Study explores effects of exercise on lung disease

June 13, 1996  |   Research, School of Medicine, Wake Forest College

Senior citizens with shortness of breath are walking and lifting weights at Wake Forest University as part of a research study on how exercise affects breathing problems. The study, Reconditioning Exercise And Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Trial (REACT), is a joint effort between the university’s […]

Rodwell family establishes scholarship at WFU

June 11, 1996  |   Alumni, University Announcement

Durham resident Roy O. Rodwell Jr. and his daughters, Nancy and Rebecca Rodwell, have pledged $250,000 to endow the Roy O. Rodwell Sr. Scholarship Fund at Wake Forest University.

Good first quarter borrowed from future, says WFU economist

June 6, 1996  |   Faculty, School of Business

The nation’s economy had a good first quarter, said Gary L. Shoesmith, director of the Center for Economic Studies at Wake Forest University’s Babcock Graduate School of Management, but the good times may be borrowed from the future.

Renovation, construction projects fill summer

June 6, 1996  |   University Announcement

Renovation and construction projects are underway at Wake Forest University this summer that will update classroom and residence buildings and create new athletic facilities.

Museum to offer summer camps, story hours

June 4, 1996  |   University Announcement

Summer camps and story hours are part of the Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology’s summer offerings.

Mason awarded honorary degree

May 28, 1996  |   Commencement, Media Advisory

Wake Forest University awarded James Walter Mason an honorary doctor of laws degree during the university’s commencement ceremony on May 20.

Leonard named dean of new Divinity School

May 21, 1996  |   Media Advisory, School of Divinity, University Announcement

Wake Forest University announced today that its new divinity school will be led by Bill J. Leonard, professor of religion and chair of the religion and philosophy department at Samford University.

Nunn to graduates: rebuild nation’s moral fabric

May 20, 1996  |   Commencement, Media Advisory

U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn delivered a message of civic and family responsibility today to the 1996 graduating class from Wake Forest University.

Musical premiere based on Angelou poem

May 10, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Media Advisory

Wake Forest University’s composer-in-residence Dan Locklair has created the first musical composition based on the poem Maya Angelou wrote for Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential inauguration. “Since Dawn (A Tone Poem for Narrator, Chorus and Orchestra based on Maya Angelou’s `On the Pulse of Morning’)” will be premiered by the Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Symphony Sept. 28 at Wake Forest University.

Stroupe wins national chemistry awards

May 10, 1996  |   Media Advisory, Recognition, Student

Beth Stroupe, the daughter of Jane and Steve Stroupe of Libertyville, Ill., has won two national chemistry awards. Stroupe is a rising senior and a chemistry major at Wake Forest University.

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