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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Building community

More than 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Wake Forest, universities across the country are making headlines related to race and identity. At a time when Wake Forest has a more diverse study body than ever, the campus community is addressing these challenges together.

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Wake Forest “Hits the Bricks” for cancer

A Wake Forest tradition, Hit the Bricks is an eight-hour relay race along the brick pathways of Hearn Plaza in honor of Brian Piccolo, a Wake Forest alumnus and Chicago Bears running back who died of cancer at age 26.

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Homecoming for Melissa Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC host and author, returned this fall to her alma mater as a professor in the politics and international affairs department. In an interview with Wake Forest Magazine, she reflects on her student experience at Wake Forest and why she loves teaching.

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Wake Forest launches ‘Thrive’

Today’s campus-wide introduction of “Thrive,” the University’s comprehensive approach to wellbeing, features fun activities to get people thinking and talking about serious topics such as financial planning, work satisfaction, intellectual engagement, emotional health and spirituality.