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Faculty named as resident professors

The following faculty members have been selected to serve as resident professors at the Wake Forest overseas houses in 2015-2016:

Worrell House (London)

  • Fall 2015: Page West (Business)
  • Spring 2016: Mary Wayne-Thomas (Theatre)

Flow House (Vienna)

  • Fall 2015: Robert Hellyer (History)
  • Spring 2016: Lisa Kiang (Psychology)

Casa Artom (Venice) 

  • Fall 2015: Jacqui Carrasco (Music)
  • Spring 2016: Wanda Balzano (Women’s and Gender Studies)

Reception will celebrate book launch

The Program for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship invites you to a reception celebrating the launch of the book “Creativity and Entrepreneurship: Changing Currents in Education and Public Life.” The book was edited by Lynn Book, a senior lecturer in theatre, and David Phillips, an associate professor of humanities.

The launch celebration will be Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Green Room of Reynolda Hall. Provost Rogan Kersh and the editors will be in attendance.

August 2013 comings and goings

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September 2013 faculty milestones

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August 2013 staff milestones

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August 2013 faculty milestones

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July 2013 faculty publications

The following faculty had writings published in July 2013:

Bardon, Adrian. (Philosophy). A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time. Oxford University Press. July 2013.

David Phillips Lynn BookBook, Lynn (Program for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship/Theatre), & David Phillips (Humanities), Eds. Creativity and Entrepreneurship: Changing Currents in Education and Public Life. Edward Elgar. May 2013.

Coughlin, Christine, Joan Malmud Rocklin, & Sandy Patrick. (School of Law). A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis, 2nd ed. Carolina Academic Press. June 2013.

Hall, Mark A., Mary Anne Bobinski, & David Orentlicher. (School of Law). The Law of Health Care Finance and Regulation, 3rd ed. Aspen Publishers. May 2013.

Hall, Mark A., Mary Anne Bobinski, & David Orentlicher. (School of Law). Medical Liability and Treatment Relationships, 3rd ed. Aspen Publishers. May 2013.

Hammond, J. Daniel, Steven G. Mederna, & John D. Singleton, Eds. (Economics). Chicago Price Theory (The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series, #274). Edward Elgar. July 2013.

Kimbro, Stephanie. (School of Law, Adjunct). The Consumer Law Revolution: The Lawyer’s Guide to the Online Legal Marketplace. American Bar Association. July 2013.

Miller, Christian. (Philosophy). Moral Character: An Empirical Theory. Oxford University Press. July 2013.

Oberst, Robert C., Yogendra K. Malik, Charles H. Kennedy, et al. (Politics & International Affairs). Government and Politics in South Asia, 7th ed. Westview. July 2013.

Orentlicher, David, Mary Anne Bobinski, & Mark A. Hall. (School of Law). Bioethics and Public Health Law, 3rd ed. Aspen Publishers. May 2013.

Smith, Margaret Supplee. (Art, emerita). American Ski Resort: Architecture, Style, Experience. University of Oklahoma Press. July 2013.

West, G. Page (Schools of Business), & Robert M. Whaples (Economics), Eds. The Economic Crisis in Retrospect: Explanations by Great Economists. Edward Elgar. June 2013.

Young, Julian. (Philosophy). The Philosophy of Tragedy: From Plato to Žižek. Cambridge University Press. June 2013.

May 2013 comings and goings

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Teaching & Learning Center honors innovative teachers

Teaching and Learning Center award winners

From left: Sarah Mason, Grace Wetzel, Christa Colyer, Cynthia Gendrich, Jack Dostal

Every year the Teaching and Learning Center honors up to five faculty for innovations in their teaching. This year’s winners span the sciences, the arts, literature and mathematics, but all share the dedication to teaching and the willingness to take risks that result in better student learning.

Find out more about the innovative work of Christa Colyer (chemistry), Cynthia Gendrich (theater), Grace Wetzel (English), Jack Dostal (physics), Stewart Carter (music) and Sarah Mason (mathematics).  Continue reading »

Thursdays at Byrum

Thursdays at Byrum HallThe Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions invite faculty and staff to Thursdays at the Porter B. Byrum Welcome and Admissions Center on Feb. 14. This month’s event is titled “Fall in Love with the Arts” and will serve as the kickoff for the annual Campaign for the Arts.

A wine and cheese reception will run from 4-4:30 p.m., followed by a program from 4:30-5:15 p.m. that will feature J.K. Curry, Jacqueline Carrasco and a performance by Authoring Action.

Curry, associate professor and chair of theatre and dance, will discuss the collaboration between Wake Forest and Festival Stage on the production of 33 Variations playing at the HanesBrands Theatre.

Carrasco, associate professor of music, will discuss how the Triad is coming alive with the sounds of “new music” and perform excerpts from a solo violin piece highlighting new trends in contemporary musical styles.

Authoring Action, the Arts Council’s newest funded partner, works to transform the lives of youth through the power of creative writing, spoken word arts and leadership education. Members will perform a piece entitled “Reach for the Stars.”