Events & Exhibits

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The ZSR Ambassadors at Project Pumpkin 2018

On Thursday, October 25th, the ZSR Ambassadors participated in the annual Wake Forest Tradition, Project Pumpkin providing a safe and fun venue for trick-or-treating, carnival games, clowns, entertainment. This year’s theme was “Candyland, from the classic board game, and there were more than 95 student-run booths! Many thanks to the ZSR Ambassadors for running a ZSR... more

ZSR Open and OUTBREAK! (mini-golf and zombies in the ZSR Library!)

On Friday, August 31st, the ZSR Library did something completely different as part of New Deac Week! First, we hosted an all-new open house event, featuring mini-golf in the Library, called the ZSR Open, and then we followed up that event with pizza in our all-night study room and two games of “OUTBREAK!” our update... more

OUTBREAK@ZSR! Humans v Zombies Gets an Upgrade!

On the evening of Friday, July 6th, the ZSR Library hosted our first game of OUTBREAK! for 90 students from the Ben Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute and almost 50 students from the WFU Debate Camp! This updated version of Humans v Zombies uses bright yellow foam balls to replace Nerf blasters, speeding up the game... more

Library Lecture Series – Spring 2018

Todd McFall, The NCAA Faces Steep Trade-Offs from Its Governance Decisions. Wednesday, January 31, 4-5 p.m., ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing) Bob Browne, Ancient Forests of England. Wednesday, February 7, 4-5 p.m., ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing) Anna Fields, The Girl in the Show: Three Generations of Comedy, Culture & Feminism.... more

Upcoming Events

Events at ZSR this fall include the Library Lecture Series, Undergraduate Research Day and A Spooky Night in Special Collections & Archives. Library Lecture Series Welcomes Kirt Gonzales Kirt Gonzales, Your Life Has Value. Thursday, October 5, 4-5 p.m., ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing). A Spooky Night in Special Collections & Archives Special... more

National Poetry Month

The following post was written by our friends at the Wake Forest University Press, the premiere publisher of Irish Poetry in North America. We thank Fahad Rahmat and Rachel Stewart for their collaboration and engaging blog post! National Poetry Month is the largest celebration of literature on the globe. The month of April is meant... more

8th Annual Senior Showcase on April 18

The 8th Annual Senior Showcase will be held at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at 3 p.m. Honoring the exemplary research endeavors of undergraduate students in their final year at Wake Forest, faculty advisers nominated students for the Showcase in mid-March, and winners were selected by a panel of library... more

Eighth Annual Senior Showcase Coming in April

Save the date for the Eighth annual Senior Showcase, a celebration of exemplary undergraduate senior honors research and artistic projects, on Tuesday, April 18 in the ZSR Auditorium. Since 2010, over 25 former students have highlighted the breadth of undergraduate research and creative pursuits, from mapping the streets of Paris to scaling the mountains of... more

Library Lecture Series, Spring 2017

Martin Luther King Panel Discussion: Matthew Williams, Director of Communication in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, will facilitate a discussion with the 2016 WFU-WSSU Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners, T. Nathaniel French and Chizoba Ukairo. Thursday, January 26, 4 p.m., ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing). Michele Gillespie, Katharine and... more

A Local Response to 9/11

Renegade Ninja Cowgirls: Kelly Petersen and Millicent Greason Hand-painted signs in the exhibit After the 9/11 attacks, Kelly Petersen and Millicent Greason hand-painted thoughtful signs to positively influence the mood of our city. For months, following the attacks, these signs magically appeared every few weeks around Winston-Salem. I was one of those people positively affected... more