WFU 2017 MLK ‘Building the Dream’ award winners

Congratulations to School of Divinity and AES associate Professor Derek Hicks and students Rose O’Brien and Cazandra Rebollar for being named Wake Forest University’s 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winers. The award is presented to a professor or administrator and a student from both Wake Forest and Winston Salem State University […]

Journey to Success Speaker Series: José Antonio Vargas

José Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker whose work center on the changing American identity.  He is the founder of Define American, a non-profit media and culture organization that seeks to elevate the conversation around immigration and citizenship in America and #EmergingUS, a multimedia news platform that focuses on race, immigration, and […]

Close to Home

Thanks to all that attended the Close to Home event and congratulations to all panelists! Here are Professors Hana Brown (Sociology), Derek Hicks (School of Divinity) and Ronald Neal (Religion).  

Close to Home – Comprehending Community/Police Tensions in Charlotte

A Panel Discussion Sponsored by Wake Forest University School of Law’s Criminal Justice Program, the Black Law Students Association, the American Ethnic Studies Program, and the Wake Forest Sociology Department. Panelists Professor Hana Brown, WFU Sociology Department Professor Shannon Gilreath, WFU School of Law Professor Derek Hicks, WFU School of Divinity Professor Ronald Neal, WFU […]

Farewell and thanks to Professor Beth Hopkins

Professor Hopkins (BA’73), inaugural director of Smith Anderson Center for Community Outreach, retires after 30-plus years at Wake Forest University.   http://news.law.wfu.edu/2016/04/celebration-to-recognize-retirement-of-professor-beth-hopkins-ba-73-inaugural-director-of-smith-anderson-center-for-community-outreach-set-for-tuesday-april-19/