Library "External Peace" Exhibit Opens

October 12, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries is proud to host “External Peace” , a new art exhibit featuring artwork by refugees. Located in the Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room, the space is home to pieces from the private collections of Thar Alsayegh, Aktham Alsayegh and Carmen Garcia, refugee artists from Cuba and Iraq. The exhibit that was


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,


Leatherby Libraries Homecoming Weekend: A Success!

October 6, 2016 by | Events

Reflecting on Chapman’s Homecoming Weekend 2016, the Leatherby Libraries would like to thank everyone that visited Chapman University and all who attended our many events. The Leatherby Libraries was well-represented this year with several compelling talks and entertaining celebrations. Take a look below at what we hosted this year: At a special luncheon for the 50


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


Librarians Fold and Cut Their Way Through Box Making Workshop

September 27, 2016 by | Special Collections & Archives

The Frank Mt. Pleasant Special Collections and Archives is home to the rare and unique artifacts at Chapman University. Always pursuing the best way to take care of their materials, the library hosted a box making workshop last week. “This workshop was born out of interest and necessity,” said Stephanie George, Special Collections and Archives Librarian. Many of their archival


"The Spirit of Our Leaders: Presidents of Chapman University" Exhibit Opening

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


Homecoming at the Leatherby Libraries

September 19, 2016 by | Events

This year’s Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration promises to be just as action-packed of a weekend as last year. There is an entire calendar of activities hoping to connect the entire Chapman community—and the Leatherby Libraries are no exception. As always, the library is hosting a variety of interesting and entertaining events this year. We encourage

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