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Alumnus named chief financial officer

October 15, 2010  |   Alumni, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, University Announcement

B. Hofler Milam has been named senior vice president for finance and administration and chief financial officer at Wake Forest.


The sounds of music

October 15, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, Engaging in the Arts, Top Stories

From flutes to piano and jazz to classical, the Department of Music offers concerts and recitals throughout the fall season. Listen to the sounds of music on the Reynolda campus and plan to attend an event.


Relive Homecoming Weekend

October 14, 2010  |   Alumni, Athletics, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories

The Wake Forest community celebrated Homecoming & Reunion Weekend on Oct. 8-10. Take a look back by viewing photo galleries from the events, including reunion parties, the Festival on the Quad and the Tailgate Party.


Campus post office to replace UPS

October 13, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest is planning to merge mail services on the Reynolda and Bowman Gray campuses to save money by creating a single university mail system. Read the story on Inside WFU, Wake Forest’s new faculty and staff website.


Professor receives federal appointment

October 13, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, National, Top Stories

School of Law Professor Mark Hall has been appointed to the membership of one of the federal advisory boards that is implementing a part of the new health care reform law. Hall is one of the nation’s leading scholars in the areas of health care law and policy and medical and bioethics.


Thoughtful about food

October 13, 2010  |   Life on Campus, Student, Sustainability, Top Stories

The Office of Sustainability is experimenting with ways to reduce food waste. One possible solution is an organic waste recycling system that works as a dehydrator.


Dean awarded for service leadership

October 12, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

School of Law Dean Blake D. Morant has won the Equal Justice Works’ John R. Kramer Outstanding Law School Dean Award. The award honors a law school dean who has demonstrated leadership in building an institution that nurtures and fortifies a spirit of public service.


Being true to yourself

October 11, 2010  |   Faculty, Graduate School, Research, Scholars and Scientists, Top Stories

“Authenticity” or not changing your personality to fit different situations is valued in Western culture. But, in a new study, psychologist William Fleeson found “being true to yourself” often means acting counter to your personality.


Say yes to Wake Forest in 12 languages

October 10, 2010  |   Admissions, For Parents, International, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Admissions information about Wake Forest can now be read in 12 languages, thanks to a campus-wide translation project led by Olgierda Furmanek, the head of the Translation and Interpreting Program.


Undergraduates show off research

October 7, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Research, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

The work of 127 Wake Forest students was displayed at the fourth annual Undergraduate Research Day. Students earned funding for their projects, then executed them on campus or internationally with guidance from a faculty mentor.

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