As of December 31, Wake Forest investigators had already received over $4.1 million
from external sponsors and submitted 52 proposals,
requesting $16.3 million.
Mark Curtis, Economics, received his first externally-sponsored award. He received a
grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for his project titled “Industrial Energy
Effiiency: The Role of Management Practices and Public Policy.”
Fall Pilot Research Grants:
Rebecca Thomas, German & Russian and Christian Waugh, Psychology, “LANGUAGE
MATTERS: assessing effect of SLCI intervention on cultural adaptation in Spanish-
speaking context”
Bill Conner, Biology, “Bat/Moth Arms Race Part I: Phylogenomics of the Bat/Moth Arms
Race Part II: Mechanisms of Sonar Jamming”
James Pease, Biology, “Genomic and Transcriptomic Analysis of 3 Species of North Caro-
lina Magnolia”
Wayne Silver, Biology, “Earthworm chemesthesis”
John Dalton and Tommy Leung, Economics, “The Economic Legacy and Long-term Con-
sequences of the African Slave Trade”
Keith Bonin and Martin Guthold, Physics, “Drug Discovery on Illumina Next-Generation
Sequencing Machine”
Catherine Harnois, Sociology, “Mistreatment, Discrimination, and Intersectionality: Re-
assessing the dominant framework for conceptualizing and measuring discrimination”
Spring deadlines for internal programs and funds
Dean’s Office, Archie Fund for the Arts & Humanities, February 15
ORSP, Pilot Research Grants (PRG), Friday, February 24
ORSP, Collaborative Pilot Grants (CPG), Friday, March 3
Applications are currently being accepted for the sixth incarnation of our enormously
successful Creative and Research Activities Development & Enrichment (CRADLE VI)
program. Fellows will receive group and individual training with grants consultant David
Bauer beginning in September 2017. The deadline for applications is Friday, March 31.
Don't miss these programs and events supported by the Humanities Institute throughout the month of February!
Deadline for opportunity made possible by a grant for Engaged Humanities from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is fast approaching:
Reynolda Conference in the Engaged Humanities - Summer 2018: Final proposals are due to Allison Perkins (perkinac@wfu.edu), Executive Director
of Reynolda House and Associate Provost for Reynolda House and Reynolda Gardens, and Dean Franco (francodj@wfu.edu), Director of the WFU Hu-
manities Institute and Professor of English, by or before March 31. Applicants who wish to receive committee feedback and comments are strongly
encouraged to submit a full draft of the proposal by February 15 Those intending to submit a draft of the proposal must first submit a completed cover
page (only) to Allison Perkins and Dean Franco by February 1. Faculty who wish to learn more about the Reynolda Conference grant are encouraged to
contact HI Director Dean Franco.
HI Summer Writing Grant Presentation with Derek Hicks
Derek Hicks, Assistant Professor in the School of Divinity, was one of four recipients of a Humanities Institute Summer Writing Grant fo r Summer
2016. He will give the talk "Feeding Flesh and Spirit: Stories of Religion, Food, and Resilience in the Black Faith Tradition" at 1:00pm on Wednesday,
February 15 in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Auditorium.
Keyword Crossings
Faculty from the humanities and sciences dare to explain common keywords to their non-specialist colleagues. For this first-time event the common
keyword is "Scale." Keyword Crossings takes place on Friday, February 17, at 4:00 pm at Wake Downtown, second floor atrium.
Narrative Medicine Lunch & Learn
The first meeting of the Narrative Medicine Lunch & Learn Program will take place from 12:15-1:15pm on Friday, February 17th in the PA Studies Pro-
gram Classroom at 525@Vine. Click here to read more and to sign up.
Questions? Contact Director Dean Franco (francodj@wfu.edu) or Assistant Director Aimee Mepham (mephamam@wfu.edu).
Four law professors discussed Trump’s environmental
policies at an event hosted by Wake Forest’s Center for
Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) in the
Byrum Welcome Center as a way to hear from experts on
what the country can expect in the next four years.
Members of Wake Forest Law’s 1L Trial Team Virginia
Stanton, Tim Day, Ashley Collette, Stephanie Johnson and
Ashley DiMuzio beat out 33 other teams from North
Carolina law schools to win the University of North Caroli-
na at Chapel Hill’s 2017 Kilpatrick Townsend 1L Mock Trial
Competition held January 19-21
JBIPL wins The Expert Institute’s Best Law School Blog
Contest for the second year running
Alex Teixeira (JD ‘18) wins 45th annual Edwin M. Stanley
Moot Court Competition
National Moot Court Team wins region, Best Brief Moves
on to national finals
Alumni, professors featured in Law School Transparency
podcast series ‘Women in the Law’
Pro Bono Project’s Teen Court program, alumnae featured
in Fox 8 news segment
Wake Forest Law hosts Legal Writing Institute one-day
workshop, Friday, December 9
Wake Forest Law partners with School of Divinity to offer
online Faith-Based Nonprofit Leadership certificate begin-
ning in January
Wake Forest Law becomes home to North Carolina Busi-
ness Court, which heard its first case on January 10
Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law presents
‘Banking Law: Current and Future Issues,’ on February 10
Journal of Law and Policy announces schedule for
“Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm: Challenges to the
Regulation of the Funeral Industry and the American Way
of Death” symposium February 23-24
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