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Alumni Chris Nave (Psychology ’06) featured on CNN

Chris discusses the findings and implications of a recent study in which he found interesting & significant correlations between childhood personality (as rated by teachers) and (40-years later) adult behavior.  



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Microbiology Alumni (1986) – Larry D. Gray, PhD, (D)ABMM

Larry Gray, a 1986 Alumni of the Microbiology graduate program, was recently appointed by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) to be Chair of the Committee on Postgraduate Education Programs (CPEP).  CPEP oversees the function and accreditation of 14 postgraduate …

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Mathematics Graduate – “Teacher of the Year”


Ms. Heather King, a math teacher at West Forsyth High School, is the 2010-11 Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Teacher of the Year. “Heather King is by far one of the most outstanding teachers I have ever had the pleasure of watching,” …

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Gordon A. Melson Outstanding Master’s Award Winner

0036 Ms. Clare Hector
Department of Biology

“The committee recognized your contributions to the genetic and biochemical characterization of Drosophila (fruit fly) genes that participate in the responses to physiological stress. The review committee was impressed that this work has already …

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Gordon A. Melson Outstanding Doctoral Award Winner

Christine_Carlisle Christine Carlisle, PhD
Department of Physics

Yours has been fundamental work concerning the nature of blood clots, processes on which we rely on practically a daily basis to stem the flow of blood following trauma and are actively involved in …

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VT-WFU Center for Injury Biomechanics Award


Congratulations to Dr. Scott Gayzik and Mr. Dan Moreno of the VT-WFU Center for Injury Biomechanics! They have been awarded first place in the 2010 Mimics Innovation Awards for their project “The Development of Full Body Geometrical Data for Finite …

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Ms. Jennifer Kiger – Molecular Genetics Alumni

Jennifer Kiger is currently a Health Communications Intern with the National Cancer Institute’s Office of Communications and Education (OCE), Multicultural and International Communications (https://hcip.nci.nih.gov/Profiles.html). In this capacity, Ms. Kiger develops, implements, and evaluates strategic communications plans for topics including health …

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