Pro Humanitate Archive


Building for tomorrow: Students join forces to build Ugandan schools

March 1, 2010  |   International, Pro Humanitate, Research

In the spirit of Pro Humanitate, a group of students have created a Wake Forest chapter of Building Tomorrow. The international non-profit organization raises money to build elementary schools in Uganda, where only 50 percent of the population completes primary school.

University offers faculty and staff new option to support Haiti relief

February 8, 2010  |   Community, International, President, Pro Humanitate

In response to the continuing disaster in Haiti, Wake Forest is making it more convenient for faculty and staff to support relief efforts.


Students to spend winter break volunteering in Brazil and India

December 21, 2009  |   Pro Humanitate, Student, Wake Forest College

Two groups of students are spending their winter break on service trips, one group in Brazil helping build a community center for children, and a second group in Calcutta, India, working with Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity.


Putting Pro Humanitate in action

December 2, 2009  |   International, Pro Humanitate, Student

Journalist instructor Mary Martin Niepold has received a national award for social entrepreneurs who take on society’s biggest challenges for her project supporting grandmothers in Africa.


Recognizing a lifetime of service

November 19, 2009  |   Pro Humanitate, Uncategorized

A new service award at the School of Divinity has been established by divinity professor James M. Dunn and his wife, Marilyn, to honor the school’s founding dean, Bill J. Leonard.


A gift of time

September 25, 2009  |   Pro Humanitate, Uncategorized

Wake Forest employees can now donate paid time off to co-workers who need extra time away from work for health reasons.


Courageous champion

May 14, 2009  |   Community, Pro Humanitate

As a volunteer with Mothers for Justice, senior Mary Little supports women in the community who are struggling to negotiate an often-complicated justice system.


Lending a hand

September 26, 2008  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, Pro Humanitate, Student, Wake Forest College

The earthquake that devastated the Sichuan Province in China last summer killed 69,000 people and left 5 million homeless. Senior Glenn Zhao, a native of China, whose family now lives in Nashville, Tenn., explains his upcoming project to help the victims.

Stories this week at WFU

February 1, 2006  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Pro Humanitate, Speakers, University Announcement

ANALYZING PRESIDENT BUSH’S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS — Allan Louden, a Wake Forest University political communication and rhetoric expert, is available to comment on President Bush’s State of the Union Address. Louden, director of debate and professor of communication at Wake Forest, was Elizabeth Dole’s […]

Lilly Endowment awards grant to WFU for continued support of Pro Humanitate Center

January 21, 2006  |   Pro Humanitate, University Announcement

In a show of continued support for the vocational exploration programs it helped to create at Wake Forest University, Lilly Endowment Inc. of Indianapolis has awarded a $498,491 grant to the university. The grant will help continue work at Wake Forest’s Pro Humanitate Center, which […]

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