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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 […]

Fashion Show To Benefit Breast Cancer Services

September 30, 1996  |   Community, Events, Student

The Panhellenic Council at Wake Forest University will present a fall fashion show on Sunday, Oct. 6, to raise funds for Breast Cancer Services Inc. of Forsyth County. The fashion show is scheduled from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Benson University Center, Room 401. An English tea reception will begin at 2 p.m. with […]

WFU, Foundation Create New Scholarships

September 23, 1996  |   Admissions, Media Advisory, Student, University Announcement

Wake Forest University and the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation announced today the creation of the North Carolina Leadership Scholarships for as many as 100 students with financial need throughout the state. “I see these scholarships as a way to ensure that young people of modest means but ambitious goals will be able to come to […]

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 […]

This Week at Wake Forest

September 12, 1996  |   Speakers, Student, University Announcement

Students Helping Out in the Wake of Hurricane Fran About 15 students from Wake Forest University will head east this weekend to help the university’s birthplace of Wake Forest, N.C., recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Fran. “We will be providing child care, helping cut down trees and taking trees our of the yards,” said […]

Wake Forest Ranked 25th in Nation By U.S. News

September 5, 1996  |   Student, University Announcement

Wake Forest University ranked 25th among national universities in U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings of America’s best colleges and universities released today. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tied Wake Forest for the 25th spot. The 1997 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” gives Wake Forest high marks for student selectivity, student […]

Two Students Killed in Off-Campus Accident

September 5, 1996  |   Student, University Announcement

Two Wake Forest University students were fatally injured and four others were hurt late Wednesday night in an automobile accident near the university. The students, all women, were traveling east on Polo Road when their car collided with a car driven by a man traveling in the opposite direction, according to a Winston-Salem police officer […]

First-Year Seminars Begin Under Plan

August 19, 1996  |   Admissions, Student

First-year seminars, envisioned by designers of the Plan for the Class of 2000 to develop analytical and critical-thinking skills, debut this fall for the entire freshman class. Part of the basic requirements for graduation, the newly-created seminars will be taught in small classes with about 15 students in each. Sixty-three classes, covering 58 topics, are […]

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 Class of 2000 First to Benefit From New Plan

August 13, 1996  |   Media Advisory, Student

When the Class of 2000 arrives at Wake Forest University Aug. 21, they will be the first to benefit from a new plan that greatly expands the university’s use of computer technology as part of an extensive campaign to enrich undergraduate education. In Wake Forest’s history, they will be remembered as the freshman class that […]

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