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Leatherby Libraries Celebrates Black History Month

February 16, 2017 by | Exhibits and Displays

Celebrate Black History Month with this new display on the ground floor of the Leatherby Libraries! The month is dedicated to honoring the history and contributions that African Americans made to our country. Located behind the reference desk, take a look at one of these novels focusing on historical individuals or enlightening essays. Read up

Leatherby Libraries Celebrates World Holidays with New Display

December 9, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The end of the semester is drawing near, which means the holidays are approaching! To celebrate, Library student assistant Kenzie Saleh set up a festive display highlighting global holiday traditions throughout the year. From the collections of the Leatherby Libraries, the exhibit includes books on Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Baisakhi, Passover, Chinese New Year as well

“All of Our Colors” Exhibit Open to Public

October 18, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art welcomes a featured student exhibit each semester from the Chapman University campus. This fall, student artist Gabi Abrahamson is showcasing her thought-provoking work to the community through her exhibit, “All of Our Colors.” The exhibit includes strings of paper dolls that were displayed earlier this year, as well as

Library “External Peace” Exhibit Opens Pieces from the Private Collections of Refugee Artists from Cuba and Iraq

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,

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

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