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Professor Offers Tips for Learning Money Skills in College

August 7, 1997  |   Campus Life, Research, Student

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. And it is this kind of habit that can spell disaster after college, says Wake Forest University business professor John […]

Construction to Begin on Information Systems Building

May 21, 1997  |   Campus Life, University Announcement

Wake Forest University begins construction this month on a 70,000-square-foot building that will house its information systems department, military science (ROTC) classrooms and offices, a food court and a book store. A groundbreaking ceremony for the Information Systems Building was held May 15, at the construction site located immediately north of Wake Forest’s Worrell Professional […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

May 1, 1997  |   Campus Life, Community, Events

Tips for Hot Weather Exercise As summer approaches, exercise buffs need to adapt to hot weather conditions, says Don Bergey, exercise coordinator for Wake Forest’s cardiac rehabilitation program. The only way to be sure you are drinking enough water when you exercise in hot weather is to weigh yourself before you exercise and again after […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

March 13, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Events

Celebrating St. Patrick’s A Day Late Wake Forest University Press, the major publisher of Irish poetry in North America, will host a “coming of age” party on Tuesday, March 18. The press is celebrating 21 years of publishing poetry. The free evening of Irish poetry and music will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the second […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

February 20, 1997  |   Campus Life, Community, Events

Actor James Earl Jones to Speak Actor James Earl Jones will address “The Necessary Arts: From Fishing Lures to Fine Art” at Wake Forest’s Founders’ Day Convocation Tuesday, Feb. 25. From Shakespeare to “Star Wars,” Jones has a long list of critically-acclaimed performances. Most recently, he starred with Robert Duvall in “A Family Thing” and […]

This week at Wake Forest

December 12, 1996  |   Campus Life, Community, Media Advisory, Student

Guilt-Free Holiday Feasts The holiday dinner doesn’t have to be a guilt-ridden affair, says Gary Miller, a nutritionist with Wake Forest University’s Department of Health & Exercise Science. “Regardless of whether you stick with your diet, or make a few exceptions, it’s not what you do for two days during the year that determines your […]

WFU Begins New Construction Program

November 13, 1996  |   Campus Life, Media Advisory, University Announcement

Wake Forest University has begun a new construction program that will build a new residence hall, a new classroom building and a new home for the university’s computer technology operations. The program also calls for renovations to campus buildings and other improvements. “As you can see, the next three to four years are going to […]

WFU Police Receive State Grant

September 17, 1996  |   Campus Life, University Announcement

The Governor’s Crime Commission awarded University Police a two-year grant worth up to $68,202 for upgrading the department’s computer system. The grant will be used to buy a multi-user computer system, including software and six personal computers, said Ken Overholt, assistant University Police chief. The new system will link the data bases for traffic and […]

Freshmen to Arrive Wednesday

August 19, 1996  |   Admissions, Campus Life, Media Advisory, Student

Wake Forest University’s 943 freshmen will arrive on campus Wednesday, Aug. 21, for several days of orientation before classes begin Aug. 28. As part of an extensive plan to enrich undergraduate education, each member of the Class of 2000 will be provided with an IBM notebook computer and will benefit from additional faculty, specially-designed seminars […]

WFU to Celebrate Year of the Arts for 1996-97

August 7, 1996  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Media Advisory

All the campus will be a stage and the spotlight will be on musicians, dancers, artists and actors as Wake Forest University begins a year-long celebration of the arts in September. The Year of the Arts, running through May 1997, will include dozens of special events to highlight the importance of the arts. “The aim […]

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