A supplement to Wake Forest Magazine

Michael Metzmaker

I Knew I Had To Go Back

In December 2009, Michael Metzmaker (’10) made a mission trip to Haiti. Three months later, after the tiny island was ravaged by a devastating earthquake, he knew he had to go back to help the recovery effort. See Michael’s story and photos.

professor and student

The Lighting of a Fire

“It’s a complex world in a very challenging time, and one of the most important duties of our university is to educate students to be able to understand the nature of that world,” says Wingate Professor of Religion Simeon Ilesanmi. Read about Wake Forest’s commitment to education of the whole person.

Melissa Rogers

Capital Connection

Melissa Rogers, director of the School of Divinity’s Center for Religion and Public Affairs, advises President Obama on faith-based initiatives.

stone bench

Gold, Black & Green

It’s time to add green to the palette of official Wake Forest colors. The green movement is about a change in the way the campus community views sustainability, says DeDee Delongpré Johnston, director of sustainability.

Students getting ready to graduate

Commencement 2010

Relive Commencement 2010 in words, photographs and music in an audio slideshow. Plus, Commencement and Baccalaureate photo galleries, and remarks by President Nathan O. Hatch and Divinity School dean Bill Leonard.

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