Duo Pianists to Present Concert Sept. 8

August 20, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Events

The Janus Duo-pianists Barbara Rowan and Francis Whang-will perform at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, in Brendle Recital Hall on the Wake Forest campus. The program, opening with Gershwin’s “Cuban Overture,” also will include two pieces for two pianos. Rowan and Whang formed the Janus […]

Wait Chapel Renovations Among Summer Updates

August 20, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life

Wake Forest University took advantage of the summer break to renovate Wait Chapel, begin upgrading fire protection equipment in student housing and continue construction of a new residence hall and a computer technology center. Officials also used the summer to prepare for the January start […]

McKinna Receives First Kutteh Family Scholarship

August 20, 1997  |   Student

The first recipient of the Kutteh Family Scholarship, established by the Kutteh family of Statesville, will attend Wake Forest University this fall. Jonathan Steven McKinna of Statesville was awarded the scholarship, which is granted to Wake Forest undergraduate students with preference given to those from […]

Wake Forest Marks Second Year of Undergraduate Plan

August 19, 1997  |   Campus Life, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing

With the start of fall classes, Wake Forest University marks the second year of an extensive campaign to enrich the learning experiences of undergraduates through new technology, classes, faculty and more. Take, for example, Olga Valbuena’s new Shakespeare seminar for freshmen this fall. Rather than […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

August 14, 1997  |   Campus Life, Events, Faculty, For Parents, Student

Freshmen Arrive Toting milk crates, posters and pillows, more than 960 freshmen will move into residence halls Wednesday, Aug. 20, beginning at 8 a.m. Wake Forest faculty and staff will help carry belongings from cars to their new rooms. Students will move in all day […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

August 7, 1997  |   Campus Life, Student

College Can Be A Financial Training Ground For many students, college is the first time their spending is not under a parent’s watchful eye. The temptation to buy more of what they want–rather than what they need–may get the best of them. “The spending habits […]

Professor Offers Tips for Learning Money Skills in College

August 7, 1997  |   Campus Life, Research, Student

For many students, college is the first time their spending is not under a parent’s watchful eye. The temptation to buy more of what they want-rather than what they need-may get the best of them. And it is this kind of habit that can spell […]

Evolutionary Advantage Found For Sex

August 1, 1997  |   Research

What’s love got to do with it? Try fitter genes. In one of the first studies to scientifically prove an evolutionary advantage for sex, a researcher at Wake Forest University reports in the July 31 issue of the journal Nature that sex helps weed out […]

Lilly Endowment Contributes to Year of Religion

July 30, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, University Announcement

The Lilly Endowment of Indianapolis has awarded Wake Forest University $25,000 to hold one of six national conferences on religion in higher education as part of the university’s 1997-98 Year of Religion in American Life. Bill J. Leonard, dean of the Wake Forest University Divinity […]

WFU Gives Minority Campers Computing, Research Skills

July 11, 1997  |   Community, Events

Wake Forest University will put 30 high schoolers on the World Wide Web during a two-week summer camp in which faculty will train students to use IBM ThinkPad notebook computers to create personal web pages and use the machines to conduct experiments in biology, chemistry, […]

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