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Deacons open season vs. Presbyterian

September 1, 2010  |   Athletics, Exclude from Related Stories, For Alumni, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest will open the 2010 football season against Presbyterian Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. at BB&T Field with a new quarterback and a number of other new players in Coach Jim Grobe’s 10th season.


Wake Forest to begin construction of The Barn, a new campus social venue

September 1, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

Construction will begin this fall on The Barn, a new facility that will provide additional space for on-campus social events. The facility will be flexible enough for hosting small gatherings and larger events for up to about 600 people.


Professor promotes community learning

August 29, 2010  |   Community, Faculty, For Parents, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Forest College, Working Together

Music professor Susan Borwick jettisoned some elements of the more traditional classroom setting and chose instead to turn the Winston-Salem community into a liberal arts learning environment to breathe new life into her course on American music.

Expanded Deacon Shop opens at mall

August 29, 2010  |   Athletics, For Alumni, Student, Top Stories

The Deacon Shop at Hanes Mall has reopened after expanding its store to offer more new styles of merchandise and more space for customers to shop.

August 2010 Staff News

August 24, 2010  |   Staff, Top Stories

Doug Bland, an associate athletic director, is celebrating 35 years of service this month, while Zella Johnson, an administrative assistant in the biology department, is celebrating 30 years of service. More anniversaries and news in this month’s Staff News.


A senior mentor

August 24, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Decades of working with undergraduates in his chemistry research has earned chemistry professor Ron Noftle national recognition.


What do you see in the Andes?

August 23, 2010  |   Admissions, Arts & Culture, For Alumni, For Parents, President, Student, Top Stories

First-year students visited Reynolda House Museum of American Art on Aug. 23 as part of this year’s summer “reading” project. Rather than reading an assigned book, new students studied a painting, “The Andes of Ecuador.”

Secrest series features eclectic mix

August 22, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

From a Grammy-award winning chamber orchestra to a Norwegian jazz pianist, Wake Forest’s 2010-2011 Secrest Artists Series will feature an eclectic offering of musical genres, beginning with Neil Berg’s “100 Years of Broadway” in September.

1,240 first-year students join the Wake Forest community

August 20, 2010  |   Admissions, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

Smiles, hugs and a few tears marked the beginning of a new journey as the Class of 2014 moved on campus. Eighty-one percent of the first-year students were in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class. Of the new faces, 22 percent are North Carolinians, 22 percent are students of color and […]

A handbook for college parents

August 18, 2010  |   Exclude from Related Stories, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

Retired business professor Helen Akinc explains in her new book, “The Praeger Handbook for College Parents,” how parents can help get their children through college.

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