The quarter is halfway over and the campus is cooling down. Don’t fret about midterms, and know that University Libraries is here for you. We have great events coming up this month.
October 20 – Special Collections Homecoming Open House
Join us to celebrate Homecoming Weekend with an Open House of Special Collections. An exhibit on DU History and Sports will be available through the month of October, and on October 20, 2017 additional objects will be out for view to recognize DU Homecoming.
October 26 – An Inconvenient Sequel
Join us on October 26, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. to watch An Inconvenient Sequel, hosted by University Libraries and the Center for Sustainability in Lindsey Auditorium Sturm 281. The film will be preceded by a live webcast of Al Gore answering questions from schools across the country, and a panel discussion with faculty from the Department of Natural Sciences & Mathematics will follow the film.
A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought the climate crisis into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes — in moments both private and public, funny and poignant — as he pursues the inspirational idea that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion.
Faculty from Natural Sciences & Mathematics will hold a panel discussion, featuring:
Jonathan Ormes, Research Professor, Physics & Astronomy
Patrick Martin, Associate Professor/Kurtz Chair, Biological Sciences & The Chester M Alter Arboretum
Paul Sutton, Professor, Geography
Rebecca Powell, Associate Professor, Geography
Seating is limited, so please register for the event here: http://bit.ly/2fNihz5
Send your questions for Al Gore to us before October 20 for a chance to submit a video entry.
For additional information or questions, contact Elia Trucks, firstname.lastname@example.org
October 30 – Troll in the Library Scavenger Hunt
A troll has been let loose in the library! Join us on October 30, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Anderson Academic Commons for a magical night of mystery, games, arts and crafts, and treats when we follow clues to the troll in the library, starting from AAC 290 Special Events Room.
Win candy and prizes from the Scavenger Hunt starting at 7:30 p.m., and play games like Lego Harry Potter, scrabble, more. Get sorted into your proper house and make buttons, bookmarks, or collages with your housemates.
Sign up for the scavenger hunt here: http://bit.ly/2w5kuwe