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Peace Haven

October 6, 2010  |   Alumni, Community, For Alumni, Sustainability, Top Stories

Buck Cochran (’82) found his calling — and his own inner peace — in a community where sustainability is about more than farming.


Alumna recognized for charity work

October 5, 2010  |   Alumni, For Alumni, International, Student, Top Stories

Janelle Summerville (’10) turned her trip to Kenya into the inspiration behind last year’s Wake Up! events to raise money for Kenya Kids Can!, a program which provides meals for Kenyan children.


Student art project tackles racism

October 5, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

The “Transforming Race Art Exhibition,” a joint effort between the Winston-Salem Human Relations Department and Wake Forest’s art department, opens with a public reception today at the START Gallery in Reynolda Village.


Guitar series proves popular

October 4, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories

The Wake Forest Guitar Series is back for a second season, which will begin on Sunday, Oct. 10. Pat Dixon, who teaches guitar at Wake Forest, focuses on bringing national talent to campus.


A war of words

October 4, 2010  |   Alumni, For Alumni, International, Top Stories

Matt Gallagher (’05) planned to use Wake Forest’s ROTC program as a step toward being a military lawyer. Instead, 9/11 spurred him into combat, and he turned his online journal into the book, “Kaboom.”


Brazil nut harvesting

October 4, 2010  |   International, Student, Sustainability, Top Stories, Wake Forest College, Working Together

Two Wake Forest seniors, Cate Berenato and Katherine Sinacore, spent four weeks in Peru this summer helping to determine which programs are best at helping sustain Brazil nut harvesters, their families and the rainforest.


Breaking racial barriers

October 3, 2010  |   Alumni, Athletics, For Alumni, Top Stories

More than 40 years ago, several black student-athletes helped break the color barrier on the ACC football fields, as well as lead Wake Forest to the school’s league championship.


Pan-Hellenic garden dedicated

October 1, 2010  |   For Alumni, Top Stories

A new garden pays tribute to nine historically African-American fraternities and sororities and their impact. It is a sign of the University’s “commitment to inclusion and diversity,” said President Nathan O. Hatch.


Humanities Institute established

October 1, 2010  |   Faculty, Humanities, President, Provost, Top Stories

Building on its liberal arts tradition, Wake Forest University has established the Wake Forest Humanities Institute to support innovative scholarship and collaboration in the humanities.


Teams ‘hit the bricks’ for cancer

September 30, 2010  |   Community, For Alumni, Life on Campus, Student, Top Stories

Sixty-five teams of Wake Forest students, faculty and staff competed in an all-day relay race around Hearn Plaza on Thursday to raise both money and awareness for the fight against cancer.

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