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Building international communication

July 27, 2010  |   International, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

The annual Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute, held for the fifth year at Wake Forest, is designed to teach teenagers about different countries, and about the shared principles and challenges they face, said Allan Louden, professor of communication and director of the program.

WFU commencement story ideas

May 12, 2005  |   Top Stories

GOLF LEGEND, WFU ALUMNUS ARNOLD PALMER WILL GIVE ADDRESS — Preparations began early this week on Wake Forest University’s Thomas K. Hearn Jr. Plaza (the Quad) for the university’s 163rd commencement ceremony May 16 with golf legend and university alumnus Arnold Palmer. Palmer will address the university’s approximately 1,450 graduates during the 9 a.m. outdoor ceremony. […]

WFU presents awards to alumni, faculty at convocation

February 2, 2005  |   Top Stories

Wake Forest University presented the Medallion of Merit to Dr. Timothy Pennell of Winston-Salem and Willis Murphrey III of Roanoke Rapids at the university’s Founders’ Day Convocation on Feb. 3. The Medallion of Merit is Wake Forest’s highest award for service to the university. Wake Forest President Thomas K. Hearn Jr. presented the awards during […]

Rising local high school students get hands-on Science, Math lessons at WFU

June 3, 2004  |   Top Stories

Fifty local students representing the future of diverse careers like engineering, meteorology, forensic science, accounting and architecture will spend June 7 – 18 at Wake Forest University participating in fun science and math experiments, hearing from locals working in science and math related fields and learning how to develop a strong college application package. The […]

Sociologist to present lecture on African-American women at WFU

February 5, 2003  |   Top Stories

Marlese Durr, associate professor of sociology and anthropology at Wright State University, will present “Social Distance, Acceptance and Gatekeepers: New Spaces and Places for African-American Women” Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. in Tribble Hall’s DeTamble Auditorium at Wake Forest University. Durr is currently working on a book titled “African-American Women: Gender Relations, Work and the […]

Stories this week at WFU

October 10, 2002  |   Top Stories

MEDIA INVITED TO TALK WITH GENOMICS PIONEER — J. Craig Venter, a genomics pioneer and leader in the race to decode the human genome, will speak at Wake Forest’s Opening Convocation Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. Venter will meet briefly with media immediately following the ceremony in the Divinity School foyer in Wingate Hall (adjacent to […]

Wake Forest Anthropology museum celebrates “Days of the Dead”

September 20, 2002  |   Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology will begin a month-long celebration of the “Days of the Dead” on Oct. 1. The exhibit will run through Nov. 2 with an open house from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Oct. 30. Though the name may sound morbid, the “Days of the Dead” is actually a festive […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest University

January 10, 2002  |   Top Stories

WINTER EATING: DON’T EAT MORE, EAT MORE OFTEN Preventing winter weight gain may be a challenge for many people, but when you eat can be just as important as what you eat, says Beverly Nesbit, a nutritionist in the health and exercise science department at Wake Forest. “Eating more often is actually a trick to […]

WFU presents Schoonmaker, Reinhardt and Waddill awards during convocation ceremony

September 13, 2001  |   Top Stories

Wake Forest University honored two professors and two alumni with awards during its Opening Convocation Sept. 13. North Carolina First Lady Mary Easley was the keynote speaker during the program in Wait Chapel. Richard Sears, Wake Forest professor of political science, was presented with the Donald O. Schoonmaker Faculty Award for Community Service. Sears was […]

Wake Forest art collections show to feature Picasso, Rembrandt, Cézanne

July 17, 2001  |   Top Stories

From a 17th century etching by Rembrandt to a color linoleum cut by Picasso, selections from the Wake Forest University art collections will be on exhibit Aug. 24 through Oct. 14 in the Wake Forest Fine Arts Gallery. “Jewels in Our Crown: Treasures From the Wake Forest Art Collections” will showcase about 50 of the […]

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