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Col. John C. 'Jay' Waters, left, with his family: wife Anna (seated, right), Albert (striped shirt), Sarah (kneeling) and Eric (on the roof of the car.)

No greater honor

Sacred duty: Col. John C. “Jay” Waters (’87) leads the Army National Military Cemeteries program.

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Illustrator paints fashion’s ‘street style’

Illustrator Martha Napier (’07) captures “street style” of the fashion elite at New York Fashion Week.

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Finding a piece of history

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

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The scourge of poverty

Rev. Mel Williams (’65) fights to eliminate poverty in Durham, N.C.

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Pete Daniel (’61) shapes Southern history

Author Pete Daniel (’61, MA ’62) chronicles the South’s transformation.

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Prize of a lifetime

Teacher, researcher and leader Phillip Griffiths (’59, SCD ’73) receives one of the highest distinctions in mathematics.

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The Professor Is In

Everyone has a story to tell, whether she is a lifelong U.S. citizen or a recent immigrant. We are a nation of immigrants, and everyone shares a history of movement. Thinking about how people came here 100, 200 years ago makes you think about immigrants’ stories today. Is what immigrants are doing now, coming to […]

On Museum Hack

On The Museum Hack

While visiting The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, you might expect a tour guide to tell you about the brushstrokes that Emanuel Leutze used when painting “Washington Crossing the Delaware.” What you may not expect: being asked to sit on the floor and make a sculpture out of Play-Doh, imitate a pose […]


The Place Where I Live

Last April I was fortunate enough to make a long- overdue visit to Wake Forest. Mary DeShazer, professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies, delivered the prestigious Hubert McNeill Poteat Lecture, and afterward I attended a special gathering to honor her. Catching up with many of my women’s studies professors I had vivid memories […]

Artful Friendship

An Artful Friendship

In a narrow room over the garage, paint palettes and easels await two Wake Forest fraternity brothers. Some weeks the two fellows never make it up the wooden stairs past the Christmas wreaths stored on the wall. They sit on the couch in the living room to watch sports on the big-screen television, or they […]