The musical, ‘The Secret Garden,’ opens April 12 at WFU

March 27, 2002  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Wake Forest University Theatre will perform the musical “The Secret Garden” beginning April 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the MainStage Theatre in Scale Fines Arts Center. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 12-13, and April 17-20. A matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. on April 21. Directed by Brook Davis, […]

Writers Reading Series features poetry reading by faculty members

March 27, 2002  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Faculty

Poets Evie Shockley and Robert West will read from their work April 4 as part of the Wake Forest University Writers Reading Series. This event will be held at 5 p.m. in Tribble Hall’s DeTamble Auditorium, and is free and open to the public. Shockley is an assistant professor of English at Wake Forest. “The […]

Wake Forest art exhibit showcases student talent

March 27, 2002  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Recognition, Student

“Vision 1,” an oil-on-canvas painting by senior art student Erica Grace, will be among the 70 student works on display in Wake Forest University’s Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery from April 11 – May 20. Photographs, sculpture, drawings, prints and digital media works are also part of the show. An opening reception will be […]

Senior viola recital to be held at Wake Forest

March 27, 2002  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Jamie Raudensky will perform a senior viola recital at 3 p.m. April 7 in Wake Forest University’s Brendle Recital Hall. The program will open with Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Suite No. 5 in C Minor,” followed by Tommaso Antonio Vitali’s “Ciaconna.” After a brief intermission, the recital will close with music by Ernest Bloch. Raudensky is […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest University

March 27, 2002  |   Community, Events, Research, Speakers

DELL COMPUTER CEO TO SPEAK AT WFU— Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of the world’s number one provider of computer systems will speak at Wake Forest on April 4. Dell founded Dell Computers in 1984 with $1,000; the company now has 34,000 employees and sales of $31.8 billion. The lecture will be at 5 p.m. […]

Doctor to share stories from West Africa with project Bokonon students

March 27, 2002  |   Events, School of Medicine, Speakers

Dr. John Spangler, associate professor of family medicine at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, will share his experiences of working in the West African hospitals of Benin with some Wake Forest students raising money to send supplies to the hospitals tonight at 7. The students are part of Project Bokonon, which means “medicine […]

WFU Divinity School hosts prominent theologian for lecture series

March 26, 2002  |   Community, Events, School of Divinity, University Announcement

World renowned theologian Jurgen Moltmann will present the Margaret A. Steelman Lecture Series at Wake Forest University Divinity School April 15-17. He will be accompanied by his wife, Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel, who will also speak during the series. Jurgen Moltmann is the most widely read Protestant theologian in the second half of the 20th century, according […]

Peace Corps to honor Wake Forest volunteers

March 26, 2002  |   Recognition, University Announcement

Lynn Heichel Kneedler, manager of the Peace Corps recruiting office in Washington, D.C., will recognize Wake Forest University for the large number of alumni who have served in the Peace Corps and celebrate the record-breaking number of Wake Forest students and graduates who will enter the Peace Corps this year. The ceremony will begin at […]

Wake Forest Board of Trustees elects members, officers

March 26, 2002  |   University Announcement

In its March 21-22 meeting, the Wake Forest University Board of Trustees elected new trustees and its 2002-2003 officers. William B. Greene Jr. of Elizabethton, Tenn., was re-elected board chairman. He is chairman of Bank of Tennessee and Carter County Bank. Murray C. Greason Jr. of Winston-Salem was re-elected as vice chairman. Greason is an […]

Pepsico executives give $500,000 to Wake Forest University’s Calloway School

March 26, 2002  |   School of Business, University Announcement

Wake Forest University announced March 26 a $500,000 contribution by three PepsiCo executives to support the university’s Calloway School of Business and Accountancy. The gift will be used to support the F.M. Kirby Wing, a five-story addition to Calloway Hall. Donald M. Kendall, PepsiCo’s co-founder; Roger A. Enrico, former chairman of the board and chief […]

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