Top Stories Archive


Hatch addresses campus

October 26, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, President, Speakers, Top Stories

In his State of the University address, President Nathan O. Hatch recognized the faculty for being committed to Wake Forest’s tradition of educating the whole person.


Trustee killed in plane crash

October 26, 2010  |   Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest trustee James “Jim” Judson Jr. (’80) and his wife, Beth, were killed Tuesday when their private plane crashed in Mississippi. Judson, a successful Atlanta businessman, served on the board of trustees from 2004 – 2008 and began a second term on the board this summer.


African adventure

October 26, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Junior Ashley Millhouse was so inspired by her first trip to Africa that she returned this fall. She’s spending fall 2010 in Accra, Ghana, after traveling to Zinkwazi, South Africa, with the University’s Volunteer Service Corps in May.


Law students take on case

October 26, 2010  |   Community, Pro Humanitate, School of Law, Student, Top Stories

Law-school students working with professor Carol Turowski and Wake Forest’s Innocence and Justice Clinic are investigating the innocence claim of a former Winston-Salem man who has been convicted twice of killing his lover’s husband in South Carolina.


Deacon making mark in NASCAR

October 25, 2010  |   Alumni, Athletics, For Alumni, Top Stories

Dion Williams, a former Wake Forest football player, has gone from not knowing anything about cars to becoming one of the best rear-tire carriers in NASCAR. He appeared Sunday on the TV show “Undercover Boss.”


Alumnus leads Pro Bono Week

October 25, 2010  |   Alumni, For Alumni, Speakers, Top Stories

The School of Law’s Pro Bono Project will host David Smith (’84) for a discussion on the importance of pro bono work as part of this week’s National Pro Bono Week. Smith will speak at noon on Tuesday.


Dressing the part

October 24, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, Engaging in the Arts, For Parents, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

When senior Caroline Dignes designs costumes for a play, she helps create a world for actors and audience alike. Her latest project is Moliere’s “Imaginary Cuckold,” which opens this week in the Mainstage Theatre.


CEO shares some secrets

October 22, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Speakers, Top Stories

A group of Schools of Business students received advice on how to be an effective leader from Susan Ivey, who became one of corporate America’s most prominent female executives during her time at Reynolds American Inc.


Lighting takes shape

October 21, 2010  |   Research, Scholars and Scientists, Top Stories

Researchers at Wake Forest’s Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials have developed an inexpensive new light source that’s cool to the touch, won’t break if dropped, and can be molded into any shape.


Expressions of humanity

October 21, 2010  |   Community, For Parents, International, Life on Campus, National, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Patricia Willis, activist-in-residency with the women’s and gender studies program, and students in her human rights class organized the Human Rights Clothesline Project. Members of the community painted T-shirts with messages about human rights violations, then hung them on 60-foot clotheslines.

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