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Wake Forest receives $650,000 Mellon Foundation grant

January 29, 2016  |   Faculty, Humanities, Recognition, Top Stories, Wake Forest College, Wake Will

A $650,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has been awarded to Wake Forest University in support of “engaged humanities.”


Activism and the environment

March 27, 2015  |   Campus Life, Events, Humanities, Speakers, Top Stories

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.


President Nathan Hatch: Historian

February 9, 2015  |   Faculty, Humanities, President, Recognition, Research, Top Stories

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.”


Art history detectives

December 15, 2014  |   Arts & Culture, Faculty, Humanities, Mentoring, Research, Student, Top Stories

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.


WFU President joins Academy of Arts and Sciences

October 13, 2014  |   Humanities, Top Stories, 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.

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