Events Archive

Upcoming Library Events

Dogs in the Library

dog photo

Ahhhhhh. In the library, 2013

Shake off end-of-semester stress while relaxing with a furry friend. Therapy dogs await your attention, courtesy of Therapaws of Michigan. Join us at the Browsing Collection on the first floor of the Shapiro Library:      Monday, April 20, 2:00-5:00 p.m.      Thursday, April 23, 2:00-5:00 p.m. Dogs being dogs, they might need to leave early!

Event Information

Date
04/20/2015
Time
02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Browsing Collection, First Floor
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

The Birds and The Beasts: Audubon's Masterpieces at the University of Michigan

Audubon's Wolverine

Join the University of Michigan Library and the Clements Library to celebrate the acquisition of John James Audubon's The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America with a viewing and panel discussion. Each volume of this fabulous publication will be on display in the Audubon Room from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. and again, after the discussion, from 5:00-5:30 p.m. Panelists will include:

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Date
04/22/2015
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Panel Discussion

More Dogs in the Library

photo of two golden retrievers
We've got what you need to shake off end-of-semester stress: therapy dogs, courtesy of Therapaws of Michigan. Join us at the Browsing Collection on the first floor of the Shapiro Library to feel the love.

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Date
04/23/2015
Time
02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Browsing Collection, First Floor
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

Microscope Exhibit Reception

Left: Engraving depicting the coffee plant and tools to make coffee from Philippe Sylvestre Dufour's Traitez nouveaux & curieux du café, du thé et du chocolate, 1688  Right: Engraving of a louse from Robert Hooke's Micrographia: Or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon, 1665

Coffee and old lice? Join us to celebrate a new exhibit, Through the Magnifying Glass: A Short History of the Microscope. Exhibit curators Pablo Alvarez and Gregg Sobocinski will be on hand to chat. There will be coffee, other refreshments, and plenty of old specimens to admire.

Event Information

Date
04/24/2015
Time
03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library 7th Floor Exhibit Space
Location Information
Event Type
Reception

Emergent Research Lecture with Charles Burant

Charles F. Burant presents the Emergent Research lecture for April. Dr. Burant's clinical interests are in the area of metabolic syndromes and management of Type II Diabetes. His research laboratory investigates the mechanisms of insulin resistance and utilizes animal models of diabetes to identify pathways important in understanding diabetes progression. His lab also studies adult pancreatic progenitor cells and how they might be used to generate new insulin secreting beta-cells.

Event Information

Date
04/27/2015
Time
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Lecture

Who is this Jack Carney?

Photo of Jack Carney

Jack Carney, c. 1928

Dublin native James Curry, history and digital humanities doctoral scholar at the National University of Ireland Galway, gives an introduction to the Jack Carney papers held in the Joseph A. Labadie Collection of the Special Collections Library. Carney was a left-wing journalist who edited or wrote for various labor, socialist and communist newspapers in Ireland, Britain and America during the decades prior to his death in London in 1956.

Event Information

Date
04/27/2015
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

time: a senior recital

This senior recital performance by Julian Bridges, School of Music, Theatre and Dance student in Jazz & Contemporary Improvisation, is a presentation of original music, marrying the drummer’s role in keeping time with a reflection on the way that life passes one by.

Event Information

Date
05/01/2015
Time
07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Location
Duderstadt Center Video Studio
Event Type
Musical Program

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