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Stories Tagged: Pro Humanitate

Shahedah Fornah ('12), at right, and her cousin, Zainab Kamarah, co-founded Pearls of Wata.

Shahedah Fornah (’12): Fighting Ebola

With the Ebola crisis increasing, Shahedah Fornah (’12) shows what one person can do to help.

Deacon 2

A magical day

Alumni pass on the Wake Forest experience to their children.

Ed Christman, Convocation 2002

What’s in a name

For years, Chaplain Ed Christman (’50, JD ’53) welcomed new students with a simple message: ‘You matter’

Kevin Shorter, wife, Allison, and their daughters explore pagodas in China.

Help, hope for orphaned Asian girls

His family’s vision, says Kevin Shorter (MBA ’06), is to keep orphaned Asian girls off the street and out of the sex trade.

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?

'Big Brother' Chad Brown (right) and Erik, his 'Little Brother.'

‘Big Brother’ takes his role seriously

Mentoring matters to Chad Brown (’01, JD ’06), who is North Carolina’s Big Brother of the Year for Big Brothers Big Sisters Services.

Bounty from Harmony Ridge Farm

In Pursuit of Greener Pastures

Last summer was a strange one around Winston-Salem, one of the coolest and wettest on record. For most of us, a break from the South’s usual summer swelter is a blessed relief, and only 30 summer days without rain is just an inconvenience, an annoyance that ruins nothing more than beach trips and yard work. […]

Lauren Plichta with her 2014 LLS Research Portfolio Award.

‘It’s all for recognizing my mom’

Lauren Plichta (’05) celebrates her late mother every day by raising money for cancer research.

Mary Tribble ('82) shared these remarks at the Senior Dinner on April 24.

Go Forward, For Humanity

“Pro Humanitate is a way of living that transcends the transactional elements of our existence,” speaker Mary Tribble (’82) tells students at this year’s Senior Dinner.

George Faithful with his wife, Enelia, and their daughter, Penelope.

Mentoring made the difference

Thomas. West. Sellner. Theologian George Faithful (’01) says his first book would have been ‘impossible’ without guidance from influential professors.