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Shahedah Fornah ('12), at right, and her cousin, Zainab Kamarah, co-founded Pearls of Wata.

Shahedah Fornah (’12): Fighting Ebola

With the Ebola crisis increasing, Shahedah Fornah (’12) shows what one person can do to help.

Mustafa Abdullah ('10) with the Rev. Jesse Jackson in Ferguson, Missouri. All photos courtesy of Mustafa Abdullah.

On the ground in Ferguson

Mustafa Abdullah (’10), a program associate with the ACLU of Missouri, was in Ferguson, Missouri, following Michael Brown’s death.


Motor mouth: Dentist on wheels

Dentist Sara Creighton (’05) hits the streets of San Francisco in a souped-up mobile dental office.

Katherine Wycisk ('12) and Aid4Uganda co-director Shane Falconer with a child from a Ugandan orphanage.

Into Africa: Katherine Wycisk (’12)

Katherine Wycisk (’12) turns her passion for caring for orphans in Uganda into a nonprofit.


Tim Persons investigates weapons systems, homeland security and more

Tim Persons (MS ’00, PhD ’01) investigates weapons parts, homeland security, fracking and more as the GAO’s chief scientist.


Sona Tatoyan (’00): Passion and bravery

Producer and actress Sona Tatoyan (’00) is tackling one of the darkest periods in world history for her next film.

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Missy Malkush (’06): A helping hand

Missy Malkush (’06) has volunteered in four countries to help those who’ve lost limbs to war, disease or injuries.

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Newtown tribute: Marcus Tracy (’08)

Former soccer star Marcus Tracy (’08) makes a tribute to the people of his hometown of Newtown, Conn.


Chris Paul returns home to give back

NBA players and former Wake Forest stars Chris Paul and Josh Howard make this a Christmas to remember for 100 local children.


Alumnus leads student to ‘Wake’ and ‘Forest’

Probably no one’s journey to Wake Forest was longer than Somali native Yasin Ali’s, but he had Jordan Adam (’04) pointing the way.