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On Museum Hack

On The Museum Hack

While visiting The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, you might expect a tour guide to tell you about the brushstrokes that Emanuel Leutze used when painting “Washington Crossing the Delaware.” What you may not expect: being asked to sit on the floor and make a sculpture out of Play-Doh, imitate a pose […]

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The Place Where I Live

Last April I was fortunate enough to make a long- overdue visit to Wake Forest. Mary DeShazer, professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies, delivered the prestigious Hubert McNeill Poteat Lecture, and afterward I attended a special gathering to honor her. Catching up with many of my women’s studies professors I had vivid memories […]

Allison Orr ('93)
Founder and Artistic Director
Forklift Danceworks
Austin, TX

Portraits of Pro Humanitate-2

Allison Orr (’93) Austin, TX Founder and artistic director of Forklift Danceworks Her cause: Besides staging renowned dance performances, she began two special outreach programs: Leaps and Bounds, which partners with four schools to bring creative dance to children from low-income families, and Body Shift, offering improvisational dance classes to adults with and without disabilities. […]

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Missy Malkush (’06): A helping hand

Missy Malkush (’06) has volunteered in four countries to help those who’ve lost limbs to war, disease or injuries.

Spreading the Wake Forest spirit in China: Nicole Stanton ('11), Monica Kitt ('10), Rachel Baxter ('11), Henry Skelsey ('10) and Ben Terry ('08).

Deacons connect in the Far East

Alumni are renewing their black and gold ties through new alumni clubs 7,000 miles from campus.

Blake Brandes teaches rap to high school students and corporate teams.

Hip-hop power to the people

It’s a rap: Blake Brandes (’06) uses hip-hop to communicate a socially conscious message.

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Hitting a winning idea

Kevin Dias (’06) hopes to become king of the virtual mini-golf world with his new game app, Putter King.

Cassandra Ching (JD '06)

Cassandra Ching (JD ’06) keeps the music playing at MTV

Cassandra Ching (JD ’06) negotiates the sounds of music at MTV.

Molly Nunn ('06, MBA '11) is running for the Olympics.

Wake Forest’s Molly Nunn is running for the Olympics

Molly Nunn (’06) is running a dual race these days – toward the finish of her MBA degree and a spot in the 2012 Olympics.

Isaac Oliver says gardening is a basic way for people to connect with nature.

Successful organic farmers feed soil, not plant, says Isaac Oliver

An English major turned organic farmer, Isaac Oliver (’06) says a good grower aims to feed not the plant but the soil.