Wake Forest music department hosts competitions

February 9, 2001  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Wake Forest University’s 23rd annual Christopher Giles and Lucille S. Harris Competitions in Musical Performance will be held Feb. 17 in Brendle Recital Hall. The music competitions, established by Paul and Sara Sinal, honor Christopher Giles, who taught piano at Wake Forest for 37 years before his death in 1996. The contest also honors retired […]

WFU speaker advocates expression of moral values during Founders’ Day Convocation

February 8, 2001  |   Speakers

Americans can repair the nation’s perceived moral decline if they stop embracing the culture of political correctness and more publicly share their religious and personal values, author and legal scholar Mary Ann Glendon said during her address at Wake Forest University’s Founders’ Day Convocation ceremony Thursday. The program in Wait Chapel was part of the […]

WFU gives highest award for service to Vic Flow during Founders’ Day Convocation

February 8, 2001  |   Top Stories

Wake Forest University presented its highest award for service, the Medallion of Merit, to Victor I. Flow Jr., chairman of Flow Lexus, during Founders’ Day Convocation this morning. University President Thomas K. Hearn Jr. presented the award during an 11 a.m. ceremony in Wait Chapel that featured speaker Mary Ann Glendon, a renowned author and […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

February 8, 2001  |   Arts & Culture, Athletics, Events, Speakers

CONVOCATION SPEAKER TO ADDRESS HUMAN RIGHTS Nationally acclaimed author and legal scholar Mary Ann Glendon will give the Founders’ Day Convocation address at 11 a.m. today in Wait Chapel. Titled, “One Nation: Two Cultures,” her talk will address human rights in the United States and abroad. The event is free and open to the public. […]

FBI ‘Profiler’ to provide insider’s view of hunting serial killers

February 7, 2001  |   Events, Speakers

ohn Douglas, the FBI agent who was the model for the character played by Scott Glenn in the movie, “Silence of the Lambs,” will speak at Wake Forest University on Feb. 20. An expert on serial killers, Douglas will provide an inside look at high-profile criminal cases in an 8 p.m. talk at Benson University […]

WFU Theatre presents Joan Ackermann’s evocative comedy ‘Off The Map’ beginning Feb. 16

February 6, 2001  |   Arts & Culture, Events

The Wake Forest University Theatre will present “Off the Map” by Joan Ackermann Feb. 16-17 and 21-25. Cynthia Gendrich, assistant professor of theater at Wake Forest, will direct the student cast in this bittersweet comedy set in northern New Mexico. The funny, evocative show follows narrator Bo Groden, a young woman looking back on the […]

University begins survey of campus to determine accessibility of facilities

February 5, 2001  |   Campus Life, Community, University Announcement

Wake Forest University began an extensive physical survey of its Reynolda Campus this week as part of a long-term project to provide individuals with disabilities equal access to the academic, social and recreational activities at the university. The university has contracted with an architectural firm to inspect campus facilities throughout the next four to six […]

Panel to compare U.S. elections with those in China and Taiwan Feb. 23

February 5, 2001  |   Events, Speakers, University Announcement

Wake Forest University will host a panel discussion titled, “Ballots Without Butterflies: China’s Village Elections and Taiwan’s Voting System,” Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. in Room 102 of Scales Fine Arts Center. The program is free and open to the public. Wake Forest’s political science and Asian studies departments will host the event. The speakers […]

Retired biology professor makes gift to Wake Forest

February 2, 2001  |   University Announcement

Charles M. Allen, professor emeritus of biology at Wake Forest University, and his wife Clara, have established the Charles M. and Clara D. Allen Faculty Development and Travel Fund at Wake Forest. It will provide funds for Wake Forest biology departent faculty to travel to scientific meetings and field sites. It will also provide funds […]

WFU receives Pioneer Award at computing conference

February 1, 2001  |   Recognition, University Announcement

Wake Forest University recently received the Pioneer Award at the Fourth Annual Conference on Ubiquitous Computing at Seton Hall University. The Pioneer Award recognizes Wake Forest’s comprehensive technology initiative launched in 1996, which led to students, faculty and staff being provided with laptop computers. Students receive the laptops as freshmen. As juniors, the students receive […]

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