Spring 2008

A supplement to Wake Forest Magazine

Class of ’08: The next Great Generation
More than 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students received diplomas during Graduation Exercises on Hearn Plaza May 19. E.J. Dionne’s remarks, photo galleries, student profiles, honorary degrees, senior orations, programs and more.

Female student in classThe unconventional first-year seminar
Instructors choose first-year seminar topics as illustrative of larger issues or as pathways into complex material that are more accessible to fledgling students.

books“Well Versed”
Wake Forest University Press, North America’s leading publisher of Irish Poetry, is withstanding the ill winds buffeting the publishing industry — and riding the winds of change sweeping Ireland. Meet the poets and hear the poems.

Student service trip to New Orleans
The June 2008 issue of Wake Forest Magazine will feature stories about students and alums working to rebuild New Orleans. In the meantime, students are blogging about their experiences in the Crescent City.

James ScottA grateful recipient
Business major James Scott (’08) is grateful for the financial support that allowed him to realize his dream of becoming a Demon Deacon.

Angela HatteryAfrican American Families
Sociology professor Angela Hattery’s research indicates that, with devastating consequences, African Americans lack access to education, health care, employment, and homeownership — and the problem is mostly ignored.

Cover of magazine
IN PRINT: A Looser Canon