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Services for Alumni and the General Community

The PDC’s primary focus is the Wake Forest faculty and staff. ¬†However, many of the opportunities are open to alumni and/or the general Winston-Salem community. ¬†If there is a class, event, or service (i.e. coaching, organizational development) that interests you, but is not currently open to community, please let us know by contacting us at or at 758-2PDC (2732).

Showing events 1 - 10 of 11 unique titles ( a total of 24 sessions )

    • Judaism 101 - Fall 2016

    • Tuesday, September 6th, 201612:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • About Judaism 101 at WFU Judaism 101 at WFU is an on-going Lunch and Learn series featured every Tuesday, from noon to 1 pm,  We explore, share, and discuss various aspects of Judaism. These sessions are open to the ENTIRE WFU and W-S communities. This series is facilitated by Gail Bretan, . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall, Little Mag Rm.
    • Book Talk and Signing: Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Friday, September 9th, 20163:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Susan Southard, author of Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War, will give a lecture and book signing on Friday, September 9 at 3:30 pm in ZSR Library’s Special Collections & Archives Reading Room (room 625). Her award winning book is a powerful and unflinching account of the enduring impact . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Room 625
    • Political Ads in the Age of the Internet and Trump - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Tuesday, September 13th, 20163:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Feeling bombarded with political ads? Dr. Allan Louden, chair of the WFU Department of Communication will examine the ways political advertising is changing, including new trends in traditional, web only, alternative social media, and third parties advertising. Current examples will be used. . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • The RIGHT way to CITE: Cite and manage your resources as you go

    • 6 dates and times available
    • Does the idea of doing your bibliography at the end of a paper stress you out? Need help with parenthetical citations or footnotes while you are writing? This one-hour workshop will take students through the basics of both MLA and APA citation formats. We will cover in-text citation and . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Zotero-Introduction to collecting, managing, and citing your research sources

    • 6 dates and times available
    • Zotero is a powerful open-source citations manager and research tool that integrates directly into the Firefox, Chrome or Safari web browser. Participants will learn how to install and start using Zotero to cite sources and create bibliographies in a matter of minutes. This workshop includes . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • America in the Shadow of Empires - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Thursday, September 22nd, 20164:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • The United States is currently in trouble both at home and abroad, and those troubles are linked. Overstretched overseas and under-resourced at home, like global powers before it the United States is currently paying a heavy internal price for the pursuit of global power. The policy makers in . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • CARE Team Overview

    • 4 dates and times available
    •  This session is an overview of the CARE Team. After the session, participants will gain an understanding of the role of the CARE Team at WFU and will be able to: - Identify 3 types of behaviors the Team seeks to address and evaluate – disruptive, troubling, and threatening behaviors - . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Indie Author Day

    • Saturday, October 8th, 20161:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    •  Join us as ZSR Library celebrates with libraries across North America hosting local Indie Author Day events on October 8th, 2016. This event is designed to bring local writing communities together in their libraries to participate in author panels, book readings and signings, workshops, . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • Perspectives on the 2016 Elections - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Thursday, October 13th, 20164:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • This lecture will provide context and perspective on the 2016 U.S. elections, which are being held in an era of intense partisan polarization and public dissatisfaction with the performance of the U.S. political system. Attendees will gain insight into the 2016 elections by exploring the causes and . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • Documenting the Censured and Voiceless: Diversifying the Archives - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Thursday, October 27th, 20164:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Tom Hyry, Florence Fearrington Librarian of Houghton Library, Harvard University will engage in a panel discussion about the role archivists and historians can play in broadening and diversifying the documentary resources collected and preserved by archives and libraries. Also on the panel will be . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404