Library Events - Spring 2014

     

    This spring the Kishwaukee Library is hosting a series of events that will expose students, staff, faculty, and community members to topics related to S.T.E.M.: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The library has a large display of new and popular items on STEM, available for check-out now.

    Events are free, open to everyone, and no sign-up is required.

     

    • Science of Bicycles + Bike & Body Maintenance
      (Workshop with North Central Cyclery)

      Join us in the Student Lounge for a one-of-a-kind event featuring renowed local bike shop NCC

      • Tuesday, March 25 – 12:00-1:00pm in the Student Lounge

      Talking STEM: Geology Walking Tour
      (Interactive Tour)

      Sarah Koepke will lead us around the college to discover geologic features hidden in plain sight.
      MEET IN THE ATRIUM OUTSIDE THE LIBRARY - CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO TOURS:

      • Wednesday, April 9 – 9:15-9:55am OR 10:00-10:45am

      STEM Film Series
      (Movie with popcorn provided):

      The Gods of Rice, directed by Mashjum, Mashizan & Yeo, Galen (2011) 52mins
      -Science, religion, technology and tradition collide as scientists adapt rice to feed the world’s population.

      • Wednesday, March 26 – 12:30-2:00pm A1102

      Talking STEM: Enhancing Creativity and Improving Your Ability to Innovate: Core skills for STEM Students
      (Presentation)

      Presentation by Bruce Litchfield, Professor and Assistant Dean - Undergraduate Programs, College of Engineering University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      • Wednesday, April 2 – 11:00-12:00pm A1225

      “Curriculum x Creativity: Why it Matters”
      (Seminar)

      Join Bruce Litchfield, Professor and Assistant Dean - Undergraduate Programs, College of Engineering University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign for a Faculty/Staff seminar on how creativity can enhance your curriculum. 

      • Wednesday, April 2 – 12:30-2:00pm A1225

      Talking STEM: Vaccinations with Tania Nezrick
      (Presentation)

      Join us for this fun and informational talk as Biology Professor Tania Nezrick discusses current topics and issues related to vaccinations.

      • Tuesday, April 15 – 10:30-11:30am A1225

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Questions? E-mail Rebecca: Rebecca.hodson (at) kishwaukeecollege.edu

      or phone 815-825-2086 ext. 5100

       

       

       

       

 

Want to display a collection in the library? Fill out this form and return it to the library.

Have an idea for a library event? Contact Rebecca Hodson at 815-825-2086 ext. 5100 or rebecca.hodson@kishwaukeecollege.edu

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