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Desk decorating for kids

Students from across campus teamed up with 47 children from Old Town Elementary to paint desks designed for each individual child. Flowers and movie characters were popular decorations.


Community & faith

Gail Bretan discusses Jewish life on campus, the importance of making connections with other people, and the inclusivity of the upcoming Passover Seder.


Building a personal leadership style

Super Bowl-winning coach Tony Dungy told a standing-room-only crowd that leading people works best when you stay true to yourself — which was sometimes a challenge for the soft-spoken man who made his career in the NFL.

Carol Cramer carries the mace as she leads the procession in to Wait Chapel for Founders' Day Convocation.

180 years: Celebrating Founders’ Day

On Feb. 20, the Wake Forest community gathered together in Wait Chapel to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the founding of the University at Founders’ Day Convocation. The annual event recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.

Happy Chinese New Year

A different animal represents each year in the Chinese zodiac calendar, and 2014 is the year of the horse. Wake Forest hosted a Chinese New Year celebration at The Barn for students, faculty, staff and the Winston-Salem community.


Student Storyteller: A ticket to Prague

One theatre class led Johanna Beach (’15) on an amazing journey to Prague. Now assistant director of “Embers and Stars,” she is sharing the story of Petr Ginz, who was a young teen during the Holocaust.


Spring is the air

Take a glance at the variety of world-class theatrical and musical performances, gallery exhibitions and visiting artists series that students, faculty and staff can anticipate this spring at the Forest.

Students at the Lighting of the Quad

A Year at Wake Forest

What is life like in the Forest? In 2013, the University celebrated Demon Deacons old and new, inspired excellence, created opportunity and continued to grow the culture of philanthropy and service inherent in our motto, Pro Humanitate. See for yourself in a series of photos.

Students, faculty, staff, alums and friends of the University gathered to celebrate the 49th annual Lovefeast.

Lovefeast: A unifying tradition

Christmas decorations, music, and the smell of sweet coffee filled Wait Chapel as more than 2,000 students, faculty, staff, alums and friends of the University gathered to celebrate the 49th annual Lovefeast.

Maya Angelou

Angelou champions dignified discourse

Award-winning poet, author and Civil Rights activist Maya Angelou encouraged a standing-room only crowd to take individual responsibility for creating a community of kindness and respect. The event marked the first 30 days of a yearlong, campus-wide “Dignity and Respect Campaign.”