Outreach

Thanksgiving Weekend Lunch at ZSR!

On Saturday, November 26th 2016, the ZSR Library hosted our third annual Thanksgiving Weekend Lunch in the atrium. Five volunteers fed 70 people sandwiches from Jimmy John’s from 11:30am-1:30pm. We want to thank our volunteers, Library Dean, Tim Pyatt, Debby Giesler Pyatt, Rosalind Tedford, and Patrick Rudd for making this event possible. We had many... more

Jump write in! November is Wake Forest Writing Month

During the month of November, ZSR Library is teaming up with the Writing Center, Library Partners Press, WFU Office of Personal and Career Development and Wake Forest University Press to bring you WaFoWriMo (Wake Forest Writing Month). In the spirit of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), WaFoWriMo is a series of fun and engaging workshops aimed to... more

ZSR en la Noche

In the Spring of 2016, the InterCultural Center reached out to ZSR to serve as a backup venue for an event they were planning! While the weather held and that event was outdoors, it served as the impetus for ZSR and OLAS to team up and host the concluding event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at WFU!... more

Find Your Nerd Herd

Nerds just wanna have fun, right? Right. Friday, September 9th at 7:30 pm the ZSR hosted the pilot program Find Your Nerd Herd. The menu: S’more roast The fun: Cornucopia of games generously donated by ZSR staff. Corn hole. A button maker, coloring pages, and letterpress stationery by Craig Fansler (stamps provided of course). The outcome: The surprise of the evening... more

A Summer of Zombies at ZSR!

The Summer of 2016 found ZSR full of zombies! Starting with the “alumni edition” of Humans v Zombies (HvZ) where 220 alumni and their children, along with faculty and staff and their children in early June! Later in June ZSR hosted 100 students participating in the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute for Youth (BFTF)... more

Neuroscience Book Club Spring 2016

Neuroscience Professor Wayne Silver and Dance Professor Christina Soriano brought together students, other neuroscience faculty, and the PD Forward support group in Winston-Salem for a meaningful book club discussion this semester. It was an honor and a humbling experience to gather together with students and people who live with Parkinson’s Disease as their book discussion... more

2016 Dean’s List Gala

An enchanted evening indeed! The third year of the Dean’s List Gala was a delightful success. As a smooth jazz trio filled the air with esteemed, yet relaxing tones, families and faculty alike piled into the photo booth for joyous smiles and hilarious keepsakes.  Students searched for their names on the scrolling Dean’s List and... more

Writers Camp @ ZSR Wrap-Up

On January 29th at 7:00 pm, a group of talented Wake Forest University students entered the Z. Smith Reynolds Library to challenge their creative abilities and participate in a writing event unlike any other.  Twelve hours and eight pots of coffee later, thirty-three works were submitted and will soon become a collection of published stories and an artifact for... more

Humans v Zombies-Spring 2016

While Friday night’s Humans v. Zombies event was the official HvZ event of the Spring 2016 semester, it certainly didn’t feel like Spring with 6 inches of wintry mix on the ground! In spite of the weather, 102 students came out to play! Thanks to the Student Activities Fund, we were able to purchase 21 pizzas... more

Thanksgiving Weekend Lunch @ ZSR 2015

On Saturday, November 28th, the ZSR Library hosted our third annual Thanksgiving weekend meal in the ZSR atrium! We began this program three years ago with a Saturday pizza dinner, followed by a movie. Based on feedback from students that first year, we changed the event to a lunch last year, and we repeated that... more


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