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Researchers win grant to create better drought-prediction tool | Wake Forest NewsAiming to increase the accuracy and timeliness of drought predictions in the United States, a team of environmental researchers at Wake Forest University has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a new method for predicting drought.
Dr. Lowman Travels to Costa Rica in Support of her NSF Award - Department of EngineeringTropical Montane Cloud Forests (TMCFs), which are unique tropical ecosystems that occur in a narrow altitudinal band between 800 and 3500 meters on mountains, are important ecosystems to study and conserve due to their exceedingly high biodiversity as well as the critical roles they play in local and regional water cycling. What makes these forests […]
Carolina Curious: How has the Salem Lake construction impacted local biodiversity?Since early September, Salem Lake’s water levels have been about 10 feet lower than normal as construction crews are working on the boat ramp and retaining walls. For people, this just means a few months without water activities. But Kernersville native and frequent Salem Lake visitor Elizabeth White wants to know how the construction will impact the surrounding nature life.
Lab Presents at WFU's Undergraduate Research Day
Max Hazlin ('22)
Sam Matterazzo ('22)
Julia Gass ('22)
Julia Powers ('23)
Leadership, Character, and Complex CalculationsAssistant Professor Lauren Lowman teaches a complicated third-year engineering course. When she introduced some of the Program’s strategies for developing character, she found her students looking at hard-to-solve physics and mathematics work in a new way.
Wake Forest forms search committee for Vice President of Campus Life | Inside WFU - news for faculty and staffWake Forest University has formed a search committee to seek a successor to Vice President of Campus Life Penny Rue, who announced her plans to retire last month. The search committee, co-chaired by President Wente and Provost Kersh, kicked off its work this week.
Two faculty receive prestigious Engineering Unleashed Fellowships | Inside WFU - news for faculty and staffWake Forest University assistant professors of engineering Erin Henslee and Lauren Lowman have received national acclaim for their work, which advances the program's mission to instill in students an entrepreneurial mindset and commitment to virtue. The Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) has named Henslee and Lowman as 2020 Engineering Unleashed Fellows for their contributions to engineering pedagogy and entrepreneurship.
"Simulating stomatal response to cloud immersion for montane cloud forests in the Southern Appalachians" published in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
Hidden waterways inspire Sept. 5 community science event | Wake Forest NewsWake Downtown offers more than office, classroom and lab space for engineering professor Lauren Lowman – its location inspired her to develop a unique science-in-the-community event called “Lost Waterways of Winston-Salem,” which debuts Thursday, Sept. 5.
Featured Faces of Wake Downtown | Wake Downtown | Wake Forest UniversityFounded in 1834, Wake Forest University is a private university located in Winston-Salem, N.C. We are a vibrant and diverse academic community where our students study in one or more of the 42 majors and program we offer within our six colleges and schools.
Wake Forest’s engineering program builds upon a culture of inclusivity | Wake Forest NewsAs its first group of engineering students declared their major this year, Wake Forest University achieved something that few, if any, programs have anywhere – a student body that more accurately represents the U.S. population.
Climate change: Wake Forest University experts | Wake Forest NewsAs diplomats from nearly 200 countries convene in Katowice, Poland, to negotiate plans for curbing global climate change, these scientists and policy experts can provide insight on the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference, the effects of global warming and the risks to the U.S. outlined in the recent Fourth National Climate Assessment, and proposed changes to the Clean Water Act.
Wake Forest engineering gains momentum, receives prestigious invitation to join KEEN | Wake Forest NewsWake Forest University’s Department of Engineering is celebrating a prestigious milestone with an unprecedented invitation to join the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) at the conclusion of its first academic year.