Skillman Library

Lafayette College

October 15, 2009

Exhibition Represents Collaboration Between Students and Faculty in Art and Computer Science

posted in News and Features

tagged with , , , ,

Computation, Vision: Emergence will run Oct. 20-Dec. 12 in the Grossman Gallery The exhibition Computation, Vision: Emergence will run Oct. 20-Dec. 12 in the Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery in the Williams Visual Arts Building. A public reception will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in the gallery. During the reception, [...]

Lafayette College

March 18, 2008

Joseph Nechasek ’62 Donates Robert Stone Book Collection to Skillman Library

posted in News and Features

tagged with

Gift includes first editions of all of Stone’s works A collection of the works of novelist Robert Stone has been donated to Skillman Library by Joseph E. Nechasek ’62. Nechasek, a collector of recent American literature, presented the works in January. Stone, whose Dog Stories (1974) has been called the quintessential Vietnam novel, is the [...]

Lafayette College

February 25, 2008

Taiwan Images Expand College’s Academic and Technological Capabilities

posted in News and Features

tagged with

Resource establishes international access to photographic history of Taiwan during Japanese colonial rule Technological innovation has created international access to a rare collection of photographs housed in Skillman Library’s Special Collections and College Archives. Known as the Gerald Warner Taiwan Image Collection, the photographs have been researched, organized, and installed on a newly constructed website [...]

Lafayette College

January 25, 2008

Robert Duncan Receives Be Innovative! Award for Implementation of WebBridge

posted in Academic News, Committed Teachers and Scholars, Faculty and Staff, Faculty Profiles, News and Features

tagged with ,

Program allows for easier access to scholarly information on the library’s web site Robert Duncan, systems librarian, bought his first personal computer to help him organize his recipes while working in the food business. This past summer, he received the Be Innovative! Award for “Most Innovative Use of e-Resource Products” for his implementation of the [...]

Lafayette College

January 11, 2008

Professor David Stifel Investigates Root Causes of Poverty in Madagascar

posted in Academic News, Collaborative, High-Impact Learning, Faculty and Staff, Faculty Profiles, News and Features, Students

tagged with , , , , ,

He will present research funded by the World Bank at international conference in June David Stifel, assistant professor of economics and business, spent the 2006-07 school year researching the root causes of poverty in Madagascar. He worked with the World Bank Country Office to develop a multi-year labor markets research program in consultation with the [...]

Lafayette College

November 27, 2007

Lafayette Hosts Inter-Institutional Library Workshop

posted in News and Features

tagged with

Ithaka and NITLE Conference will discuss latest information resources Lafayette will be hosting the national workshop, “Inter-organizational Collaborations – Innovating for the Disciplines,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7 in Skillman Library. The event is sponsored by the National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (NITLE) and Ithaka, an independent not-for-profit organization with [...]

Lafayette College

November 6, 2007

Works by Ed Kerns will be on Display at Muhlenberg College Nov. 20-Dec. 15

posted in Academic News, Collaborative, High-Impact Learning, Faculty and Staff, Faculty Profiles, News and Features, Students

tagged with , , , , , ,

Clapp Professor of Art collaborated with artist Elizabeth Chapman and three art majors for ‘Word, Mind, City: A Universal Resonance’ Recent works by Ed Kerns, Eugene H. Clapp II ’36 Professor of Art, in collaboration with artist Elizabeth Chapman, will appear in the exhibit “Word, Mind, City: A Universal Resonance,” running Tuesday, Nov. 20 to [...]

Lafayette College

October 15, 2007

Researching the Roaring Twenties

posted in Academic News, Collaborative, High-Impact Learning, Faculty and Staff, News and Features, Student Profiles, Students

tagged with , , , , , ,

Marie Stavrovsky ’10 performed research for the upcoming book by Donald L. Miller, MacCracken Professor of History Marie Stavrovsky ’10 (Bethlehem, Pa.) is majoring in biology. Over the summer, she worked as an EXCEL Scholar with Donald L. Miller, John Henry MacCracken Professor of History. She gathered research for Miller’s upcoming book Supreme City: New [...]

Lafayette College

October 8, 2007

Skillman Library Commemorates the Fight to End Slavery Oct. 11

posted in News and Features

tagged with

Events include a lecture by Marquis scholar Robert Rhodes Crout, a historical re-enactment, and the opening of the For Captive Africa exhibit A number of events Oct. 11 in Skillman Library will focus on the fight to end slavery in America, England, and France, and highlight the role the Marquis de Lafayette played in abolishing [...]

Lafayette College

October 2, 2007

Rare Book Finds Home at Lafayette

posted in News and Features

tagged with

1833 volume about slavery in America will be part of For Captive Africa exhibit opening Oct. 11 In August, while sorting through boxes of books for an upcoming sale, volunteers at the Bethlehem Area Public Library came across a rare find. It is a find that has now made its way into the Rare Book [...]