Pro Humanitate Archive


NBA All-Star Chris Paul donates $2.5 million to Wake Forest Basketball

August 7, 2018  |   Athletics, Philanthropy, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories, Wake Will

Former Wake Forest University superstar and hometown hero Chris Paul is donating $2.5 million to support Wake Forest Basketball. The Houston Rockets point guard’s latest donation to his alma mater – the largest ever by a former basketball student-athlete or any alumnus under the age of 35 – will ensure that future generations of Demon Deacons can succeed on and off the court.


WFU students to personalize desks for local school children

April 3, 2018  |   Community, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Hundreds of Wake Forest University students will gather on Poteat Field Thursday, April 12, from 3 to 6 p.m. to decorate desks for children who attend Old Town Elementary School.


WFU students raise more than $500K for charity this week

March 27, 2018  |   Faculty, Pro Humanitate, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University students lived up to the motto of Pro Humanitate this week while raising more than $500,000 at various philanthropy events on campus.


Wake ‘N Shake dance-a-thon to raise funds for cancer research

March 15, 2018  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest’s Wake ‘N Shake dance-a-thon will be held March 24 to raise funds for cancer research.


​​Turkeypalooza​ brings Thanksgiving meals to hungry in Winston-Salem

November 10, 2017  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University students, faculty and staff will prepare and deliver more than 350 Thanksgiving meals to food-insecure Winston-Salem residents during Turkeypalooza. This annual event, hosted by The Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest, will be held Nov. 12 – 16.


Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus to speak at Wake Forest

November 9, 2017  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Speakers, Top Stories

Muhammad Yunus, an economist who won the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize for founding the global microfinance movement, will discuss his life’s work and his vision for “A World of Zero Poverty” at Wake Forest University on Dec. 6.


WFU students to teach ‘kitchen chemistry’ to kids at Kaleideum North

November 2, 2017  |   Faculty, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Lemon volcanoes, floating marshmallows and dancing popcorn – these are just some of the treats awaiting children who visiting Kaleideum North on Friday, Nov. 3.


WFU leads the way in Rethinking Community

October 23, 2017  |   Community, Events, Faculty, Pro Humanitate, Speakers, Top Stories

Wake Forest has never been more committed to being a place that celebrates free speech and encourages open and direct dialogue, thoughtful and challenging conversation, and above all, the mutual respect that each individual deserves.


WFU to host prayer walk on Oct. 4

October 3, 2017  |   Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Office of the Chaplain will host “The Prayers of the People: Praying with Our Feet” in response to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, and other unsettling events happening around the world.


Porter Byrum makes final $70+ million gift to Wake Forest University

October 2, 2017  |   Alumni, Philanthropy, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

In a concluding act of extraordinary generosity that will make college more affordable and accessible for generations of students, Porter B. Byrum (JD ’42) has donated more than $70 million to Wake Forest University for scholarships.

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