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 […]
Stories Tagged: Graduate School
June 4, 2013
April 15, 2013
Tim Persons (MS ’00, PhD ’01) investigates weapons parts, homeland security, fracking and more as the GAO’s chief scientist.
July 23, 2012
Documentary filmmaker Sam Smartt (’09) captures Chi Rho’s joyous journey to Zambia.
February 1, 2012
The bonds Katelyn Goetz forged with her professor led her to stay at Wake Forest for her graduate work.
January 27, 2012
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 […]
June 3, 2011
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.
March 22, 2011
Jessica Devaney (MA ’06), associate producer and assistant editor of “Budrus,” will attend a screening of the film and answer questions on March 23.
March 1, 2011
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.
January 20, 2011
Poet A.R. Ammons (’49) took life’s suffering upon himself and found words for it.
January 20, 2011
Compelling stories and a sense of social responsibility drive the new Documentary Film program.