On April 4, the Office of Wellbeing celebrated 8 new Thrive
Dimension Champions. In 2015, the Office of Wellbeing
launched the Dimension Champions Award to acknowledge
WFU faculty and staff who demonstrate their commitment
to individual and community wellbeing in one of the eight
dimensions: emotional, environmental, intellectual, occu-
pational, physical, social, and spiritual. Congratulations to
these thriving Deacons who were nominated by members
of the WFU community:
Dr. Denisha Champion - Emotional Wellbeing
Lee Collette - Environmental Wellbeing
Barbara Meredith - Financial Wellbeing
Dr. Debbie Newsome - Intellectual Wellbeing
Melanie Bullock - Occupational Wellbeing
Adam Carlson - Physical Wellbeing
Lesia Finney - Social Wellbeing
Sylvia Green Spiritual Wellbeing
For more information or to nominate future champi-
ons: Click HERE.
Teaching Empathy through Dialogue with Art: Co-Authored Paper Published
An article exploring the themes of Love and Loss written by Katherine Ziff and Na-
thaniel Ivers in the Wake Forest Department of Counseling, and Kathleen Hutton at
Reynolda House was recently published. The paper was inspired by an exhibition cu-
rated by Hutton on view at the Museum in 2015.
Exhibitions at Reynolda House
Catch Samuel F.B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre and the Art of Invention in the Bab-
cock Gallery until June 4. This exhibition features Morse’s six-by-nine-foot masterpiece
shown among prints from Wake Forest’s collection, early telegraphs from the Smith-
sonian, and works from Reynolda House’s own collection. For ticket information and
events that are free for WFU faculty, visit reynoldahouse.org/morse.
For your postmodern fix, come see Off the Wall, currently on view in the West Bed-
room Gallery until June 12. This small exhibition in the historic house includes works of
art from the Museum’s collection that are rarely on view, including pieces by Louise
Nevelson, Thornton Dial, Sr., and Red Grooms.
Summer Adventures for Kids 2017
Looking for something fun and creative for
your child to do this summer? Look no further
than right down Reynolda Road. Reynolda
House offers unique summer camp experienc-
es designed to enlighten, enliven, and em-
bolden! View them online here.
How To Get Tickets for Georgia O’Keeffe:
Living Modern
Reynolda House will kick off its centennial year with the landmark exhibition Georgia
O’Keeffe: Living Modern, opening August 19. This exhibition explores how the artist’s
modern sensibility saturated her art, her life, her homes, and her carefully fashioned
public (and private) personas. Reynolda House is the exhibition's only venue south of
New York.
Wake Forest University faculty and staff will receive free admission for themselves and
a guest, but the Museum is requesting advance reservation of timed entry tickets.
Tickets for the exhibition go on sale Tuesday, May 30 at 9 a.m. Due to anticipated de-
mand and to provide the best experience possible, admission will be based on timed
entry tickets. Several entry times will be available for each day, and Reynolda House
will extend its hours on Thursday until 8 p.m. to accommodate visitors. Both advance
purchase of tickets and reservation of tickets for free visitors are strongly encouraged
to ensure admission. Tickets will be available online at reynoldahouse.org/
livingmodern.
Coming Up: “Object of the Month” Talks
June 7 Photo album of The Negro and Reynolda (1940) with Chris Jordan, director of
public programs
News from the Teaching and Learning Collaborative
Congratulations to the 2017 recipients of the Teaching and Learning Collaborative's
Innovative Teaching Award! This award recognizes the effort put forth by faculty who
have redesigned their courses or introduced new courses with innovative research-
based approaches to the practice of teaching. Recipients were honored at a banquet
on April 12, with opening remarks provided by Dr. Lynn Sutton, Vice Provost.
Michael Sloan, Classical Languages
Eric Stottlemyer, English
Scott Geyer, Chemistry
Stephanie Koscak, History
Sara E. Dahill-Brown, Politics and International Affairs
Amanda Foster, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Amanda M. Gengler, Sociology
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