home Staff news Upcoming Diversity Opportunities, November 10th-16th

Upcoming Diversity Opportunities, November 10th-16th

The Diversity and Inclusion Committee will send out upcoming opportunities every week we think will be of interest. We hope that you will help us continue to build a library culture of diversity and inclusion. At the end of each month, we will have an open forum for those who are interested in debriefing about the workshops/sessions/trainings you attended.

 

Sounds of Japan
Saturday, Nov. 10th, Missouri Theatre.

The University of Missouri (MU) Asian Affairs Center and the Choral Arts Alliance of Missouri (CAAM) are organizing “Sounds of Japan” at the Missouri Theatre at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018.  CAAM will be performing with the iconic St. Louis Osuwa Taiko drummers for our Sounds of Japan concert!  Partnering to celebrate the Asian Affairs Center’s 20th anniversary and CAAM’s 40th anniversary, the music will take the audience on an aural journey to Japan! General Admission $20 at the door or Buy Online for Advanced Ticket Pricing 15.00;  $5 students with ID. You can buy tickets here.

 

When Sports Met Politics: A Love Story
Monday, Nov. 12th, 6:30pm, Stotler Lounger, Memorial Student Union

Come hear Jemele Hill, staff writer for the Atlantic and former ESPN correspondent and columnist, speak.

This event is sponsored by the Missouri School of Journalism’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee

 

Film screening: From the Land of Ghandi
Nov. 13, 5–7 p.m. Student Leadership Auditorium, Student Center.
A viewing of “From the Land of Ghandi,” a film on U.S. high-skilled immigration. Stay after the film for discussion. Sponsored by the MU International Center, Gradaute Professional Council and the Post-Doctoral Fellow Association. The views, thoughts and opinions expressed in the film belong solely to those featured in the film and are not necessarily those of the MU International Center or the University of Missouri.

 

Core Concepts Series: Interactive Theater: “Identity Politics”
Nov. 14th, 12-1:30pm, Townsend Hall 206

Join IDE’S Office of Inclusive Engagement for our Core Concept Series in collaboration with the College of Education. Diversity and inclusion are labels used to express complex, multi-faceted organizational strategies, goals and values. The purpose of the Core Concepts Series is to provide members of the Mizzou community with a foundational understanding of essential ideas to promote diversity and inclusion at Mizzou.

To register, you can email Alejandra Gudiño .

 

Discover Islam: Islam and Public Health
Nov. 15, 6–7:30 p.m, 114 Strickland Hall

Discover Islam is a lecture series organized by the Islamic Center of Central Missouri. The series offers the opportunity to learn about Islam from local community members. Sponsored by the MU International Center.

 

Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, reference, and marketing for the University of Missouri Libraries.

home Staff news Thanksgiving Lunch

Thanksgiving Lunch

MULSA is having a Thanksgiving luncheon on Thursday, November 15th from 11:30am – 1:30pm in Ellis Library’s staff lounge.  Catering is by Hy-Vee, but additional dishes and desserts are welcome.

MULSA will also be hosting a food drive for Thanksgiving, so please consider donating unopened non-perishable foods or toiletries.

home Staff news Learn How to Use Canva

Learn How to Use Canva

Interested in learning an easy way to create graphics on your own? The Marketing Team is hosting a workshop, Nov.13th 10-11am in Ellis 213, to teach you how to use Canva. The Marketing Team uses Canva to help create most of the images we need for Newshub stories.

Canva is a free, online graphic design platform that makes creating beautiful images a breeze! Design effective social media posts, blog graphics, presentations, posters, flyers or create your own custom dimension design.

The Marketing Team will take you through how to create an image using Canva. We will go over fonts, colors, uploading and editing images, applying backgrounds and working with the Canva templates.

Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, reference, and marketing for the University of Missouri Libraries.

home Staff news Library Management Team Information and Action Items, 11/6/18

Library Management Team Information and Action Items, 11/6/18

LMT 11.06.18 Information and Action Items

home Staff news MU Engagement Professional Development Opportunity, Nov. 15

MU Engagement Professional Development Opportunity, Nov. 15

On Campus MU Lina Dostilio – November 15 2018 (1)

home Staff news In the News

In the News

“Volunteers, businesses step up to help voters get to the polls”
Columbia Missourian, November 5, 2018

home Staff news Marketing Highlight

Marketing Highlight

Check out this tweet from the Hathi Trust Member Meeting.

home Staff news New MUSE Posts

New MUSE Posts

Weekend Fun: Veterans Day 5K, Missouri Symphony Conservatory Concert, and Sounds of Japan

Little Free Libraries

 

home Staff news, Uncategorized Rebecca Graves New Chair of a Faculty Council Committee

Rebecca Graves New Chair of a Faculty Council Committee

Recently, Rebecca Graves was asked to chair the Faculty Council Standing Committee Diversity Enhancement. She will also serve on the Faculty Council Executive Committee. Congratulations, Rebecca!

Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, reference, and marketing for the University of Missouri Libraries.

home Staff news Daylight Saving Time Ends This Weekend

Daylight Saving Time Ends This Weekend

Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 4. That means you should move your clocks backward one hour Saturday night before going to bed. It is also recommended that you use this as a reminder to change all batteries in fire alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.