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During August 2007...

Dime Novels exhibit

Friday, August 24, 2007 9:08 am
Dime Novels exhibit

The forerunner of todays comic books and graphic novels, the dime novel explored themes of adventure. During the Civil War, Dime Novels were perhaps the most popular form of reading for soldiers on both sides. The ZSR Library has an extensive Dime Novel collection in the Microtext Department that is well worth exploring.

Frank Lloyd Wright exhibit

Friday, August 24, 2007 9:06 am
Frank Lloyd Wright exhibit

Frank Lloyd Wright designed many of the most innovative and beautiful structures in America. His techniques and design were groundbreaking. His idea of incorporating the design into the environment was a new idea, is still used widely.

Albert Schweitzer exhibit

Friday, August 24, 2007 9:03 am
Albert Schweitzer exhibit

Albert Schweitzer, humanitarian, physician, and Nobel Laureate is the topic of this exhibit. He was a man who simply gave his entire life to the service of others. In recent years, Schweitzer has been somewhat forgotten for the exemplary human being he was, and this exhibit focuses on his life and service.

ZSR Staff Development goes to the Garage!

Monday, August 6, 2007 12:54 pm

On Thursday, August 2nd, the 2007-2008 ZSR Staff Development Committee had its first event of the year! We loaded up the Student Life Taco Bell Van, Lynn’s truck, and a couple of other cars and headed over to the President’s Home to see “The Garage,” a comfortable lounge/recreation area where student organizations and other groups can hold events.

Upon arriving, at 2:30pm, we set up my Nintendo Wii, played Wii Sports and had cake and ice cream! By 3:30pm we had eaten most of the cake and ice cream and enjoyed a few games of Wii tennis and baseball. Check out these photos of our Wii players and spectators courtesy of Susan Smith!

At 'The Garage' At 'The Garage'

Asolare painting and sculpture

Friday, August 3, 2007 9:15 am
Asolare  painting and sculptureFrom June-August, 2007, the exhibit cases were filled with a variety of art from Asolare Fine Arts Foundation. This group, centered near Salisbury, NC, supports local artists of all kinds. We were privileged to have paintings, sculpture, prints and drawings on view this summer. Painting by Daniel Whitmer

Paintings by Daniel Whitmer, NCSA graduate and Asolare Fellow, were placed on display in Aguust 2007.

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