The exhibit Shakespeare on Page and Stage: A Celebration (Audubon Room, January 11-April 27, 2016) showcases both the textual and performance history of Shakespeare’s plays. This post looks in greater detail at the work of costume and set designer Zelma Weisfeld, professor of Theatre and Drama at the University of Michigan from 1960-1988. During those 28 years, Weisfeld contributed to more than 120 theatre and opera productions, including several Shakespeare plays.
Posts on March 2016
Standards are important to engineering students as you experiment with new solutions to old problems. Understanding and applying existing standards will help you to create safe, reliable, and marketable designs. As you enter the engineering workforce, your employers will depend on your knowledge of standards as you tackle new engineering problems. But what's a standard?
Our featured book is a copy of the second edition of the famous sixteenth-century blood-letting treatise for barber-surgeons, Discourses of Pietro Paolo Magni of Piacenza on how to bleed, attach leeches and cups, perform massages and blistering to the human body (Discorsi di Pietro Paolo Magni piacentino sopra il mondo di sanguinare, attaccar le sanguisugue, & le ventose far le fregagione & vessicatorij a corpi humani). It was published in Rome in 1586.
People of the Library is an ongoing series brought to you by a group of students called the Michigan Library Engagement Collaborative. They will interview library staff as well as the students, faculty and community members who use our Library.
On display in the Shapiro Lobby digital screens this week is an exhibit featuring student MPortfolios. The exhibit will be accompanied by an event on Thursday, 3/31 featuring poster-style presentations and remarks. We will also have featured tables from Sinaboro, U-M's Korean Drumming group, to promote their upcoming event. And as always, be sure to check out the Shapiro Design Lab for a variety of events throughout the week.
To wrap up the celebration of Women’s History Month, check out some of these resources to learn about women in science, engineering, and architecture.
We are delighted to announce the awardees of the Library Data Grants, a new program to acquire commercially available data by request for faculty and student research projects. The 2016 Library Data Grants Awardees are:
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