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Dr. Frankenstein

It’s alive! A puppet horror show

Craig Joseph’s (’97) scary creation: You’ve never seen Frankenstein like this.

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.

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Harold Hayes: ‘Smiling through the apocalypse’

Tom Hayes (’79) explores the magical world of his father, famed Esquire editor Harold Hayes (’48).

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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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Finding a piece of history

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

Now retired Professor of History Ed Hendricks in his backyard bunker in 2002.

How to survive a nuclear war

Wake Forest prepares for doomsday in the 1960s.

Students

Rise of Pro Humanitate in Students’ Lives

Six years ago, when they made their first foray into downtown Winston-Salem to hand out sandwiches to the homeless, Wake Forest students Jordan Jones (’08), Eric Lange (’08) and Richard Roberts (’08) had trouble breaking out of their comfort zone. “I’ll never forget how nervous we were the first time we went out,” Jones said […]

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Nikolai Vitti (’00): Race to the top

Nikolai Vitti (’00, MAEd ’01) is on a mission to transform one of the largest school districts in the country.

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The familiar and the unfamiliar

For alumni parents, freshman move-in was a day to share memories of their time at Wake Forest while encouraging their children to forge their own path.