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The Professor Is In

Everyone has a story to tell, whether she is a lifelong U.S. citizen or a recent immigrant. We are a nation of immigrants, and everyone shares a history of movement. Thinking about how people came here 100, 200 years ago makes you think about immigrants’ stories today. Is what immigrants are doing now, coming to […]

Oh,Those Lilting Banshees! Where Are They (Funny) Now?

Inside Spring 2014: Vol. 61 No. 2

The Spring 2014 issue will be in mailboxes soon. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s inside!


Peggy Smith: The golden age of ski resorts

Retired art history professor explores the architectural evolution of ski resorts in a compelling new book.

Classics scholar James Powell

Latin Influence

On this warm day in May, the sounds of post-Commence-ment cleanup and chirping birds punctuate an otherwise eerie calm that descends upon campus following Wake Forest’s most festive of celebrations. Another class has gone, a new one will be here soon. For those who have just bid farewell to Wake Forest, it is a time […]



What books or works of art urge us to live inspired lives or serve the greater good? I immediately had two books come to mind: “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Holocaust survivor Viktor E. Frankl and, more recently, “Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World” by […]


Beth Braxton (’66): A call to serve

The Rev. Beth Pirkle Braxton (’66) revisits the gift she received 50 years ago.

Mary Dalton (second from left) talks with first-year students outside Luter Hall.

Go, (Luter) Hogs!

Professor in the lounge! Interaction benefits everyone and builds community, says Faculty Fellow Mary Dalton (’83).


The familiar and the unfamiliar

For alumni parents, freshman move-in was a day to share memories of their time at Wake Forest while encouraging their children to forge their own path.

101 Things We Love About Wake Forest: No. 85 - Rolling the Quad

No. 76 – No. 101

 DESSERT FOR A DEAC Leavening legend. Tailgate treasure. What would any pregame party be without Deacon Crunch cookies, mouth-watering morsels chock-full of oatmeal, corn flakes, and chocolate chips created by hostess extraordinaire Marybeth Sutton Wallace (’86)? Does anyone doubt she’s the Martha Stewart of Wake Forest? THE BIEDERMAN CONNECTION Around Hearn Plaza have you noticed […]

Toby A. Hale

Hale/Orser Fund honors associate deans’ commitment to students

A new fund honors Toby A. Hale (’65, P ’03), Paul N. Orser (’69, P ’01) and their dedication to students.