Outreach

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WFU Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp @ ZSR 2018

On October 11th the ZSR Library, along with the Graduate School, hosted our second thesis boot camp for WFU graduate students. Both Reynolda campus and Wake Downtown graduate students were invited to attend. Almost double the number of graduate students (27) attended this year’s event! We hosted four workshops on Thursday and ended with some... 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

Save the Dates! Fall 2018 ZSR Events Round-Up

Your friendly ZSR Librarians & Library Ambassadors have planned an event-filled fall– make sure to save the dates for these awesome library events! For more upcoming library events, check out our calendar or follow us on our social media channels! August The ZSR Open! Our new library open house & mini-golf event (Friday, Aug. 31st, 5:00-7:00... more

Outbreak! Take Two

After the pilot of our latest incarnation of HvZ called “Outbreak” with the Ben Franklin Transatlantic Fellows in July, this followup event with SPARC, BUILD, World Wide Wake, MazalWAKE, and others was more than twice at large, with over 250 participants.  These new WFU first-year students and their program assistants fought off the zombie horde... more

The Human Library at Wake Downtown: An Amazing Collaboration!

Back in January of 2017, Mary Beth Lock, Director of Access Services at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. asked if we had ever considered doing a Human Library event at ZSR, and at the same time, we learned that Elon University hosted a Human Library event each year during their January term. This got the Outreach... more

2018 Dean’s List Gala

The 5th Annual Dean’s List Gala, held on February 23, 2018 was a great success!  Over 400 people attended the Gala making this the most successful event of its kind. A student led smooth jazz group kept the ambiance light and celebratory. Hors d’oeuvres, and a sparking cider toast, as well as plenty of conversation... more

WFU Thesis Boot Camp Spring 2018 “Shut Up and Write” Session

The ZSR Library hosted its second WFU Thesis Boot Camp event on the Monday and Tuesday of Spring Break! Our first event, during Fall Break, focused on tools and skills for writing your thesis. The Spring Break event focused on time to write, without interruptions! (Well, other than coffee, lunch, and a great presentation by... more

Book Love: Blind Date with a Book on Valentine’s Day!

“Roses are red, violets are blue, We’ve got a book that’s just for you” On February 14th, ZSR Library hosted a pop-up, Valentine’s Day-themed, Blind Date with a Book event! Our Blind Date with a book events are becoming increasingly popular and offer us a chance to promote leisure reading and pair our community readers... more

Capture the Flag Returns to ZSR in 2018

After a five-year hiatus, Capture the Flag returned to ZSR on Friday, January 26th, 2018! Fifty students joined us for two games and 12 pizzas! Capture the Flag has a long history at ZSR, it was the first large-scale, live-action game we hosted in ZSR, a full year before we began our Humans v Zombies... more

Save the Dates! Spring 2018 ZSR Events Round-Up

Your friendly ZSR Librarians & Library Ambassadors have planned an event-filled Spring– make sure to save the dates for these awesome library events! For more upcoming library events, check out our calendar. January Library Lecture Series- Rose O’Brien: MLK “Building the Dream” Lecture  (Jan. 25th, 4:00 pm) Capture the Flag (Jan. 26th, 7:30-9:00 pm) Library Lecture Series- The... more