April 17th, 2014 | Events
The Z. Smith Reynolds Library is pleased to announce selections for the 5th annual Senior Showcase program recognizing exemplary senior research theses and projects completed by Wake Forest undergraduates in their final year. Four students have been selected to present their research on Tuesday, April 22, at 3 p.m. in the ZSR Library Auditorium, Room 404.
The honorees are:
- David Inczauskis, “A Theoretical Analysis of the Historical Dialectic between Latin American Liberation Theology and Catholic Social Teaching”
- Rachel Cumbest, “Constructing Identity: Homer’s Articulation of Three Questions Which Become a Literary Trope for Later Authors in ‘Knowing Thyself’”
- Ryan Whittington, “Arnold Schoenberg: ‘An Intelligent Man and a Terribly Curious Man’”
- Christopher Earle, “Mission Impossible? An Economic Analysis of Guilford County’s Distinctive Pay-for-Performance Plan”
Event details and registration are available here.
April 17th, 2014 | Faculty News
Ana-Maria Wahl, associate professor of sociology, was elected a council member of the North Carolina Sociological Association (NCSA) at the joint annual meeting of the NCSA and Southern Sociological Society held in Charlotte on April 2-5. Wahl will serve a three-year term.
As a council member, she will provide policy guidance for the organization as well as serve on the planning committee for the annual meeting.
Other sociology faculty who have served the NCSA include Steven Gunkel, who served as a council member, and Ian Taplin, who served as the NCSA president. Catherine Harris has served twice as NCSA president.
The NCSA promotes the discipline of sociology throughout the state and also publishes Sociation Today.
April 16th, 2014 | Events
The LGBTQ Center will hold Wake Forest University’s first Lavender Graduation Celebration on April 30 at 6 p.m. in the Z. Smith Reynolds Auditorium. The ceremony will celebrate LGBTQ students and allies who have contributed to the rich diversity of our campus community.
J. Robby Gregg Jr. (’83) will be the keynote speaker. Gregg is a nationally recognized diversity expert with more than 20 years experience in designing and executing multi-platform diversity strategies in the areas of organizational management, human resources, communication and marketing, and corporate responsibility. His expertise includes developing workplace inclusion initiatives that increase opportunities for professionals from all segments of society, especially those with disabilities.
Students need to register to be honored.
April 15th, 2014 | Events
At the invitation of the Faculty Senate, Hof Milam will present his annual address to the University on April 23 from 4 to 5 p.m. in Pugh Auditorium, Benson University Center. Milam, senior vice president for administration and finance, will speak on the University’s budget for next year, as well as the financial challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
Staff, faculty and students are invited to the presentation.
April 14th, 2014 | University Announcement
The annual benefits enrollment period will take place from April 14 to 25. For an overview of WFU’s benefit program for the upcoming year, effective July 1, Human Resources is offering information sessions around campus. Register at the PDC to attend one of the sessions.
Benefit informations sessions will be held at:
- Reynolda House: Monday, April 14, from 1-2 p.m.
- Graylyn, Management House: Tuesday, April 15, from 3-4 p.m.
- Benson Center, Room 409: Wednesday, April 16, from noon to 1 p.m.
- UCC Auditorium: Thursday, April 17, from noon to 1 p.m.
- Benson Center, Room 409: Monday, April 21, noon to 1 p.m.
- Z. Smith Reynolds Library: Wednesday, April 23, noon to 1 p.m.
- Pugh Auditorium: Thursday, April 24, 9-10 a.m.
The annual Benefits Fair will be held on Tuesday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Benson 401. Benefit providers will be available to assist with any questions.
The online enrollment form must be completed by April 25, 2014.
April 14th, 2014 | Faculty News
Blee, Lisa. (History). Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice. The University of North Carolina Press. March 2014.
Duke, Steven T. (Center for Global Programs and Studies). Forwards by Steven S. Reinemund (School of Business) & Ken Bouyer. Preparing to Study Abroad: Learning to Cross Cultures. Stylus Publishing. February 2014.
Escott, Paul D. (History). Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States. University Press of Florida. March 2014.
Garrison, Ray H., Eric W. Noreen, & Peter C. Brewer. (School of Business). Managerial Accounting, 15th ed. McGraw-Hill. January 2014.
Johnston, Lucas F., & Whitney Bauman, Eds. (Religion). Science and Religion: One Planet, Many Possibilities. Routledge. February 2014.
Miller, Christian B. (Philosophy). Character and Moral Psychology. Oxford University Press. March 2014.
Newsome, Deborah W., & Samuel T. Gladding (Counseling). Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Community and Agency Settings, 4th ed. Pearson. July 2013.
Yamane, David. (Sociology). Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape. Oxford University Press. February 2014.
April 11th, 2014 | University Announcement
The Grille at Deacon Tower is now open for lunch. Currently, the hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Faculty and staff receive a 10% discount by presenting their Wake Forest ID.
Reservations are welcome and can be made by phone at 336.671.6545 or through Open Table.
Grille at Deacon Tower Menu
April 11th, 2014 | University Announcement
On Saturday, April 12, during regularly scheduled maintenance between 7 a.m. and noon, many computer-based services including, but not limited to, Sakai, Banner, WIN, Cognos, and NOVAtime will be unavailable. Information Systems staff will perform required maintenance during this time. If you have any questions regarding this announcement, contact the Information Systems Service Desk at help.wfu.edu or 336-758-4357.
April 10th, 2014 | University Announcement
Wake Forest graduate school is accepting applications for the Masters in Liberal Studies (MALS) program. The program offers a broad, interdisciplinary course of study without requiring a GRE for admittance or a thesis paper for completion.
The MALS program offers students an opportunity to explore a full range of interactive liberal arts classes. Adults who enroll in the MALS program gain new information, new perspectives and new insights.
Students who would like to begin the Liberal Studies program this summer, must apply before May 16. The $75 application fee will be waived for anyone referred by a MALS alumnus between now and August 15. Applications are available online here.
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April 9th, 2014 | Events
The Wake Forest Law Review will host its Spring 2014 Colloquium, “Law as Violence: An Interdisciplinary Conversation,” on April 10-11.
The colloquium will kickoff at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 10, with a poetry reading by M. NourbeSe Philip from “Zong!,” in the Byrum Welcome Center Auditorium.
Roundtable discussions will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 11, in Wait Chapel’s Lower Wingate Auditorium.
The keynote speaker, Professor Jonathan Simon of the University of California at Berkeley School of Law, will give his presentation at 1 p.m.
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