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Religion Department Adds New Faculty

April 4, 1997  |   Faculty, School of Divinity, University Announcement

Wake Forest University’s religion department has announced the hiring of two new faculty members and the departure of a 26-year veteran. Mary F. Foskett will join the department as assistant professor of biblical studies after earning her doctoral degree at Emory University in New Testament […]

Program Explores Judas’ Relationship with Jesus

March 11, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Events, School of Divinity

A program at Wake Forest University will explore Judas’ relationship with Jesus Christ on Tuesday, March 18. Entitled “Jesus or Judas: Friend or Foe,” the program will be held from 4:30-7:30 p.m. in Wingate Hall’s lower auditorium. Those attending the event will have an opportunity […]

NBC Spotlights Law School, Expert in Broadcast

February 5, 1997  |   Faculty, Media Advisory, School of Law

“NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw” is scheduled to broadcast a story on the Food Lion/ABC case tonight that was taped at the Wake Forest University School of Law. NBC correspondent Fred Francis visited the law school last Thursday, Jan. 29, to prepare a story […]

New Congregations Replacing Old, Says Expert at WFU

October 29, 1996  |   Faculty, School of Divinity, Speakers

There’s new life in the old pews, says the author of an upcoming book whose study of congregations in nine American cities found effective ministry amid a religious landscape marked by dying old churches and declining identification with mainline denominations. Many congregations fail to adapt […]

Kinston attorney admitted to practice before court

June 18, 1996  |   Alumni, School of Law

P.C. Barwick Jr., an attorney with Wallace Morris Barwick & Rochelle in Kinston, was among 13 Wake Forest University law alumni admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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 […]

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.

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.

MBA team finishes second in national competition

May 9, 1996  |   Media Advisory, Recognition, School of Business

A team of MBA students from Wake Forest University’s Babcock Graduate School of Management claimed second place and the $1,000 prize in the 1996 KPMG Peat Marwick/George Washington University MBA Case Competition.

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