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Centers and Institutes Leadership Updates

For nearly 10 years, Wake Forest University’s Centers and Institutes have added greatly to the scholarly and creative life of campus, helping enhance both the impact and visibility of faculty engagement across disciplines. Wake Forest salutes and congratulates the faculty and staff who currently serve in, or have recently concluded, directorships and related leadership roles:

  • A new Center is in its planning-grant year, the Center for Functional Materials. Timo Thonhauser and Oana Jurchescu, both of our Department of Physics, serve as Co-planning Directors. The Center aims to bring together faculty from physics, chemistry, engineering and medicine to explore organic electronics, metal-organic framework materials and other next-generation materials.
  • Marianne Magjuka became the Executive Director of the Pro Humanitate Institute in September. Wake Forest thanks Melissa Harris-Perry, who previously served as the Executive Director and whose term as Faculty Director concluded at the end of the fall semester, for her three-year tenure at the helm of PHI and her ongoing direction of the Anna Julia Cooper Center.
  • Recently, Dan Cohen was named John C. Whitaker, Jr. Executive Director of the Center for Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship (ICE), with Paul Pauca taking the helm as ICE Faculty Director. University leaders extend their gratitude to Polly Black, outgoing director, and Bill Conner, who, until recently, served as Faculty Director since ICE’s inception.

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Muuss, Neese, Pauca, Isler to speak at Campus Connections

Bobby Muuss, coach of the men’s soccer team, will be among the speakers at Campus Connections on Dec. 15.  The event will begin at 8:45 a.m. with a light breakfast in Benson University Center, Room 401.

Other speakers will include Emily Neese and Paúl Pauca, who will present on Makerspace at the University.  Neese is associate vice president for strategy and operations and Pauca is Lelia and David Farr Faculty Chair of Innovation, Creativity & Entrepeneurship, as well as professor of computer science.

Malika Roman Isler, director of the Office of Wellbeing, will present on the office’s Wellspace’s initiative.

For those unable to attend, the event will be available through WebEx.

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Faculty promotions 2017

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

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Proposals funded: Messier, Pauca, Silman, Von Burg

Stephen Messier

Messier

Congratulations to Steve Messier, professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Pain Management in Osteoarthritis: Clinical Benefits and Cost Effectiveness” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under award number 4R01AR064320-04.

Paul Pauca

Pauca

Congratulations to Paul Pauca, associate professor of computer science, whose proposal entitled “2016 Boeing Analytics Research Scholar Program” has been funded by the Boeing Company.

 

Miles Silman

Silman

Congratulations to Miles Silman, professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Amazonian Center for Environment Research and Sustainability (ACERS) project” has been funded by the USAID.

Von Burg

Von Burg

Congratulations to Ron Von Burg, assistant professor of communication, whose proposal entitled “Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute – 2016” has been funded by the US Department of State.

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Proposals funded: Pauca, Silman, Von Burg

Paul Pauca

Pauca

Congratulations to Paul Pauca, associate professor of computer science, whose proposal entitled “2016 Boeing Analytics Research Scholar Program” has been funded by the Boeing Company.

 

Miles Silman

Silman

Congratulations to Miles Silman, professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Amazonian Center for Environment Research and Sustainability (ACERS) project” has been funded by the USAID.

Ron Von Burg

Von Burg

 

Congratulations to Ron Von Burg, assistant professor of communication, whose proposal entitled “Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute – 2016” has been funded by the US Department of State.

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