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 […]

First-Year Seminars Begin Under Plan

August 19, 1996  |   Admissions, Student

First-year seminars, envisioned by designers of the Plan for the Class of 2000 to develop analytical and critical-thinking skills, debut this fall for the entire freshman class. Part of the basic requirements for graduation, the newly-created seminars will be taught in small classes with about 15 students in each. Sixty-three classes, covering 58 topics, are […]

Freshmen to Arrive Wednesday

August 19, 1996  |   Admissions, Campus Life, Media Advisory, Student

Wake Forest University’s 943 freshmen will arrive on campus Wednesday, Aug. 21, for several days of orientation before classes begin Aug. 28. As part of an extensive plan to enrich undergraduate education, each member of the Class of 2000 will be provided with an IBM notebook computer and will benefit from additional faculty, specially-designed seminars […]

Optical Art and Hogarth: Two Shows to Open

August 15, 1996  |   Events, Media Advisory

Shows featuring paintings by three artists who helped define optical art and prints by William Hogarth, satirical chronicler of 18th century British society, will open Aug. 26 at the Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery. Both shows draw from the collections of Wake Forest alumni. “Color Function Painting: The Art of Josef Albers, Julian Stanczak […]

WFU Class of 2000 First to Benefit From New Plan

August 13, 1996  |   Media Advisory, Student

When the Class of 2000 arrives at Wake Forest University Aug. 21, they will be the first to benefit from a new plan that greatly expands the university’s use of computer technology as part of an extensive campaign to enrich undergraduate education. In Wake Forest’s history, they will be remembered as the freshman class that […]

Lecture By Beverly Sills Begins “Year of the Arts”

August 12, 1996  |   Events, Media Advisory, Speakers

Opera legend Beverly Sills, one of America’s most prominent advocates for the arts, will speak at Wake Forest University’s opening convocation 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 of […]

WFU to Celebrate Year of the Arts for 1996-97

August 7, 1996  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Media Advisory

All the campus will be a stage and the spotlight will be on musicians, dancers, artists and actors as Wake Forest University begins a year-long celebration of the arts in September. The Year of the Arts, running through May 1997, will include dozens of special events to highlight the importance of the arts. “The aim […]

WFU Senior Aboard TWA Flight 800

July 18, 1996  |   Media Advisory, National, Student

Wake Forest University officials learned today that a Wake Forest student was apparently on the jetliner that crashed near Long Island Wednesday. Matthew Alexander, a 20-year-old senior and French major, was traveling to France. He was scheduled to begin a Wake Forest study abroad program in Dijon, France, at the end of August. The university […]

Area Teachers to Attend WFU Web Workshop

July 12, 1996  |   Community, Events

Math and science teachers from Forsyth and surrounding counties will explore classroom uses for the World Wide Web during a workshop at Wake Forest University in July. Teachers from 24 high schools will learn how to integrate the Web into their curriculum, as well as the basic technology that drives the Internet. The workshop is […]

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