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Perspectives in Biology Symposium 2012

by May 11, 2012
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The Department of Biology is pleased to announce the roster of speakers for the 28th Annual Perspectives in Biology symposium on November 9 and 10, 2012. We look forward to seeing you there!  Our Featured Speakers are Terry Hazen, Kiisa Nishikawa, and Robert Bridges. The PIB Symposium program brings three Read more »

Support for entrepreneurship

by September 22, 2011
William Conner, Farr Professor of Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship

Professor of Biology William E. Conner has been named the first David and Lelia Farr Professor of Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship. The chair was established by David (’77) and Lelia (’77) Farr of St. Louis, Mo., to recognize Conner and his work with the Wake Forest Program in Innovation, Creativity Read more »

What do you see in the Andes?

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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, Read more »

Green fruit, deep roots

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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 Read more »

Weigl: renaissance man of Biology

by September 5, 2010
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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 Read more »

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