Rachel Karas

Rachel Karas

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Read Along with the Leatherby Libraries’ “Community of Readers” This Summer!

May 16, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Planning to do any beach reading this summer? Think you’ll use your 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 eleven years now. The program is open to anyone with a Leatherby Libraries account – that includes

Top Notch Undergraduate Researchers Honored

May 15, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

This Monday, members of the Leatherby Libraries and Chapman University community gathered to celebrate the winners of the Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize. Kevin Ross, Associate Dean of the Leatherby Libraries, and his wife Tam, have been sponsoring this contest for a number of years. Kevin and Tam see information literacy as a

The Earliest Evidence of Shakespeare in America Rare Bookseller Kenneth Karmiole Visits the Leatherby Libraries

May 9, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

On Wednesday, May 1st, an audience gathered in the Center for American War Letters Archives to hear the second annual John and Margaret Class Lecture. Kenneth Karmiole, Santa Monica-based rare bookseller, had come to talk about a unique book he’d picked up at a book fair a few years back. What started out as an

From Jim Crow to Our Altar Murals: Reflections of Our Past and Present, Building for Our Future Youth art exhibition at the Leatherby Libraries

May 6, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

On Saturday, April 27th, the Attallah College of Educational Studies hosted their 4th Annual Education and Ethnic Studies Summit. The theme of this year’s summit was “Ethnic Studies Community Movements: From Resistance to Policy.” As a part of the summit, the Leatherby Libraries hosted a reception celebrating the opening of an art exhibition by students

Library Study Carrel Named for Vidal Arroyo ’19 Chapman's First Rhodes Scholar Honored

May 3, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

When Vidal Arroyo arrived at the Leatherby Libraries on the morning of Thursday, May 2, he thought he was just going to have a chat with the Dean of the Leatherby Libraries Charlene Baldwin. After all, when they’d met at the inaugural Chapman University Phi Beta Kappa ceremony the week before, Dean Baldwin had chatted

It’s Cookies and 24-Hour Services Time at the Leatherby Libraries Stay up with us this finals season!

May 3, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

The Leatherby Libraries will be open 24 hours each day during the last two weeks of the semester: Open from Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 8 a.m. and will not close until Friday, May 17, 2019 at 10 p.m. During the late night hours, the following services will be available: circulation services, bookable study rooms, and print/copy

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

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