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Gooey butter cake and more

Ryan Nusbickel (’96) leaves TV career behind to write children’s books.

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@War: The battlefield of the future

Shane Harris (’98) explores America’s newest battlefield, cyberspace, in his new book.

Dr. Frankenstein

It’s alive! A puppet horror show

Craig Joseph’s (’97) scary creation: You’ve never seen Frankenstein like this.


From cable to classroom: Melissa Harris-Perry (’94) returns to her alma mater

Meet the MHP you don’t see on her cable-news show.

Katina Parker (right) with Dr. Maya Angelou

Filmmaker Katina Parker (’96) remembers Maya Angelou

A writer of world renown claimed Katina Parker (’96) and ‘watered and seeded’ her soul.


No blue Christmas for the Rev. Elvis

Ray Cannata (’90), “The Man Who Ate New Orleans,” trades his culinary list for blue suede shoes.

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Gretchen Hollifield (’96): It’s a dog’s life

Gretchen Hollifield (’96) turns her passion for dogs into a thriving business.

Associate Dean for Campus Life Mike Ford ('72) welcomes Libby Bell ('93) back to campus for the 25th annual Project Pumpkin.

Libby Bell (’93) unmasks the great pumpkin

Project Pumpkin founder returns to campus to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the annual Halloween tradition.


Is There a Doctor in the Hikers Cabin?

In 1997, just a few years after graduating from Wake Forest, Rob Cocke was in a small cafe in a village near Lake Chirwa in Malawi. Playing a board game common there called bao and thinking about lunch, he wondered what time it was. An old man sitting near him had no idea; neither did […]

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Nikolai Vitti (’00): Race to the top

Nikolai Vitti (’00, MAEd ’01) is on a mission to transform one of the largest school districts in the country.