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Stories Tagged: Kerry M. King (’85)

Cassie Freund and a rhinoceros beetle in Borneo.

Saving the orangutans

Cassie Freund (’10) uses her biology degree to save wild orangutans in Borneo.

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Motor mouth: Dentist on wheels

Dentist Sara Creighton (’05) hits the streets of San Francisco in a souped-up mobile dental office.

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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 […]

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  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.

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Bucking the trend

Mark Titus Hoover (’10) takes the road less traveled to the U.S. Embassy in Burkina Faso, West Africa.

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‘The rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air’

Before he was “Mr. Wake Forest,” Ed Wilson (’43) was Ensign Wilson, serving aboard a destroyer escort in World War II.

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One, two, three … Dream!

Former baseball star Danny Borrell (’09) and a family foundation make children’s sports wishes come true.

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A model education

Cecilia Silva (’74) builds a thriving school in her native Argentina based on what she learned at her alma mater.

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Finding a piece of history

Archivists discover a long-lost piece of Wake Forest history.