Humanities Highlights 2013-2014 Archive

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Arts and humanities at Wake Forest

July 7, 2014  |   Admissions, Arts & Culture, For Alumni, For Parents, Humanities, Humanities Highlights 2013-2014, Top Stories

Arts and humanities offer opportunities to learn about life through a variety of lenses. A new interdisciplinary program and a class where theatre students help train counseling students are just two examples of how Wake Forest combines imagination and insight.

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Melissa Harris-Perry to join faculty

April 11, 2014  |   Alumni, Campus Life, Community, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Humanities, Humanities Highlights 2013-2014, International, National, Online, Pro Humanitate, Recognition, Scholars and Scientists, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity, Working Together

MSNBC television host, political thought leader and Wake Forest University alumna Melissa Harris-Perry (‘94) will return this summer to her alma mater as a chaired professor.

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Visual maps provide career direction

April 2, 2014  |   2014 Highlights: OPCD, Campus Life, Humanities Highlights 2013-2014, Personal and Career Development, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Students are learning to better navigate their career paths by creating vision maps that capture the patterns and themes in life’s most significant moments and connect them to possible choices after graduation.

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Basketball and books

March 14, 2014  |   Community, Faculty, Humanities Highlights 2013-2014, Mentoring, Pro Humanitate, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Talking about sports on Thursday afternoons is helping a group of high school students become better readers. Education professor Alan Brown and graduate student Jordan Daniels (’14) started a sports and literacy group for students at Southwest Guilford High School.

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Life in prehistoric rural communities

December 2, 2013  |   Faculty, Humanities, Humanities Highlights 2013-2014, Mentoring, Research, Student, Top Stories

Carrying shovels, screens and other equipment, 12 students trekked across a tobacco field along the Yadkin River to reach an archaeological site where they began finding artifacts more than 500 years old.

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