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WFU Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp-“Shut Up and Write” Sessions during Spring Break 2020

On Monday, March 9 and 10, the ZSR Library hosted our annual WFU Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp-“Shut Up and Write” Sessions. Eleven graduate students attended the writing sessions in the morning and afternoon, fueled by coffee and lunch generously provided both days by the Dean of the Library, the Dean of the Graduate School,... Continue reading “WFU Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp-“Shut Up and Write” Sessions during Spring Break 2020”

Dean’s List Gala, February 21, 2020

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library hosted the 7th Annual Dean’s List Gala on Friday, February 21, 2020.  This event, a tradition held in February every year since 2014, honors the Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors who made the Dean’s List in the spring or fall semester in 2019. Students enjoyed a brief respite from studying to... Continue reading “Dean’s List Gala, February 21, 2020”

Writers’ Camp 2020

On Friday, January 31st, 2020, twenty-six Wake Forest student authors spent eight hours in the ZSR Library writing the third edition of our Writers’ Camp series. After an excellent and inspiring keynote address by Dr. Ryan Shirey at 4 pm, and a pizza dinner sponsored by the Office of Personal and Career Development, students fueled... Continue reading “Writers’ Camp 2020”

2019: The Year in Reading

As 2019 comes to a close, let’s take a moment to reflect upon our year in reading! The following titles from our browsing collection represent books that were frequently checked out by members of our reading community in the past year. Browsing book with most checkouts of 2019 Becoming by Michelle Obama Frequently checked out... Continue reading “2019: The Year in Reading”

Finals Are Coming. Share Your Words of Encouragement!

Exam week is a high stress time for students. Help motivate our students and ease their anxieties by sharing your favorite quotes and/or words of encouragement! Your words of encouragement will be included in ZSR Library’s Exam Week Survival Kits (to be distributed on the last day of class). Thank you for supporting our students!... Continue reading “Finals Are Coming. Share Your Words of Encouragement!”

WFU Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp @ ZSR 2019

On Thursday, October 10th, the ZSR Library, along with the Graduate School, hosted our third annual thesis boot camp for WFU graduate students. Both the Reynolda Campus and Wake Downtown graduate students were invited to attend. Twenty graduate students attended this year’s event! We hosted five workshops. Dr. Ryan Shirey from the Writing Center and... Continue reading “WFU Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp @ ZSR 2019”

We Asked Our Ambassadors: “What should new students know about ZSR?”

The ZSR Ambassadors are the library’s student advocacy group, supporting ZSR through programmatic assistance and candid feedback. Since the inception of this program in 2012, our Ambassadors have offered a student voice for outreach, service, and facility considerations, and the group is frequently consulted by library administration for their perspective and counsel. In recent years,... Continue reading “We Asked Our Ambassadors: “What should new students know about ZSR?””

ZSR Reviews! A Collaborative Book Reviews Project

Are you looking for a good book? Do you have a reading recommendation to share? In our continuing efforts to inspire curiosity, discovery, and collaboration, ZSR Library has created a new book reviews program– ZSR Reviews! Book reviews are submitted from our community of readers & we invite all community members– students, faculty, staff, librarians,... Continue reading “ZSR Reviews! A Collaborative Book Reviews Project”

The ZSR Open – Mini Golf in the Library, Take Two!

On Friday, September 6th from 7:30-9:00 PM, the ZSR Library hosted our second “ZSR Open.” We had 35 students play the six-hole course in the Library that started at the ZSR Circulation Desk, continued to the Reference Desk and the Media Room, then on to the Writing Center, up to the Special Collections reading room,... Continue reading “The ZSR Open – Mini Golf in the Library, Take Two!”

DH@Wake Speaker Series: Dr. Kenneth Price on The Walt Whitman Archive

The ZSR Library DH@Wake Speaker Series, in conjunction with Special Collections & Archives and the Wake Forest Department of English, is pleased to host a lecture by Dr. Kenneth Price, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, on Tuesday, September 24 at 4:00 pm in ZSR 404. A reception and Walt Whitman pop-up exhibit in the Special Collections Reading... Continue reading “DH@Wake Speaker Series: Dr. Kenneth Price on The Walt Whitman Archive”