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Stories this week at Wake Forest

January 15, 1998  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Events, Student

Service Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. A public program at Wake Forest honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held today at 11 a.m. in Wait Chapel. The service will feature an address by the Rev. John Thomas Porter, a pastor and long-time associate of the late civil rights activist, and music by […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

December 4, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Events

Lovefeast Tradition Continues More than 2,300 students, professors, alumni and members of the community are expected to fill Wait Chapel for the annual Christmas Lovefeast. The event begins at 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, but many will arrive early to enjoy the luminaries leading to the chapel and carillon music performed by John Acker. The […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

November 20, 1997  |   Campus Life, Events, University Announcement

New University Venture with IBM Wake Forest will hold a press conference on Friday, Nov. 21, to announce a new collaboration between Wake Forest and International Business Machines Corp. The announcement will be made at 10:30 a.m. in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium. Wake Forest and IBM will outline a new project to share their […]

WFU Wins Beyond Computing Magazine Award

October 9, 1997  |   Campus Life, For Parents, Student, University Announcement

Wake Forest University is featured this month in Beyond Computing magazine as a winner of the magazine’s second annual Partnership Awards. Wake Forest is among 10 winners recognized in the magazine’s October issue as having successfully aligned their information technology operations with their primary missions. Wake Forest, the only university in the group, was presented […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

September 25, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Events

Haiti’s Secret Voodoo Societies Wade Davis, author of “The Serpent and the Rainbow” will discuss his experiences with Haitian voodoo culture in a public lecture at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30. Davis, who earned his doctorate in ethnobiology at Harvard, will speak in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium. Davis, who co-wrote and hosted “Earthguide” on […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

August 21, 1997  |   Campus Life, Events, Student

Students to Receive Laptops, Printers IBM laptop computers and Lexmark printers will be distributed Monday morning, Aug. 25, to Wake Forest freshmen. The distribution will take place throughout the morning in Reynolds Gymnasium. The university is gradually equipping all students with computers as part of an extensive plan launched last fall to enhance undergraduate education. […]

Wait Chapel Renovations Among Summer Updates

August 20, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life

Wake Forest University took advantage of the summer break to renovate Wait Chapel, begin upgrading fire protection equipment in student housing and continue construction of a new residence hall and a computer technology center. Officials also used the summer to prepare for the January start of construction on a new 80,000-square-foot classroom building. In Wait […]

Wake Forest Marks Second Year of Undergraduate Plan

August 19, 1997  |   Campus Life, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing

With the start of fall classes, Wake Forest University marks the second year of an extensive campaign to enrich the learning experiences of undergraduates through new technology, classes, faculty and more. Take, for example, Olga Valbuena’s new Shakespeare seminar for freshmen this fall. Rather than taking students to London’s new Globe Theatre, she will bring […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

August 14, 1997  |   Campus Life, Events, Faculty, For Parents, Student

Freshmen Arrive Toting milk crates, posters and pillows, more than 960 freshmen will move into residence halls Wednesday, Aug. 20, beginning at 8 a.m. Wake Forest faculty and staff will help carry belongings from cars to their new rooms. Students will move in all day long, but most arrive in the morning. Vendors will set […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

August 7, 1997  |   Campus Life, Student

College Can Be A Financial Training Ground For many students, college is the first time their spending is not under a parent’s watchful eye. The temptation to buy more of what they want–rather than what they need–may get the best of them. “The spending habits students form during college helps determine their ability to handle […]

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