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April 13, 2009

Honors College Trip - Library Rotunda Exhibit

Images from the Honors College 2008 Trip to France
Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery Rotunda
April 6 - May 12

This exhibit displays photographs, journals, and other artifacts taken or collected by members of the Honors College during a trip to France in May and June, 2008 focusing on visits to Normandy, Brittany and Paris. The exhibit features photography by Dr. Marylin Demorest, Sarach Carney, Stephanie Ferrone, Ross Weiner, Allison Seyler, Adam Rhoads, Liz Scott, and Marlayna Demond. The exhibition was curated by Marlayna Demond and Liz Scott, both members of the Honors College and also Linehan Artist Scholars.

The exhibition is on display in the Rotunda of the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery from April 6th through May 12. Admission is free. The Library & Gallery is open Monday-Thursday, 8 am - midnight; on Friday 8 am - 6 pm; Saturday 10 am - 6 pm; and Sunday noon - midnight.


Extended Library Hours (5/4-19)

The Library will offer additional extended hours at exam time at the request of students. Hours for May 4 through May 19 are as follows:

° Sundays - Thursdays: until 2 a.m.
° Fridays and Saturdays: until 10 p.m.

Note that only Circulation and Reserves services will be available after midnight, and after 6 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Library management would like to thank the Circulation staff and student assistants who have volunteered to take these late night hours, the student government leaders for their advocacy and the President and the Provost for their support. The success of this extended hours experiment will be evaluated over the summer. For further information, contact the Library Administrative Offices at aok@umbc.edu or ext. 5-2356.


April 28, 2009

Swine Flu Resources

Here are some valuable sources of information about the recent Swine Flu outbreak:

UMBC Insights: Information about Swine Flu

HS/HSL - Swine Flu Resources