Library Hack!

The Librarians are offering a workshop! Everything you ever wanted to know about the library and citations AND MORE! When: Wednesday, October 5th from 7:00 - 8:00 pm TONIGHT

Thursday, October 13th from 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Thursday, October 20th from 8:00 - 8:40 am
Friday, October 21st during...

Shake It Off

As we enter exam week, it can be easy to allow the hectic pace to affect our own mood and well-being. When the end-of-year panic starts to set in, take a break from your work and stare into a swirl of soothing, peaceful glitter.

Scattered around the library are several of these calming jars, which, when shaken, become a whirling tornado of momentary zen. Watch just long enough for the glitter to settle back to the bottom, and you'll find that your heart rate has gone down, your...

Volunteer for the United Nations!

There have been many requests for more information for opportunities for international students. Yes, Peace Corps is exclusively for American citizens but that doesn't mean that there aren't many other opportunities as well. Work with the United Nations as they work to support peace and development all around the world. They have long term volunteer assignments as well as short, three-month, trips. Take a look at the amazing work UN Volunteers are doing. Anything is possible! Keep the...

Treasure hunt question #7

According to a history of medicine published in 1929, how did the rate of women who died in childbirth in the U.S. in the 1920s compare to the rate in Sweden? What reason did they give for this?

In 2010, 21 U.S. women died per 100,000 births, compared to 4 Swedish women (according to the World Bank). We now have one of the highest maternal mortality rates among wealthy nations, well above almost all of Europe, as well as Japan and South Korea.

(One last day to catch up!)