April is Campus Pride Month, and here at the Leatherby Libraries we are showing our pride! National Pride Month takes place in June, but since most colleges and universities are done for the school year by June, April was selected specifically for Campus Pride Month. The goal of Campus Pride Month is to show support
The Leatherby Libraries’ newest display, recently installed on the first floor, highlights a little-known niche of literature and art: miniature books. The display consists of books from the personal collections of Christine Cross and Margaret Class. The latter is the creator of annual John and Margaret Class Student Book Collection Contest; it’s clear that her
Here on the Chapman campus, we are lucky enough to be surrounded by art in many forms. We have collections of art and memorabilia scattered throughout the library in addition to sculptures and statues and fountains throughout the campus. The Chapman University philosophy believes that art inspires us to be greater thinkers and students. The
This coming April, in honor of National Poetry Month Leatherby Libraries will be hosting its first Gumball Poetry display. This is the story behind it.
The Leatherby Libraries and Schmid College of Science and Technology present ”An Illuminating Look at Legumes,” an exhibit of botanical art by the Botanical Artists Guild of Southern California. The exhibit begins on February 19, 2015, and will continue throughout the month of March. For the past several years, botanical artists from around Southern California
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.
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
Though Southern California is just now getting the weather memo, the time of year has returned where both sugar-high trick-or-treaters and pumpkin spice lattes run wild along sidewalks. Which of course means its Halloween time! The Leatherby Libraries is celebrating the holiday with a new display created by our very own Kerry Ortloff, Brandman Library
Are you an art major looking for a place to showcase a series or project? Are you a budding artist who loves to paint or take photos in your free time? Do you have a talent in visual art in a medium we haven’t even seen yet? You might be exactly the person
This year’s Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration promises to be an action-packed weekend, full of activities that help connect the entire Chapman community—and the Leatherby Libraries are no exception to that rule. The library is hosting several educational and entertaining events this year. Whatever your place in the Chapman Family—students, alumni, friends or community members—we encourage you