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Parking, traffic information about student move-in starting Aug. 21

This message is distributed on behalf of Residence Life and Housing:

Wake Forest will welcome a new freshman class on Wednesday, August 21, when new student move-in begins at 8 a.m. For faculty and staff scheduled to be on campus that busy morning, the University has recommendations for where to enter campus and park.

On August 21, the University asks that faculty and staff enter campus through the Polo Road entrance. New students and their families will be encouraged to enter campus via the University Parkway and Reynolda Road entrances.

Traffic is expected throughout the day and will begin around 7 a.m. as families arrive for move-in. Due to the increased traffic, faculty and staff seeking to park on campus are encouraged to arrive on campus early. The Hearn Plaza lots will be available for faculty and staff parking. However, the University asks that faculty and staff avoid parking on South Campus (Lots E, F, G, and J) and in Lots Q and W1/W2 to allow parking for our new students and their families.

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Proposals funded: Stone, Canzona, Cordy

Congratulations to Eric Stone, professor of psychology, whose proposal entitled “Collaborative Research: Behavioral Consequences of Excessive Confidence” has been funded by the National Science Foundation.

Congratulations to Mollie Canzona, assistant professor of communication, whose proposal entitled “Optimizing health related quality of life measurement in adolescent and young adult oncology: A PROMISing solution” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) Wake Forest University Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Regina Cordy, assistant professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “A systems biology investigation of the interplay between gut microbes and blood metabolites in the development of malarial anemia” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health.

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Proposals funded: Donati, Kim-Shapiro, Jayawickreme

Congratulations to George Donati, associate research professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “Copper is a Host Effector in Protection Against Urinary Tract Infection” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) Texas A&M University.

Congratulations to Daniel Kim-Shapiro, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Antidote for inhaled CO poisoning based on mutationally engineered neuroglobin” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) the University of Pittsburgh.

Congratulations to Eranda Jayawickreme, associate professor of psychology, whose proposal entitled “Exemplar Interventions to Develop Character” has been funded by the John Templeton Foundation.

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Proposals funded: Rejeski, Brunsting, Muday

Congratulations to Jack Rejeski, research professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Intervening on sedentary behavior to prevent weight regain in older adults” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) Wake Forest University Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Nelson Brunsting, director of global research and assessment, whose proposal entitled “Investigating potential effects of different sources and types of support on the burnout trajectories of special education teachers serving students with emotional-behavioral disorders” has been funded by the Spencer Foundation.

Congratulations to Gloria Muday, professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Flavonoid Regulation of Root Architecture and Reactive Oxygen Species Signaling” has been funded by the National Science Foundation.

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Football Fan Fest set for Aug. 17

The 2019 Wake Forest Football Fan Fest, presented by Wake Forest Baptist Health, will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 17 at BB&T Field.

Admission and parking for the event are free.

fan festThe event gives fans an opportunity to meet coaches and players of Wake Forest’s fall sports teams.  The football, field hockey and volleyball teams will be available for autographs and photographs at the event.

The football team will be introduced at 6 p.m.  Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with parking available in the Gold Lot and entrance through Gate 1 under McCreary Tower.

Some of the activities of the event include inflatable games, a balloon artist and special appearances by the Demon Deacon and the Wake Forest spirit squad.

More details are available here.

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