2012 Highlights: Humanities Archive


Virtue and vice

December 10, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: Humanities, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Humanities, National, Research, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

To better understand virtue and vice and how to define good character, The Character Project at Wake Forest has granted nearly $1 million in research funding to theologians and philosophers from around the world.


Performance meets liberal arts at IPLACe

November 5, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: Arts, 2012 Highlights: Humanities, Alumni, Arts & Culture, Engaging in the Arts, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories

The new Interdisciplinary Performance and the Liberal Arts Center (IPLACe) will inspire new ideas and build new connections between the performing arts and other academic departments across the University.


Connecting food and faith

October 24, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: Humanities, Community, Events, Faculty, Pro Humanitate, School of Divinity, Speakers, Sustainability, Top Stories

The School of Divinity’s innovative Food, Faith and Religious Leadership Initiative will prepare religious leaders to guide congregations and religious communities in addressing food issues such as hunger, obesity and food justice.


See the world through another’s eyes

October 10, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: Humanities, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Humanities, Research, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Dean Franco uses literature to help his students change the way they see the world. In his new book, “Race, Rights and Recognition,” he explores how great writers can alter the way we understand the social and racial challenges of modern Jewishness.


URECA: supporting undergraduate research

October 5, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: Humanities, 2012 Highlights: Mentoring, 2012 Highlights: Science and Research, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Mentoring, Research, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Undergraduate research has been a cornerstone of Wake Forest’s commitment to academic excellence. Now the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URECA) Center provides student grants and administrative support for mentored, undergraduate research and encourages high-quality programs of great impact.

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