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April 12th, 2013 | Faculty News
Every year the Teaching and Learning Center honors up to five faculty for innovations in their teaching. This year’s winners span the sciences, the arts, literature and mathematics, but all share the dedication to teaching and the willingness to take risks that result in better student learning.
Find out more about the innovative work of Christa Colyer (chemistry), Cynthia Gendrich (theater), Grace Wetzel (English), Jack Dostal (physics), Stewart Carter (music) and Sarah Mason (mathematics). Continue reading »
April 2nd, 2013 | Faculty News
The Undergraduate REsearch and Creative Activities (URECA) Center has honored professor of chemistry Ron Noftle and professor of art history Harry Titus with its highest honors for faculty.
They recently won the inaugural URECA Faculty Awards for Excellence in Mentorship in Research and Creative Work in the Sciences and Humanities, respectively.
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March 26th, 2013 | Staff News
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The Wake Forest community gathered together for Founders’ Day Convocation on Feb. 21 to celebrate the University’s founding in 1834 and the accomplishments of faculty and alumni in teaching, research and service.
Faculty awards are listed below:
- Rhoda B. Billings (JD ’66), who was a professor at the School of Law from 1973 to 2003, won the Medallion of Merit, the University’s highest honor.
- Music professor Louis R. Goldstein won the John Reinhardt Award for Distinguished Teaching.
- Assistant professor of physics Oana Jurchescu won the Reid-Doyle Prize for Excellence in Teaching.
- Assistant professor of chemistry Patricia Dos Santos received the Award for Excellence in Research.
- Anne Boyle, professor of English and associate dean for student-faculty academic initiatives, received the Donald O. Schoonmaker Faculty Award for Community Service.
- Ken Zick, vice president and dean of student affairs and professor of law, was awarded the Kulynych Family Omicron Delta Kappa Award.
- Associate professor of legal writing Tracey Banks Coan was presented the Joseph Branch Excellence in Teaching Award.
To find out more about Convocation, the awards and those who won then, see the Wake Forest News Center »
December 12th, 2012 | Faculty News
Congratulations to Jeffrey Katula, assistant professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Maya Angelou Center for Health-Project 2 (WFUHS PI: Calles)” has been funded by the National Institute of Health and WFU Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).
Congratulations to Bruce King, professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “Synthesis of 33177 as an Influenza Antigen” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and WFU Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).
Congratulations to Patricia A. Nixon, associate professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Pre-natal Events, Post-natal Consequences II (Competitive Renewal)” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the WFU Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).
Congratulations to Walter J. Rejeski, professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Look Ahead” has been funded by the National Institutes (NIH) and the WFU Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).
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October 12th, 2012 | Staff News
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September 26th, 2012 | University Announcement
Dear Wake Forest Community,
I hope your semester is off to a productive start. At the end of August, I was pleased to welcome the class of 2016 to campus, 79 percent of which graduated in the top 10 percent of their high school class. Wake Forest continues to attract top-caliber students because we continue to provide an exceptional education. Our ability to meet and exceed our students’ expectations depends on our stewardship of University resources and our ability to pursue new and innovative ways to fulfill the University’s mission.
Last May, I sent you an email sharing my intent to implement a University-wide Strategic Resource Initiative. Provost Rogan Kersh and Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance Hof Milam will lead a steering committee charged with assessing opportunities to capture funds through greater efficiency, collaboration and practical solutions. The ultimate goal of the committee is to identify funds that will allow us to continue progress on our most important strategic priorities, including student financial aid and competitive compensation for faculty and staff.
I am grateful to the faculty members, deans and administrators on the Strategic Resource Initiative Steering Committee for volunteering the time and considerable energy it will take to meet our goals. To be successful it will be important that we all respect the confidential nature of the deliberations to take place. The following people have agreed to serve on the steering committee: Continue reading »
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