As a student in the early 1970s, Pro Humanitate was not a compelling voice informing my Wake Forest experience. Either I was too self-absorbed in my world of academic discovery, political activism and campus involvement, or the University culture did not strongly reflect this ethos of service to others at the time. It probably was [...]
Stories Tagged: ’70s
October 2, 2013
April 29, 2013
Not many of us are so devoted to serving the poor that we’d move our young family right in with them. But that’s just what the Rev. Taylor Field (’76) did.
September 17, 2012
The dancing, head-spinning Deacon was a crowd favorite in the 1970s.
August 24, 2012
Alumni move their children onto a campus that still evokes happy memories.
August 23, 2012
Just back from the London Olympics, Tommie O’Toole (’78, P ’07) talks about Gabby Douglas, Usain Bolt, Tonya Harding and his favorite Olympic and Final Four memories.
August 20, 2012
From a riveting account of World War I to the uplifting story of Martha Mason (’60), alumni professors share their favorite can’t-put-down summer books.
May 19, 2012
Forty-two years ago, 600 students marched to President Scales’ house to protest the Vietnam War.
May 16, 2012
Psychology professor and former provost Bill Gordon (’68, MA ’70) retires after distinguished career.
April 25, 2012
An alumnus turns the clock back on a 1978 prank that changed the face of Wait Chapel.
February 23, 2012
Successful. Authoritative. Commanding great respect. There are many terms to define “distinguished” but these seem especially appropriate when describing the 2012 recipients of Wake Forest’s Distinguished Alumni Award, who were recognized at a gala dinner on Feb. 17 during Alumni Council weekend. The Rev. Michael “Mike” Aiken (’71) is executive director of the Greensboro Urban Ministry. [...]