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Writing Contest for U.S. Constitution Day Seeks Entries

Morris Library is sponsoring a writing contest in honor of U.S. Constitution Day. Cash prizes will be awarded for the best essays. The topic of the contest is "Guns, the Second Amendment, and SIUC: What Would Make Me Feel Safe?".

Spring Blood Drive March 8

Morris Library will host its Spring Blood Drive on Friday, March 8, 2013, from 10am to 2 pm in the first floor Rotunda.

Imagining Geographies Inaugural Event March 5

The inaugural event of this year’s Imagining Geographies program, “Southern Illinios: Land, Lives, and Art" will be held in the John C. Guyon auditorium and the Rotunda from 5:30 to 9:00pm on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

Dream Working Closing Reception February 27

The closing reception for Dream Working: A Participatory Art Installation will be held from 3 - 5 pm this Wednesday, February 27, 2013.

Trovillion’s “Bloody Williamson” Publications Examined

Melissa Hubbard, the Special Collections Research Center’s Rare Books Librarian, recently published on Hal W. Trovillion's efforts to document the events that turned Williamson County into “Bloody Williamson”.

Women in Engineering & Science Symposium March 5

Morris Library and the Illinois Humanities Council are holding a symposium celebrating women in science and engineering featuring the exhibit, “Petticoats and Slide Rules: The Life of Mary He

Article by Morris Librarians Among the Most Read

An article about using iPads in library reference service written by Morris Library’s Humanities Librarian, Stephanie Graves, and its former Fine Arts Librarian, Megan Lotts, was the sixth most-read piece in College & Research Libraries News in 2012.

New Exhibit: Illinois Central Railroad: Last Days of Steam

Selected photographs created by former Southern Illinoisan photographer Ben Gelman are on display in the exhibit Illinois Central Railroad: Last Days of Steam.

Dream Working: A Participatory Art Installation Opens

Barbara Bickel's Dream Working: A Participatory Art Installation will open in the first floor rotunda on Monday, February 11.

Writing Center Open for the Spring Semester

The Writing Centers at Morris Library and Trueblood Hall are now open for the spring semester. Morris is open during morning, afternoon, and evening hours; Trueblood is open during evening hours.

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