FAHRBACH REAPPOINTED CHAIR OF BIOLOGY
We thank and appreciate Dr. Susan Fahrbach for her continued leadership and strong service as Chair of Biology. Her reappointment will commence on July 1, 2020. Fahrbach is a Reynolds Professor of Developmental Neuroscience in the Department of Biology.
FACULTY TENURE AND PROMOTIONS
Congratulations to the following faculty members who have received promotions, effective July 1, 2020:
Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor
Dr. Sarah McDonald Esstman
Promotion to Associate Teaching Professor
Dr. Diana Arnett
NSF Awards $3 Million Grant To Support Research for Heat-Tolerant Tomatoes
Research looking into tomato pollination at high temperatures that could lead to future heat-tolerant crops has received a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
The coalition of scientists supported by this funding includes Dr. Gloria Muday, Dr. James B. Pease, and a previous undergraduate student of Muday’s at Wake Forest: Dr. Mark Johnson (’93).
You can read more about the Faculty Honors and Announcements in the Dean’s Office Digest:
Spring 2020 Honors & Announcements