From the Forest

Project Pumpkin 2022

Project Pumpkin 2022

An annual tradition with tricks and treats for local kids

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Research Day 2022

Research Day 2022

Students showcase original scholarship in collaboration with faculty mentors

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Hit the Bricks 2022

Hit the Bricks 2022

Wake Foresters raise money for cancer research

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Wake the Demons!

Wake the Demons!

Rally for the Deacons on Hearn Plaza

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Commencement 2022

Commencement 2022

Congratulations to Graduates and their Families

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Inauguration Day

Inauguration Day

Dr. Susan R. Wente Installed as 14th President of Wake Forest

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Yo Yo Ma

The Power of Music

Yo Yo Ma on Art, Life and Happiness

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Groundbreaking ceremony

McCreary Football Complex

Breaking ground on a new Demon Deacon football facility.

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The old campus in Wake, NC.

Seeing Wake’s Past

President Wente visits the old campus in Wake Forest, NC.

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2021 Lovefeast Service

Lovefeast: a cherished annual tradition

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2021 Lighting of the Quad

2021 Lighting of the Quad

An annual tradition to celebrate the holiday season

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Painting under restoration

The Chemistry of Art Conservation

The Art Gallery as Laboratory

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Students running during Hit the Bricks!

Hit the Bricks!

Deacs raise more than $200,000 for cancer research

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Graduates on the quad

Commencement 2020

A Celebration Worth the Wait

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Wake the Demons rally

Wake the Demons!

Wake Foresters Rally for the Demon Deacons

Go Deacs!

President Susan R. Wente

Taking Office

Dr. Susan R. Wente arrives as Wake Forest's 14th President

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Students painting desks

DESK Project 2021

COVID Can't Stop Pro Humanitate

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a field of daffodils

Spring Forward

Campus life is blossoming

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The Deacon shows off his WF gloves

Welcome Back!

Wake Foresters Return for the Spring Semester

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Reynolda Campus at night with Winston-Salem skyline in the background

A 21-Photo Salute

A look back at two decades in The Forest

Relive the moments

Students in Fall

Autumn Light

The Wake Forest campus is at its best in the Fall

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Students studying in hammocks

Finding Your (Study) Space

Wake Foresters find a comfortable place to work

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Hit the Bricks

“Hit the Bricks” Hits a Home Run

Sets New Records for Money Raised, Teams

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Experimenting with Labs

Experimenting with Labs

Hands-On Learning During Covid

Different Look, Same Lab

Wake Forest hosts ESPN College GameDay, Clemson

Game Day

Wake Forest hosts ESPN College GameDay, Clemson

Check out the Big Game(Day)

Wake Forest students arrive on campus during a pandemic

Fall 2020: Show Humanitate

Wake Forest students arrive on campus during a pandemic

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Wake Foresters head to class for the Fall 2020 semester

Fall: Week One

Wake Foresters head to class for the Fall 2020 semester

Learning Looks a Bit Different

Wake Forest students demonstrate proper mask usage and social distancing.

Getting Ready

Wake Forest Prepares for Students to Return

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Jayden Brown closes the door to her room as her parents look on.

Homeward Bound

Wake Forest students move out during the pandemic

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Professor David Wren films his lecture in an empty classroom.

Spring: Week One

Wake Forest responds to COVID-19

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Dave Anderson and his students look upward for birds.

Birds 101

Wake Forest students head to Florida to find birds

See the classroom take to the field

Wait Chapel viewed through toilet paper

Deacs win!

Wake Forest Downs No. 7 Duke in Double-Overtime Thriller

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Who's Your Buddy

Who’s your buddy?

Lifelong friendships have taken root in the Forest, and our stories are unrivaled by any.

Meet some Deacs who found their people

Bud and Arnie

Bud & Arnie

A story of friendship, dreams and what might have been

Celebrate their unbreakable bond

Student and her dog walk among fall leaves

Seasons: Fall 2019

Leaves fall and spirits soar as another autumn colors a campus community unrivaled by any. Enjoy the view.

Experience the fall semester

Candles are lit in the audience.

Lovefeast 2019

The Wake Forest Lovefeast has grown to be one of the largest Moravian-style lovefeasts in North America and one of the University's most cherished traditions for more than 50 years.

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Students leave Campus Kitchen with Thanksgiving meals.

Feeling the need to feed

Volunteers prepared Thanksgiving meals during Turkeypalooza and delivered them to food-insecure Winston-Salem residents

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A student helps a child at a station

Project Pumpkin

Hosting local school children for tricks & treats!

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Facilities workers participate in the show

From the Ground Up

A Performance on Hearn Plaza Starring WFU Facilities Staff

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Runners start at the beginning of Hit The Bricks

Catching Up to a Cure

Wake Foresters "Hit the Bricks" for Cancer Research

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A football player graphic overlooks two staircases

The Future is Now Open

Introducing the Sutton Sports Performance Center and the Shah Basketball Complex

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Wellbeing at Wake

Wellbeing at Wake

Taking care of all that makes you ... you.

How we thrive

The Light Within

The Light Within

Electrical goods entrepreneur Anil Rai Gupta (MBA ’92, LLD ’17) helps power daily life in India, but his generous spirit is what energizes the world around him.




As a politician, victims’ rights advocate, attorney and national columnist, Donna Edwards (’80) can do almost anything. Anything except quit.

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Growing Season

Growing Season

Cucumbers, pole beans and Pro Humanitate values have taken root at Buck Cochran’s Peacehaven Farm

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Seasons at Wake

Seasons at Wake

Mother Nature does some of her best work here

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The Year of Osmosis

The Year of Osmosis

In every corner of campus, Wake Forest Fellows learn and lead in a year‑long adventure

Immerse yourself along with them

In the Moment

In the Moment

Wake Forest is a lot of things, but boring will never be one of them

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Webster story

Strength in Numbers

A story of trial, error and teamwork

Meet Kathryn Webster (’17)

Portraits of Leaders

Portraits of Leaders

Medical mystery. Hoop dreams. Rock ’n’ Roll army. Terrorism. Four Olympics. Vietnam.


Inca-redible Discovery: WFU biologists find a new genus of tree growing along an ancient Inca path in Peru

Inca-redible Discovery

Tree meets world

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Wake Forest in Peru

Wake Forest in Peru

Destructive mining threatens one of Earth’s greatest resources: The Amazon




The most wonderful time of the year

We saved you a seat

Artistic License

Artistic License

IPLACe turns academics into a big production

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We need to talk

We need to talk

Connecting through the power of conversation

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WSNC: Alfred Adams


Downtown Winston-Salem is the place to be thanks to the quiet efforts of Double Deacon Alfred Adams (’68, JD ’73)

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In-Dell-Apple Icon

In-Dell-Apple Icon

Big ideas - and a big personality - made Wake alumnus, John Medica, a laptop legend

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The Choice - Julie Coyne

The Choice

When turning away is not an option

Meet Julie Coyne

Bibles, Bullets and Broken Stereotypes: The relationship between religion and gun ownership... it's complicated.

Bibles, Bullets and Broken Stereotypes

Does religion influence gun ownership?

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Redeye to Venice

Redeye to Venice

A whirlwind trip to La Biennale through the eyes of Sean Wilkinson (’15)

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New toxic waste sponge idea holds water


Works great on hard-to-reach toxic waste

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Breathing Fire Promo Image

Breathing Fire

How the best team you've never known is making history

Step inside the world of debate

Guys and Dolls. A father's reach in the imaginary world of his daughter extends beyond childhood.

Guys & Dolls

Real men play Barbie

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Bird Brawn

Bird Brawn

For these birds, turf wars have a rhythm

Learn to speak woodpecker

Wake Washington

Wake Washington

Wake Washington officially opens for business

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Six students. Six figures. One art collection unlike any other.

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You Did What? Wake Forest Traditions

You Did What?

Doing your own thing is a Wake Forest tradition

Enjoy our quirkiest customs

Meet the Bob McCreary you don’t know 

The Man Behind the Name

Meet the Bob McCreary you don’t know

Get to know Bob

Work Forest: Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations

Humans are learning a lot from the naturally high-tech bat

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Paradise Found

Paradise Found

Carlton Ward Jr. (’98) defends a side of Florida few know

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Move-in Day: Faculty Fellows

Wake Wisdom

Faculty Fellows have your back

Um, what’s a faculty fellow?

Unhappy Feet Infographic

Unhappy Feet

Why aren’t these birds in the mood?

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Parenting Infographic

Exploring the Plight of American Parents

American parents aren’t as happy as their global peers

See why

The root of all good

The Root of All Good

Beet juice could save your brain

Read how

Mealworms Infographic

Ballad of the Mighty Mealworm

The wiggly custodians you can eat

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Adhesive Anthropology

Adhesive Anthropology

The speechless art of communication

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Old furniture achieves immortality thanks to the efforts of dedicated campus staff

See how old furniture lives on

Wake Downtown

Imagination Works

Introducing Wake Downtown

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Zach Gordon

Looking Up

When Zach Gordon (’16) couldn’t move, faith, family and purpose drove him forward

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