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Walker Nolan ('65), center, between Sen. Howard Baker (R-Tenn) and Sen. Sam Ervin (D-NC) at the Watergate Committee hearings.

Alumni remember the 40th anniversary of Nixon’s resignation

Three alumni investigated the Watergate scandal that led to President Richard M. Nixon’s resignation.


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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Who’s your hero?

David Furr (’80 JD ’82) teams up with Superman to honor hometown heroes.

Thomas E. McNeill (JD '88), right, and Charlotte Senior Managing Attorney Ted Fillette at the 2013 Pro Bono Awards.

Class Note: Tom McNeill (JD ’88)

Legal Aid of North Carolina honors Charlotte attorney for pro bono service.

Taylor Field ('76, P '08)
Pastor, East 7th Baptist Church
New York City

Portraits of Pro Humanitate

Taylor Field (’76, P ’08) NEW YORK CITY Pastor of East 7th Baptist Church, also known as Graffiti Church His cause: Through his church he provides food, clothing, after-school programs, legal services and addiction-recovery programs to the poor, homeless and addicted. Graffiti Church serves 10,000 people a year. “Wake Forest gave me opportunities to ‘first […]

Bobby Higdon conducts a training session in Kosovo on the finer points of plea bargaining.

Alumni rebuild battered Kosovo’s courts

Bobby Higdon (’85, JD ’89) and Frank Bradsher (’82) are helping rebuild Kosovo’s judicial system.

Cassandra Ching (JD '06)

Cassandra Ching (JD ’06) keeps the music playing at MTV

Cassandra Ching (JD ’06) negotiates the sounds of music at MTV.

Scott and Laura Bayzle, co-presidents of the Raleigh (NC) alumni club.

Remembering ‘Dear Old Wake Forest’

Fun and friends! The Raleigh (N.C.) Wake Forest Club plans a “back-to-school” picnic at the Birthplace Museum.


Wake Forest law alumna launches program for children in Tanzania

Rebecca B. Wofford (JD ’97) is kicking off a program this month to help school children in Tanzania succeed by providing them with a nutritious meal during the day.

Susan Sparks, Baptist minister, comedian and law school alumna

The healing power of humor

Susan Sparks (JD ’87), lawyer and comedian turned minister, says laughter helps us reclaim control in hard times.