Long one of Wake Forest’s defining features, the interaction between and among superb professors and bright, enthusiastic students is the key to real learning and discovery.
This principle has led the University to be deliberate in keeping class sizes small. Our faculty members’ engagement with students is not limited to classroom, studio, stage, or laboratory; Wake Forest students are challenged not only by course content, but are also mentored and encouraged to think critically in the intimate learning environment of the campus community.
— Wake Forest University Strategic Plan
TEACHING “IN THE NEWS”
When writing goes to war: First-year students learn about the legacy of words | November 11, 2013
English professor Sharon Raynor’s students sift through acid-free folders looking at letters that soldiers sent home during the Civil War and World War I and II. Pulling out folders. Reading the words. It’s an experience unlike looking at a digitized copy.. […]
Wake Forest joins semester online to offer for-credit online courses to top undergraduate students worldwide | September 12, 2013
After a vote of the College faculty this week, Wake Forest joined the Semester Online Consortium, the first-of-its-kind program to offer for-credit undergraduate courses through a consortium of top-tier universities. […]
Thomas named CSAB Fellow | September 6, 2013
Stan Thomas, professor of computer science, has been awarded the CSAB Fellow designation. The award is given in recognition of individuals who have given sustained, quality service to the computing profession and to computing education through the activities of CSAB.[…]
Bringing classroom vibrancy to the residence halls | August 23, 2013
Nineteen professors taking part in the new Faculty Fellows program will become familiar faces in the first-year residence halls. Each residence hall will have at least three faculty members assigned within this partnership program between the Provost’s Office and the Office of Residence Life and Housing. They will work closely with the residents throughout the year, creating programs, hosting dinners and hanging out in the building.[…]