Tag: Wake Forest University


Wade Murphy (’00) helps endow the Humanities Institute with $1 million gift

Wade Murphy (’00) helps endow the Humanities Institute with $1 million gift

Maria Henson


In February, Wade Murphy (’00), executive vice president of Marmik Oil Co. in El Dorado, Ark., made history as the only person under 35 to make a single seven-figure gift in the University’s history. Murphy, a member of the College Board of Visitors, donated $1 million to the Humanities Institute. In 2010 the National Endowment […]

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Inside Out

Inside Out

Allison Cacich ('13), Intern


At the end of the Fall 2012 semester, sophomore Lindsay Hudson Ortyn stumbled across a 24-minute video that she couldn’t keep to herself. The clip was from a March 2011 TED conference, dedicated to promoting “ideas worth spreading,” and it featured independent graffiti artist JR talking about his new project, “Inside Out.” Hudson Ortyn, fascinated […]

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