During September 2017

Here @ ZSR

Hit the Bricks: The Legacy of Brian Piccolo at Wake Forest

As the quad fills up with energized undergraduates, competitive faculty and staff, and enthusiastic runners, let’s take a moment to talk about Brian Piccolo and his legacy here at Wake Forest. You can learn a lot about his life as a professional football player and his diagnosis with cancer by watching “Brian’s Song,” but here... Continue reading “Hit the Bricks: The Legacy of Brian Piccolo at Wake Forest”

Gerrit van Gelderen, Dutch Artist in Ireland

Gerrit van Gelderen (1926-1994) was a Dutch artist who moved to Ireland after World War II and made it his home. Van Gelderen was a multi-talented naturalist, wildlife broadcaster, film-maker, illustrator and cartoonist. Van Gelderen was born in August 1926 in Rotterdam and attended the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. He moved to... Continue reading “Gerrit van Gelderen, Dutch Artist in Ireland”

The Scholars Commons is Open!

We are excited to announce the opening of the Scholars Commons on the 4th floor of the Reynolds Wing of ZSR Library. Although not entirely complete, the Scholars Commons is open for use by all students, staff, and faculty. The space has been closed all summer and the first few weeks of the Fall semester... Continue reading “The Scholars Commons is Open!”

SCA & Piedmont Opera: Commemoration of World War I

Over the past several years, Special Collections & Archives has made a targeted effort to partner with local and regional businesses and organizations on special exhibits and events. These have included Bookmarks, Foothills Brewing, Hoots Roller Bar and Beer Company, Piedmont Craftsman, and SECCA. Our most recent collaboration is with Winston-Salem’s Piedmont Opera, whose mission... Continue reading “SCA & Piedmont Opera: Commemoration of World War I”

WFU Homecoming 2017, Special Collections & Archives Edition

Happy Homecoming, Deacs! Special Collections & Archives has some fun and exciting events, exhibits, and collections that might make your pilgrimage back to Mother So Dear that much more nostalgic. Enjoy our Homecoming Open House or visit our World War 1 exhibit if you are on campus. If you didn’t make the trip this year,... Continue reading “WFU Homecoming 2017, Special Collections & Archives Edition”

Browsing the University Archives Photograph Collection

Have you checked out our growing University Archives Photograph Collection within our online Digital Collections? We have added hundreds of historic Wake Forest images illustrating the university’s rich past. Recently added images cover Wake Forest presidents, alumni, special events, notable visitors to the campus, and our very own Z. Smith Reynolds Library. Since the Spring 2017... Continue reading “Browsing the University Archives Photograph Collection”

Save the Dates! Fall 2017 Events Round-Up

Your friendly, neighborhood librarians & ZSR Ambassadors have several library events planned for Fall 2017– some new, some recurring, some in collaboration with our amazing campus partners, all awesome and action-packed! For more upcoming library events, check out our calendar. September Library Lecture Series- The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America,... Continue reading “Save the Dates! Fall 2017 Events Round-Up”