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Charles F. Longino Jr.

March 16, 2009  |   Uncategorized

For many years on freshman move-in day, Charles F. “Chuck” Longino would put on his mustard-yellow tee-shirt with “Ask me for help” printed on the front and help new students move into their residence hall rooms. Working alongside facilities-management staff, most freshmen and their parents probably had no idea that he was one of Wake […]

The Right Stuff

March 16, 2009  |   Athletics

When he was eight-years-old, Ben Sutton received a Christmas gift that foretold his life’s work. “Christmas 1966, Santa Claus brought me a world-band radio. It was the first radio on which we could listen to a Wake Forest sports broadcast. I would sit outside on our porch on cold winter evenings—you could only hear the […]

Wake Forest loses in ACC Tournament

March 13, 2009  |   Uncategorized

James Johnson had 20 points and 12 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough for Wake Forest, which lost to Maryland, 75-64, in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament on Friday.

Whaples in demand as economics expert

March 11, 2009  |   Uncategorized

With the country in a recession and the economy in the news daily, Professor of Economics Robert Whaples’ national profile is growing as he’s being called on frequently for expert commentary in the media.

Johnson, Teague lead Deacons into tourney

March 11, 2009  |   Athletics

A big reason Wake Forest is the number two seed in this week’s ACC Tournament is the maturation of sophomores James Johnson and Jeff Teague. Wake Forest opens the tournament Friday at 7 p.m. against the winner of Thursday night’s N.C. State/Maryland game.

Alumnus unveils ‘city of tomorrow’

March 9, 2009  |   Uncategorized

Former football player Syd Kitson (’81) has unveiled ambitious plans for a solar-powered city of tomorrow — Babcock Ranch — in Florida’s outback.

Teague and Johnson named All-ACC

March 9, 2009  |   Uncategorized

Sophomores Jeff Teague and James Johnson have been named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference second team and third team, respectively. Al-Farouq Aminu was named to the All-Freshman Team, and junior L.D. Williams was selected to the All-Defensive Team.

Study promotes defibrillators in schools

March 9, 2009  |   Uncategorized

A study at the School of Medicine reveals that many high schools are not adequately prepared to help a student or employee who suffers a sudden cardiac arrest on campus. The findings are being used to support a new program to place automated external defibrillators in high schools.

Wake Forest concert to air nationally

March 9, 2009  |   Uncategorized

American Public Media’s Performance Today program will broadcast a concert on Monday by trumpeter Alison Balsom, taped during her appearance in Brendle Recital Hall last month. The concert will air on Wake Forest’s public radio station, WFDD, at 8 p.m. Monday and on other public radio stations around the country. Balsom’s concert at Wake Forest was sponsored by the Secrest Artist Series.

Lecturers bring value to classroom

March 9, 2009  |   Uncategorized

Lecturers may be the unsung heroes of academe, but they’re valued at Wake Forest for what they bring to the classroom, says chemistry professor Christa Colyer.

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