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Friend, Foe, Fuel

Wayne Silver, Professor of Biology When you say something tastes good, you really mean it “flavors” good. The brain puts together information from taste and olfactory (smell) receptors, along with information about texture and temperature (mouth feel), to produce flavor. Taste receptors only sense things that are salty, sweet, bitter, sour and umami (Japanese for […]

Quick Bites

  GIMME AN ARNOLD PALMER! Hot day? Here’s a cool antidote: “Mr. Palmer (’51, LL.D. ’70) had been privately brewing a mixture of lemonade and iced tea in his home for many years. In the late 1960s, in a bar in Palm Springs, California, Mr. Palmer ordered a mixture of lemonade and iced tea, and […]

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Who’s your hero?

David Furr (’80 JD ’82) teams up with Superman to honor hometown heroes.

Artful Friendship

An Artful Friendship

In a narrow room over the garage, paint palettes and easels await two Wake Forest fraternity brothers. Some weeks the two fellows never make it up the wooden stairs past the Christmas wreaths stored on the wall. They sit on the couch in the living room to watch sports on the big-screen television, or they […]

Bentrice Jusu ('13)
Founder and executive director
Both Hands: The Artlet
Trenton, NJ

Portraits of Pro Humanitate-3

Bentrice Jusu (’13) Trenton, NJ Founder and executive director of Both Hands: The Artlet Her cause: Since 2011, she’s served disadvantaged youth through Both Hands, her nonprofit arts-based mentoring program in Trenton, N.J. Among her awards: Wake Forest’s Schoonmaker Student Prize for Community Service; the Martin Luther King Jr. Building the Dream Award; and the […]

Bobby Higdon conducts a training session in Kosovo on the finer points of plea bargaining.

Alumni rebuild battered Kosovo’s courts

Bobby Higdon (’85, JD ’89) and Frank Bradsher (’82) are helping rebuild Kosovo’s judicial system.

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Lynne Flood’s (’82) animal tales

You can learn a lot about life from animals, says veterinarian Lynne M. Flood (’82).

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Judge Frank Whitney (’82) delivers justice in a war zone

The sounds of war were never far away from the makeshift courtrooms of Federal Judge Frank Whitney (’82) in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Steve Dixon’s film helps reunite Tony and Janina Wasilewski

Steve Dixon (’82), who co-produced “Tony and Janina’s American Wedding,” helps reunite an immigrant family.


Honor Thy Father

Mike and Mary Flynn Farrell’s historic gift honors their family’s past and the University’s future.