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Book Power Redux Artist Talk: Exploring Landscape, Nature and the Power of Prints and Artists’ Book with artist Nicole Pietrantoni.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 7–8 p.m. Collins Library Room 020 Nicole Pietrantoni is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, where she teaches printmaking and book arts.  Her piece, Precipitous, is one of the works featured in … Continue reading

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DIRT! Exhibit Coming Fall 2015 – Reflecting Importance of Soils to our Environment

Coming Fall 2015 to Collins Library at the University of Puget Sound! An exhibit featuring artists, writers, and scientists reflecting on the importance of soils to our environment. We are excited to begin work on a collaborative exhibit in support … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2-4 p.m.

Improving the Diversity of Representation on Wikipedia Help improve the coverage of underrepresented American authors and activists by editing their Wikipedia entries using the resources at the library! No Wikipedia experience necessary! Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, 2-4 p.m. Collins Memorial … Continue reading

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Abby Williams Hill: Her Life, Her Legacy

Join Laura Edgar, Curator of the Abby Williams Hill Collection, as she speaks to the Tacoma Historical Society Monday, November 10, 2014 7:00 p.m. Murray Boardroom, Wheelock Student Center University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington The event is free and open … Continue reading

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Brandy Wine Workshop in Collins Library, September 4, 2014

September 4 – November 13, 2014 OPENING RECEPTION September 4, 2014 5:00 PM – 7:00PM in the Link @ Collins Since 1972, the Brandywine Workshop has inspired artists of diverse backgrounds to produce innovative collaborations in printmaking. Collins Library and … Continue reading

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Behind the Archives Door Series – Fall 2014 Events!

Each month at 4:00 p.m., the Archives & Special Collections will hold a series of informal presentations on current research, unique resources, and rare books that are part of the University of Puget Sound Collections. Join us for informal discussion, … Continue reading

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Behind the Archives Door Series – “Stan! and his World”

As part of the Behind the Archives Door series, Archives & Special Collections held the informal discussion and tea on “Stan! and his World” on April 17, 2014. C. Mark Smith ’61 joined 4 student curators, Brendan Balaam ’14, Liana Hardcastle … Continue reading

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Rowing into the Son Event Big Success!

Almost one hundred people filled the Tahoma Room last week to hear about the incredible BOLD journey of Puget Sound graduate Jordan Hanssen. He told the story of rowing across the Atlantic Ocean. His book, Rowing Into the Son, is … Continue reading

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Collins Memorial Library’s Spring Exhibition Stan! Celebrates Professor Lyle S. “Stan” Shelmidine (1906-1966)

Collins Memorial Library’s spring exhibition Stan! celebrates the life of Professor Lyle S. “Stan” Shelmidine (1906-1966), a well-loved member of the University of Puget Sound and Tacoma communities. The professor of  Near and Far East history left the Archives & … Continue reading

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Stan! Exhibit – The Life of Professor Stan Shelmidine (1906-1966), April 3-May 30, 2014

The Collins Library is pleased to feature the exhibit Stan!, April 3-May 30, 2014, documenting the life of Professor Stan Shelmidine (1906-1966). The exhibit will feature items from Professor Shelmidine’s personal and research papers, the travels he undertook, the artifacts and … Continue reading

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