Wake Foresters inspire and uphold campus traditions new and old. Throughout the academic year, students serve, lead and share fellowship in the spirit of Pro Humanitate.
The Wake Forest University community and guests from around the world gathered Saturday, June 7, at the invitation of Dr. Maya Angelou’s family to celebrate the beloved poet, author, actress, civil rights activist and Wake Forest’s Reynolds Professor of American Studies. Dr. Angelou passed away on May 28 at the age of 86.
It was the commencement ceremony the entire country was watching. Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson addresses the Class of 2014 and members of more than 30 media organizations less than a week after losing the top job at the nation’s most distinguished newspaper.
It was on a two-week summer road trip with her mom that Elizabeth Jay (’14) entered the gates of Wake Forest for the first time. Like so many, as soon as they stepped onto campus, they realized Wake Forest was the perfect school for Elizabeth. “In a rare mother-daughter moment, we completely agreed,” commented the […]
About 80 paintings, prints, and other pieces by undergraduate student artists on are display at the annual Student Art Exhibition. Works by art majors, non-majors and honors students are featured at the Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery.
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.
Gail Bretan discusses Jewish life on campus, the importance of making connections with other people, and the inclusivity of the upcoming Passover Seder.
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.
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.
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.