Wake Forest receives 2014 Beckman Scholars Award

Last spring, Wake Forest was invited to apply for the Beckman Scholars Program, a program which recognizes outstanding undergraduate research students in chemistry and biological sciences.  A few weeks ago, Wake Forest was notified that it was one of twelve universities in the United States that have received the prestigious Beckman Scholars award.  The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, which […]

ACC-IAC Fellowships awarded to two Wake Forest students

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the ACC-IAC Creativity and Innovation Fellowships:  Kristiana Chan, a studio art major, and Anna Grace Tribble, an anthropology major!  Their projects are titled “Investigating Social Entrepreneurship, Female Empowerment, and the Power of Story in the Nepalese Himalayas,” and “Tuberculosis Education of Community Health Workers in Nepal.” The ACC-IAC Creativity […]

Wake and Debate—a long history and cause for celebration

“Long before we played football, edited publications, acted, or sang—in fact, almost before we studied, we of Wake Forest talked.” Howler (Yearbook) 1943 – Ed Wilson On February 8, Wake Forest debaters Richard Min and Lee Quinn along with Joe LeDuc and Melvin Washington received First Round Bids to the National Debate Tournament (NDT). The […]

Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Mathematics Awarded to WFU alum

An Update The Simons Foundation has posted online an interview with Phillip Griffiths — there are both written and oral comments.  Segment two (see playlist at the right of the screen) has a 5 minute oral interview where Griffiths talks about his time at WFU (e.g. he had a small scholarship to play basketball, but […]

Wake Forest University Teacher Appreciation Week

I am sure you have been wondering why we have been featuring the #WFUTaughtMe banner on the College and on the CBoV web pages:  we have been celebrating Wake Forest’s ranking as number 11th in the nation in schools that value undergraduate teaching. To commemorate this outstanding achievement, the Office of the Dean, led by […]

Faculty Participation in Undergraduate Research Day

The Undergraduate REsearch and Creative Activities Center (URECA) is a great example of student-faculty collaborations, initiatives and close academic interactions. The center was established to promote undergraduate research and creative activity across Wake Forest College and also to provide venues for publicizing research results, while maintaining a record of undergraduate scholarly activity. This year’s celebration […]

Wake Forest is one of the best!

This week, I was excited to see the latest U.S. News  & World Report (USN&WR) rankings of the best national universities released on September 10.  Wake Forest received our highest overall ranking ever. U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 Best Colleges guide ranked us 23rd among 281 national universities.  More importantly for the College, USN&WR also […]

Bravo to our 2013 Master of Arts in Counseling program’s graduating class

I am ever-so-proud of our Counseling program and the graduates of that program.  Ever since the Wake Forest Counseling Program became CACREP accredited in 1996, graduating students take a standardized exam, the National Counseling Exam, NCE, as part of becoming licensed counselors.  From 1996 through 2013, 100% of our counseling students who have taken the […]

Faculty member’s art featured at the North Carolina Museum of Art

Wake Forest College offers students the opportunity to interact closely with our faculty, who are nationally and internationally known scholars and artists.  This national and international recognition comes in many forms.  In a few days, the work of one of our studio arts faculty, Page Laughlin (Art Department)  will be featured at the North Carolina Museum of […]

Pauca named top innovator by NBC Latino

Today we celebrate one of the College’s notable teacher-scholars. Late in September, we learned that one of our accomplished faculty members, Paúl Pauca, was named as one of this year’s 20 top innovators by NBC Latino.  Paúl, an associate professor in the Computer Science Department, received this award for his development of an iPhone app […]