Faculty, “Divine Inspiration” Exhibits Open Jan. 12

January 7, 1998  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Faculty

Two exhibits, one featuring the work of four new Wake Forest University faculty artists and another titled “Divine Inspiration: Religious Prints from the Wake Forest University Collection,” will open Monday, Jan. 12, in the university’s Fine Arts Gallery in Scales Fine Arts Center. The faculty artists will be on hand to discuss their work at […]

WFU Study Takes Students in Flight with the Albatross

January 5, 1998  |   Community, Research

Wake Forest University biologist David Anderson normally does his field studies of seabirds in the wild without much company, but this time is different. Through e-mail and a World Wide Web site, students in thousands of classrooms in the United States are following the work of Anderson and his research team at Wake Forest University […]

WFDD to Broadcast “A Prairie Home Companion”

December 19, 1997  |   University Announcement

WFDD, Wake Forest University’s National Public Radio member station, will once again air the weekly variety show “A Prairie Home Companion” in January. Beginning Jan. 10, WFDD (88.5 FM) will broadcast the show every Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The weekly shows will be rebroadcast every Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. […]

Luce Foundation Awards Grant to Divinity School

December 17, 1997  |   School of Divinity, University Announcement

The Henry R. Luce Foundation, Inc., has awarded Wake Forest University’s new School of Divinity $150,000 to develop a series of multidisciplinary courses designed to provide students with the broad skills required to meet the needs of America’s changing congregations. Bill J. Leonard, the school’s dean, said that the grant is part of the school’s […]

Evangelical, Social Activist to Speak at Founder’s Day

December 10, 1997  |   Events, Speakers

Tony Campolo, the Baptist minister, evangelical leader and social activist who regularly advises President Clinton on policies affecting the poor and the nation’s inner cities, will be the featured speaker Thursday, Jan. 22, at Wake Forest University’s Founders’ Day Convocation. Campolo, professor of sociology and director of the urban studies program at Eastern College in […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

December 4, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Events

Lovefeast Tradition Continues More than 2,300 students, professors, alumni and members of the community are expected to fill Wait Chapel for the annual Christmas Lovefeast. The event begins at 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, but many will arrive early to enjoy the luminaries leading to the chapel and carillon music performed by John Acker. The […]

WFU Anthropology Museum to Discount Holiday Gifts

December 4, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology will hold its annual holiday sale at its shop Dec. 1-24. Handcrafted jewelry, toys, masks, dolls and other unusual holiday gifts from places such as Indonesia, China, India, Africa and the American Southwest will be sold at a 10 percent discount. The museum offers stocking stuffers and tree ornaments […]

WFU Wind Ensemble to Perform 20th Century Music

November 26, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Wake Forest University’s Wind Ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Brendle Recital Hall. Under the direction of C. Kevin Bowen, the Wind Ensemble will perform a variety of music by 20th century composers. The program will include “A Rhapsody on Christmas Carols” by Claude T. Smith. The 50-member ensemble was formed […]

Joplin and Dvorak on Program for WFU Chamber Concert

November 26, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Student chamber ensembles from Wake Forest University will perform at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, in Brendle Recital Hall. The concert will feature a brass quintet performing music by Paul Dukas and Victor Ewald and a trio of guitars playing Scott Joplin’s “Maple Leaf Rag.” Dvorak’s “Quintet for Strings and Piano in A Major, Op.81” […]

WFU to Present Holiday Choral Concert

November 25, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Wake Forest University’s annual holiday choral concert will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in Brendle Recital Hall. Directed by Brian Gorelick, three Wake Forest choirs will present a musical hour of carols and seasonal selections. The ensembles will combine into a 100-voice mixed chorus to sing “For Unto Us a Child is […]

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