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WFDD announces winner of its student podcast challenge

WFDD announced the winner of its Student Podcast Challenge, a project launched in response to the coronavirus pandemic that has gripped the country for the last several months. The news cycle has been dominated by Covid19-related stories, but according to Gabriel Maisonnave, “there was one voice that was constantly missing: that of youth.”

Maisonnave manages Hive, WFDD’s education program, which encompasses Radio Camp, Radio 101, and several other initiatives. “Students all across the country have seen their lives upended and have been forced to deal with a reality that even most grown-ups have been struggling to get a hold of,” said Maisonnave. With Maisonnave leading the charge, WFDD launched a regional Student Podcast Challenge, and communicated with teachers in school districts throughout the Piedmont and High Country about the opportunity.

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TechX 2020

Logo for TechX 2020 event

TechX will take place Feb. 25 between 12-3 p.m. in Room 401 of the Benson University Center. Drop by to see how your colleagues and other campus community members are using technology in a number of creative endeavors across our campus! Click here to mark your calendar!

Be sure to catch one or more of our keynote speakers:

12:15 p.m.
The Canvas Experience
Brian Calhoun, Associate Professor, Education
Frank Whitworth, student, B.S. Computer Science, MESA minor
Laura Brewer, Manager, Learning Platforms, Academic Technology

1:15 p.m. 
Strategy Strikes Back – Utilizing a Podcast for Storytelling
Melissa Ringhisen, Military Science
Brianna Derr, Manager, Advanced Learning Projects, Academic Technology

2:15 p.m.
Isn’t That The Old Student Health Building??
Steve Nedvidek, Adjunct Lecturer, Entrepreneurship
Paul Whitener, Assistant Director, Digital Fabrication & Maker Education, Academic Technology

Register to win a door prize and enjoy light refreshments. Check out the TechX web page for more information about the event and details about the keynote speakers!

We look forward to seeing you!

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Staff and faculty milestones June 2018

See a list of staff and faculty milestones for June 2018:

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Faculty promotions 2018

Congratulations to Wake Forest faculty who have received promotions, effective July 1.

Promotion to Full Professor

Fred Chen, Economics
Adam Friedman, Education
Jed Macosko, Physics
Rebecca Morrow, School of Law
Lynn Neal, Study of Religions
Wayne Pratt, Psychology
Sarah Raynor, Mathematics and Statistics
Fred Salsbury, Physics
Michelle Voss Roberts, School of Divinity

Promotion to Associate Professor

Mark Alan Brown, Education
Amy Catanzano, English
Benjamin Coates, History
Chanchal Dadlani, Art
Sara Dahill-Brown, Politics and International Affairs
Robert Erhardt, Mathematics & Statistics
Eranda Jayawickreme, Psychology
Eric Jones, Anthropology
Zak Lancaster, English
Ronald Neal, Study of Religions
John Oksanish, Classical Languages
Jennifer Priem, Communication
Ron Von Burg, Communication
Ke Zhang, Biology

Promotion to Full Professor of Legal Writing

Harold Lloyd, School of Law
Abigail Perdue, School of Law

Promotion to Senior Librarian

Steve Kelley, Z. Smith Reynolds Library

Promotion to Associate Teaching Professor

Eric Ekstrand, English
Heath Greene, Psychology
Anna Kate Lack, Biology
Eric Stottlemyer, English
Brian Warren, Classical Languages
Elisabeth Whitehead, English

Promotion to Full Professor of the Practice

Justin Green, Communication

Promotion to Associate Professor of the Practice

Chris Martin, Theatre and Dance

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Comings and goings for January 2018

See a list of employees joining and leaving the University in January 2018:

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