Shapiro

Party for your Mind

Welcome, Class of 2018! All are invited to the library's Welcome Week event. Join us for pizza, mini golf in the stacks, palm reading, a photo booth, prizes, and more.

Event Information

Date & Time
August 31, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library
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Event Type
Open House

Exhibit: The International Year of Crystallography

photo showing crystals inside a geode

Crystallography is the branch of science concerned with the structure and properties of crystals. Come and see crystals from the Museum of Natural History, books from the Library's collection, and displays of the equipment used at the X-Ray Crystallography Lab.

Event Information

Dates
July 9th through November 3rd
Next Opening
August 24th from 12:00am to 11:45am
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Third Floor Hallway
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Event Type
Exhibit

Cafe Shapiro: Students Read Creative Works

Photo of a cup of tea
Detail of Tea, a photo by Ben Matthews

Hear over 50 undergraduate students read from their creative works! Join us in Bert's Lounge for the 17th annual Cafe Shapiro; the coffee, tea, and cookies are on us.

You have four options to attend: February 10, 11, 12, and 17, 7:00-8:30 p.m. each day. Come to one or come to all!

Event Information

Date & Time
February 17, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Bert's Study Lounge (Lobby)
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Event Type
Reading

Science Covers Reception 2014

photo of science covers in the library
Photo by Shannon Szalay

Join us to honor faculty, staff, and students in the LSA Natural Sciences departments and the School of Natural Resources and Environment who have recently authored a book or have had a research article featured on the cover of a journal.

Event Information

Date & Time
April 2, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Shien-Ming Wu Current Periodicals Reading Room, 3rd floor
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Event Type
Reception

Creating as a Way of Learning: A Showcase of Student Work

Create, photo by Dayna Bateman (suttonhoo) via flickr, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Students showcase examples from their coursework that illustrate outstanding uses of media, creativity and rich learning outcomes. Following the panel discussion, additional students will be available to discuss their work with participants in a media exhibit. Light refreshments.

Event Information

Date & Time
February 25, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Bert's Study Lounge
Location Information
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Exhibit: The Secret Life of Birds

line drawing of an owl
Image courtesy of the U-M Museum of Natural History

They have us surrounded. What are they up to? What are they concealing? What unspoken mysteries permeate . . . the secret life of birds?

Birds are everywhere you look—and many places you don’t. Creeping through the cracks of culture, lurking in the layers of language, hiding in the hollows of history, birds are everywhere.

Event Information

Dates
February 21st through April 14th
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Third Floor, Shapiro Science Library
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Event Type
Exhibit

More Dogs in the Library

photos of dogs
Golden Retrievers 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:

Event Information

Date & Time
April 24, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Browsing Collection, First Floor
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

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:

Event Information

Date & Time
April 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Browsing Collection, First Floor
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

Fight Stress with Dogs in the Library

An adorable therapy dog 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:

Event Information

Date & Time
April 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Browsing Collection, First Floor
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

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