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Where mathematics and a social perspective meet data

by Kim McGrath  |   mcgratka@nullwfu.edu  |   336.758.3209 Community structure, including relationships between and within groups, is foundational to our understanding of the world around us. New research by mathematics and statistics professor Kenneth Berenhaut, along with former postdoctoral fellow Katherine Moore and graduate student Ryan Melvin, sheds new light on some fundamental statistical […]


Dr. Nikolai Vitti – 2022 Hooding Speaker

Dr. Nikolai Vitti will be the Hooding Speaker for the 2022 Graduate School Ceremony on May 14th. Dr. Vitti was appointed as Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) on May 23, 2017 on a five-year contract. On December 8, 2021, the School Board extended his contract by an additional three years until June […]

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WFU Hosts 9th APFTIS

On March 25 and 26, 2022, Wake Forest University had the honor of hosting the 9th Asian-Pacific Forum on Translation and Intercultural Studies (APFTIS). The forum was held virtually, with over 300 participants joining in from across the globe. This year’s conference centered on Translating, Interpreting, and Language Industry in a New Era of Globalization, […]

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IIE-Artist Protection Fund Fellow Ammar Basha in residence at WFU

Ammar Basha, a Yemeni documentary filmmaker, has been awarded a prestigious IIE-Artist Protection Fund Fellowship and will be in residence at Wake Forest University for one year. An initiative of the Institute of International Education, the Artist Protection Fund (IIE-APF) fills a critical unmet need by protecting threatened artists and placing them at welcoming host institutions in […]

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Physics Doctoral Student Yan Li Defends Dissertation

Yan Li defended her PhD dissertation “First-Principles Investigations of Electrolytes Materials in All-Solid-State Batteries” on October 21st. Solid electrolytes have attracted significant interest due to the emerging interest in developing all-solid-state batteries. This has the potential for superior safety, high energy density, and long lifespan. The general purpose of her work is to apply computational […]

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Practice sharing your “Pitch” with others: A partnership event with GSA

 The Graduate Student Association is partnering with Professional Development to help you refine your elevator pitch. This is coming up in October and just before the Master’s and PhD Career Fair so you’ll be ready to practice it with employers!  What exactly is an elevator pitch, you might ask? An elevator pitch is a personal […]


What is GRD 717: Career Planning for Graduate Students?

Have you been looking for answers to your career questions? Been wondering how to effectively search for job? This course can help you engage in your job search and prepare the materials you’ll need to apply anyway! If you’re a full time student – this course is FREE to add. If you’re part-time contact Linda […]


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 […]


Virtual Career Development

INTRODUCING THE CAREER RESOURCE PORTAL (CRP) This site is continuously updated with new content for you to get the resources you need when you need them. Want to view resume samples? Get ideas on interview questions? Create a job search plan or find job openings? Start with the Career Resources Portal. This Google Site requires […]


Mark B. Scholl receives 2021 Fellows Award from the American Counseling Association

Mark B. Scholl, Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling, received the American Counseling Association Fellows Award on April 5, 2021, during the 2021 ACA Virtual Conference.  The ACA Fellows Award is the highest honor awarded by the association for significant and unique contributions to the counseling profession. Scholl’s research interests include culturally responsive counseling, […]


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