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Theatre is a “Smash”

September 17, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, Engaging in the Arts, Humanities, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Professor of Theatre Cynthia Gendrich loves comedy, so she is in her element directing “Smash,” the Wake Forest University Theatre 2010-2011 season opener. The play runs through Sept. 26.


Over-parenting leads to anxiety

September 17, 2010  |   For Parents, Student, Top Stories

Parents may need to allow their college-age children more freedom to fight through obstacles. Johnne Armentrout, assistant director of the University Counseling Center, offers some tips on how to let students successfully solve problems.


Ready, set, go!

September 16, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Personal and Career Development, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Seniors shouldn’t wait to develop a strategy for finding a job at graduation. Ladd Flock, the director of career services, offers 10 steps that students should take this fall.


Meet the new faculty

September 15, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Provost, Top Stories

With the opening of the academic year, Wake Forest welcomes over 50 new faculty members — a group Provost Jill Tiefenthaler describes as rare in higher education, committed to focusing on teaching as well as research.


The real India

September 10, 2010  |   Faculty, International, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Communication professor Ananda Mitra and his wife led a trip to India this summer for 11 Wake Forest students, allowing them to learn about the country from an insider’s point of view.


Green fruit, deep roots

September 10, 2010  |   Research, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Biology Professor Gloria K. Muday’s research could lead to better roots and a stronger crop of summer-ripe tomatoes.


Faculty assume new leadership roles

September 2, 2010  |   Faculty, Graduate School, Provost, Top Stories

A new associate provost and a number of academic deans in the College, Graduate School, School of Law and Schools of Business were appointed over the summer.

Deacons open season vs. Presbyterian

September 1, 2010  |   Athletics, Exclude from Related Stories, For Alumni, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest will open the 2010 football season against Presbyterian Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. at BB&T Field with a new quarterback and a number of other new players in Coach Jim Grobe’s 10th season.


Wake Forest to begin construction of The Barn, a new campus social venue

September 1, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

Construction will begin this fall on The Barn, a new facility that will provide additional space for on-campus social events. The facility will be flexible enough for hosting small gatherings and larger events for up to about 600 people.


Professor promotes community learning

August 29, 2010  |   Community, Faculty, For Parents, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Forest College, Working Together

Music professor Susan Borwick jettisoned some elements of the more traditional classroom setting and chose instead to turn the Winston-Salem community into a liberal arts learning environment to breathe new life into her course on American music.

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