Greetings site visitor! We in the Provost's Office are delighted to welcome you; come visit us here in 204 Reynolda Hall. Our most often-asked question is “just what IS a provost, anyway?” We've responded humorously in the video below.
More briefly: the provost is a university’s chief academic officer,working with the deans and President Hatch to enhance undergraduate, graduate, and professional education on Wake Forest’s campus.
Magnolias Project — Sustainability Across the Curriculum The Office of Sustainability invites you to enhance your teaching and engagement with sustainability issues by participating in the Magnolias Project May 15-16, 2013 on the Wake Forest campus. No prior experience with sustainability-related issues in the classroom or in research is necessary, and faculty at all ranks [...]
TechXploration will take place on Thursday, April 4, between noon and 3:00 pm in room 401 of the Benson University Center to showcase faculty use of technology. The purpose of this event is to allow faculty, staff and students to see how technologies are being leveraged in teaching, learning, research, engagement, and creative endeavors at [...]
On March 19, Wake Forest University and the North Carolina Diversity and Inclusion Partners brought together higher education leaders, industry executives, and national experts to discuss how to prepare students today to be employees in a diverse and global workforce. A featured event of Wake Forest’s commemoration of its 50th anniversary of racial integration, the symposium [...]
On March 9, 26 students and 7 faculty and staff members met at the International Civil Rights Museum in Greensboro, N.C. to kick-off their Civil Rights Bus Tour part of Wake Alternative Breaks. For one week, this group traveled throughout the southern United States completing meaningful service projects and meeting distinguished guest speakers while deep-diving [...]
Wade Murphy, Wake Forest College Class of 2000 and a member of the College Board of Visitors, has made a $1 million gift to the Humanities Institute, which allows the Institute to more than fulfill the fundraising goal required by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Challenge Grant it was offered in December 2010. [...]
The Wake Forest community gathered together for Founders’ Day Convocation on Feb. 21 to celebrate the University’s founding in 1834 and the accomplishments of faculty and alumni in teaching, research and service. Applause and appreciation permeated Wait Chapel during the annual celebration, which also included videos and orations from graduating seniors reflecting on their time at Wake [...]
The Wake Forest Schools of Business Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program continues to boast a 100 percent job placement rate and attract candidates from across the country and around the world. Victoria “Tori” Stewart grew up in Medina, Ohio, and was initially attracted to Wake Forest as an undergraduate student. “During my junior [...]
Eranda is a visiting scholar at the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also received his Ph.D. in positive and political psychology. He subsequently served as the postdoctoral fellow for the Character Project—a multi-year interdisciplinary research initiative funded by the John Templeton Foundation— where he worked with William Fleeson and R. Michael Furr. His research interests include the stability of personality and moral traits, questions of mental health and post-traumatic growth among war-affected populations in Rwanda and Sri Lanka, and the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of positive psychology.
Kristen Beavers, a visiting professor in health and exercise science, was recently featured in the Winston-Salem Journal after her manuscript was published online in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The study found an increase in fat throughout the thigh is likely to contribute to mobility loss in otherwise healthy older adults. Beavers received her B.S. in Human Biology, Health, and Society from the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University. She then obtained her Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before continuing her education at Baylor University to receive her Ph.D. in the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation.
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