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Pete Daniel (’61) shapes Southern history

Author Pete Daniel (’61, MA ’62) chronicles the South’s transformation.


No blue Christmas for the Rev. Elvis

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

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.


Alumni authors publish new books

For your reading list: Thanksgiving, parenting and legends of the Southern mountains are topics for Wake Forest writers.

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Assessing the Boston Marathon bombings

Counterterrorism expert Daveed Gartenstein-Ross (’98) examines the Boston Marathon bombings.


Second verse for ‘Poetry Man’ Dave Johnson (’90)

Dave Johnson’s (’90) innovative work as poet-in-residence for the New York City Probation Office is featured in the New York Daily News.

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Daveed Gartenstein-Ross (’98): Why we’re still losing the war on terrorism

Counter terrorism expert Daveed Gartenstein-Ross (’98) on why the greatest threat facing us today isn’t terrorism, but the national debt.

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Dave Johnson (’90): Poetry for probation

Playwright and teacher Dave Johnson (’90) holds an unlikely appointment as Poet-in-Residence for the New York City Probation Office.


Tommie O’Toole (’78): Our man at the Olympics

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.


Summer’s hottest books

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.