From researching regenerative medicine in Sweden to teaching in Vietnam, 11 Wake Forest students and recent graduates have been awarded Fulbright scholarships to go abroad during the 2013-1014 academic year. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program — the most prestigious international exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government — offers opportunities Read more »
The Chronicle of Higher Education Inc. has named Michael G. Riley (Carswell Scholar, ’81), editorial director of Bloomberg Government, to be its chief executive officer and editor in chief. He succeeds Philip W. Semas, who is retiring after 44 years at The Chronicle, the last 10 as president and editor in Read more »
Alec Christian, a junior from Salem, Conn., who studies organic chemistry, was recently awarded a Goldwater Scholarship. Christian was selected as one of 271 math, science and engineering students from around the country to receive the award for the 2013-2014 school year. Click here to read more
International Career Panel and Networking Event Four Wake alumni, who work in the field of international affairs, will return to campus on February 25. Their mission is to share advice with students interested in breaking into the field and to form a networking group where alums serve as resources for Read more »
Guy and Clara Carswell Scholar Brandon Turner (‘12) has learned the purposeful power that comes when a dedication to one’s work and a heart of compassion unite. Click here to read more.
Tom Phillips, director of the Wake Forest Scholars Program, has guided many Wake Forest students, as they plan their careers after college and follow their dreams. Click here to read more
RHODES SCHOLARSHIP Brandon Turner, Fontana, CA NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP Claire McLellan, Winchester, VA Elizabeth Moody (PhD ’15), Winston-Salem, NC Jeremy Ward (PhD ’15), Winston-Salem, NC GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP Claire McLellan (awarded 2011) TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP J’Taime Lyons (’13), Whitakers, NC KNOWLES SCIENCE TEACHING FELLOWSHIP Samantha Freiberg (MA Read more »
Wake Forest junior J’Taime Lyons of Whitakers, N.C., is among a distinguished group of undergraduate students nationwide who have been named 2012 Truman Scholars by the Washington-based Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Click here to read the entire article.
Brandon Turner, a Wake Forest senior who studies biophysics and plays rugby, has been named a Rhodes Scholar. Turner, who is from Fontana, Calif., conducts research on the molecular structure of proteins. Click here to read the entire article
Kara Peruccio, BA, Fulbright 2011 Kara A. Peruccio’s blog, Merhaba y’all, chronicles her nine months as a 2011-12 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Uşak, Turkey. Peruccio is a 2011 graduate of the College with a degree in history and minors in Italian and Women’s & Gender Studies. Read more »