WFU Police Receive State Grant

September 17, 1996  |   Campus Life, University Announcement

The Governor’s Crime Commission awarded University Police a two-year grant worth up to $68,202 for upgrading the department’s computer system. The grant will be used to buy a multi-user computer system, including software and six personal computers, said Ken Overholt, assistant University Police chief. The new system will link the data bases for traffic and […]

Anthropology Museum Shares Its Treasures

September 16, 1996  |   Community, Events, University Announcement

Masks from the Kuba Kingdom of Zaire and Australian bark paintings are among the many never-before exhibited objects included in “Treasures from Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology.” The exhibit, which runs from Sept. 20 through March 1, 1997, includes archeological and ethnographic pieces from the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Pacific. Admission to the […]

WFDD May Return to Full Strength Next Week

September 13, 1996  |   University Announcement

Radio station WFDD, which has been operating with a reduced transmitting signal since Hurricane Fran, expects to return to full broadcasting strength early next week. High winds from by the hurricane caused some damage on the station’s antenna in northern Davidson County, said Cleve Callison, manager of the National Public Radio affiliate at Wake Forest […]

This Week at Wake Forest

September 12, 1996  |   Speakers, Student, University Announcement

Students Helping Out in the Wake of Hurricane Fran About 15 students from Wake Forest University will head east this weekend to help the university’s birthplace of Wake Forest, N.C., recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Fran. “We will be providing child care, helping cut down trees and taking trees our of the yards,” said […]

WFDD Broadcasting Temporarily With Reduced Signal

September 10, 1996  |   University Announcement

Hurricane Fran’s wind and rain might be to blame for a technical problem that has temporarily reduced the power of radio station WFDD’s transmitting signal, according to Cleve Callison, manager of the National Public Radio affiliate at Wake Forest University. WFDD (88.5 FM) apparently lost much of its broadcasting strength during the Thursday night and […]

Wake Forest Ranked 25th in Nation By U.S. News

September 5, 1996  |   Student, University Announcement

Wake Forest University ranked 25th among national universities in U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings of America’s best colleges and universities released today. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tied Wake Forest for the 25th spot. The 1997 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” gives Wake Forest high marks for student selectivity, student […]

Two Students Killed in Off-Campus Accident

September 5, 1996  |   Student, University Announcement

Two Wake Forest University students were fatally injured and four others were hurt late Wednesday night in an automobile accident near the university. The students, all women, were traveling east on Polo Road when their car collided with a car driven by a man traveling in the opposite direction, according to a Winston-Salem police officer […]

Beverly Sills to Speak at Wake Forest’s Convocation

September 4, 1996  |   Commencement, Events

Opera legend Beverly Sills, one of America’s most prominent advocates for the arts, will speak at Wake Forest University’s opening convocation Tuesday, Sept. 24. Sills will address “The State of the Arts” at 11 a.m. in Wait Chapel. Admission is free and open to the public. The event marks the beginning of Wake Forest’s Year […]

Coca-Cola Sponsors Year of the Arts

August 20, 1996  |   Events, University Announcement

The Coca-Cola Foundation will be the primary sponsor of Wake Forest University’s Year of the Arts, a year-long celebration of the arts beginning in September. The Year of the Arts marks the start of the university’s plans to develop each year a series of events, including a major symposium, around a common theme. As one […]

Gatehouses to Bolster Security Efforts

August 20, 1996  |   University Announcement

As part of a comprehensive plan to bolster security, Wake Forest University will begin operating gatehouses Sept. 9 at its University Parkway and Reynolda Road entrances. Wake Forest police will staff the gatehouses and monitor traffic from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. A wrought iron gate will block the Polo Road entrance from traffic during […]

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