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Escott: The real Abraham Lincoln

November 9, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Research, Scholars and Scientists, Top Stories

Reynolds Professor of History Paul Escott offers some provocative arguments that challenge what we think we know about Abraham Lincoln, who was elected to his first term as president 150 years ago.


‘Three Cups of Tea’ author to speak

November 9, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, Speakers, Top Stories

Greg Mortenson, internationally known for promoting peace by building schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan, will speak at Wake Forest on Friday. Mortenson is the author of the best selling books “Three Cups of Tea” and “Stones into Schools.”


Renaissance revival

November 9, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, Engaging in the Arts, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories

For many years, Stewart Carter has shared his love for Renaissance music with others through an annual concert. This year’s Collegium Musicum Concert, featuring German music of the 16th and 17th centuries, will be held Thursday.


Helping hands

November 8, 2010  |   Community, For Alumni, For Parents, Pro Humanitate, Student, Students Taking the Lead, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Senior Lisa Northrop was one of 34 college students from across North Carolina to receive the Community Impact Student Award and a volunteer recognition certificate of appreciation from Governor Beverly Perdue.


Is your neighborhood killing you?

November 8, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, National, Research, Sustainability, Top Stories

Numerous studies reveal that communities with people of color have borne greater health and environmental risk burdens than society at large. The University will host a discussion on the issues surrounding environmental injustice.


Women win ACC soccer title

November 8, 2010  |   Athletics, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories

Goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe saved three Maryland penalty kicks and the Demon Deacons made all three of their attempts to give the women’s soccer team a 3-1 shootout win and its first-ever ACC Championship on Sunday.


Mentorship program benefits all

November 7, 2010  |   Alumni, For Alumni, For Parents, School of Business, Student, Top Stories

The Executive Partners Mentorship Program at the Schools of Business provides a formalized opportunity for graduate students to work one-on-one with an experienced professional.


iPad more than a gadget

November 7, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, Research, Top Stories, Working Together

Education professor Kristin Redington Bennett knows iPads can revolutionize the K-12 classroom – bringing Internet connectivity to every student and ridding desks and worktables of textbooks, notebooks and binders.


Interfaith cooperation

November 5, 2010  |   National, School of Divinity, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Three Wake Forest students — a Muslim, a Jew and a Christian — recently joined other college students from diverse faiths and beliefs in Washington, D.C., to attend a White House training aimed at making interfaith cooperation a priority on campuses.


Archaeological adventure

November 4, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, International, Research, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

With help from the Richter Scholarship program this summer, anthropology major Hope Scofield joined a field school program sponsored by the Balkan Heritage Foundation. In Bulgaria, she uncovered ceramic storage containers, coins and marble decorative pieces.

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