Thursday, February 27
Hours: Open 24 Hours
- –ZSR Library, Special Collections & Archives Research Room (Room 625)An exhibit of materials from the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Rare Books Collection, designed by students from Dr. Jessica Richard’s Fall 2019 Eighteenth-Century British Fiction class On exhibit in ZSR Special Collections & Archives (Room 625) January 20-April 1, 2020 Opening reception: Friday, January 24 4:00-5:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
- –ZSR Library, Room 204If you have attended the Microsoft Word Basics class, and are ready to learn the rest of what Microsoft Word has to offer, then this class is for you! Join us as we explore the References, Mailings, Review, and View tabs, as well as more advanced processes such as performing a Mail Merge, creating and updating a Table of Contents, and Bibliography, and more! See you there! Registration is required for this event.
- –ZSR Library, 665Have you ever wondered where your family came from? Are you who you think you are? If this is an interest to you, join ZSR's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committee for a lunch and learn session as we explore options on how to search your genealogy and record your family tree.
- –ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)The Office of the Dean of the College invites you to learn more about the engaging scholarship of our College colleagues. The New Ideas Series will occur on the third Thursday of each month of the academic year in the ZSR auditorium. *This February date is postponed one week due to Founder’s Day Convocation. The New Ideas Series will focus on the latest research and innovative ideas of our College faculty. Presentations will be brief so we can pack more new ideas into the hour. Four faculty from across the divisions at different stages of their careers will present for 8 minutes each. The February speakers are Mollie Canzona, Department of Communication; Kyle Luthy, Department of Engineering; Jason Fanning, Department of Health & Exercise Science; and Elizabeth Clendinning, Department of Music.
- –ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)Transportation and Inequity in Winston Salem Presentations by Russell M. Smith (Geography) and Craig Richardson (Economics), Winston-Salem State University WFU Respondents: Megan Regan (Economics) and Elise Barrella (WFU Assistant Research Professor) Thursday, February 27th 5:00pm Z. Smith Reynolds Library Auditorium The event series, “Transportation is Everything,” will examine how access to transportation and claims on public space determine the geographies of inequity in Winston Salem and beyond. According to recently published research, Forsyth County is among the very worst areas of the country for income immobility, and we will discuss how this happened and what to do about it. This kick-off event, free and open to the public, will include presentations by expert faculty from Winston-Salem State University, Dr. Russell M. Smith (Geography) and Dr. Craig Richardson (Economics) with responses from Wake Forest faculty Dr. Elise Barella (WFU Assistant Research Professor) and Dr. Megan Regan (Visiting Associate Professor, Economics). A Q&A session will follow, and the event concludes with a reception. As the first of a series of events, faculty are invited to commence consideration of how humanities disciplines and methods can engage with local, material problems in our community. For more information, contact Humanities Institute Director, Dr. Dean Franco. Russell M. Smith is a Professor of Geography in the Department of History, Politics & Social Justice and the Faculty Lead for the Spatial Justice Studio at the Center for Design Innovation (SJS @ CDI). His research interests include a variety of topics related to spatial justice including: local government boundary change, urban form and the built environment and urban sustainability. Recently, Dr. Smith has been selected as a Fulbright Specialist for his expertise and experience in urban planning. Craig Richardson is a BB&T Distinguished Professor of Economics in the Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance at Winston-Salem State University.