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Library Display Celebrates Dyslexia Awareness Month

October 11, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

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 | Exhibits and Displays

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

“The Spirit of Our Leaders: Presidents of Chapman University” Exhibit Opening New Special Collections Exhibit Reflects on Chapman's Presidential History

September 20, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

Located in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, the newest exhibit, “The Spirit of our Leaders: Presidents of Chapman University” has recently been installed. This exhibit was curated by Chloe Van Stralendorff,  Special Collections Intern, in celebration of the upcoming inauguration of President Daniele C. Struppa. The exhibit features various archived materials

Leatherby Libraries Welcomes Students with Full Week of Activities New Display, Student Services Fair, Orientation Tours and Welcome Table

September 6, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The end of August marked the beginning of the fall semester, and along with students moving in and preparing for classes, it also marked a week of exciting activities hosted by the Leatherby Libraries . Candlelight Ceremony The Leatherby Libraries hosted the Class of 1966 (50-Year Club) for a reception prior to

Popping Art Installation in the Leatherby Libraries

June 29, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries has been home to many an art installation this summer. Hayden Evans created a popcorn art piece, which was displayed on an easel on the 3rd floor near the Lindquist Dream Rooms. The piece represents late trustee Jack Lindquist – made out of painted popcorn! Evans created this piece for his “Objects

Exhibit Celebrates the Color and Vivacity of Female Mariachis

June 28, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

On Sunday, May 29, 2016, the Chapman community not only praised the festivities of the Musco World Cafe, “The Heartbeat of Mexico,” it also symbolized the opening of a brand new exhibit in the Leatherby Libraries. Located on the first and second floors of the library,  ¡Viva el Mariachi Femenil!   is presented by the Mariachi Women’s Foundation and depicts the history

Staff Art Exhibition Sparks with Creativity

June 27, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

One of the functions of the Leatherby Libraries is being an active participant in the Chapman University community. Hosting events, encouraging global learning and discussion, as well as promoting talented locals. The Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art, located on the first floor, hosts up to five exhibitions a year. This summer, the exhibition space is home to the

Paper Dolls Question Stereotypes

June 21, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries continues to find creative ways to display student artwork. One of the most recent exhibits reached further out into the local community, on the initiative of Chapman students. On the first floor near the restrooms this spring, several strings of paper dolls were displayed. These decorated dolls were created by local

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