Thursday, October 21, 2021
The Funk ACES Library celebrates its 20th anniversary this year! Join us for a Cookie Reception in the 1st floor atrium on Thursday, October 21 from 1-3 p.m. We hope to see you there to enjoy cookies, sign our card & enjoy our anniversary exhibit!
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Map and Geography Librarian Jenny Marie Johnson will talk about the collection and about work being done to provide access to collection materials to individuals beyond the Library’s walls. She will also highlight some recent acquisitions and personal favorites and place them into the context of the collection as a whole.
The Diversity Committee of the University Library invites you to Reading Diversity: Reflections from the Human Library, a panel discussion featuring Kai Hanley, a Human Book; Angie Gruendl, a reader of Human Books; and Sarah Christensen, Human Library organizer; with facilitator George Gottschalk.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Please join us for a discussion of Octavia E. Butler's _Parable of the Sower_. While supplies last, students who sign up to participate can pick up a free copy of the novel or graphic novel adaptation at Ikenberry or ISR Library (M-F Noon-6:30pm).
Thursday, November 4, 2021
Please join us for an online discussion of _Parable of the Sower_ by Octavia E. Butler. While supplies last, U of I students who sign up to participate can pick up a free copy of the novel or graphic novel adaptation from Ikenberry or ISR Library (M-F Noon to 6:30 pm).
Friday, November 5, 2021
Please join us for an in-person discussion of _Parable of the Sower_ by Octavia E. Butler. While supplies last, U of I students who sign up to participate can pick up a free copy of the novel or graphic novel adaptation from ISR or Ikenberry Library (M-F Noon to 6:30 pm).
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Associate Director of Healthcare Innovation, Professor Colleen Bushell will present on her interdisciplinary approach to research in computing and healthcare, especially on analyzing genetic data.
Thursday, November 18, 2021
The Senate Committee on the Library and the University Library will host a campus-wide Town Hall on Nov 18 from 3-4:30pm via Zoom. Representatives from the Library will provide background and logistics for the project and speak on Undergraduate Library services. The architecture/engineering teams will give a project presentation. There is also an opportunity for Q and A.
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Associate Professor of Nuclear, Plasma, & Radiological Engineering, Dr. Mohaghegh will share her research on Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) that helps improve safety in nuclear power plants and other complex technological systems.