Pro Humanitate Archive

WFU students sell ‘Band-Aids for Benin’; raise money for professor’s African birthplace

March 22, 2002  |   Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, Recognition, Student

A group of Wake Forest University students are raising money to buy basic medical supplies like needles, gloves and bandages for several open-air hospitals in Benin, West Africa— including the hospital where one of their professors was born. They are calling the fund-raiser “Project Bokonon,” which means “medicine man” in Benin’s native Fon language. Brett […]

Human Rights Watch expert to speak at Wake Forest Feb. 5 as part of Year of Unity and Hope

January 25, 2002  |   Pro Humanitate, Speakers, University Announcement

Joe Stork of Human Rights Watch will speak at Wake Forest University Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium. The event is part of Wake Forest’s Year of Unity and Hope: Pro Humanitate at Work. It is free and open to the public. Stork is the Washington director of Human Rights […]

Wake Forest to use $1.9 million Lilly Endowment Grant to establish Pro Humanitate Center

December 3, 2001  |   Pro Humanitate, University Announcement

Wake Forest University has received a $1.9 million grant from the Lilly Endowment of Indianapolis to establish a center for vocational exploration for undergraduate students. The center will be named after the university’s motto “Pro Humanitate,” which means, “for the good of humanity.” It will open in 2002. The grant will support the Pro Humanitate […]

Student-initiated theme year to include monthly forums, interactive web site, film series, service opportunities

September 28, 2001  |   Community, Events, Pro Humanitate

A group of Wake Forest University students is planning several events to recognize a new theme year – the Year of Unity and Hope: Pro Humanitate at Work. All of the events are free and are open to the public. Wake Forest has celebrated several theme years in the past, but no single theme was […]

WFU students organize year-long event series in response to terrorist attack

September 24, 2001  |   Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, University Announcement

Moved by the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the United States, a group of Wake Forest University students has begun organizing a series of events that explores issues raised by the attack. The series, or theme year, is called “The Year of Unity and Hope: Pro Humanitate at Work.” Expected to run throughout the academic […]

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