Reynolds Student Expo 2019

What Students Get to THINK about in Class

This week over 500 visitors to the Reynolds Libraries got to catch a glimpse into what Reynolds students really get to think about in class!

That’s because the Reynolds Student Expo was on display showcasing 188 student projects from 24 courses & 338 students.

Click here to see what they are really thinking about!

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Reynolds Libraries offer extended hours during exam weeks: Spring 2019

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To help students prepare for final exams,  Reynolds Libraries will extend its hours of operation during the last weeks of fall semester at the Parham and Downtown campuses.

Our extended schedule will be as follows:

7:45 am – 10:00 pm          Monday, April 22nd – Thursday, April 25th

7:45 am – 5:00 pm            Friday, April 26th

8:00 am – 2:00 pm            Saturday, April 27th,  (Downtown Library only)

10:00 am – 4: 00 pm         Saturday, April 27th, (Parham Library only)

7:45 am – 10:00 pm          Monday, April. 29th – Thursday, May, 2nd

7:45 am – 5:00 pm            Friday, May 3rd                      

8:00 am – 2:00 pm            Saturday, May, 4th, (Downtown Library only)

10:00 am – 4: 00 pm         Saturday, May, 4th, (Parham Library only)

In addition, Goochland Library will be open from 8am-1pm on Saturday, April 27th for Spring Garden Fest.

We hope the extended hours will provide students a safe and comfortable learning environment and to offer them the research assistance they need for their final exams and papers.

Musical Stress Busters in the Library

At the library, we are no stranger to the fact that finals are a stressful time for everyone. Next week, students will be able to relax to the music of our very own Jackson Wright right in the library! (Jackson is not only a library tech specialist, he is also the bassist of the band Wylder. Check them out on Spotify!)

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Join us at noon at the Parham Road Campus library on Monday December 10th and Tuesday December 11th for this limited engagement.

 

Your Holiday Reading Just Got a Boost!

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Recently the Chronicle of Higher Education asked scholars what they thought was the most influential book from the past 20 years….

Find their answers in “The New Canon” and get an intellectually stimulating boost for your holiday reading list.

Enjoy the break!

 

 

Parham Library debuts MakerSpace with gift tags and snowflake

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Have yourself a merry little moment. Stop by Parham Library’s new MakerSpace table to create a few customized gift tags or snip a snowflake. The crafty tag above is KC Frankenburger’s art. Maudisa Blanken (left) and Meada Anderson get creative in the pictures below.

Community College Transfer Students Making an Impact at Elite Colleges

NPR recently reported on how Princeton admitted 13 transfer students this fall – the first time Princeton has done so in THREE DECADES!

Because of the success of those students, Princeton has decided to reinstate the transfer program by encouraging students from “low-income families, the military and from community colleges.”

Reynolds Librarians wanted to highlight some of the article’s findings and encourage you all to read it – and apply to Princeton!

  • Community colleges enroll 41 percent of all U.S. undergraduates.
  • 56 percent of Native American undergrads are enrolled in community colleges.
  • 52 percent of Hispanic undergrads are enrolled in community colleges.
  • 43 percent of African American undergrads are enrolled in community colleges.

You can find the article here: https://www.npr.org/2018/12/04/667381514/top-colleges-seeking-diversity-from-a-new-source-transfer-students

We are so proud of all of you!

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