Here’s your daily dose of library-oriented speed-reads to start your day!
TODAY IN THE LIBRARY…
Food For Thought Discussion-VITAL. 11:30 a.m. in room 205. The discussions provide a forum for networking and exchanging ideas with colleagues from across the campus. Faculty are invited to bring their lunch. VITAL will provide dessert and beverages. Questions? Contact: email@example.com
“Lafayette and the Farewell Tour: Odyssey of an American Idol” Lecture featuring Alan R. Hoffman, JD, Harvard Law. 4:30 p.m. in room 205. After earning a JD from Harvard law School Alan R. Hoffman practiced law in Boston. An avid reader of early American history, he “discovered” Lafayette in 2002 and translated Auguste Levasseur’s “Lafayette en Amérique, en 1824 et 1825.” Hoffman has lectured widely on Lafayette and currently serves as President of the American Friends of Lafayette and President of the Massachusetts Lafayette Society. Questions? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note the room change! VSB Peer Tutor Office Hours. 6:00-7:30 p.m. in room 204. Open to all VSB students. Walk-in study sessions. (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the semester.) Questions? Contact: email@example.com
THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE
X-Files fans, have you heard the news? Mulder and Scully will be back for six new episodes after what series creator Chris Carter referred to as “a 13-year commercial break.” Read more.
NOM NOM NOM!
Sweet Sixteen is upon us in #NomNomNomatology! Be sure to vote for the winningest foods in some intensely delicious match-ups right here, or vote in person at the front desk in Falvey!
SHAMELESS SOCIAL MEDIA PLUG ☺
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Interested in new teaching methods? Take a look at a new book in our collection, Lesson Study: A Japanese approach to improving mathematics teaching and learning. The Teachers College at Columbia University describes lesson study as “a popular professional development approach in Japan whereby teachers collaborate to study content, instruction, and how students solve problems and reach for understanding in order to improve elementary mathematics instruction and learning in the classroom.”
QUOTE OF THE DAY
For his part, every beauty of art or nature made him thankful as well as happy, and that the pleasure to be had in listening to fine music, as in looking at the stars in the sky, or at a beautiful landscape or picture, was a benefit for which we might thank Heaven as sincerely as for any other worldly blessing.” – Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
HAVE A GREAT DAY!
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