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Finding a piece of history

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

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Audrey Bridger (’52): Sweet memories

Audrey Bridger (’52) shares treasured keepsakes from her student days, 60 years ago.

101 Things We Love About Wake Forest: No. 54 - Secrest Artists Series

No. 51 – No. 75

 THE … SNIFF … MOVIE You’ll need a hankie along with your popcorn while watching “Brian’s Song,” a legendary 1971 film about the inspirational friendship between athletes Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers that has become a Wake Forest tradition. Piccolo (James Caan) was a Deacon running back who led the nation in rushing and scoring […]

Abbe Brooks: 'I don't know where the last four years have gone.'

For two generations of Deacons, a journey along parallel paths

At the mention of Commencement, Abbe Brooks’ (’13) eyes became misty — a prelude to the tears one fights back at the prospect of leaving behind someone, or some place, so dear.

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Celebrating a milestone: Professor Emeritus Herman Preseren turns 100

Family, friends and the Demon Deacon celebrate retired professor Herman Preseren’s 100th birthday.

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When Archie Bunker was a Deacon

Long before he was Archie Bunker, Carroll O’Connor was a Demon Deacon.

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Trailblazing James Jones (’55, MD ’59)

First Native American graduate advocated for family medicine and better health care.

Susan Brinkley ('62, P '93) received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Provost Emeritus Edwin G. Wilson ('43) in 2000.

Susan Brinkley (’62) is honored for promoting Wake Forest’s history

Susan Brinkley (’62), an alumna of the new campus, is honored for preserving the history of the Old Campus.

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Professor Emeritus Tom Elmore (’56) dies

Retired professor Thomas M. Elmore (’56), who founded Wake Forest’s counseling program, has died.

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Former trustee Weston Hatfield dies

Weston P. Hatfield (’41), a past trustee who was one of Wake Forest’s most influential leaders, has died.