Tom Hayden, civil rights and antiwar activist, has died

By Alison Carrick on October 24, 2016

Interview with Tom Hayden – Eyes on the Prize Famed civil rights, antiwar activist, and politician Tom Hayden passed away on Sunday, October 23. Hayden was one of the authors of the Port Huron Statement, the manifesto for the leftist activist organization Students for a Democratic Society (...

math themed cover of Freiwald book

Open Scholarship update – October 2016

By Emily Stenberg on October 21, 2016

This will now be a quarterly update. Look for announcements in January, April, July, and October. New Publications in Open Scholarship Below are just a few of the new additions since July: An Introduction to Set Theory and Topology by mathematics professor Ronald C. Freiwald. This is a new Open E...

Robert Coover Reading November 1

By Alison Carrick on October 21, 2016

Please join us for Robert Coover’s upcoming Neureuther Library Lecture Series reading  November 1, 2016 ~ 7:00 PM Olin Library, Special Collections Classroom & Room 142 Robert Coover is the author of the The Universal Baseball Association, The Public Burning, and Spanking the Maid, among many...

Take a One Hour Research & Tech Studio: Oct 21 – Oct 30

By Deborah Katz on October 20, 2016

 It’s not too late to sign up for one of the hour long workshops designed to help you with research or technology that assists  with research. These sessions take place in the Olin library, Arc Lab. Session descriptions and online sign-up here.

Still Time to Take the Library Student Survey

By Deborah Katz on October 20, 2016

Do you have survey fatigue? I understand but please take ten minutes to answer these twenty questions. It will help us to create a better library.

The Journal of Greek Linguistics v:1 (2000 – ) open access

By Deborah Katz on October 20, 2016

The Journal of Greek Linguistics (JGL) is an established (double-blind) peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to the descriptive and theoretical study of the Greek language from its roots in Ancient Greek down to present-day dialects and varieties, including those spoken in Asia Minor, Cy...

Harmonizing the Disharmonious: Robert Coover and the MLC, Part I

By k.lamb on October 18, 2016

To celebrate Robert Coover’s upcoming visit to Washington University for a Neureuther Library Lecture Series reading on November 1, 2016, we are highlighting Coover materials in the Modern Literature Collection. The following is the first of a three-part series. “As the World Speaks&#...

Remembering Mary Wickes

By Sonya Rooney on October 18, 2016

We are remembering one of our alums,  Mary Wickes, who died on October 22, 1995 / 21 years ago this weekend. Mary Wickes was an alum of Washington University, graduating in  1930.  She went on to have a successful career as a character actress on stage, in movies, and on TV.  You may remember her...

Dowd Lecture Online

By Skye Lacerte on October 18, 2016

On September 27, over 100 people gathered to celebrate the dedication of the Douglas B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library in Steinberg Hall at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts. Chancellor Mark Wrighton made opening remarks, followed by the Dean of the Sam Fox School Carmon Colangelo...

Fieldnotes Study

By Jennifer Akins on October 14, 2016

For the month of October, the exhibit Fieldnotes Study will be on display in the hall cases of the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library. This is an exhibit of student work from lecturer Micah Stanek’s Modern & Contemporary Landscape Architecture course.