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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.

Cassie Freund and a rhinoceros beetle in Borneo.

Saving the orangutans

Cassie Freund (’10) uses her biology degree to save wild orangutans in Borneo.

2, Ed as student

‘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.

Author Bob Sitton ('59)

Film critic Iris Barry a ‘Lady in the Dark’

Drawing on letters, memorabilia and historical documentaries, author Bob Sitton (’59) reconstructs the life and work of pioneering film critic Iris Barry.

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.


A model education

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

Round-robin letters: through the years and across the miles

Beloved letters

Little did these ’85 Fideles know that over the next 30 years their friendships would strengthen thanks to an unbroken circle of heartfelt letters.

Pete Daniel 1

Pete Daniel (’61) shapes Southern history

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

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.

Jamacian bobsled team

‘Cool Runnings,’ part 2

Deacon fans help Jamaican bobsled team return to the Olympics.