Global environmental issues and ways to help the environment will be the focus of an Earth Day celebration on April 22 beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Magnolia Court (next to Benson University Center). The event will feature music by contemporary folk band, Eddie from Ohio, an environmental poetry reading and booths dedicated to environmental issues and concerns, such as recycling, global warming, the oceans and cultural and biological diversity. The event is free and open to the public.
Innovative uses of technology in teaching will be showcased at Wake Forest’s Tech Fair ’99 on April 22 at 4 p.m. in the Information Systems Building, Room 224. The annual event features presentations by university faculty. Student Technology Advisors (STARS), who have assisted in creating new high-tech teaching tools, will accompany several of the professors. Visitors to the tech fair will also get a look at next year’s ThinkPad 390, which will be distributed to freshmen and juniors in the fall.
More than 60 Wake Forest athletes will help with this year’s Special Olympics April 26-28. Opening ceremonies will be held on campus at 9:30 a.m. April 26 in Kentner Stadium. This will be the sixth year Wake Forest has hosted the competitions. For more information, call Charles Davis at 758-6164.
Graduating seniors are again experiencing great success finding jobs, according to William Currin, Director of Career Services at Wake Forest. A record number of recruiters have visited campus this year and many students have already nailed down good jobs. To interview students who have accepted job offers or talk with William Currin about the current job market for college seniors, call the News Service.
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