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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 […]

WFU Senior Aboard TWA Flight 800

July 18, 1996  |   Media Advisory, National, Student

Wake Forest University officials learned today that a Wake Forest student was apparently on the jetliner that crashed near Long Island Wednesday. Matthew Alexander, a 20-year-old senior and French major, was traveling to France. He was scheduled to begin a Wake Forest study abroad program in Dijon, France, at the end of August. The university […]

Stroupe wins national chemistry awards

May 10, 1996  |   Media Advisory, Recognition, Student

Beth Stroupe, the daughter of Jane and Steve Stroupe of Libertyville, Ill., has won two national chemistry awards. Stroupe is a rising senior and a chemistry major at Wake Forest University.

Students win international math contest

May 6, 1996  |   Media Advisory, Recognition, Student

A team of three Wake Forest University students submitted a winning solution to the 12th Annual Mathematical Contest in Modeling.

MBA students to appear on “Good Morning America”

April 23, 1996  |   Media Advisory, National, Recognition, Student

When MBA students from Wake Forest University, along with Special Olympics participants, greet the nation on ABC-TV’s “Good Morning, America” in May, they will represent the 200 full-time graduate management students at the Babcock School who have contributed several hundred hours of service to the community this year.

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