Abramson to graduates: ‘Show what you are made of’

It was the commencement ceremony the entire world was watching. In her first public address since losing her job as the Executive Editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson looked out over a sea of soon-to-be graduates, families and more than 50 credentialed media on Wake Forest University’s Hearn Plaza. More »

President Nathan O. HatchHatch addresses graduates

President Nathan O. Hatch, in his remarks to the Class of 2014, said, “There’s nothing like being in a great team. It can turn the rigors of work into a delight. To bond with others, in pursuit of accomplishing great things, is a rare privilege and a worthy prize.” More »

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Meet the Class of 2014

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Diving into biodiversity

biodiversity-125x125Victoria Erb stood in the back of the boat with her classmates and watched three sharks cut through the crystal clear water of Belize’s Great Blue Hole. The senior biology major then did the one thing the vast majority of people in this situation absolutely would not do.

First in the Forest

belangia-125x125Last weekend, Joseph Belangia was chopping wood in rural Wake County to provide firewood to families in need. A few days before, he raced around Hearn Plaza to raise money for the Brian Piccolo Cancer Fund during Hit the Bricks. Today, he is working to achieve his goal to expand a service project at a local retirement community to 200 volunteers.

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