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2008 Archive


December

31 - Calloway School initiative boosts diversity in graduate accounting program
30 - Charles Longino, expert on aging and retirement migration, dies
19 - Wake Forest students make pilgrimage to Egypt during winter break
18 - Revised report: Wake Forest University ranks third in study abroad
18 - Gallery exhibitions highlight work of WFU Art Department, L.A. Gallerist
18 - Two WFU chemistry professors named 2008 AAAS Fellows
16 - Alison Balsom to perform at Wake Forest
15 - Wake Forest students host 10th annual Chinese New Year Festival
12 - Wake Forest begins long-term process to plant new trees on Hearn Plaza
11 - Wake Forest students to spend winter break helping rebuild community
11 - Wake Forest museum only venue in south to feature Korean "kkoktu"
11 - Anthropology museum hosts Korean film series
10 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
8_ - Wake Forest appoints Jacquelyn Fetrow dean of the College
3_ - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
1_ - Wake Forest University offers virtual interviews for admissions


November

19 - Wake Forest sends strategic plan summary to faculty and staff
19 - Guest lecturer to discuss relationships between Muslims and Christians in the United Kingdom
19 - Calloway School career development professional wins top state award
18 - Wake Forest to host regional conference of the New Baptist Covenant
17 - Wake Forest University ranks second in study abroad in national report
14 - Book by Wake Forest professor wins national award
13 - Winston-Salem Police charge teenagers with two robberies near Wake Forest
13 - Wake Forest invites community to free holiday events
13 - Wake Forest charges two students with filing false report to police
12 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
12 - WFU celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week
11 - Wake Forest University determines two male students were not robbed last week
7_ - History lecture to focus on Chinese tea in the world market
7_ - Lecturer examines character traits shared by humans, voles and vampire bats
6_ - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
6_ - Wake Forest students robbed at gunpoint next to campus
6_ - President Hatch sends message about robberies to students, faculty and staff
6_ - First Navajo female surgeon among speakers at WFU event celebrating American Indian History Month
6_ - Lecture to address rhetorical constraints Lincoln faced in polarized era
6_ - 'Harvesting Hope' forum to share responses to the economic crisis
6_ - Community invited to Christmas Lovefeast at Wake Forest University
4_ - Wake Forest Music Department announces November/December events
4_ - Fall Dance Concert features choreography by Maloy, Green and Wake Forest dance faculty
3_ - Zick appoints study committee to consider yearbook's future
3_ - O.A.R., Reverb visits Wake Forest to help raise environmental awarenes


October

31 - WFU sends message to campus community about recent robberies
30 - Wake Forest symposium to focus on teaching, improving student writing
30 - Wake Forest University names Scales, Williams employees of the year
29 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
29 - University Senate committee seeking honorary degree nominations
28 - Fulbright scholar to speak on financial crisis at U.S. Embassy in Vienna
27 - Advisory: Project Pumpkin's 20th anniversary
27 - Panel at WFU to discuss race, gender and the election
23 - 'Digital Politics' class studies influence of YouTube, FaceBook, blogs on election
23 - Biden speech draws big crowd
22 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
22 - Wake Forest University counseling professor appointed to state board of counselors
22 - Benson Food Court renovation set to begin soon
22 - November/December calendar of events
22 - Biden to speak at campaign rally at Wake Forest University
21 - Warsaw Philharmonic, Valentina Lisitsa featured at upcoming Secrest Series concert
21 - Rebecca Schenck to discuss husband's work at exhibition opening
21 - WFU wins two awards from Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers
17 - Forum to present career paths in clinical and population translational science
16 - Community invited to celebrate Indian Festival of Lights at Wake Forest
16 - Barry Drake to discuss rock music of the 1960s
16 - Conservationist to share discovery of a 'Lost World'
15 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
15 - Middle East scholar to speak at Wake Forest University
14 - Wake Forest hosts poetry reading by Harry Clifton
14 - O.A.R. to hold concert at Wake Forest University
13 - WFU hosts lecture to address impact of presidential rhetoric in elections
13 - Louden to address 'good, bad, ugly' of 2008 presidential race
13 - WFU students create art exhibit, K-12 educational program to open at Grolier Club, travel nationwide
9_ - Wake Forest gallery features work of photographer Gordon Schenck
9_ - Wake Forest political science professor to co-direct international research group on democracy
8_ - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
8_ - WFU presents Arthur Miller's 'All My Sons' with Little Theatre of Winston-Salem
7_ - Denzil Strickland to discuss 'Swimmers in the Sea', sign books
6_ - Nanoscopic screening process to speed drug discovery
2_ - Wake Forest hosts 'Porn Wars' Symposium
1_ - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
1_ - WFU to host panel discussion on financial crisis


September

30 - Wake Forest to host lecture on housing and mortgage crisis
29 - Wake Forest Music Department announces October concerts, events
26 - October calendar of events
26 - 'Birdies for Brian' to raise funds for cancer research
25 - Wake Forest's Project Pumpkin celebrates 20 years of magic
25 - Gentry lecturer to explore legendary mathematician's functions in number theory
25 - Wake Forest University election 2008 sources
24 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
23 - Video artist Mark Callahan presents video screening, gallery talk
19 - Wake Forest University 'Worship in Wait' service presents Peter Gomes
19 - Starbucks opens Sept. 22, ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 30
19 - Advisory: WFU finance professor to discuss Wall Street turmoil
18 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
18 - Event showcases undergraduate research
18 - Wake Forest appoints Mark Petersen as vice president for university advancement
18 - Wake Forest honors alumni and faculty at Opening Convocation
17 - Sustainability, security prompts locking of Reynolda Hall at night
16 - University will offer shuttle service to downtown 'Rock the Block' event
16 - Campus community invited to celebrate Oktoberfest
16 - Wake Forest student organizes benefit concert for China earthquake victims
16 - Panel discusses 'power of the book' for banned books week
12 - WFU librarian's three-foot 'book' to be used for New Orleans Public Library project
12 - WFU presents a report from South Africa: "Forgiveness as a Social Strategy"
12 - Wake Forest professor explores 60 years of teachers on television
12 - Constitution Day: WFU professor tackles sexual politics of first amendment
10 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
10 - WFU alumnus kicks off fall writers reading series
9_ - Seven years later, Wake Forest still remembers 9/11 victims
9_ - Wake Forest University's Anthropology Museum to unveil online database of entire collection
5_ - Wake Forest welcomes 51 new faculty this year
4_ - Walsh appointed to Federal Judicial Center Foundation Board
4_ - Wake Forest names Burton director of business diversity programs
3_ - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
3_ - Wake Forest students celebrate Chinese Moon Festival
2_ - Fathers and daughters: Wake Forest University professor suggests ways to strengthen the bond
2_ - History lecture to focus on Ancient Indian Ocean Trade
2_ - Calloway School hires director of student professional development


August

29 - WFU art historian to highlight role of culture and arts at Opening Convocation
29 - Black Enterprise magazine ranks WFU 12th best for black students
28 - Fall offerings at anthropology museum include exhibit, family workshops, lectures
27 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
27 - Wake Forest makes big strides toward better communication in event of emergency
26 - WFU shuttle adds night service
26 - Zick, Lawson to make presentation on responding to campus emergencies
26 - September calendar of events
25 - Secrest Artists season opens with renowned trumpeter Irvin Mayfield, N.C. debut of NOJO
25 - WFU religion professor to launch web site promoting religious tolerance
25 - Memorial service scheduled for WFU professor Elizabeth Phillips
22 - U.S. News & World Report ranks Wake Forest 28th
21 - Outside the box: Wake Forest University professor explores why some choose not to watch TV
21 - Advisory: Family requests no cameras at Hearn memorial service
20 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
19 - Frank Warren of PostSecret fame to speak at Wake Forest University
18 - Thomas K. Hearn Jr., president emeritus of Wake Forest University, dies at age 71
18 - Former Wake Forest president Thomas K. Hearn Jr. dies at age 71
15 - Wake Forest to present panel discussion on health reform and the 2008 elections
14 - Wake Forest Theatre announces 2008-2009 'Season of Scandal'
14 - Wake Forest welcomes new students
14 - Wake Forest Music Department announces September concerts
13 - Advisory: Back-to-school story ideas
11 - Z. Smith Reynolds Library renovations nearing completion
11 - Green Room makeover is most visible of numerous summer construction projects
8_ - Wake Forest University graduate earns top CPA exam award
7_ - Wake Forest Art Gallery opens season with three exhibits
5_ - WFU freshmen explore their role in the 2008 election
4_ - WFU Divinity School receives grants for new programs


July

30 - Wake Forest sociologist awarded visiting professorship
29 - Wake Forest University election 2008 sources
21 - Iacovou, McCray, Phillips appointed to positions in Wake Forest business schools
15 - High school science teachers study biotechnology at Wake Forest this summer
14 - Wake Forest appoints Rogan associate dean, Godwin assistant dean in Graduate School
8_ - Wake Forest entrepreneurs awarded post-graduate fellowships
1_ - Calloway School of Business and Accountancy establishes Jack E. Wilkerson Jr. Scholarship
1_ - Stories this week at Wake Forest University


June

25 - Wake Forest University program connects European and American teens
24 - Wake Forest University Police Department earns accreditation
23 - Wake Forest University ranked 19th on Forbes list
23 - Wake Forest University counseling professor wins two national awards
18 - High hormone levels in seabird chicks prepare them to kill their siblings
12 - WFU faculty member helps African grandmothers raise their grandchildren orphaned by AIDS
11 - Ministers to explore sacred places through Wake Forest's Holy Land Pastoral Renewal program
2_ - Feather and Stone Exchange benefits both Wake Forest students and Apache community


May

30 - Wake Forest's ZSR Library announces new head of resource services
29 - Wake Forest names Moser executive director, business services
27 - Wake Forest makes standardized tests optional in admissions
21 - Nine Wake Forest students win Fulbright scholarships
20 - WFU phone system to be upgraded this weekend
19 - WFU honorary degree recipients include groundbreaking women in medicine, religion
19 - Washington Post's E.J. Dionne calls 2008 graduates part of next 'greatest generation'
19 - Wake Forest University announces retiring faculty
19 - Commencement address by E. J. Dionne Jr., Washington Post columnist
19 - Washington Post columnist to address Wake Forest University's 2008 graduates
19 - E.J. Dionne Jr.'s audio available from Wake Forest University commencement address
16 - Traffic detours planned during Wake Forest commencement
16 - Wake Forest Divinity School launches new academic programs for 2008
14 - WFU senior Jordan Jones to receive Christman Award for community service
13 - Media arrangements for WFU commencement
12 - Wake Forest faculty receive promotions
9_ - Wake Forest professor wins Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Economics and Business
7_ - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
7_ - Advisory: Media arrangements for WFU commencement with Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne
6_ - Sen. John McCain outlines plan for judiciary in campaign stop at Wake Forest University
6_ - Wake Forest professor's film to air on UNC-TV
6_ - Calloway School announces first Reznick Group Faculty Fellow
5_ - McCain to speak at Wake Forest May 6 in Wait Chapel
5_ - WFU professors awarded Fulbrights to study African governance, Jewish political philosophers
1_ - Outstanding WFU graduate student award fund nears goal


April

30 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
30 - Local resident named to Phi Beta Kappa at Wake Forest University
30 - Wake Forest University sources: N.C. primaries
30 - Local resident receives Greene Scholarship at Wake Forest University
29 - McCain to speak at Wake Forest May 6 in Wait Chapel
28 - 'College of the Overwhelmed' to be featured on UNC-TV's 'North Carolina Now'
28 - Mustache contest raises money for children
28 - Wake Forest student filmmakers to screen films
25 - WFU Secrest Artists Series announces 2008-2009 concert schedule
25 - Advisory: 'Molecule of the Year' contest features sidewalk graffiti
25 - Wake Forest's Calloway School launches BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism
24 - Wake Forest history professor awarded 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship
23 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
23 - Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. to address nearly 1,500 Wake Forest graduates May 19
22 - D.E.S.K. event postponed to April 24
22 - Reinemund, former PepsiCo CEO and chair, to lead Wake Forest's business schools
22 - Wake Forest schedules announcement of new dean of business schools
18 - Hillary Clinton chats with Maya Angelou during campaign event at Wake Forest
17 - Hillary Clinton to speak at Wake Forest April 18 in Wait Chapel
17 - Wake Forest students paint and donate desks
16 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
16 - Wake Forest University plans Sustainability Week
16 - WFU professor awarded Lilly Grant to study basis of common morality
16 - Wake Forest to host screening and discussion of documentary 'Prince Among Slaves'
15 - Legal scholar to review fact and fiction in torture debate
15 - Hillary Clinton to speak at Wake Forest University
14 - Wake Forest appoints Matthews associate provost, Information Systems
11 - Advisory: "Jesus Seminar" founder lectures moved to Centenary United Methodist Church
10 - Wake Forest Board of Trustees elects officers, members
10 - Rick Matthews appointed Wake Forest associate provost, information systems
9_ - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
9_ - Students to perform with professionals at premiere concert for dance company tour
8_ - Worship in Wait series features Rev. Charles Adams, renowned Detroit preacher and social justice advocate
8_ - Poetry performance cancelled at Wake Forest University
7_ - Renowned poet W.S. Merwin to read at Reynolda House Museum of American Art
4_ - Advisory: Media invited to forum on college mental health issues
4_ - Wake Forest conference exploring ministry as vocation cancelled
3_ - Wake Forest Dance Company 'Going Green' for spring concert
2_ - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
1_ - Free student performance series debuts at Wake Forest's ZSR Library
1_ - Ernst & Young donates $500,000 to Calloway School for professional development center
1_ - Wake Forest University wins National Debate Tournament


March

31 - "Jesus Seminar" founder to discuss the historical Jesus
28 - Brooks: Politics demands unpleasant trade-offs
27 - Media invited to Wake Forest ceremony announcing major gift by Ernst & Young
27 - Wake Forest student wins national anthropology award
26 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
26 - Bullock to leave as Wake Forest vice president; Boyette named interim
26 - Maya Angelou to direct student poetry performance at Wake Forest University
25 - Wake Forest music department announces April/May events
24 - Advisory: Media invited to Wake Forest for opening session of 'Why Work?'
24 - 2008 student art exhibition closes Hanes gallery season
24 - Worship in Wait series presents Bishop William Willimon
20 - Wake Forest to host nanomedicine workshop
20 - Wake Forest to host conference on men
20 - Wake Forest expresses interest in hosting Clinton-Obama debate
20 - April/May calendar of events
19 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
19 - Pizza Hut closes in Benson University Center
19 - WFU inaugural film festival features student films from around the world
18 - Wake Forest asks 'Why Work?'
18 - Wake Forest conference explores ministry as vocation
18 - WFU guest lecturer to discuss the existence of God
17 - Choral concert features new arrangement in memory of Skip Prosser
17 - WFU librarian wins national innovation award
17 - WFU Theatre presents 'The Gondoliers' for season finale
17 - Wake Forest Anthropology museum announces summer camp
14 - Community meetings scheduled to discuss WFU campus master plan
13 - WFU professor writes chants for Pope's U.S. visit
11 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
11 - Jason Mraz in concert at Wake Forest
11 - Historian to speak at Wake Forest on early 20th century European alliances
10 - Religion in pop culture author to lecture at WFU
10 - 'Tilt 68' author Sarah Colton to read at Wake Forest
10 - Wake Forest editorial cartoonist wins national award
10 - WFU library book sale to be held March 17-19
7_ - Wake Forest forum to focus on college students' mental health
7_ - WFU Divinity students make pilgrimage to NYC
7_ - Arts entrepreneurs 'Cook It UP!' at Wake Forest
6_ - Visiting Irish poets to read at Wake Forest
5_ - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
5_ - WFU phone system to be upgraded this weekend
5_ - Wake Forest University Police seeking accreditation
4_ - Wake Forest plans phased conversion of faculty/staff apartments
3_ - Wake Forest's Calloway School ranks 21st among top business schools
3_ - WFU professor says Celtic Christianity is unique religion
3_ - Bathanti to read from his fiction at Wake Forest


February

27 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
27 - Wake Forest University announces winners of musical competitions
27 - WFU to test new emergency alert system March 4
27 - Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. to speak at Wake Forest's 2008 graduation
25 - New fellowship program will help students study development issues abroad
21 - Wake Forest wins NSF grant to boost entrepreneurship through community partnerships
20 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
20 - March calendar of events
20 - Wake Forest event to showcase graduate student research
19 - WFU professors find ways to engage college students in politics
14 - WFU graduate returns to conduct concert with Apollo's Fire, featuring mezzo-soprano Jennifer Larmore
13 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
13 - Pianist Shuann Chai to perform at Wake Forest
12 - 2008 Trible Lecture Series to examine feminism within Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths
12 - Initiatives benefiting students, others presented to Wake Forest Trustees
12 - WFU named to President's Honor Roll for service
12 - Wake Forest planning to transform Deacon Boulevard area with development
11 - Retrospective exhibition by Robert Knott to open at Hanes Gallery
11 - Development expert to speak at Wake Forest on foreign-aid policies
8_ - 'Worship in Wait' speaker emphasizes music in worship
7_ - Pulitzer Prize-winning poet to read at WFU
7_ - Greason receives Wake Forest's highest service award at Founders' Day Convocation
6_ - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
5_ - Helms scholar to give lecture at Wake Forest
4_ - Wake Forest professors earn national honors for entrepreneurship work
1_ - Brooks, Hamilton to lead WFU conference on integrating values and work


January

31 - Wake Forest Theatre production tells story of frightening journey through memory
31 - Presidential election 2008: Wake Forest University experts
31 - Wake Forest to host 9th annual Chinese New Year Festival
30 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
30 - Wake Forest University makes Peace Corps top 25
30 - Professor available to comment on presidential candidate debates
29 - Advisory: Media invited to Wake Forest Founders' Day Convocation
28 - Wake Forest botanist awarded NSF grant to study Barrier Islands
24 - Student vaccination clinics planned in response to flu cases
24 - February calendar of events
23 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
22 - Dates changed for two events during student anti-poverty initiative
22 - Wake Forest accounting graduates rank first in nation on CPA exam
18 - Basch joins Wake Forest as executive director, WFU properties
18 - Anthropology museum launches 'Cultures Up Close' family series
16 - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
16 - Secrest Artists Series, Winston-Salem Symphony feature percussionist Evelyn Glennie
16 - Student anti-poverty initiative aims to raise awareness, spark action
14 - January calendar of events
14 - Founders' Day Convocation to feature address by Herman Eure, annual awards
11 - Advisory: WFU students return from serving the poor in India, rebuilding homes in Mississippi
10 - Wake Forest Wind Quintet to perform music by Poulenc
10 - Staged readings of winning 'PEN' plays to be presented at Wake Forest
9_ - UNC-TV to broadcast Wake Forest conference on immigration
9_ - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
9_ - 'Ties that Bind' exhibit to open at Wake Forest's Anthropology museum
8_ - Wake Forest adds events to 'Secrets vs. Security'
7_ - Stories this week at Wake Forest University
4_ - Bob Schieffer's Wake Forest lecture to be broadcast on UNC-TV
4_ - Wake Forest's immigration conference to air on radio station WFDD
4_ - Gallery to feature Italian artist, Cestari, former artist-in-residence, Marcus
3_ - LeVar Burton to speak at King day celebration
2_ - Calloway School to host Diversity Consortium


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