Famous painting is ‘reading’ assignment for first-year students More than 1,200 first-year students and their advisers visited Reynolda House Museum of American Art on Sunday as part of this year’s summer “reading” project. Rather than reading an assigned book before they arrived on campus, new students instead studied a painting, Frederic Church’s 1855 masterpiece, The Andes…
Wake Forest University’s Campus Garden overflows with tomatoes. But, with names like Never Ripe and Green Ripe, many will never be the rich, red orbs you’d slice up for sandwiches. These tomatoes – mutant varieties bred for research – will help Gloria K. Muday, Ph.D., a professor of biology, determine how the hormone ethylene can…
Renaissance man Pete Weigl of biology becomes the first in his department to retire in 20 years. An article recently published by David Fyten of the Office of Creative Services highlights the career of Peter D. Weigl. As an ecologist, Weigl has conducted research at and taken student and travel study groups to remote locations…
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