Spend two weeks this summer at Wake Forest University discovering
how to change the way you learn, the way you think, and the way you lead. Wake Forest professors will teach you to explore complex issues and cultivate your potential to develop effective solutions. Engage in hands-on learning and inspiring conversations with like-minded peers. Sharpen your critical writing and research skills. Throughout the program, students will explore complex issues with opportunities to develop effective solutions to problems.
Dates: July 9th – 21st, 2017
Eligibility: Rising juniors and seniors in high school and rising freshmen in college
Program Length: 2 weeks
Program Tuition: $4,000
Location: Winston-Salem, NC – Wake Forest University Campus
Residential or Non Residential: Residential
*Courses carry no secondary school or college credit. Upon completion of the program, an official Wake Forest University certificate of achievement will be awarded to all Academic Discovery participants.
Academic Discovery participants will each take one core course taught by Wake Forest faculty during their two week experience. Based upon their interest, students will have the opportunity to rank the four core courses and will be placed in the appropriate course. Students will also participate in special courses throughout the two weeks that contribute to the learning and project development in the core course.
Reynolda Campus (Residential Program) | $4,000
Academic Leader, Academic Discovery Institute
Mary M. Dalton is Professor of Communication and Film and Media Studies at Wake Forest University where she teaches courses in critical media studies.
Her scholarly publications include articles, book chapters, and the books The Hollywood Curriculum: Teachers in the Movies, Teacher TV: Sixty Years of Teachers on Television, and the co-edited volume The Sitcom Reader: America Re-viewed, Still Skewed.
Her documentaries have been screened at various festivals, museums, galleries, libraries, and on public television. She is currently working on a longitudinal documentary project.