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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 […]

New Congregations Replacing Old, Says Expert at WFU

October 29, 1996  |   Faculty, School of Divinity, Speakers

There’s new life in the old pews, says the author of an upcoming book whose study of congregations in nine American cities found effective ministry amid a religious landscape marked by dying old churches and declining identification with mainline denominations. Many congregations fail to adapt to change and go out of existence, Nancy Tatom Ammerman […]

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 […]

Stories this week at WFU

October 10, 1996  |   Faculty, University Announcement

Watch the Debate Watchers Wake Forest students and community members participating in DebateWatch ’96 will watch the second debate between President Clinton and challenger Bob Dole on a big screen on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 9 p.m. in Carswell Hall, Room 111. Following the debate, participants will break into small groups led by professors and […]

Wood to Lead Workshop on Letters and Journals

October 8, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Events, Faculty

Ralph Wood, a Wake Forest University religion professor, will present a writing workshop entitled “Letters and Journals” Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 7-9 p.m. in the Ring Theater. The free seminar is part of a series of writing workshops on regional influence in the literary arts and is open to the community. The session will focus […]

Stories this week at WFU

October 3, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Faculty, Student

Presidential Debate Can Affect Election Wake Forest debate coach Allan Louden says history has proven a debate performance can affect a candidate’s chances of winning the presidency. Kennedy and Reagan got a boost from their debate appearances. For some voters, Sunday night’s face off between Clinton and Dole will be their only exposure to each […]

This Week at Wake Forest

September 19, 1996  |   Events, Faculty, Speakers, Staff, Student

Beverly Sills to Speak at Opening Convocation Opera legend Beverly Sills, one of America’s most prominent advocates for the arts, will speak at Wake Forest University’s opening convocation Tuesday, Sept. 24. Sills, chairman of the board of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, will address “The State of the Arts” at 11 a.m. in […]

Professor Contributes to Surgeon General’s Report

July 12, 1996  |   Faculty, Media Advisory, National

Jack Rejeski, a health and exercise science professor at Wake Forest University, was among the experts who contributed to the newly-released surgeon general’s report on physical fitness and health. As reported in the news media today, the report stresses that activities such as walking and gardening help prevent disease and improve a person’s mental health. […]

Good first quarter borrowed from future, says WFU economist

June 6, 1996  |   Faculty, School of Business

The nation’s economy had a good first quarter, said Gary L. Shoesmith, director of the Center for Economic Studies at Wake Forest University’s Babcock Graduate School of Management, but the good times may be borrowed from the future.

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