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Wingate Gets Two-Story Addition for Divinity School

July 7, 1998  |   Campus Life, School of Divinity, University Announcement

Construction will begin later this month on a two-story rotunda addition to Wake Forest University’s Wingate Hall for its new divinity school. Expected to be completed in spring 1999, the 2,000-square-foot addition will become the new entrance to Wingate and is part of $4.25 million in renovations to the building and the adjoining Wait Chapel. […]

WFU to Celebrate Year of Globalization & Diversity

May 29, 1998  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Events, International, Valuing Diversity

Wake Forest University will celebrate the “Year of Globalization and Diversity: Conflict or Harmony?” with a series of speakers, events and performances during the 1998-99 academic year. Through a variety of cultural and academic events, the year will explore the challenges of a more global community while celebrating the world’s diversity. “The year will address […]

Bowles Offers Graduates Simple Words to Live By

May 18, 1998  |   Campus Life, Commencement, For Alumni, For Parents, Speakers, Student

White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles shared simple words of advice with the 1998 graduating class from Wake Forest University during Monday morning’s commencement ceremony. Bowles, who received an honorary doctorate of laws degree, addressed a crowd of about 10,000 people. Approximately 825 bachelor’s and 553 graduate and professional degrees were awarded during the […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

April 9, 1998  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Events

The Mystery of Mary The resurgence of interest in the role of the Virgin Mary will be the focus of the next Discovery Series program on Tuesday, April 14. A discussion and question-and-answer session will feature panelists Mary Foskett, Wake Forest assistant religion professor; Lynn Rhoades, associate pastor of Wake Forest Baptist Church; Father Jude […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

March 26, 1998  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Events, Research

Do Looks Make a Difference on the Job? Employment expert and economist Daniel Hamermesh will present “The Economics of Beauty,” a look at how physical appearance can influence wages and other economic outcomes, on Monday, March 30. The free, public lecture sponsored by the Wake Forest economics department is from 4 to 5 p.m. in […]

Students to Play Musical Farewell in WFU Recital

March 24, 1998  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Events, Student

Six piano students of Wake Forest University professor Pamela Howland will present a recital at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at Wake Forest University’s Brendle Recital Hall. The students, five of whom are graduating seniors, will perform pieces for four-hands as well as solo repertoire. Howland, who has taught at Wake Forest since 1988, has […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

March 19, 1998  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Events

Move Over Riverdance Students will learn to dance an Irish reel, “The Walls of Limerick,” and other traditional Irish dances at a demonstration and lesson at 11 a.m. today in Benson University Center’s third floor rotunda. Sophomore Kerry O’Hagan, who competes in Irish dance competitions, will lead the workshop. Also today, at 3 p.m. in […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

February 26, 1998  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Events, Student

Drumming Workshop Brings African Beat to Campus Community members will explore the rhythms of West African drum music at Wake Forest University during a workshop taught by members of the world-renowned percussion quintet NEXUS on Saturday, Feb. 28. The hands-on workshop, “West African Drumming,” begins at 11 a.m. in Wait Chapel. About 40 community participants, […]

WFU Students Address Rape Awareness

February 2, 1998  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Speakers, Student

A Wake Forest University student organization, PREPAR (Policy Group for Rape Education, Prevention and Response), will sponsor its annual Rape Awareness Week February 9-12. “The goal of the week is to raise awareness of the prevalence of sexual assault, provide information about the prevention of sexual assault, and encourage members of the community to express […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

January 29, 1998  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Events

Follow the Flight of the Albatross Each morning, several thousand students and teachers across the United States are following the flight of albatrosses in the North Pacific waters off Hawaii. The Albatross Project, which began Jan. 25, was designed by Wake Forest University biologist David Anderson to identify ways to protect the birds from long-line […]

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