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WFU presents awards to alumni, faculty at convocation

February 2, 2005  |   Top Stories

Wake Forest University presented the Medallion of Merit to Dr. Timothy Pennell of Winston-Salem and Willis Murphrey III of Roanoke Rapids at the university’s Founders’ Day Convocation on Feb. 3. The Medallion of Merit is Wake Forest’s highest award for service to the university. Wake […]

Rising local high school students get hands-on Science, Math lessons at WFU

June 3, 2004  |   Top Stories

Fifty local students representing the future of diverse careers like engineering, meteorology, forensic science, accounting and architecture will spend June 7 – 18 at Wake Forest University participating in fun science and math experiments, hearing from locals working in science and math related fields and […]

Sociologist to present lecture on African-American women at WFU

February 5, 2003  |   Top Stories

Marlese Durr, associate professor of sociology and anthropology at Wright State University, will present “Social Distance, Acceptance and Gatekeepers: New Spaces and Places for African-American Women” Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. in Tribble Hall’s DeTamble Auditorium at Wake Forest University. Durr is currently working on […]

Stories this week at WFU

October 10, 2002  |   Top Stories

MEDIA INVITED TO TALK WITH GENOMICS PIONEER — J. Craig Venter, a genomics pioneer and leader in the race to decode the human genome, will speak at Wake Forest’s Opening Convocation Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. Venter will meet briefly with media immediately following the ceremony […]

Wake Forest Anthropology museum celebrates “Days of the Dead”

September 20, 2002  |   Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology will begin a month-long celebration of the “Days of the Dead” on Oct. 1. The exhibit will run through Nov. 2 with an open house from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Oct. 30. Though the name may sound […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest University

January 10, 2002  |   Top Stories

WINTER EATING: DON’T EAT MORE, EAT MORE OFTEN Preventing winter weight gain may be a challenge for many people, but when you eat can be just as important as what you eat, says Beverly Nesbit, a nutritionist in the health and exercise science department at […]

WFU presents Schoonmaker, Reinhardt and Waddill awards during convocation ceremony

September 13, 2001  |   Top Stories

Wake Forest University honored two professors and two alumni with awards during its Opening Convocation Sept. 13. North Carolina First Lady Mary Easley was the keynote speaker during the program in Wait Chapel. Richard Sears, Wake Forest professor of political science, was presented with […]

Wake Forest art collections show to feature Picasso, Rembrandt, Cézanne

July 17, 2001  |   Top Stories

From a 17th century etching by Rembrandt to a color linoleum cut by Picasso, selections from the Wake Forest University art collections will be on exhibit Aug. 24 through Oct. 14 in the Wake Forest Fine Arts Gallery. “Jewels in Our Crown: Treasures From […]

William Starling eulogy by Edwin Wilson

June 22, 2001  |   Top Stories

“Bill Starling” Presented by Senior Vice President Edwin G. Wilson Wake Forest University June 22, 2001 I do not know of any life story in the annals of Wake Forest that compares—in lifelong commitment, in selfless dedication, in wholesome influence—with Bill Starling’s. How can even […]

William Starling eulogy by Martha Allman

June 22, 2001  |   Top Stories

“Bill Starling” Presented By Martha Allman Office of Admissions Wake Forest University June 22, 2001 I come today to celebrate Bill Starling on behalf of the extended “office family.” Many of us here today worked with Bill in Admissions and Financial Aid over these past […]

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