Last week, around 150 new students participated in the Leatherby Libraries’ second annual scavenger hunt – The Amazing Panther Race. This activity, part of new student orientation for the spring semester, provided a creative way to explore the library and learn about its resources. Clues were hidden on each floor of the building. Students visited
Working on your senior thesis? Buried in research for a major paper? Consider using your research to enter the Leatherby Libraries’ annual competition: the Undergraduate Research Prize. The Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize recognizes excellent research and effective use of library resources by Chapman University undergraduate students. Applicants are asked to write an essay
As Chapman University Digital Commons nears its six-month anniversary, we’ve got a new way to celebrate its over 5,000 faculty papers, student posters, and Special Collections images and files: with the new readership map! At the bottom of the Digital Commons homepage, there’s now a live map of the Earth that tracks and displays what
The Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives on the fourth floor of the Leatherby Libraries has a new special exhibit called “Women Authors Across Genres.” The exhibit will run until the end of February. The new showcase will highlight and recognize some of the greatest female writers spanning different genres and centuries.
The Leatherby Libraries and the Sikhlens Foundation present Sukhman Dhami, speaking on human rights and impunity in India, on Saturday, January 31, at 4 p.m. in the Henley Reading Room (Leatherby Libraries, second floor). Sukhman Dhami is a human rights attorney in New York and cofounder of Ensaaf, a leading human rights organization working to end impunity
Happy New Year Panthers! Corresponding with the start of the Interterm session, the Leatherby Libraries is back on track with our normal operating hours and services available daily. The library is still celebrating its 10th anniversary throughout the 2014-2015 school year. Our spring semester is full of events and guest speakers so stay tuned and make
Last month on Wednesday, November 12th, Doug Dechow, Jessica Bower and Lugene Rosen participated in the Faculty Research Expo on campus. Every department of Chapman University was represented at the event, faculty sharing their current projects to any inquiring students. Set up in the Bush Conference Center, Beckman 404, the trio set up their tables.
Are you having trouble staying awake to finish your final papers? Are you tired of jockeying with your roommate for the best study space at home? Or do you just need a minute to relax and take a break during these last few weeks of the term? If any of these finals week problems sound familiar,
35,000 Years of Information Technology should actually be more like 700,000 years of information technology if we define information technology as a permanent and deliberate cultural expression developed by our innate drive to communicate with each other in the present and to leave something of ourselves and our thoughts for the future. Through this
This past Monday, the Wallace All Faiths Chapel hosted a lecture by the Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi. Director of The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he also serves as the Buddhist Chaplain at MIT. The event was titled “Transforming the Inner and the Outer: Conversations on Sustainable