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Proposals funded: Muday, Silman, King, Beavers, Marsh

Congratulations to Gloria K. Muday, professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Ethylene Signaling and Transcriptional Networks that Control Root Development” has been funded by the National Science Foundation.

Congratulations to Miles R. Silman, professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Monitoring Protected Areas in Peru to Increase Forest Resilience to Climate Change” has been funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and by (subaward/subcontract from) University of Leeds (WFU funding agency).

Congratulations to Bruce King, professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “New Oxidation Sensing Probes to Evaluate Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Lung Jury” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by (subaward/subcontract from) Wake Forest University Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).

Congratulations to Kristen Beavers, assistant professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Effect of Exercise Modality During Weight Loss on Bone Health in Older Adults” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Congratulations to Anthony P. Marsh, professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Trial of Vitamin D Supplementation and Neuromuscular Function in Older Adults” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by (subaward/subcontract from) Wake Forest University Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).

July 2017 faculty milestones

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Proposals funded: Mason, Comstock-Ferguson, Anderson

Congratulations to T. Michael Anderson, associate professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Fire, Fear and Foraging: Understanding Multi-trophic Interactions in a Savanna Foodweb” has been funded by the National Geographic Society.

Congratulations to Lindsay Comstock-Ferguson, associate professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “RNA Modification and Antibiotic Resistance” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) Emory University.

Congratulations to Jed Macosko, associate professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Cellular Interactions of VSV Nucleocapsids” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) Wake Forest University Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Sarah Mason, associate professor of mathematics and statistics, whose proposal entitled “Conference in Formal Power Series and Agebraic Combinatorics” has been funded by the National Science Foundation.

Congratulations to Freddie Salsbury, associate professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Computational Biosciences Support” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) Wake Forest University Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Peter M. Siavelis, professor of politics and international affairs, whose proposal entitled “Leadership, Social Justice, and Citizenship in the United States” has been funded by the U.S. Department of State and by (subaward/subcontract from) Universidad Diego Portales.

Newly-selected College Faculty Fellows announced

The Dean’s Office Digest, an electronic newsletter distributed by the Dean of the College, recently announced the newly-named College Faculty Fellows:

The Wake Forest College Faculty Fellowships honor our exemplary teacher-scholars and teaching professors. This year’s nominees have distinguished themselves as dedicated and successful teachers and mentors in their disciplines. They are all outstanding citizens of our College community. The Dean of the College appreciates the time and detail that Chairs gave to the nomination letters.

Newly-named Fellows:

  • Katy Lack, assistant teaching professor, biology, Bryant/Groves Faculty Fellowship
  • Jennifer Priem, assistant professor, communication, Zachary T. Smith Professorship
  • Amanda Griffith, associate professor, economics, Ollen R. Nalley Faculty Fellowship
  • John Dalton, associate professor, economics, F.M. Kirby Family Faculty Fellowship
  • Melissa Jenkins, associate professor, English, McCulloch Family Fellowship
  • Ryan Shirey, assistant professor, English, Wright Family Fellowship
  • Ben Coates, assistant professor, history, Stroupe Faculty Fellowship
  • Qiong Zhang, associate professor, history, Stroupe Faculty Fellowship
  • Staci Hepler, assistant professor, mathematics and statistics, AT&T Faculty Fund Fellowship
  • Sarah Raynor, associate professor, mathematics and statistics, Shively Family Faculty Fellowship
  • John Petrocelli, associate professor, psychology, Scott Family Faculty Fellowship
  • Wayne Pratt, associate professor, psychology, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Fellowship

 

March 2017 staff and faculty milestones

See a list of staff and faculty milestones:

1 Year

Melanie Nicole Bullock; Associate Director; Student Engagement
Mary Boyd Chenery; Assistant Director; Advncmt:Comm. & External Relations
Perry W Coggins; Maintenance Technician; Graylyn: Maintenance
Luis Eduardo Fernandez; Research Professor; Biology
Christopher Michael Howell; Security Officer; University Police
David Ethan Hunt; Graphic Design Manager; WFUSB-Marketing
Abriana Lesha Kimbrough; Administrative Assistant; Advancement: Alumni Services
Julie G Rice; Medical Office Assistant; Student Health Service
Dorothy Kathryn Shields; Librarian, Reseach & Instruct; Library-ZSR
Stephen Anthony Vance; Synthetic Research Assistant; Chemistry

5 Years

Alvester Fredrick Barren; Shuttle Driver; Parking & Transportation
Edward Lee Goode; Custodian; FACS: Custodial Services
Bryan Keith McKinney; Analyst/Programmer, Sr; IS: Applications Development
Matthew T. Murray; Floor Care Supervisor; FACS: Custodial Services
Rodney Lee Tucker; Custodian, Team Lead; FACS: Custodial Services
Mary Ellen Walter; Operations Manager; Divinity: Admissions

15 Years

Jeffrey Lee Davis; Groundskeeper; FACS: Landscaping Services
Ederma Pelaez De Herrera; Custodian; FACS: Custodial Services
Lawrence Groce Thach; Coordinator, Events & Travel; Law: External Affairs
John Kubel Wise; Assoc VP, Hospitality/Aux Svcs; Graylyn: Admin & General

25 Years

Steven James Folmar; Associate Professor; Anthropology

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