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The 8:30 | Things to Know Before You Go (11/24)

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Here’s your daily dose of library-oriented speed-reads to start your day!

SAVE THE DATE…

Reading Villanova: The Global and the Interdisciplinary ‘Diversity.’ Tuesday, December 1 at 4:30 p.m. in Speakers’ Corner. Camille Burge, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Political Science;Brighid Dwyer, PhD, director, Program on Intergroup Relations, Multicultural Affairs; Katina Sawyer, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Psychology will share their thoughts with us at this event, which is the final event in the Reading Villanova series. ACS Approved!


AN INSPIRING TED TALK

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world. Check out her TED talk to find out why you should do the same – or at least reach beyond English-speaking borders and read some translations for some global inspiration.  To see which books Morgan read from each country, take a gander at this interactive map!

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image via BBC


WINTER WORKOUTS

It’s getting chilly out and with all the studying and writing you need to be doing, you might be leaving workouts by the wayside. But if you want your brain working at peak performance, leaving out the exercise is a bad idea! If you’re stumped for winter workout options, check out twenty awesome indoor workouts.

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image via Book Riot


QUOTE OF THE DAY

On this day in 1868, composer Scott Joplin was born. In his lifetime, Joplin wrote 44 ragtime pieces, including “Maple Leaf Rag” and “The Entertainer.” If you would like to learn more about Joplin, check out our stacks. And here’s a tune to add a little bounce and pep to your morning!

“It is never right to play ragtime fast.” – Scott Joplin


HAVE A GREAT DAY!

If you have ideas for inclusion in The 8:30 or to Library News in general, you’re invited to send them to joanne.quinn@villanova.edu.


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