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    • Lainey Drake awarded Brooke Owens Fellowship
      Sophomore Physics-Theatre double major Lainey Drake earned the prestigious Brooke Owens Fellowship, As a Brooke Owens Fellow, Lainey will spend the summer as an engineering intern with Virgin Galactic in Las Cruces, New Mexico as they pioneer commercial space travel.  Read more about Lainey and her appointment. Read more about the 2020 Class of Brooke … Read more
    • Three WFU Physics majors named Goldwater Scholars
      Robert Bradford, a junior physics major/math minor doing research with Professor Oana Jurchescu; Noah Meyer a sophomore, physics/applied mathematics major  doing research with professor Timo Thonhauser; and Fernando Rigal, a sophomore physics/applied mathematics major doing research with professor Daniel Kim-Shapiro, have been named 2019-20 Goldwater Scholars. The three were chosen from a pool of 1,200 … Read more
    • Prof. Thonhauser Named Wright Family Professor in Physics
      Dr. Thonhauser has been awarded the title Wright Family Professor in Physics, effective July 1, 2019. Thonhauser is the founding Director of the new Center for Functional Materials and has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor effective July 1, 2019. The Wake Forest Professorships are endowed positions and are among the highest honors the institution can bestow on our faculty members. The selection … Read more
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