When chemistry professor Angela King realized how much students’ expectations for a class impact their learning, she turned to a pop culture phenomenon for innovative teaching ideas.
Wake Forest and the Winston-Salem community celebrated the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. The celebration was inspired by a Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies class project.
The Wake Forest community commemorated 181 years since the University’s founding at Founders’ Day Convocation in Wait Chapel on Feb. 19. The celebration recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.
Not every college president has written a book that is required reading for students across the country a quarter century after its publication like President Nathan Hatch’s “The Democratization of American Christianity.”
Don’t shake it off. Shake it up. After seven years as chief information officer, professor Rick Matthews found flipping his introductory physics course inspired first-year students and his popular teaching style in new ways.
From bats to blue-footed boobies and beyond, 2014 was a memorable year for Wake Forest when it came to science and technology news.
History professor Michele Gillespie usually includes class visits to view art in Winston-Salem. This semester, she expanded the idea to benefit both the students in her Women and Gender in Early America course and the local museums.
The ZieSta Room encourages the wellbeing of students by having a specified place within the library that allows students to easily take a break from work.
A popular first-year seminar in English gives students opportunity to use a pop singer’s life and music as a kaleidoscope to look at topics like body image, privacy and feminism.
Schoolchildren visiting SciWorks science museum learn hands-on about alternative fuels like hydrogen with help from associate professor of physics Timo Thonhauser.