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101 Things We Love About Wake Forest: No. 54 - Secrest Artists Series

No. 51 – No. 75

 THE … SNIFF … MOVIE You’ll need a hankie along with your popcorn while watching “Brian’s Song,” a legendary 1971 film about the inspirational friendship between athletes Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers that has become a Wake Forest tradition. Piccolo (James Caan) was a Deacon running back who led the nation in rushing and scoring […]

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Tim Persons investigates weapons systems, homeland security and more

Tim Persons (MS ’00, PhD ’01) investigates weapons parts, homeland security, fracking and more as the GAO’s chief scientist.

Sam Smartt films during Chi Rho's service trip to Zambia.

Sharing music’s universal language

Documentary filmmaker Sam Smartt (’09) captures Chi Rho’s joyous journey to Zambia.

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Katelyn Goetz (’11) and professor Oana Jurchescu

The bonds Katelyn Goetz forged with her professor led her to stay at Wake Forest for her graduate work.

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Face Time: Rob Musci and Peter Brubaker

There aren’t many professors who would run through fire, climb to the top of a mountain or crawl through mud with their students. Senior Rob Musci of Kernersville, N.C., found one in Professor of Health and Exercise Science Peter Brubaker (MA ’86). Last fall in Virginia, Musci and Brubaker — along with a handful of […]

Paúl Pauca says the app has the potential to benefit many people with communication disabilities.

A Voice For Victor

Victor Pauca sits at a small table with his speech therapist, who asks him what he wants to do: play with Dora the Explorer or Spiderman? No blackboard interaction here. Instead, her chalk is an iPod Touch. On the screen she shows Victor images of each toy, encouraging him to make his choice by touching the appropriate “button.” Victor, who has limited speech and motor skills, curiously eyes the screen and touches Dora. He waves his arms triumphantly as she sets the toy spinning around the table.

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Jessica Devaney (MA ’06) to discuss film ‘Budrus’

Jessica Devaney (MA ’06), associate producer and assistant editor of “Budrus,” will attend a screening of the film and answer questions on March 23.

Author Trice Hickman (MALS ’98) speaks

Inspirational speaker and author Trice Hickman (MALS ’98) gave the keynote address at the Black History Month Program and Reception for the Patterson Branch Library in Lubbock, Texas on Feb. 26.

Alumnus A.R. Ammons, poet and painter

The A.R. Ammons I Knew

Poet A.R. Ammons (’49) took life’s suffering upon himself and found words for it.

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To Tell the Truth

Compelling stories and a sense of social responsibility drive the new Documentary Film program.