March 27th, 2015 | Campus Life, Events, Humanities, Speakers
Severe drought, rising seas and dangerous storms — activist Mary Robinson says the world must act in solidarity for climate justice. No country alone can protect its citizens.
February 9th, 2015 | Faculty, Humanities, President, Recognition, Research
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.”
December 15th, 2014 | Arts & Culture, Faculty, Humanities, Mentoring, Research, Student
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.
October 13th, 2014 | Humanities, University Announcement
Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. One of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies, the Academy is also a leading center for independent policy research.
July 7th, 2014 | Admissions, Arts & Culture, Humanities
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.
April 11th, 2014 | Alumni, Campus Life, Community, Faculty, Humanities, International, National, Online, Pro Humanitate, Recognition, Teacher-Scholar, Valuing Diversity
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.
February 3rd, 2014 | Arts & Culture, Humanities, Mentoring, National, Online, Pro Humanitate, Research, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Valuing Diversity
Would you let an artist perform life-saving surgery on you? You might someday, if the artist is a painting robot. Timothy Lee (’16) built a robotic painting arm that could one day lend doctors a hand in practicing complex, robot-assisted surgeries without having to step foot in an operating room.
December 19th, 2013 | Alumni, Campus Life, Community, Humanities, Mentoring, Pro Humanitate, Research, Student
Erin Hellmann (’14) and Logan Healy-Tuke (’14) founded The Ashley Explorers Saturday Academy to strengthen the reading and math skills of elementary students in Winston-Salem.
December 2nd, 2013 | Faculty, Humanities, Mentoring, Research, Student
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.
November 13th, 2013 | Arts & Culture, Humanities, Wake Forest College
Biology professor Kathy Kron and the 11 students enrolled in Biology 105: Plants & People met at Reynolda House Museum of American Art to learn firsthand how biology is incorporated in the current exhibition, “Things Wondrous and Humble: American Still Life.”