Posts by Melanie Duke

“Voices from the Archive: Letters During War” Podcast Letters from the Center for American War Letters Archive find an even bigger audience

August 7, 2017 by | Leatherby Libraries

Dr. Jana Remy, Associate Director of Digital Scholarship at Chapman University, began the “Making History” podcast ten years ago when she realized her passion for the craft of history-making. Specifically the archival process of historians. Now, partnering with the Center for American War Letters Archive (CAWL), Jana and our very own Digital Humanities and Science Librarian, Dr. Doug

Summertime at the Leatherby Libraries Exhibits, Events, and More!

June 29, 2017 by | Leatherby Libraries

Looking for a fun summer activity here in Orange? Look no further! Visit the Leatherby Libraries at Chapman University! Spend your time on campus exploring our many exhibits and displays. Ranging from our Tiki in Orange County exhibit to our display of Chapman University staff artwork in the Leatherby Libraries’ Hall of Art, there is

Read & Win Prizes with Leatherby Libraries’ “Community of Readers” Earn prizes for each book you read!

May 30, 2017 by | Leatherby Libraries

Planning to do any beach reading this summer? Think you’ll use the downtime to catch up on classic novels – or even graphic novels? Join the Community of Readers (CoR) and earn prizes as you read! The Leatherby Libraries has hosted Community of Readers for ten years now. The program is open to anyone with a Leatherby

Student Book Collection Contest Returns Enter to win a cash prize by writing about your book collection

March 14, 2017 by | Leatherby Libraries

Do your bookshelves at home have a theme? Whether it’s about scholarly monographs or sci-fi novels, collections of poetry or collections of comics, any book collection is welcome in the Leatherby Libraries’ annual Book Collection Contest. The John and Margaret Class Student Book Collection Contest was established by Margaret Class in memory of her husband, John, to inspire students to

“All of Our Colors” Exhibit Open to Public

October 18, 2016 by | Leatherby Libraries

The Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art welcomes a featured student exhibit each semester from the Chapman University campus. This fall, student artist Gabi Abrahamson is showcasing her thought-provoking work to the community through her exhibit, “All of Our Colors.” The exhibit includes strings of paper dolls that were displayed earlier this year, as well as

Leatherby Hosts an Electrifying Dialogue on the Topic of Creativity in Art and Science

October 12, 2016 by | Leatherby Libraries

In honor of the Inauguration of Dr. Daniele C. Struppa as Chapman University’s Thirteenth President, the Leatherby Libraries hosted an electrifying dialogue on the topic of Creativity in Art and Science. In collaboration with Chapman’s Institute for Quantum Studies, the discussion was set in the Malloy Performance Portico on the third floor of the library

Library “External Peace” Exhibit Opens Pieces from the Private Collections of Refugee Artists from Cuba and Iraq

October 12, 2016 by | Leatherby Libraries

The Leatherby Libraries is proud to host “External Peace” , a new art exhibit featuring artwork by refugees. Located in the Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room, the space is home to pieces from the private collections of Thar Alsayegh, Aktham Alsayegh and Carmen Garcia, refugee artists from Cuba and Iraq. The exhibit that was

Library Display Celebrates Dyslexia Awareness Month

October 11, 2016 by | Leatherby Libraries

Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability that refers to a cluster of symptoms resulting in people having difficulties with specific language skills, particularly reading. Students with dyslexia often experience difficulties with both oral and written other language skills, such as writing and pronouncing words. Dyslexia affects every person differently and with varying severity. Though not a disease,

Library Exhibit Celebrates Inauguration of New President

September 28, 2016 by | Leatherby Libraries

This week, the Chapman community awaits a very important event in the history of the university. Last September, it was announced that President Jim Doti would be stepping down after twenty-five years, promoting Chancellor Daniele Struppa to the new president of the university. On Friday, September 30, Dr. Struppa will be inaugurated into his new

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