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Shamans, sheikhs and shadow puppets

August 20th, 2012 | Publication (LINK) The Ben Franklin Fellow from Macedonian shows children from the Boys and Girls Club her nation's flag as she talks about her country.

From Buddhist shrines to the largest Muslim mosque in Southeast Asia, five Wake Forest students were completely immersed in the diverse religious and social practices that shape Indonesian culture through one of the University’s study-abroad classes.

Fruit fly research might change diabetes treatment

August 8th, 2012 | Publication (LINK)Music professor Peter Kairoff performs a concert in Shanghai, China.

Erik Johnson’s latest study, which appears in the current issue of the Genetics, uses the fruit fly to look at enzyme signaling as a key to developing new treatments for diabetes and as an aid in all sorts of metabolic research, including weight-loss drugs.