Student Research Archive

Wake Forest Psychology Students, Alumni Earn 2020 Emerging Scholar and Diversity Award

The Association for Research in Personality (ARP) recently named a set of graduate students and postdocs as recipients of its Emerging Scholar and Diversity Award. Of the 15 award recipients, four of them are current or former Wake Forest graduate students. Congrats to the following students and alumni: Andrew Rakhshani  (graduate of MA program) Yoo […]


“Breaking the Barriers”: ITS Faculty and Students Provide Remote Interpreting and Translation Services for Harvard China Education Symposium 2020

As one of the most prestigious and influential events on Chinese education in the United States, the Harvard China Education Symposium (CES) aims to gather practitioners, researchers and policymakers in the field of education to present the latest research, exchange new ideas, and brainstorm innovative solutions related to education in China. It has been organized […]


ITS Students interpret for renowned Beijing Opera Artist Suosen Lyu

On Jan 24, 2020, three Interpreting & Translation Studies (ITS) graduate students (Tong Wu, Yuzhu Zhang, and Hongyu Lu) traveled to Columbia, South Carolina to interpret for Professor  Lyu, a renowned Opera artist from Beijing, film director and professor of the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Art. Starting to learn Beijing opera and martial arts […]


Chemistry Doctorate Student Researches Forsyth County Schools’ Drinking Water

Following Water from the Yadkin River to the School Drinking Fountain By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (Read on WSFCS Website) MAY 2, 2019 – At Hanes Magnet Middle, students learned how drinking water makes its way from the Yadkin River or Salem Lake to the drinking fountains in their school and how safe it […]


19th Annual Graduate Student Research Day Winners

On Friday, March 22, 2019, over 100 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences presented their research projects via poster presentations and a Three-Minute Thesis competition. Research presentations spanned WFU’s 30+ graduate programs including biomedical research, liberal arts, social sciences, and basic science. Wake Forest faculty, students, […]


WFU leading the Interpreting Team for Pope Francis at WYD in Panama

The 16th World Youth Day was celebrated in Panama January 22-27, 2019.  Dr. Olgierda Furmanek, Director of the Interpreting and Translation Studies Program, was appointed by the Organizing Committee and the Vatican Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, chief-interpreter and team leader to help select, train and coordinate the 40 volunteer interpreters – young people, […]


ITS student Wins Prestigious ATA Translation Award

Devin Gilbert, MA in Interpreting and Translation Studies (WFU 2018) received the Student Translation Award from the American Translators Association (ATA) for the year 2018 for his project on translating Ondjaki’s novel Os da minha rua from Angolan Portuguese into English. This annual award recognizes outstanding student work that demonstrates promise for future research or […]


ITS students interpret for Acclaimed Director Pema Tseden at USC Upstate and Presbyterian College

On Oct 9th and 11th, graduate students from the Interpreting and Translation Studies Master’s program (ITS) traveled to University of South Carolina Upstate Campus (USCU) at Spartanburg and Presbyterian College (PC) at Clinton, South Carolina to interpret for Mr. Pema Tseden. Mr. Pema Tsedan is a 13-time award winning Tibetan film director and screenwriter who […]


Counseling MA Student Awarded $8,000 in Fellowship from NBCC

Winston-Salem, NC—The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Felix Morton IV of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, for the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program-Youth (MFP-Y). As an NBCC MFP-Y Fellow, Morton will receive funding and training to support his education and facilitate his service to underserved minority populations, with a […]


Highlights from 2018 Research Day and 3MT Presentations

The 2018 Wake Forest Graduate School Research Day took place on Tuesday, March 27 and featured a poster presentation followed by the annual Three-Minute Thesis Presentations, or 3MT. See the highlights below and watch all the 3MT Presentations here.


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