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Grobe: Ready to start the season

September 2, 2010  |   Athletics, For Alumni, Student

Jim Grobe is ready to open his 10th season at Wake Forest, with a number of new players projected to start against Presbyterian in the season opener tonight at BB&T Field.

Deacons open season vs. Presbyterian

September 1, 2010  |   Athletics, Exclude from Related Stories, For Alumni, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest will open the 2010 football season against Presbyterian Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. at BB&T Field with a new quarterback and a number of other new players in Coach Jim Grobe’s 10th season.


Wake Forest to begin construction of The Barn, a new campus social venue

September 1, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

Construction will begin this fall on The Barn, a new facility that will provide additional space for on-campus social events. The facility will be flexible enough for hosting small gatherings and larger events for up to about 600 people.

Expanded Deacon Shop opens at mall

August 29, 2010  |   Athletics, For Alumni, Student, Top Stories

The Deacon Shop at Hanes Mall has reopened after expanding its store to offer more new styles of merchandise and more space for customers to shop.


A senior mentor

August 24, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Decades of working with undergraduates in his chemistry research has earned chemistry professor Ron Noftle national recognition.


What do you see in the Andes?

August 23, 2010  |   Admissions, Arts & Culture, For Alumni, For Parents, President, Student, Top Stories

First-year students visited Reynolda House Museum of American Art on Aug. 23 as part of this year’s summer “reading” project. Rather than reading an assigned book, new students studied a painting, “The Andes of Ecuador.”

Secrest series features eclectic mix

August 22, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

From a Grammy-award winning chamber orchestra to a Norwegian jazz pianist, Wake Forest’s 2010-2011 Secrest Artists Series will feature an eclectic offering of musical genres, beginning with Neil Berg’s “100 Years of Broadway” in September.

1,240 first-year students join the Wake Forest community

August 20, 2010  |   Admissions, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

Smiles, hugs and a few tears marked the beginning of a new journey as the Class of 2014 moved on campus. Eighty-one percent of the first-year students were in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class. Of the new faces, 22 percent […]

A handbook for college parents

August 18, 2010  |   Exclude from Related Stories, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

Retired business professor Helen Akinc explains in her new book, “The Praeger Handbook for College Parents,” how parents can help get their children through college.

New plan to strengthen campus life

August 18, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest is improving residential life to preserve the health and safety of students; create an engaged and inclusive community; emphasize the primacy of the academic endeavor; and encourage students to live lives of meaning and worth.

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