Category Archives: Spotlight: People Making a Difference at Collins

Student "Woodcut" art work in Collins Library Hallway

Have you seen the latest “Woodcut” student art work in the Collins Library hallway? Stroll past the Learning Commons, and down the hall on the right – you will find these intriguing pieces done from Professor Janet Marcavage’s Beginning and … Continue reading

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Sam Culbert – first recipient of the Archives Summer Fellowship

Congratulations to Sam Culbert who is the first recipient of the Archives Summer Fellowship.  This fellowship is intended to support students who are interested in conducting research with primary source materials from our university archives.  Sam worked with the Don … Continue reading

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COLLINS UNBOUND: SPOTLIGHT – Day in the Life of Liaison Librarians

24 Hrs. The Liaison Edition Every hour counts when you’re a liaison librarian. Now you can witness a liaison’s life at work for a day. 8 a.m.-9 a.m. You can hear a pin drop in the library as liaison librarians … Continue reading

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COLLINS UNBOUND Spotlight: A Day in the Life of Library Student Asst. Nellie Hartman

(Image left to right: A library poster featuring Nellie; a word cloud describing Nellie’s qualities as library student staff.) You may have seen a familiar face on Collins campaign library posters, at the help desk, and in an instruction video. … Continue reading

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COLLINS UNBOUND: A Conversation with Featured Student Artist: Jenni Denekas

Jenni is a senior (’11) Studio Art Major with an Environmental Policy and Decision-Making Minor. (Top left to right: “Puyallup Tribe”, “Foss Waterway Development Authority”, “Citizens for a Healthy Bay”, “Puget Creek Restoration Society”) Artist Statement Tell us a little … Continue reading

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COLLINS UNBOUND: Spotlight on Wei Younts, Serials Specialist

How long have you worked at Collins? I started work in January 2004, so I’ve been working at Puget Sound for six years and 8 months. Tell us a little about your education and background? In 1982 I graduated from … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Cassandra Palmore, Access Services Supervisor

Cassandra Palmore, Access Services Supervisor, knows Collins library exceptionally well.  A native of Tacoma, she transferred from Tacoma Community College to the University of Puget Sound where she joined the library as a student assistant.  After graduating in 1994, she … Continue reading

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Spotlight: John Finney & the Hidden Treasures of the Archives

John Finney served as the Associate Dean and University Registrar for many years.  He currently writes a column on Puget sound History for Arches magazine and has been a volunteer in the University Archives since fall 2007. Tell us about … Continue reading

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Spotlight: "Going Social"!

Let’s get Social – Tips from Puget Sound Librarians Rebecca Kuglitsch and Laura Schick. As Puget Sound’s two newest librarians, Rebecca & Laura agree that one of the best things about UPS is that students here do a lot of … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Kent Hooper Authors Scholarly Book on Ernst Barlach

Dr. Hooper is Chair of the Humanities Department and currently teaching a new class in digital humanities that combines research, technology and art in one course.  He recently published an open source scholarly work on the artist Ernst Barlach, titled:  … Continue reading

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