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Sue Fulkerson O'Connor (from left), Judy Palmer Newsoroff, Kay Overman Ferrell and Mary Martin Pickard Niepold

Didn’t skip a beat

Four Class of ’63 friends stage a Broadway reunion and answer their own question: What makes Wake Forest special?

Martha Napier illustrates 'street style' outside Lincoln Center. (Eddie Mejia)

Illustrator paints fashion’s ‘street style’

Illustrator Martha Napier (’07) captures “street style” of the fashion elite at New York Fashion Week.

Lauren Gaston's current project is costume design for a production of 'Romeo and Juliet.' (Photo by Don Ipock)

Her costumes capture moments in time

“Fashion is trend forecasting,” says Lauren Gaston (’09). “Costume design involves digging into a moment in time much like an anthropologist would.”

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On The Museum Hack

While visiting The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, you might expect a tour guide to tell you about the brushstrokes that Emanuel Leutze used when painting “Washington Crossing the Delaware.” What you may not expect: being asked to sit on the floor and make a sculpture out of Play-Doh, imitate a pose […]

Katherine Wycisk ('12) and Aid4Uganda co-director Shane Falconer with a child from a Ugandan orphanage.

Into Africa: Katherine Wycisk (’12)

Katherine Wycisk (’12) turns her passion for caring for orphans in Uganda into a nonprofit.

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Taylor Field (’76): Serving the ‘unserved’

Not many of us are so devoted to serving the poor that we’d move our young family right in with them. But that’s just what the Rev. Taylor Field (’76) did.

Manju Seal (MA '90), photograph by Travis Dove ('04)

Manju Seal (MA ’90): A ‘greater profit’

Manju Seal (MA ’90) put her high-powered financial career on hold to fight domestic violence.


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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Missy Malkush (’06): A helping hand

Missy Malkush (’06) has volunteered in four countries to help those who’ve lost limbs to war, disease or injuries.

Marc Palmieri: 'I had no idea who I was or what life was for before I came to Wake Forest.'

What’s up with Marc Palmieri (’94)?

Acting, playwriting, teaching top of the order for former Deacon baseball standout Marc Palmieri (’94).