Monthly Archives: April 2012

Blue Wrap Group: Design Competition Exhibit April 13-20th

Blue Wrap Group: Design Competition (Exhibit: April 13-20)

Tuesday, April 17, Opening Reception  from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Whittemore Library, FSU

     Students will compete in design using recycled materials known as “Blue Wrap,” a durable, sterile

protective cover made of polypropylene used to wrap surgical instruments. Designs will be evaluated

by a panel of judges on the creative use of Blue Wrap, design concept, and the design process.

The competition is open to all faculty, staff and students and is being done in collaboration with

MetroWest Hospital, Natick.

For more information, please contact:

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National Library Week Calendar of Events April 9-13th

Please come by and celebrate National Library Week with us at the Henry Whittemore Library April 9-13th!

April 9-23rdth:
– Displays of faculty and staff publications and art exhibit.
– Draw your Favorite Book Display.  Go to specific service desks to participate.
– National Libraries around the World Exhibit.

Monday, April 9th:
– Flash Mob Event – Come and participate on the Doyle Technology Patio 4:30-4:45pm.  Come early to get a spot!

Tuesday, April 10th:
– Pimp my book cart contest.  Please come and vote for your favorite decorated cart!
– Environmental Poetry Workshop and Reading 4:30-6:30pm in the Library Café.  Professor Sam Witt and Librarian Sandra Rothenberg

Thursday April 12th:
 Library Snapshot Day
– Book Club – Book of Fate by Brad Meltzer 12pm in the Library Café.

Friday, April 13th:
– Literary Cake Decorating Contest.  All welcome to participate in creating a Book related decorated cake.  Come by and assist us by voting for your favorite literary decorated cake. Voting 9:30-12:30pm.  At 1pm come by to partake of the yummy creations from 1-2pm. 
-Curriculum Library will host a story time for the pre-school children from the Child Development lab.

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Museum Studies Students Present Final Exhibitions

Exhibition Dates: April 30-May 4, 2012

Exhibition location: Henry Whittemore Library (Lower Reading Room)

Contact: Professor Erika Schneider at


For the first time, students in Art History Professor Erika Schneider’s biannual Museum Studies course will exhibit their final projects to the public. On Tuesday, May 1 from 4-5 p.m. in the Henry Whittemore Library (LM), the class will host an opening reception for their exhibits.  The nine students will present their individual museum exhibitions to culminate the semester’s exploration of museum research. Students represent the Art & Music, History, and Consumer Sciences departments.  Guests will see a wide variety of exhibit topics such as trench warfare, instant cameras, Harry Potter, and Monopoly. Refreshments will be served.

Museum Studies is an interdisciplinary minor consisting of courses in anthropology, art history, history, and fashion.  This interdepartmental minor requires that students take a minimum of five courses outside of their major department. Students are strongly encouraged to complete a museum internship to complement the minor. To complete the minor, four of the five courses must be taken outside the student’s major department.

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