Pro tennis event, new facility planned
December 13, 2010 | Athletics, Community, For Alumni, For Parents, National, Top Stories
Wake Forest and the City of Winston-Salem announced plans today to host a professional tennis event and to build a state-of-the-art tennis facility for both professional and collegiate tennis events.
December 12, 2010 | For Parents, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College
Erin Pope, a first-year student from Kenly, N.C., looks back on her first semester and what she learned over the past four months. She is considering majoring in English with a minor in medieval studies.
Understanding church and state
December 10, 2010 | Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, National, School of Divinity, Top Stories
Melissa Rogers, who serves on President Barack Obama’s national advisory council for Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, explores collaborations between government entities and non-profits. Rogers is the director of the Center for Religion and Public Affairs at the School of Divinity.
Helping families avoid foreclosure
December 10, 2010 | Community, For Alumni, For Parents, Pro Humanitate, School of Law, Top Stories
Students in the School of Law’s Community Law and Business Clinic are working with Professor Steve Virgil to try to stem the tide of home foreclosures in the Triad area.
December 8, 2010 | For Alumni, For Parents, International, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College
Last year, Madhura Manjunath took part in Students Helping Honduras, whose mission focuses on children and education in that country. Working with the local kindergartners inspired Manjunath to return again this year with three fellow students.
NASCAR executive speaks to students
December 8, 2010 | For Alumni, For Parents, School of Business, Speakers, Top Stories
Geoff Smith, the president of Roush Fenway Racing, addressed the Sports Management Club to share his personal story and offer advice to students interested in pursuing sports management careers.
Saving endangered flying squirrels
December 7, 2010 | Community, Faculty, For Alumni, Research, Scholars and Scientists, Top Stories, Wake Forest College
Endangered Carolina Northern flying squirrels have a better chance of survival in the Appalachian Mountains, thanks to research by Professor of Biology Peter Weigl.
Partnering to benefit local students
December 7, 2010 | Admissions, Community, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, International, Top Stories, Wake Forest College
Wake Forest will host a community forum to explain the benefits of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program to local students and their parents on Dec. 15. The program offers a rigorous comprehensive curriculum, placing an emphasis on global awareness and community service.
Talent on display at Artisans’ Fair
December 6, 2010 | Arts & Culture, Events, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories
About 30 faculty and staff members and others will be showing their creative side and offering handmade jewelry, crafts, handbags, pottery, and crocheted and knitted items for sale at the annual Artisans’ Fair on Friday. It is open to the community.
Lovefeast draws more than 2,000
December 6, 2010 | Arts & Culture, Community, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, School of Divinity, Student, Top Stories
Following a tradition started by a student in 1965, more than 2,000 people gathered for the annual Christmas Lovefeast and Candlelight Service in Wait Chapel Sunday night. Chaplain Tim Auman led the service, which featured a message by Gail R. O’Day, dean of the School of Divinity.
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