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What Can You Make? WakerSpace Launches

What Can You Make? WakerSpace Launches
December 6, 2018

WakerSpace, Wake Forest’s official “makerspace,” officially launched on Nov. 19, 2018. Makerspaces are collaborative work environments that enable people of all skill levels to work on creative projects...

Sustainable Eating Options Improving On Campus

Sustainable Eating Options Improving On Campus
November 29, 2018

Wake Forest’s shift to a plant-forward dining focus is enabling students to have more control over their dietary choices and thus how their personal behavior affects climate change. Performance Dining...

One Fish, Two Fish, Hot Fish, Hotter Fish

One Fish, Two Fish, Hot Fish, Hotter Fish
November 29, 2018

Marine ecologist Dr. John Bruno spoke about the effects of temperature on ocean communities to a packed room of approximately 100 faculty and students in Winston Hall on Nov. 26. His seminar, “Ocean...

‘One World, One Health’: Viral Outbreak Exhibit

'One World, One Health': Viral Outbreak Exhibit
November 15, 2018

On October 1, 2018, Professor Pat Lord in the Department of Biology hosted Dr. Sabrina Sholts, who gave a lecture to faculty and staff titled “Anthropology, Infectious Disease, and One Health in the...

Beer Goggles And Blackouts: The Science Behind Shots

Beer Goggles And Blackouts: The Science Behind Shots
November 15, 2018

As Wake Forest quickly approaches the end of its regular football season, this also means the end of warm weather, the beginning of all-night finals study sessions and the very last home tailgate. The...

Wake Forest Hosts 34th Annual Biology Symposium

Wake Forest Hosts 34th Annual Biology Symposium
November 15, 2018

On Friday evening, more than 90 people from Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina gathered in Benson 401 for Wake Forest’s 34th annual Perspectives in Biology Symposium. Based...

Exploring Mono Under The Microscope

Exploring Mono Under The Microscope
November 8, 2018

Most college students have experienced the unsettling moment when you start to feel a little soreness in your throat. Suddenly, you realize how fatigued you have been and feel a little warmer than usual....

Dining Dilemma On The Opioid Epidemic

Courtesy of National Center for Health Statistics
November 8, 2018

Last night, over 60 guests attended a Dining Dilemma discussion in the Magnolia Room in Reynolda Hall entitled “A Deadly Dose — What is Your Role in the Opioid Epidemic?” The event is part of an...

Systems Biology Researcher Presents On Campus

Systems Biology Researcher Presents On Campus
November 8, 2018

Dr. Raja Jothi spoke to approximately 40 faculty and students in a lecture titled “Uncovering Unknown Unknowns of Gene Regulation” in Winston on Nov. 5. Jothi heads the Systems Biology Group within...

Campus Sustainability Promotes Local Food Security

Campus Sustainability Promotes Local Food Security
November 8, 2018

Oftentimes, food is grown, packaged, transported and sold only to be thrown away and sent to landfills. However, at the same time, a growing number of people face food insecurity. What is needed to address...

Review: Apple’s Second Fall 2018 Product Launch

Photo courtesy of Apple
November 3, 2018

On Tuesday morning, Apple announced new iPad and Mac product upgrades in their second large reveal of this fall. At the Brooklyn Academy of Music in NYC, Apple demonstrated their new plan to reinvigorate...

The Biology Behind The Emotion Of Fear

The Biology Behind The Emotion Of Fear
October 31, 2018

According to a study done at the University of Westminster, watching a 90-minute horror movie can burn up to 113 calories. Why? Well, let’s go through the typical experience of viewing a haunted flick. As...

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