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Ever had a Steve Jobs moment? An idea pops into your head for a perfect product or service. Eventually, someone starts making millions of dollars or helping thousands of people — with your idea. You can’t help but lament, “Drat. I should have jumped on that.” Wake Forest has an app for that — the […]


Chow Down!

GATHER-ROUND, SERVE IT UP! Menu & Recipes Courtesy Elizabeth Norfleet Sugg (’85) MENU Tangy Fat-Free Black Bean Dip with Red and Orange Pepper Slices and Tortilla Chip Dippers Sweet Potato Jalapeño Corn Chowder in Wake Mugs Curried Pecans Make-ahead Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches with Confetti Corn Relish Cold Deviled Shrimp Avocado Grape Tomato Cucumber Diced Salad […]

Caitlin Edwards Brooks (back row, fourth from right) and other Wake Forest Fellows alumni at the Nov. 23 reunion.

Wake Forest Fellows: a family reunion

Belonging to the Wake Forest Fellows family encourages her to be the best version of herself, writes Caitlin Brooks Edwards (’11).

Ryan celebrates the end of his cross-country bike ride on the California coast.

Himmelsbach’s travels

Backpacking around the world wasn’t journey enough for Ryan Himmelsbach (’11), so he cycled across the USA.

Taylor Field ('76, P '08)
Pastor, East 7th Baptist Church
New York City

Portraits of Pro Humanitate

Taylor Field (’76, P ’08) NEW YORK CITY Pastor of East 7th Baptist Church, also known as Graffiti Church His cause: Through his church he provides food, clothing, after-school programs, legal services and addiction-recovery programs to the poor, homeless and addicted. Graffiti Church serves 10,000 people a year. “Wake Forest gave me opportunities to ‘first […]

Chris Paul ('07)
Guard, Los Angeles Clippers
Lewisville, NC, and
Los Angeles, CA

Portraits of Pro Humanitate-4

Chris Paul (’07) Lewisville, NC, and Los Angeles, CA Guard, Los Angeles Clippers and six-time NBA All-Star His cause: Along with his family he established the CP3 Foundation, a philanthropic partnership with The Winston-Salem Foundation in honor of his late grandfather, Nathaniel Jones. The Foundation strives to impact the communities it serves by using its […]


Where Are They Now?

Founded The Unique Sheep to produce hand-painted yarn for knitting and crocheting. Works full time with The Unique Sheep. “Define success for yourself. It is easy to get caught up in the aspirations of others and believe that to be successful you need to have X amount of sales, so many employees or the support […]


Hillary Taylor (’11), and professors Monique O’Connell and Emily Wakild

Hillary Taylor’s unusual academic journey, from Wake Forest to Italy to Mexico.


Katelyn Goetz (’11) and professor Oana Jurchescu

The bonds Katelyn Goetz forged with her professor led her to stay at Wake Forest for her graduate work.


Face Time: Kendall Hack, Rachel Handel, Carrie Stokes and Ananda Mitra

On a long car ride back to New Delhi after visiting the Taj Mahal, Kendall Hack (Hilton Head, S.C.), Rachel Handel (Gaithersburg, Md.) and Carrie Stokes (Winston-Salem, N.C.) barely noticed the huge cow in the middle of the road, a common sight in India. After five weeks in India for a summer study-abroad communication class […]