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Stories this week at Wake Forest

October 31, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Events, Faculty

Professor Can Offer Comment on N.C. Elections Jack Fleer, professor and chairman of Wake Forest’s politics department and author of such books as “North Caroina Government and Politics” and “The South’s New Politics,” can help sort through the Nov. 5 election returns and put the outcomes in historical perspective. Cherokee Storyteller to Visit Museum Cherokee […]

Experts to Help Clergy Face Trends Shaping Religion

October 28, 1996  |   Community, Events, Speakers

Three nationally-known religious experts will share new findings affecting churches throughout America–weakening loyalty to denominations, the growth of Islam and other world religions and increasing expectations to assume caretaker roles long held by government–in the seminar for clergy, “If Jesus TarriesÖProfiling American Religion Toward a New Millennium,” from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. tomorrow in […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

October 24, 1996  |   Events, Faculty, Student

Students Ready for Project Pumpkin Costumed Wake Forest students will offer a safe alternative to trick-or-treating through city streets for nearly 1,500 Forsyth County children Wednesday, Oct. 30. Project Pumpkin, a Halloween event started in 1989, will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in front of Wait Chapel and in residence halls nearby. A […]

Experts to Explore Trends Shaping Religion

October 24, 1996  |   Community, Events, Speakers

Church mirrors state when it comes to denominations, says Bill J. Leonard, dean of the new Wake Forest Divinity School. Just as fewer Americans consider themselves “Republican” or “Democrat,” Leonard said that religious Americans increasingly identify themselves not as “Baptists,” “Methodists” or members of other denominations but as members of local congregations with particular characteristics. […]

WFU Orchestra to Host Midnight Halloween Concert

October 22, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Student

At midnight on Halloween, the Wake Forest University Orchestra will don costumes and perform spooky music in Brendle Recital Hall. The 12 a.m. concert on Thursday, Oct. 31, will feature the haunted house favorite, Bach’s Toccata in d minor. David Hagy will conduct a surprise-filled concert that also will include Saint-SaÎns’ “Danse Macabre” and selections […]

Wake Forest Concert to Showcase Student Talent

October 22, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Student

Wake Forest University musicians will appear in a Student Showcase Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, in Brendle Recital Hall. Part of the Year of the Arts, the special concert will highlight outstanding student performers selected by the music faculty. Pianist Kerry Grow, soprano Nicole Blackmer, flutist Kimberly McClintic, guitarist Seth Brodsky and soprano […]

Wake Forest to Host Poetry Reading

October 22, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Student

Reetika Vazirani, winner of the 1995 Barnard New Women Poets Prize, will read her poems at Wake Forest University Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. in Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 102. Author of a recently published volume of poetry entitled “White Elephants,” Vazirani teaches creative writing at the University of Virginia. Her poems have […]

U.S. Supreme Court Clerk to Speak at WFU

October 17, 1996  |   Events, Speakers

William K. Suter, clerk of the U.S. Supreme Court, will lecture at the Wake Forest School of Law on Oct. 30. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will begin at noon in the Worrell Professional Center auditorium. Suter, the liaison between the Supreme Court and the public, will offer insight into […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

October 17, 1996  |   Community, Events, Speakers, Student

Students Prepare for Project Pumpkin Wake Forest University students will offer a safe alternative to trick-or-treating through city streets for nearly 1,500 Forsyth County children Wednesday, Oct. 30. Project Pumpkin, a Halloween event started in 1989, will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in front of Wait Chapel. In preparation for the event, students […]

Cherokee Storyteller to Offer Program at Museum

October 16, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Cherokee storyteller and artist Freeman Owle will present a program on Cherokee culture and history at the Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology Saturday, Nov. 2. For the museum’s Family Day, Owle will use Cherokee symbolism and storytelling techniques to narrate a traditional story of Cherokee origins. As part of his presentation, Owle will create […]

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