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Rachel Levinson-Emley

Rachel Levinson-Emley

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The Chapman University Pennant Scales El Capitan New plaque added to the Doti-Struppa Mountaineering Alcove

May 31, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Panthers: have you ever found yourself on the second floor of the Leatherby Libraries, between the Doy and Dee Henley Library of Social Sciences and the Donna Ford and Fahmy Attallah, Ph.D. Library of Arts and Humanities, gazing at a wall full of pictures of mountain climbers? You’ve encountered the Doti-Struppa Mountaineering Alcove, which honors

Donna Ford Attallah ’61 Angels Room Dedication The Leatherby Libraries Celebrates Our Newest Story Room

February 26, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

The Leatherby Libraries recently dedicated our newest group study room, the Donna Ford Attallah ’61 Angels Room. Donna Ford Attallah, Chapman alumna, Trustee, and university donor gave the Leatherby Libraries an extremely generous gift towards one of our group study rooms, as well as a selection from her impressive collection of angels to permanently decorate

Animation and Star Wars Art Comes to Life in the Leatherby Libraries New exhibition in partnership with the Hilbert Museum of California Art

January 15, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Lots of things are happening at the Leatherby Libraries during interterm. One of these is the installation of a new exhibition, “Character References: The Art of the Animation Drawing” and “A New Hope: The Star Wars Art of Robert Bailey.” Presented in partnership with the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University, this exhibit

Coming Soon to the Leatherby Libraries: The Saint John’s Bible Here to ignite the spiritual imagination

January 11, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

If you have walked through the lobby of the Leatherby Libraries since late December, you may have noticed a beautiful new display case containing some open books and flyers. This will be housing, starting on January 22nd, the Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible. The Bible and case will remain in their current position

Library Star Award Goes to Cotton Coslett Distance Education Librarian wins recognition

January 8, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Twice a year, the staff of the Leatherby Libraries gathers to celebrate the end of another term, and to recognize one especially excellent member of our team. At each gathering, one staff member is honored with the Library Star Award. In December 2018, the Library Star Award was presented to Edward “Cotton” Coslett, Leatherby Libraries’

Art in the Library There's more than books on those walls!

December 19, 2018 by | Leatherby Libraries

The Leatherby Libraries offer many resources – books are perhaps the most obvious one, but others that many students and faculty might think of right away include digital databases, quiet study spaces, events, and printing facilities. But are you aware that we also have a number of art gallery spaces? That’s right – the Leatherby

Student Reading Revamp Exhibit Opens at the Leatherby Libraries By Chapman Graphic Design Students

December 14, 2018 by | Leatherby Libraries

“Ooh, I love that one!” gushes a library staff member to her colleague. “I wish I had a copy of the book with that cover!” They’re not drooling over fancy new book covers online or in a bookstore, but up on the walls of the Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art, next to the Reference section

Artists’ Books Art students take reading off the shelves and art off the wall

December 13, 2018 by | Leatherby Libraries

“What is an artist’s book?” Leatherby Libraries Special Collections & Archives Librarian Rand Boyd asked Professor Elizabeth Bedford’s Art 123 class. The class fell silent for a moment. “You guys know this,” prompted Professor Bedford, “What is it?” One hand crept up tentatively. “An artist’s book is, well, anything,” the student offered. “Exactly,” Rand replied,

The Mentoris Project: The Lives of Filippo Mazzei and Louis Palma di Cesnola Learning about two key Italian-Americans in American History

December 4, 2018 by | Leatherby Libraries

When Robert J. Barbera founded The Mentoris Project as a part of The Barbera Foundation, his goal was to add to the canon of names most U.S. students learn over and over again from fifth grade through high school. He remembered hearing the names of people like George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln

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