Events

Tech Showcase Spring Semester 2015

With the success of Tech Open House last year, we decided to put on another exhibit showcasing the digital technologies available in Belk Library during spring semester. Join us for our Tech Showcase on February 3-5, 2015 from 10 am to 4 pm in the Atrium of Belk Library and Information Commons.

Digital technologies change at a rapid pace. New gadgets and devices are cropping up all over the place. How are you to keep up with all the changes? Where can you go to learn more about your favorite electronic device?

Technology for Teaching Fair

Technology for Teaching Fair

Friday, March 20, 2015

Belk Library and Information Commons

Comic-athon, Wednesday December 3rd, 8 am-5 pm

Comic-athon
Wednesday December 3

The library will host an 8 hour graphic novel drawing session on the main floor. Just inside the library, students from an art department graphic novel class and students from an art education methods course will be drawing comics 8AM until 5 PM.

Anyone is welcome to join in the drawing.

Drawing materials are not provided but Zines are free!

Read some great comics, browse the library's comic and graphic novel collection and take home a Zine! See you there!

 

Published Faculty Reception Nov. 21

The Richard T. Barker Friends of the University Library is sponsoring its annual reception for faculty who published books during the past academic year (2013-2014) or who have achieved similar recognition in their fields. For example, music faculty who had works published or art faculty who had pieces accepted for major collections should be honored.

International Education Week -- Look for display of library resources

The Library will participate in International Education Week with a display of its resources for international travelers and researchers.  Starting Monday, check out our resources on display in the center of the first floor (straight ahead as you come into the Library).  IEW 2014 is November 17-21.

 

Author Charlie Lovett discusses his writing Nov. 14 in Belk Library

Charlie Lovett will speak on Friday, November 14 at 3:30pm.  Born in Winston-Salem, this book collector, author, teacher and playwright combined his passions in the acclaimed novel, The Bookman’s Tale. The deeply moving love story is also a delightful exploration of one of literature's most tantalizing mysteries.  His new book, First Impressions: A Novel of Old Books, Young Love, and Jane Austen was published by Viking in October 2014.

Humans Vs. Zombies Event

Humans vs. Zombies
October 24, 9:30-11:30

Belk Library and Nerd Network are hosting a Humans vs Zombies gaming event. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to play! There will be food available at the beginning of the event. We suggest that you bring your own Nerf gun. The first 45 participants without a Nerf gun will be loaned either a six dart or a three dart Nerf blaster.

Come have your mind blown: 10/9 @ 6pm

An Evening with

Norman Jordan:  West Virginia's Most Published Affrilachian Poet

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