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Hillary Taylor (’11), and professors Monique O’Connell and Emily Wakild

Hillary Taylor’s unusual academic journey, from Wake Forest to Italy to Mexico.


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.

Blakeney Brown

Blakeney Brown (’12) and professor Betina Wilkinson

Mentoring has a way of coming full circle. Just ask Betina Wilkinson and Blakeney Brown.


Face Time

In a speech in 2010, Provost Emeritus Edwin G. Wilson (’43) recalled the friendliness between professors and students that defined the Wake Forest of his college days. “Beyond the Monday, Wednesday and Friday classes and the Tuesday and Thursday afternoon laboratories, where teaching and learning officially took place, there were frequent encounters between students and […]


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 […]


Face Time: Nick Liu and Stewart Carter

Sometimes students have to travel far from home to discover what is right in front of them. That was the case for junior Cheng “Nick” Liu, a native of China and gifted pianist, who returned home last summer with Professor of Music Stewart Carter (P ’01) to explore the history of Chinese orchestras. Liu and Carter […]


Face Time: Camille Morgan and Paul Thacker

Sometimes students have to let go of one dream to open their minds to pursue a new one. If all had gone according to plan, senior Camille Morgan from Raleigh, N.C., would be applying to veterinary schools. Instead, she discovered a passion for anthropology through the opportunities and guidance provided by Associate Professor of Anthropology […]


Face Time: Seth Rhoades and Susan Fahrbach

Senior Seth Rhoades doesn’t plan on making a career out of researching bee brains. But the experience of analyzing the behavior of bees with Professor Susan Fahrbach helped him discover his aspirations. Rhoades fell in love with the research process after working with Fahrbach, a biologist who investigates connections between behavior and learning using honey […]


Face Time: Kendall Hack, Rachel Handel, Carrie Stokes and Ananda Mitra

On a long car ride back to New Delhi after visiting the Taj Mahal, Kendall Hack (Hilton Head, S.C.), Rachel Handel (Gaithersburg, Md.) and Carrie Stokes (Winston-Salem, N.C.) barely noticed the huge cow in the middle of the road, a common sight in India. After five weeks in India for a summer study-abroad communication class […]