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A model education

Cecilia Silva (’74) builds a thriving school in her native Argentina based on what she learned at her alma mater.

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.”

Ryan celebrates the end of his cross-country bike ride on the California coast.

Himmelsbach’s travels

Backpacking around the world wasn’t journey enough for Ryan Himmelsbach (’11), so he cycled across the USA.


Alumnus leads student to ‘Wake’ and ‘Forest’

Probably no one’s journey to Wake Forest was longer than Somali native Yasin Ali’s, but he had Jordan Adam (’04) pointing the way.


Professor Emeritus Mary Frances Robinson dies

A memorial service for retired French professor Mary Frances Robinson, who died on July 31, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 2, at 3 p.m. in Wait Chapel.

Spreading the Wake Forest spirit in China: Nicole Stanton ('11), Monica Kitt ('10), Rachel Baxter ('11), Henry Skelsey ('10) and Ben Terry ('08).

Deacons connect in the Far East

Alumni are renewing their black and gold ties through new alumni clubs 7,000 miles from campus.

Karen Buschman Barnes ('05)

Human rights for ‘the least of these’

Human rights is both a passion and a profession for Karen Buschman Barnes (’05).


Hillary Taylor (’11), and professors Monique O’Connell and Emily Wakild

Hillary Taylor’s unusual academic journey, from Wake Forest to Italy to Mexico.


Face Time: Rob Musci and Peter Brubaker

There aren’t many professors who would run through fire, climb to the top of a mountain or crawl through mud with their students. Senior Rob Musci of Kernersville, N.C., found one in Professor of Health and Exercise Science Peter Brubaker (MA ’86). Last fall in Virginia, Musci and Brubaker — along with a handful of […]


Face Time: Nick Liu and Stewart Carter

Sometimes students have to travel far from home to discover what is right in front of them. That was the case for junior Cheng “Nick” Liu, a native of China and gifted pianist, who returned home last summer with Professor of Music Stewart Carter (P ’01) to explore the history of Chinese orchestras. Liu and Carter […]