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New South Residence Hall models sustainability

August 16, 2010  |   Life on Campus, Student, Sustainability, Top Stories

With solar panels on the roof to heat water and touch screens in the hallways for monitoring energy usage, Wake Forest’s newest residence hall has the latest in green technology.


Wake Forest on Wall Street

August 3, 2010  |   School of Business, Top Stories

Wake Forest alumni, parents and friends met at New York Stock Exchange last week for the closing bell ceremony and a discussion of the credit crisis with financial leaders.


Paul Bright’s collages exhibited at Italian estate

August 1, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, International, Top Stories

For the third time, Paul Bright is exhibiting his works of collage in a historic space in Italy. “Suono e Carta” (“Sound and Paper”) will be on display later this month and in September at Belriguardo, the Renaissance estate of the Este family outside of Ferrara, between Venice and Bologna.


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 […]

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