January 2016

Learn to Use Blender!

Posted by Scott Goldstein on Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 4:46pm
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This semester visitng scholar Piotr Arłukowicz has offered a series of workshops on how to use Blender open source software for modeling and animation.  The workshop on simulation and gaming is the last in the series.

It is recommended that you have attended at least one of the previous workshops or have some exposure to the basics of Blender

The workshop is scheduled for Friday, March 18th from 2:00-4:00pm in Belk Library, Room 028

CLICK HERE to register

If you want to learn more about Blender or about any of the workshops from this semester, please contact Piotr for a one-on-one consultation. 

Email Dr Arłukowicz 

Co-sponsored by Digital Humanities Working Group, University Documentary Film Services, and the University Library

Highlights of Library Cares Campaign, 2015

Posted by Geri Purpur on Monday, January 11, 2016 - 2:17pm
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Based on student feedback and attendance, the three most popular events of the Library Cares Campaign were:

1)  Therapy Dogs - Therapy dogs visited the library 6 times during the campaign.

2)  Snack Breaks -  The four snack breaks included a variety of sweet and healthy snacks, hot tea, and coffee.  Snack break with the Chancellor and Deans attracted the largest number of students.

3)  Chair Massage - 56 lucky students received a chair massage.  Massage therapists were here 2 days for a 2-hour period each day.


The Library would like to give a big shout-out to the following individuals and groups who helped make the campaign a success:

Office of the Chancellor
Counseling Services
MYO Clinic
Therapy Dogs Knox, Sheela, and Irish
Still Point
Achord Acapella Group
VoiceMale Acapella Group
Jonathan Priest
Wired Scholar Coffee Shop
SGA-Academic Affiars Committee

To see photographs and additional highlights go to:  Library Cares Campaign