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‘Hit the Bricks’ marks 35th year of student-funded cancer research

“Hit the Bricks” marks the start of events supporting the 35th anniversary of the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund, the student-launched charity has raised more than $2 million since 1980 to support cancer research.


Careers get real in D.C.

Sixty-two undergrads with 19 different majors traveled to Washington this summer to learn the ins and outs of careers in banking, politics, real estate and more from 40 Wake Forest alumni who’ve settled in the nation’s capital.


Colbert: ‘Give yourself extra credit’

For senior Margaret Mulkerrin, comedian and late night television host Stephen Colbert offered the perfect advice for the Class of 2015. “Do yourself a favor: Be an easy grader. Score yourself on a curve. Give yourself extra credit.”


Painting with a purpose

The campus community took a break from class and the work week to focus on wellbeing and service through painting. Some painted for relaxation, while others painted desks for local elementary school children.


Law alumni sworn in to U.S. Supreme Court bar

For 20 years, Wake Forest Law alumni have been sworn in to the U.S. Supreme Court Bar. The most recent group of 23 bar admittees included a father and his daughter as well as six members of The Rose Council.

Wake Forest alumna Elizabeth Haight served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic.

Peace Corps recognizes WFU on 2015 list

The Peace Corps ranks Wake Forest among the top volunteer-producing colleges and universities across the country. This year, Wake Forest is ranked 20th among schools with fewer than 5,000 undergraduates.

David Couch ('84), former major league pitcher John Smoltz and Tom Walter, the Wake Forest baseball coach

Couch donates $4 million to athletics

David Couch (’84), a Wake Forest alumnus and former football and baseball player, has committed $4 million in support of the Wake Forest baseball program and Sports Performance Center.


The 50th Lovefeast: A celebration around the world

Christmas decorations, music, and the smell of sweet coffee filled Wait Chapel as more than 2,200 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University gathered to celebrate the 50th Annual Lovefeast.


A treasured holiday tradition

On Sunday, Dec. 7, Wake Foresters, near and far, will celebrate the 50th Annual Wake Forest Lovefeast, the largest Moravian-style lovefeast in North America and a favorite Wake Forest tradition.


Project Pumpkin: Carrying on tradition

More than 450 student volunteers welcomed children from nearly 25 local agencies to campus Wednesday afternoon for Project Pumpkin, Wake Forest’s annual student-run Halloween festival.