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Alumni Feature: Thomas Masashi Kawamata

June 11, 2020

This blog post is one in a series where student interns working on the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project share and reflect on their experiences. Of all of the alumni, staff, and faculty members my fellow interns and I have been researching as part of the CU...

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University Libraries share anti-racism resources

June 8, 2020

University Libraries personnel have teamed up to curate a comprehensive collection of anti-racism resources in response to the violent deaths of George Floyd and other Black people during recent incidents of police brutality across the country. This online guide is dedicated to the study and practice of anti-racism and includes...

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Ansh Desai Wins Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest

June 8, 2020

The University Libraries are pleased to announce that CU Boulder undergraduate student Ansh Desai has won the 2020 Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest! Desai’s photo Sky Pond was taken in late May 2019 during a sunrise hike to one of Rocky Mountain National Park’s best-kept secrets. ( Sky...

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Statement from Dean Robert McDonald: Social Justice for All

June 4, 2020

Dear University Libraries community, Recent protests in American cities, including here in Colorado, have underscored the deep-rooted racism in our nation. The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor are horrifying recent examples of the systemic, widespread violence against Black people in this country. This entire crisis weighs...

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Students document life and loss during pandemic

June 3, 2020

Editor’s note: To collect these assets and complete this project, students followed strict health and safety COVID-19 guidelines that included social distancing. For audio or video interviews, students conducted them virtually by phone or online video conferencing platform. During COVID-19 isolation, many rituals that mark our important achievements and transitions...

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COVID-19 Information for Library Services

June 1, 2020

Highlights of featured library services, and detailed updates, for COVID-19 related library information.

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Provost Fellow Feng Researches Rare Chinese Books

May 22, 2020

This article is part of a series highlighting the graduate students selected for the 2020 Provost’s Fellowship for the University Libraries . Chi Feng, a graduate student in the Department of Asian Studies and Civilization, is a 2020 Provost Fellow with the University Libraries. A first-year graduate student pursuing her...

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Alumni Feature: The Legacy of Akira Horie

May 21, 2020

This blog post is one in a series where student interns working on the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project share and reflect on their experiences. Until recently, I had no idea that there was such a long history of Japanese international students and Japanese American immigrants studying...

Maria Aki, Kami McDaniel, and Crystal Lastrella, undergraduate student interns for the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project at the University Libraries' Archives. Credit: Megan Friedel

Interning for the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project

May 20, 2020

This blog post is one in a series where student interns working on the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project share and reflect on their experiences. In the Fall of 2019, Megan Friedel (Head of Archives) and Adam Lisbon (Japanese & Korean Studies Librarian) received an Outreach Award...

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University Libraries Celebrate Graduating Students

May 14, 2020

This week, the University Libraries are bidding adieu to the hard-working, talented and innovative Class of 2020 graduates who have served as libraries employees, interns and volunteers, and who have made significant and memorable contributions to our library and university community. We are thrilled to congratulate you all on your...

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