During March 2016

5 (Illustrated) Research Reminders

Regardless of whether you are embarking on the first or final research assignment of your collegiate experience, the following 5 (illustrated) research reminders are meant to offer advice, direction, and encouragement along the way– Reminder #1 Picking your research topic and/or developing a thesis statement can take a bit of research.  We like to call it “pre-research”.  You begin... more

Biographical Files: Piecing Together Life Stories

Looking for great biographical information about people connected to North Carolina Baptist history, as well as notable individuals linked to Wake Forest’s rich past? If so, we have great news. It’s just a mouse click away on WakeSpace Digital Collections! There are currently 1161 individuals uploaded to this growing online collection. This includes 303 names... 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

Creating Clamshell Boxes for Samuel Wait

In October, 2015, I attended a Clamshell Box-making workshop at Cat Tail Bindery in Winchester, Virginia. The workshop was excellent and immediately useful. When I returned, Tanya gave me six books that once belonged to Samuel Wait and asked me to make boxes for them. This provided a great opportunity to go over what I... more

Closing soon: What’s in a Name? The Legacy of Ed Christman

The Special Collections & Archives exhibit “What’s in a Name? The Legacy of Ed Christman” will be closing on March 29. The exhibit charts the life and work of longtime Chaplain Christman, who matriculated at Wake Forest College in 1947 and worked for the University for most of his life in various capacities, from Baptist... more

Inspiring “The Case for Generalism”

Robert “Tripp” Maloney has been a student assistant with the Access Services department at ZSR since he was a first year student. I was pleased to see that he’d won the opportunity to speak at the 2016 Founder’s Day Convocation where exceptional seniors have an opportunity to reflect on their tenure as students of “Mother... more