Wayne Silver, Professor of Biology When you say something tastes good, you really mean it “flavors” good. The brain puts together information from taste and olfactory (smell) receptors, along with information about texture and temperature (mouth feel), to produce flavor. Taste receptors only sense things that are salty, sweet, bitter, sour and umami (Japanese for […]
Stories Tagged: Class of 1982
June 3, 2014
June 3, 2014
GIMME AN ARNOLD PALMER! Hot day? Here’s a cool antidote: “Mr. Palmer (’51, LL.D. ’70) had been privately brewing a mixture of lemonade and iced tea in his home for many years. In the late 1960s, in a bar in Palm Springs, California, Mr. Palmer ordered a mixture of lemonade and iced tea, and […]
May 21, 2014
David Furr (’80 JD ’82) teams up with Superman to honor hometown heroes.
January 24, 2014
In a narrow room over the garage, paint palettes and easels await two Wake Forest fraternity brothers. Some weeks the two fellows never make it up the wooden stairs past the Christmas wreaths stored on the wall. They sit on the couch in the living room to watch sports on the big-screen television, or they […]
October 2, 2013
Bentrice Jusu (’13) Trenton, NJ Founder and executive director of Both Hands: The Artlet Her cause: Since 2011, she’s served disadvantaged youth through Both Hands, her nonprofit arts-based mentoring program in Trenton, N.J. Among her awards: Wake Forest’s Schoonmaker Student Prize for Community Service; the Martin Luther King Jr. Building the Dream Award; and the […]
November 26, 2012
Bobby Higdon (’85, JD ’89) and Frank Bradsher (’82) are helping rebuild Kosovo’s judicial system.
July 16, 2012
You can learn a lot about life from animals, says veterinarian Lynne M. Flood (’82).
April 13, 2012
The sounds of war were never far away from the makeshift courtrooms of Federal Judge Frank Whitney (’82) in Iraq and Afghanistan.
August 9, 2011
Steve Dixon (’82), who co-produced “Tony and Janina’s American Wedding,” helps reunite an immigrant family.
January 20, 2011
Mike and Mary Flynn Farrell’s historic gift honors their family’s past and the University’s future.