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Exploring the Library: Fred Kakis Group Study Room

March 6, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

Fred Kakis was a professor of chemistry at Chapman University for twenty-five years starting in 1964 and retiring in 1989. Most importantly, Kakis was a Holocaust survivor who was a part of the 2% of Greek Jews to survive the Holocaust. During WWII, Kakis was a member of the resistance movement, fighting against the Nazi

Exploring the Library: Mendez v. Westminster Study Room

February 21, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

The court case of Mendez v. Westminster was a federal case that several bold Orange County parents fought against the segregated schooling system in Orange County that forced Mexican Americans to attend “Mexican Schools.” This 1947 case predates the historic case of Brown v. Board of Education, which eradicated racial segregation in public schools. Five

Librarian Interviews: David Carson

February 12, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

At the Leatherby Libraries, we have an interview series highlighting the work our amazing librarians accomplish each day. These interviews help inform the community about all the different areas of the library and all the services we have! David Carson, our Brandman University Distance Education Librarian, was kind enough to answer some questions for us!

Exploring the Library: The Adventure Continues

February 7, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

Interterm is over and the spring semester is in full swing! Spring is always my favorite time of the year and what better way to spend my favorite season than exploring the Leatherby Libraries with you? Welcome back and welcome to the second half of our adventures discovering the treasures of the Leatherby Libraries. Last

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