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Staff Picks: Holiday Reading Recommendations

By Masha Sapp, Special Collections Catalog Librarian on December 18, 2017

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the holidays, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy holidays — and happy reading! Emma Donoghue blends fact and fiction in her compelling novel The Wonder (Little, Brown, 2016), a book based on the real phenom...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Andrea Degener

By Julie Hale on November 8, 2017

Visual Materials Processing Archivist Andrea Degener joined WU Libraries in 2011 as an Art & Architecture Library assistant. A graduate of WU’s Master of Fine Arts degree program, Andrea worked as a student assistant in the Art & Architecture Library, the Dowd Modern Graphic History Libra...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: AJ Robinson

By Julie Hale on August 31, 2017

AJ Robinson grew up in Washington State and studied Near Eastern Studies and English at the University of Washington. After teaching English for eight months in Egypt, AJ did graduate work in information studies at the University of Texas-Austin. In 2015, AJ joined WU Libraries as Islamic Studies...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Moore

By Julie Hale on July 24, 2017

Jennifer Moore joined the staff of WU Libraries in 2011 as anthropology subject librarian. In 2012, she took on additional responsibilities as the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) outreach librarian. In 2014, she became program faculty in International Areas Studies. The following year, she w...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on July 17, 2017

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the summer, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy summer — and happy reading! Reviewed by Kate Goldkamp, curatorial assistant, Archives and Special Collections As an art history major in college, I...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on July 5, 2017

There’s no better way to relax during the summer than getting lost in the pages of a great book. If you’re in need of reading recommendations, you’ve come to the right place! During the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing staff selections in fiction and nonfiction. Happy summ...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: James Gardner

By Jody Mitori on June 30, 2017

James Gardner, Art and Architecture Library Associate, has worked at WU for almost two years. After he graduated with a double major in art history and psychology from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, he received his master’s degree in art history from WU—and spent many hours studying in the...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on June 6, 2017

There’s no better way to relax during the summer than getting lost in the pages of a great book. If you’re in need of reading recommendations, you’ve come to the right place! During the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing staff selections in fiction and nonfiction. Happy summ...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Paul Hahn

By Julie Hale on May 17, 2017

Music Library Assistant Paul Hahn grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, playing cello in the Albuquerque Youth Symphony.  He holds bachelor’s degrees in music and computer science, both from WU. As a choral singer, he has performed with the WU Chamber Choir, the St. Louis Symphony Chorus, and a voc...