Jefferson Davis as President of the Confederacy

February 12, 2009  |   Uncategorized

Paul Escott delivered this essay at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh on Feb. 12, 2009, the 200th anniversary of the birthday of Abraham Lincoln. He is the author of numerous books on the Civil War, Reconstruction and the South, including most recently, “‘What Shall We Do with the Negro?’: Lincoln, White Racism, and […]

Health care, politics and the stimulus bill

February 11, 2009  |   National

I just returned from the Academy Health “National Health Policy Summit.” It is a meeting held each year in Washington, D. C. to highlight the current trends in research, government and private industry concerning the broad issues of health care policy. It always involves speakers from the administration, so it was especially interesting in this […]

Deacon comeback falls short

February 10, 2009  |   Uncategorized

Wake Forest stormed back from 20 points down against N.C. State to pull within two late in the game, but the Wolfpack held on for the win, 82-76, Wednesday night in Raleigh.

Gergen: Major challenges await Obama

February 10, 2009  |   Uncategorized

The Obama administration’s biggest challenge this year is implementing the stimulus package to create jobs, get credit flowing and solve the mortgage crisis, political commentator David Gergen said Tuesday night in a speech in Wait Chapel.

Deacons take on Wolfpack

February 10, 2009  |   Athletics

Seventh-ranked Wake Forest meets in-state rival N.C. State for the first time this season Wednesday night in Raleigh.

Fighting religious intolerance

February 9, 2009  |   Uncategorized

Religion professor Lynn Neal and students in her class on religious intolerance have created a Web site to show the power of visual imagery to promote prejudice against religious groups.

Deacons get big win over Boston College

February 8, 2009  |   Athletics

Jeff Teague scored 27 points–mostly in the first half–and freshman Al-Farouq Aminu took over in the second half to score 26 for the game as No. 7 Wake Forest got back on track by routing Boston College 93-76 on Sunday.

MBA marketing summit underway

February 6, 2009  |   Uncategorized

The 19th annual Wake Forest MBA Marketing Summit, featuring teams from Wake Forest and other top universities, is taking place at the Worrell Professional Center this weekend.

Deacons look to regroup against B.C.

February 6, 2009  |   Athletics

After two road losses, Wake Forest returns home to the Joel Coliseum on Sunday looking to regroup against Boston College.

Obama appoints divinity professor to panel

February 6, 2009  |   Uncategorized

President Obama has appointed the divinity school’s Melissa Rogers, an expert on the separation of church and state, to a panel to advise him on faith-based social-service programs.

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