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Ward earns Wake Forest Distinguished Alumni Award

September 29, 2005  |   Alumni, Recognition

Wake Forest University presented its annual Distinguished Alumni Award to Dr. D.E. Ward Jr. of Lumberton at a reception Sept. 23 during the university’s Homecoming Weekend. The Distinguished Alumni Award is awarded to Wake Forest alumni whose civic achievements and exemplary service reflect the university motto, “Pro Humanitate” (For Humanity). Ward was recognized for his […]

Martha Mason receives WFU’s Pro Humanitate Award

September 8, 2003  |   Alumni, Pro Humanitate, Recognition, University Announcement

Wake Forest University announced Martha Mason, a 1960 Wake Forest graduate, as the winner of the university’s Pro Humanitate Award during a Sept. 5 ceremony on campus. The award, one of the university’s highest honors, was presented to Mason in recognition of a life lived in the spirit of the university’s motto, Pro Humanitate (for […]

Molecular biologist receives honorary degree from WFU

May 19, 2003  |   Alumni, Commencement, Recognition, University Announcement

Eric Olson, chairman of molecular biology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, received an honorary doctor of science degree at Wake Forest University’s commencement ceremony May 19. Approximately 1,478 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students received degrees during the ceremony. Olson is director of the Hamon Center for Basic Cancer Research at the […]

Martha Mason’s memoirs to be read at WFU

March 21, 2003  |   Alumni, Events, Speakers

Wake Forest University Provost Emeritus Ed Wilson and Assistant Professor of Communication Mary Dalton will read from Martha Mason’s new book, “Breath: Life in the Rhythm of an Iron Lung,” on April 8. Readings will be held at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. in the first-floor main lounge of Reynolda Hall at Wake Forest. The […]

Stories this week at WFU

March 20, 2003  |   Alumni, Events, Media Advisory, Speakers, Student, University Announcement

U.N. REMAINS RELEVANT DESPITE BREAKDOWN – Jonathan Marks, a visiting scholar in the Wake Forest School of Law and an international law and human rights expert, says the U.N. Security Council’s refusal to pull the plug on weapons inspections in Iraq demonstrates the strength of the United Nations in the face of great pressure from the […]

WFU presents Schoonmaker, Reinhardt and Waddill awards during opening convocation

October 10, 2002  |   Alumni, Faculty, Recognition, University Announcement

Wake Forest University honored two professors and two alumni with awards during its Opening Convocation Oct. 10. Genomics pioneer J. Craig Venter, a leader in the race to decode the human genome, was the keynote speaker during the program in Wait Chapel. Andrew V. Ettin, professor of English, was presented with the Donald O. Schoonmaker […]

Professorship established in honor of Judge Donald L. Smith

August 9, 2002  |   Alumni, Community, Recognition, School of Law, University Announcement

G. Eugene Boyce, a graduate of the Wake Forest University School of Law, and the law firm of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice have established the Judge Donald L. Smith Professorship for Studies in Constitutional and Public Law at Wake Forest. Income from the fund will be awarded to a faculty member in the Wake […]

A.R. Ammons to Read His Poems at WFU

January 15, 1997  |   Alumni, Arts & Culture, Events

Award-winning poet A.R. Ammons will read from his works on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Wake Forest University. The free 8 p.m. reading will be held in Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 102. Ammons, twice the winner of the National Book Award for his poetry, is a 1949 graduate of Wake Forest. He is Wake Forest’s […]

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.

Rodwell family establishes scholarship at WFU

June 11, 1996  |   Alumni, University Announcement

Durham resident Roy O. Rodwell Jr. and his daughters, Nancy and Rebecca Rodwell, have pledged $250,000 to endow the Roy O. Rodwell Sr. Scholarship Fund at Wake Forest University.

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