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WFU Gives Minority Campers Computing, Research Skills

July 11, 1997  |   Community, Events

Wake Forest University will put 30 high schoolers on the World Wide Web during a two-week summer camp in which faculty will train students to use IBM ThinkPad notebook computers to create personal web pages and use the machines to conduct experiments in biology, chemistry, […]

WFU Hosts Debate on Energy Policy

July 9, 1997  |   Community, Events

The public is invited to a debate on renewable energy usage Thursday, July 10 at Wake Forest University. Christopher Flavin with Worldwatch Institute in Washington, D.C., and Ned Leonard of the Western Fuels Association in Virginia will debate whether the federal government should establish a […]

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 […]

This week at Wake Forest

April 17, 1997  |   Community, Events

Students, President Support DWI Legislation Wake Forest President Thomas K. Hearn Jr. and nearly 100 Wake Forest students will attend a press conference at the General Assembly building in Raleigh on Tuesday, April 22, to support new drunk driving legislation. Also attending will be Lt. […]

This week at Wake Forest

April 10, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Events, Student

African-American Journalist/Author to Speak Brent Staples, author of the critically-acclaimed autobiography, “Parallel Time: Growing Up in Black and White,” will speak at Wake Forest at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in Brendle Recital Hall. Staples’s book chronicles his ascent from the mean streets of the […]

Museum Sponsors Trip to Sepphoris Exhibit

March 25, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Events

Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology will sponsor a bus trip to see “Sepphoris in Galilee: Cross Currents in Culture” at the North Carolina Museum of Art on Saturday, April 12. Kenneth Hoglund, associate professor of religion at Wake Forest, will lead the trip. Hoglund […]

Space Shuttle Veteran to Meet Science STARS

March 18, 1997  |   Community, Events, Media Advisory, Speakers

Astronaut Bill McArthur returns home to North Carolina Friday, March 21, to share highlights of his record 14-day mission aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia in 1993 and 1995 trip to the Russian Space Station Mir aboard Atlantis. McArthur, a North Carolina native, will speak 4-5 […]

Appalachian Highway Threatens Flying Squirrels

March 11, 1997  |   Community, Faculty, Media Advisory, Research

A new scenic mountain highway built to promote tourism and development in North Carolina threatens the northern flying squirrel, an endangered species and one of the states rarest mammals, says a Wake Forest University professor. Unlike the Blue Ridge Parkway and other scenic roads, biologist […]

Museum Offers Class on Greek Archaeology

February 24, 1997  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Events, University Announcement

Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology will offer “An Introduction to Greek Archaeology: The American Perspective,” a four-week adult education class. The class, led by archaeologist Carol Zerner, will meet March 5, 12, 19 and 26, from 6:30-9 p.m. in the museum classroom. Zerner, previously […]

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, […]

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