"Michelle Roehm" Archive

Plans for proposed School of Professional Studies

The following message was shared with the campus community from Provost Rogan Kersh.

Dear Wake Forest Community:

Wake Forest’s Board of Trustees has approved plans to establish a School of Professional Studies in Charlotte. Pending completion of a full market analysis and business plan, the proposed school will house innovative degree and non-degree programs, including certificates and other credentials, for working professionals.

Charles Iacovou, Dean of the School of Business, will transition from his current role and begin serving as Dean of the School of Professional Studies and Vice Provost for Charlotte Programs on Jan. 4, 2021. Read more

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Wayne honored for extraordinary research contributions

Wake Forest business professor Julie Holliday Wayne teaches class in Farrell Hall

This is a guest post from the School of Business:

Wake Forest School of Business Associate Professor Julie Holliday Wayne was named an “extraordinary contributor” to work and family research. At the 2018 Work-Family Researchers Network Conference held June 21-23 in Washington, D.C., the organization recognized the top 60 scholars whose scholarship has made an impact on the field.

The selection came after researchers at Brigham Young University analyzed metrics for researchers in the field including their publishing articles and books, making landmark contributions that shaped the field, dissemination of research to policy makers and the public, providing service to the field, and reputation among work-family scholars.

In her research, Wayne studies how people’s work and personal lives intersect and how this affects their attitudes and behaviors at work as well as that of their spouses. She and her colleagues were among the first to study how work and family can benefit one another (work-family enrichment). Her research examines the meaning of work-life balance, considers factors that promote balance, and shows that employees having greater balance is good business for organizations.

Wayne’s research has been published in leading journals and books as well as in Fast Company, FoxNews.com, Forbes.com, Psychology Today, the Chicago Tribune, and Parents Magazine, among others. She serves on editorial boards and consults and conducts workshops to help organizations maximize their employees’ potential at work and in their personal lives.

“This is an esteemed group of scholars from multiple disciplines from institutions around the world,” said Michelle Roehm, the School’s vice dean of faculty. “We are pleased WFRN has recognized Julie Wayne for this significant achievement based on her years of research and contributions to the field.”

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Categories: Faculty NewsInside WFU

August 2017 staff milestones

See a list of staff milestones for August 2017:

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August 2012 faculty milestones

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Thursdays at Byrum Hall

Thursdays at Byrum HallThe Provost and the Undergraduate Admissions Office invite faculty and staff to Thursdays at Byrum Hall (the Welcome and Admissions Center) on Sept. 15. A wine and cheese reception will run from 4-4:30 p.m., followed by a program from 4:30-5:15 p.m. that will feature Mary Foskett, Timo Thonhauser and Michelle Roehm. Read more

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