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Congratulations to 2019 Goldwater Scholarship winners!

Congratulations to 2019 Goldwater Scholarship winners Fernando Rigal, Noah Meyer, and Robby Bradford! Fernando Rigal Institution: Wake Forest University Field of Study: Physics and Astronomy Career Goal: I aspire to obtain a Ph.D. in Biophysics and Mathematics. I wish to pursue a career in research and eventually join NASA as a biophysicist, contributing to the … Continue reading Congratulations to 2019 Goldwater Scholarship winners!

Scholars Students at WordsAwake!

We are thankful to all the student scholars who joined Al Hunt in the 2018 Words Awake induction ceremony for distinguished writers.

Stamps Reception with President Hatch

Thank you to President Hatch for continuing this annual tradition with our Stamps Scholars! Our students always enjoy these direct and not moderated conversations about their lives, the future of the university, and the issues of the day.

Dr. Phillips and Students at Undergraduate Research Day ’18

Wake Forest students show the results of their research projects during Undergraduate Research Day in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library on Friday, September 28, 2018. Congratulations to our Carswell, Gordon, Reynolds, Stamps, and the many other scholars who participated in and presented at Undergraduate Research Day!   Poster # First Name Last Name Major (only … Continue reading Dr. Phillips and Students at Undergraduate Research Day ’18

Alum Update

Congratulations to Nancy S Reynolds Scholar alum Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on becoming the CEO of a start-up company in the national security sphere, Valens Global. Daveed co-founded this company with fellow Wake Forest grad Cyclone Covey. Daveed served on the national debate championship team at Wake Forest before graduating in 1998.

Life After Wake

My first post-graduate job took me to the Cape Eleuthera Institute in the Bahamas, where I worked as an outdoor educator and assisted on various research projects. While in the Bahamas, I was struck by swells (pun intended!) of pure joy and wonder when examining coral polyps with underwater lenses, watching peacock flounders disappear into … Continue reading Life After Wake

Carswell Scholar Alum Wins Planning Honor

Congratulations to scholar alumna Elizabeth Watson on this prestigious recognition! “Elizabeth Watson has been a lifelong innovator working to enhance rural communities and landscapes. She has devoted her career to educating non-planner stakeholders about the benefits of protecting heritage assets and reinforcing communities’ capacity for effective action. She co-authored Saving America’s Countryside, the rural planning … Continue reading Carswell Scholar Alum Wins Planning Honor

A page out of a Carswell alumna’s story

We are always asking our alums the what are you up to and where are you now questions. Here’s what Carswell alumna Lisa Yarger had to share: In 2016 my book, Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship, was published by UNC Press. The book won the 2017 Media Award from the … Continue reading A page out of a Carswell alumna’s story

Where are they now?

“After working at a tech startup in DC for three years, I decided to pursue a Master of Teaching at the University of Virginia. I graduated with my Masters in May of 2016, endorsed to teach Special Education and English as a Second Language. As of this summer, I am also endorsed to teach Algebra … Continue reading Where are they now?

Stamps Scholars Day Of Service

What a fun day bringing together the Wake Forest community and local refugee community with games and multilingual campus tours for the students and children led by the Stamps Scholars, SAFAR, and UndocuDeacs!