Check out the opportunities below and sign up now for one, two or all!

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Department of Communication faculty highlights

From awards to publications to presentations, the Department of Communication has written a roundup of faculty news to share:

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Staff Appreciation Night at the Winston-Salem Dash

WSDash1The Office of the Provost is sponsoring a Staff Appreciation Night at the Winston-Salem Dash on July 16. The evening is complimentary to Wake Forest University staff and their immediate families. Parking will be available for $5. More details will follow.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Game starts at 7 p.m.

To reserve tickets, register with the PDC. Contact the Office of the Provost at provostevent@wfu.edu with any questions. Space is limited.

Road closure announcement for July 2

On Wednesday, July 2, a section of Gulley Dr. between Wake Forest Rd. and Jasper Memory Lane will be closed from 6 – 10 a.m. to allow crane work at Salem Hall.

From Wake Forest Rd., Jasper Memory Lane can be accessed by turning right onto Faculty Dr. and following this road to the back entrance to Jasper Memory Lane.

Gully Dr. will be accessible from Wingate Rd., but will only have access up to Jasper Memory Lane near Luter Residence Hall.

If you have any questions, please contact Alex Crist at extension 2558.

Campus wireless will be unavailable 7-7:30 a.m. on July 2

A message from Wake Forest University Information Systems

On Wednesday, July 2, Information Systems will perform required maintenance to the wireless network. The wired network will not be affected.

What will happen?

From 7 to 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 2, the wireless network will be unavailable.

What will I see?

At 7:30 a.m. the wireless network will be available after maintenance.

Once maintenance is completed, faculty, staff and students will see a pop-up regarding trusting the certificate when connecting to the wireless network. There is no security risk when this pop-up appears and you may accept the certificate to continue. The pop-up you see will be dependent on the operating system you are using. Click on the help.wfu.edu page to view the possible pop-ups.

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‘Living in the Overlap’ wins 2014 Audience Award

Mary Dalton

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Hill

Hill

 

“Living in the Overlap,” a documentary co-directed by Mary M. Dalton and Cindy Hill, won the 2014 Audience Award for Best Short Film at The Inside Out LGBT Film Festival in Toronto.

The Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards are voted on by its fans. Founded in 2000 and featuring unique categories, the annual prize has become a favorite of a community that thrives on the energy of it’s audiences.