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Harold Hayes

Harold Hayes: ‘Smiling through the apocalypse’

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

Sue Fulkerson O'Connor (from left), Judy Palmer Newsoroff, Kay Overman Ferrell and Mary Martin Pickard Niepold

Didn’t skip a beat

Four Class of ’63 friends stage a Broadway reunion and answer their own question: What makes Wake Forest special?


Strong Is the New Pretty

Former soccer player Kate T. Parker (’98) is a mother and photographer whose new project shows young girls’ strength, power and confidence.

Mark Titus Hoover

Bucking the trend

Mark Titus Hoover (’10) takes the road less traveled to the U.S. Embassy in Burkina Faso, West Africa.

Lauren Plichta with her 2014 LLS Research Portfolio Award.

‘It’s all for recognizing my mom’

Lauren Plichta (’05) celebrates her late mother every day by raising money for cancer research.

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.

Oh,Those Lilting Banshees! Where Are They (Funny) Now?

Inside Spring 2014: Vol. 61 No. 2

The Spring 2014 issue will be in mailboxes soon. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s inside!

101 Things

101 Things We Love About Wake Forest

101 Things We Love About Wake Forest No. 1 – No. 25 No. 26 – No. 50 No. 51 – No. 75 No. 76 – No. 101 Thanks also to contributors Katie Mahone (’13), Clare Rizer (’13) and those of you who answered our call for ideas on Facebook. Did we leave out one of […]

101 Things We Love About Wake Forest: No. 9 - Midnight Halloween Concert

No. 1 – No. 25

OUR MOTTO Giving back. Paying it forward. At the core of Wake Forest’s values and principles is the motto that unites us all. “Pro Humanitate calls on us to live selflessly and focus our energy on helping others,” says Shannon Ritchie (’07). EDWIN GRAVES WILSON (’43, P ’91, ’93) The University’s first provost has spent […]