UW Libraries e-news
June 2011

From the Dean

Betsy Wilson, Dean of UW Libraries (photo by Cass Redstone)
Betsy Wilson

To everything there is a season, and it is the season to celebrate the newest Husky alumni. We also celebrate 10 outstanding recipients of the Libraries student employee scholarships, the impressive winners of the Library Research Awards for Undergraduates, and the fabulous Nancy Huling, this year’s Distinguished Librarian. There has been much to celebrate as the academic year comes to a close. More...

In the Spotlight

Ashley Siverly

Meet Scholarship Winner Ashley Siverly
As a student in the Media Center in Odegaard Undergraduate Library, Ashley Siverly shelved DVDs. One day, her curiosity about a DVD cover of a documentary led to her learning about expression halfway around the world, and caused her to put her own life in perspective. More...

Nancy Huling

Nancy Huling, Distinguished Librarian
When Nancy Huling became a reference librarian in 1973, print was king and most of a library’s secrets were contained in a card catalog of smooth, polished wood. She’s still at it in today's online world, but now there's something new: She is the 2011 Distinguished Librarian Award recipient. “I can think of nothing better than to be honored by your own colleagues,” Huling said. More...

Christine Wilson Owens of EthnoMed & Gem Daus (Photo by Greg Figaro)

EthnoMed Gets NCIHC Language Access Champion Award
The National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC) last month honored EthnoMed with a Language Access Champion Award for 2011. The recognition is given to a person, program or organization whose work has contributed to improving lives by promoting language access in health care. More...


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Julie Chen's 'Panorama,' Flying Fish Press, 2008

Shelf Life at Henry Art Gallery
July 1–Sept. 30 / Henry Art Gallery lobby
Shelf Life is an ongoing conversation exploring contemporary independent publishing by hosting visiting small presses, lecture-performances, writers-in-residence, pop-up shops and discussion groups. Sandra Kroupa, Libraries Book Arts and Rare Book Curator, will curate and lead three different performance exhibitions over the summer. More...

Shelf Life: Book Arts Performance Exhibitions
All performances are FREE with museum admission

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Anne Gould Hauberg Artist Images Lecture with Thomas T. Wilson
Save the date (Oct. 6) for our very popular lecture series, this time featuring Thomas T. Wilson, described as "probably the best-known unknown painter in the Northwest." More...

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