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Friday, October 18

Dignity & Respect Campaign

Dignity & Respect Campaign 12:00am

Diversity / Diversity and Inclusion, Administrative

Take the pledge!- diversity.provost.wfu.edu/dignity-respect We invite all university constituents to join us in celebrating the Dignity and Respect...

 
Painting ≠ Photography: New Acquisitions and Selections / Student Union Art Collection of Contemporary Art

Painting ≠ Photography: New Acquisitions and...

Visual Art, Exhibit / Art, Academics, Hanes Art Gallery, Administrative

In sections anchored by the photographic works purchased by students last spring, Painting Photography explores three themes in the Student Union Collection...

Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery  
'Lay My Burden Down' Conference

'Lay My Burden Down' Conference 7:45am

Community

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem State University and Old Salem in conjunction with the North Carolina Department and Cultural Resources are joining...

 
Center for Molecular Communication and Signaling Fall Retreat

Center for Molecular Communication and... 9:00am

Biology, Academics, Center for Molecular Communication & Signaling, Academic Centers / Institutes

Annual Fall Retreat for Faculty and Graduate Students belonging to the WFU Center for Molecular Communication and Signaling.

Bridger Field House  
Hawthorne Hill Treasures: Objects from the Wake Forest Medical Historical Archives

Hawthorne Hill Treasures: Objects from the Wake... 9:00am

Exhibit / Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Administrative

This Special Collections & Archives exhibit, curated by Wake Forest Medical School archivist, Dianne Johnson, will give visitors an opportunity to see rare...

Z. Smith Reynolds Library  
Homecoming Welcome Desk

Homecoming Welcome Desk 9:00am

Alumni, Homecoming / Alumni Services, Administrative

Reynolda Hall Main Lobby (Quad/Green Room level) Pre-purchased tickets will be available for pick-up from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Friday, and from 9 a.m. to...

Reynolda Hall  
"Things Wondrous & Humble: American Still Life" Exhibition Opens

"Things Wondrous & Humble: American Still Life"... 9:30am

Visual Art / Reynolda House, Administrative

Explore both traditional and unexpected approaches to still life in this exhibition featuring some of the finest examples of still life from collections...

Reynolda House Museum of American Art  
Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico 10:00am

Visual Art, Holidays & Observances, Exhibit, Multicultural / International, Next Week at Wake / Museum of Anthropology, Administrative

MOA’s annual exhibit includes new information with sections about the celebration’s history and its unique folk art. The centerpiece is a traditional Mexican...

Museum of Anthropology  
Half-Century Club Gathering

Half-Century Club Gathering 10:30am

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative

Share special memories of your years at Wake Forest as we welcome the Class of 1963 into the Half-Century Club.

Benson University Center  
Campus-Wide Picnic

Campus-Wide Picnic 11:00am

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative

All faculty, staff and students are invited to celebrate the impact of philanthropic giving on our campus community and to learn what the generosity of our...

Manchester Plaza  
Half-Century Club Lunch

Half-Century Club Lunch 11:30am

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative

The Class of 1963 will be inducted into the Half-Century Club. Complimentary for members of the Class of 1963 and emeriti faculty. $20 all others. Members...

Benson University Center  
Campaign Kickoff Weekend

Campaign Kickoff Weekend 12:00pm

The public launch of the Wake Forest Campaign will take place with several events throughout the weekend.

Wake Forest University Campus  
Innertube Water Polo

Innertube Water Polo 12:00pm

Campus Recreation, Administrative

You don't have to be good, you just have to want to have fun!

Reynolds Gymnasium  
Tour of Anthropology Museum

Tour of Anthropology Museum 1:30pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative, Museum of Anthropology

Explore global cultures with a guided tour of the Museum of Anthropology featuring exhibits on North Carolina archaeology, the Mexican Day of the Dead...

Museum of Anthropology  
Back to the Classroom: Economics, Dan Hammond

Back to the Classroom: Economics, Dan Hammond 2:00pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative, Economics, Academics

“Some Things That Economists Don’t Know, and a Few That They Do”

Tribble Hall  
Back to the Classroom: Provost Rogan Kersh (’86)

Back to the Classroom: Provost Rogan Kersh (’86) 2:00pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative, Provost

Hear our new Provost, Rogan Kersh (‘86), share some interesting facts about Gen Y (11-29 year olds), a topic he has studied extensively.

Carswell Hall  
Shuttle Tours of Campus

Shuttle Tours of Campus 2:00pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative, Sustainability

Enjoy a “green” tour of campus while experiencing the new solar powered shuttle from the Office of Sustainability. Shuttles will leave from Lot B, between...

 
Tour of Anthropology Museum

Tour of Anthropology Museum 2:30pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative, Museum of Anthropology

Explore global cultures with a guided tour of the Museum of Anthropology featuring exhibits on North Carolina archaeology, the Mexican Day of the Dead...

Museum of Anthropology  
Back to the Classroom: Mark Welker, Chemistry, Drug Discovery and Technology Transfer at WFU

Back to the Classroom: Mark Welker, Chemistry,... 3:00pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative

Learn about drug discovery in the context of prostate cancer, what a prodrug is and how technology transfer works at WFU.

Tribble Hall  
Back to the Classroom: Wake Forest Traditions

Back to the Classroom: Wake Forest Traditions 3:00pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative

Join the Wake Forest Traditions Council and former professor, Jenny Puckett (‘71), to learn about the importance of traditions at Wake Forest.

Carswell Hall  
Let's Talk Fridays

Let's Talk Fridays 3:00pm

South Forest

Every Friday afternoon, from 3 to 5 pm, there will be cookies, coffee, tea and conversation with the faculty fellows about campus and community issues.

Babcock Residence Hall  
Luter Walks, Luter Talks

Luter Walks, Luter Talks 4:00pm

South Forest

Meet in the Luter lounge at 4pm every Friday to walk to Reynolda Village and back with Faculty Fellows. It's a great way to start your weekend!

Luter Residence Hall  
Service of Remembrance

Service of Remembrance 4:00pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative

Gather for a memorial service honoring alumni, faculty, staff and students who passed away between September 16, 2012 and August 31, 2013.

Wait Chapel  
Baptist Student Union Reception

Baptist Student Union Reception 4:30pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative

Ed ('50, JD '53) and Jean ('51) Christman are planning to reminisce and share snacks with alumni and current students.

Deacon Shop  
Office of Wake Forest Scholars/Magnolia Scholars Reception

Office of Wake Forest Scholars/Magnolia... 4:30pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Wake Forest Scholars, Administrative

All alumni/ae named scholarship recipients, post-graduate scholarship honorees, and Magnolia Scholars and other scholar alumni/ae are invited to stop by.

Reynolda Hall  
Special Collections & Archives Reception

Special Collections & Archives Reception 4:30pm

Homecoming / Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Administrative

Please stop by and see some of Wake Forest's most valued collections--archives and rare books hundreds of years old as well as a demonstration of our newest...

Z. Smith Reynolds Library  
Women’s Center

Women’s Center 4:30pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative, Women's Center

The Women's Center connects students, faculty and staff to services and each other while exploring how gender shapes the holistic development of the...

Reynolda Hall  
LGBTQ Center Reception

LGBTQ Center Reception 5:00pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative, LGBTQ Center

Join students, faculty and staff to learn about Wake Forest’s commitment to the LGBTQ community. Straight allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Benson University Center  
Arnold Palmer Statue Unveiling Ceremony

Arnold Palmer Statue Unveiling Ceremony 5:30pm

General / Athletics

The Wake Forest community is invited to attend the unveiling of statue honoring Wake Forest golf legend, Arnold Palmer.

Arnold Palmer Golf Complex  
Class of 1963, 50th Reunion

Class of 1963, 50th Reunion 6:00pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative

6:00 p.m. Social; 6:45 p.m. Dinner. Dr. Edwin Wilson (’43), provost emeritus, will be the guest speaker to provide insights and reflections on our class....

Forsyth Country Club  
Class of 1973, 40th Reunion

Class of 1973, 40th Reunion 7:00pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative

Hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine included. Casual attire.

Old Town Club  
Class of 1993, 20th Reunion

Class of 1993, 20th Reunion 7:30pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative

Hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine included. Casual attire.

Reynolda Hall  
Faculty Recital - Zap-a-dee-doo-dah!

Faculty Recital - Zap-a-dee-doo-dah! 7:30pm

Music / Music, Academics

Visiting Professor Dan Skidmore, violin, is joined by pianist, Mary Ann Bills, to present music for the violin and piano with an interactional flare! Music...

Brendle Recital Hall  
Class of 1978, 35th Reunion

Class of 1978, 35th Reunion 8:00pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative

Hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine included. Casual attire.

Home of Sue & Cameron Kent  
Class of 1983, 30th Reunion

Class of 1983, 30th Reunion 8:00pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative

Hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine included. Casual attire.

Old Town Club  
Class of 1988, 25th Reunion

Class of 1988, 25th Reunion 8:00pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative

Hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine included. Casual attire.

Home of Lisa Carter  
Class of 1998, 15th Reunion

Class of 1998, 15th Reunion 8:00pm

Homecoming, Alumni / Alumni Services, Administrative

Hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine included. Casual attire.

Jeffrey Adams  
President's Ball

President's Ball 9:00pm

The President's Ball welcomes all members of the Wake Forest community—students, faculty, staff, administration and alumni—to celebrate the university's...

LJVM Coliseum  

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