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Library Blog
How does a picture speak 1,000 words? What is the impact of photojournalism on our understanding of current affairs or media literacy? And why is it such an essential, ongoing part of the media? With its stunning front cover photo of the Fort Peck Dam taken by Margaret Bourke-White, the first i...
Staff pick books for November include a range of resources related to restorative and transformative justice, a holistic approach to harm that focuses on accountability and seeks to address the conditions that lead to violence, including the needs of the victim, offender, and...
If you are curious about the history of art education, anatomy of artifacts, and nature of historical research, then this guide will serve to illuminate. Think of yourself as a detective, with an insatiable desire for knowledge and a keen eye for observation. You follow clues to solve the mystery of an object, text, or image -- how and why it com...
A question and answer (Q&A) format with Library Associate Kirti! Continue reading to join the conversation.Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying?Yes! I'm doing an Ed.M in Mental Health Counseling.Where’s your hometown?
“I know now that most people are so closely concerned with themselves that they are not aware of their own individuality. I can see myself, and it has helped me to say what I want to say -- in paint.” -- from 
In Flanders fields the poppies blowBetween the crosses, row on row,  That mark our place; and in the sky  The larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below.We are the Dead. Short days agoWe ...
Dr. Boni Wozolek is an Assistant Professor at Penn State University, Abington College. During her talk last evening at the library, Dr. Wozolek explored some of the ideas from her recent book, particularly its conceptualization of vio...
To find a mushroom, start with wonder. You are one of millions of creatures dwelling in the forest or your city park and, although we evolved in divergent ways, there is continuity and kinship among all of us. Despite looking different, fungi are genetically closer to us than they are to plants. To look for mushrooms is to wonder about other forms of intelligence that we do not understand but on which our w...
On November 3rd, 2014 One World Trade Center in lower Manhattan officially opened; designed by the Polish-American architect Daniel Libeskind, the tower, also known as "Freedom Tower", replaced the massive complex that was destroyed by Islamic militant terrorists on September 11th, 2001 when planes flew into the "Twin T...
While the origin of witchcraft isn't known, witches have existed in some capacity from ancient times to modern day. The common depiction of witches with black hats, bubbling cauldrons and flying broomsticks was popularized by 18th century European tradition, however; witchcraft practices vary widely from culture to culture...