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 […]
Stories Tagged: Class of 2006
January 24, 2014
January 24, 2014
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 […]
October 2, 2013
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. […]
February 11, 2013
Missy Malkush (’06) has volunteered in four countries to help those who’ve lost limbs to war, disease or injuries.
March 27, 2012
Alumni are renewing their black and gold ties through new alumni clubs 7,000 miles from campus.
February 7, 2012
It’s a rap: Blake Brandes (’06) uses hip-hop to communicate a socially conscious message.
January 12, 2012
Kevin Dias (’06) hopes to become king of the virtual mini-golf world with his new game app, Putter King.
October 24, 2011
Cassandra Ching (JD ’06) negotiates the sounds of music at MTV.
August 16, 2011
Molly Nunn (’06) is running a dual race these days – toward the finish of her MBA degree and a spot in the 2012 Olympics.
August 4, 2011
An English major turned organic farmer, Isaac Oliver (’06) says a good grower aims to feed not the plant but the soil.