River Campus Libraries

  • The iZone – Imagination, Ideas, Innovation – opened in October 2018. It provides a space for students to explore their ideas and solve problems for social, cultural, community and economic benefit.
  • The Carlson Science and Engineering Library initiated Tinker Space, where students explore how hands-on making and coding can support their learning in sciences and engineering. Workshops on Python, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and soldering, have garnered interest.
  • The Librarianship Career Exploration & Mentoring Group, is inspiring undergraduates to embark upon a library career path and addressing the significant racial diversity gap in this profession.
  • The “Farewell Song of Frederick Douglass,” written by English composer and abolitionist, Julia Griffiths, was performed at a community-wide event in Rochester to mark the 200th anniversary of Frederick Douglass’s birth.
  • The study and presentation space in the Robbins Library was refreshed, acquiring new furniture to meet the needs of students, faculty and staff.

Bullet points highlight impact made in 2018

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