Extended hours for finals

November 21, 2014 by

The Library will have extended hours for final exams Sunday, December 7th – Friday, December 12th.

Sunday
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.

Monday – Wednesday
6:30 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.

Thursday
6:30 a.m. – Midnight

Friday
6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

DML Thanksgiving and Winter Break hours

November 4, 2014 by

The library will have modified hours for the Thanksgiving holiday and for Winter Break.

Thanksgiving holiday

  • Wednesday, November 26: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 27: Closed
  • Friday, November 28: Closed

Winter Break
December 13, 2014 – January 4, 2015

  • Monday – Friday 8am-6pm (Dec 15 – 19, Dec 22 – 23; Jan. 2)
  • Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Dec 13; Jan. 3)
  • Sunday 12:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Dec 14; Jan 4)

The library will be CLOSED:

  • December 20 – 21
  • December 24 – January 1

Our Chat with a Librarian 24/7 service will be closed on November 27, December 25, and January 1. Regular hours resume Monday, January 5.

DML Fall hours

August 20, 2014 by

Hours for the fall terms begin Sunday, August 24th.

Sunday
12:30 p.m. – midnight

Monday – Thursday
7:30 a.m. – midnight

Friday
7:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Saturday
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Research Help Desk schedule is:

Sunday: 12:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

From the Archives: Regis alum one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks

November 14, 2014 by

Arnie Herber was quarterback for the 1929 Regis football team. When Regis stopped the football program because of the stock market crash, he moved back to his hometown of Green Bay, Wisconsin, to work as a handyman in the Packer’s clubhouse. Despite being given the nickname “dummy” by the squad, Coach Lambeau gave him a tryout and then signed the 20 year old for $75 per game. Herber went on to lead the Green Bay Packers to four league titles as one of the NFL’s finest passers. His nickname was soon changed to “The Kid” and then “Flash.” He played eleven years for the Packers and was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame in 1966.

For more info on Arnie Herber, Regis alum:

http://www.jsonline.com/packerinsider/29363949.html

http://www.denverpost.com/Sports/ci_24809798/Peyton-Manning

Thanks to a Regis neighbor, a sports fan and regular user of our Library, now we know.

Arnie Herber

Catholic Iconographers’ Exhibit

October 29, 2014 by

The Catholic Iconographers’ Exhibit opens on October 30th and will be on display through November 30th.

The opening reception is on Thursday, October 30th from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the fireplace lounge. Cecelia Aguallo, icon painting teacher of many years, will speak briefly about the theology and egg tempera techniques used in painting.

Fr. Mark Patrick Hederman, O. S. B., Abbot of Glenstal Abbey in Ireland which houses one of the world’s finest collection of Russian icons advises those contemplating icons:

“You don’t have to pick out an icon, the icon will pick you out for further consideration and enlightenment.”

Catholic icons

Ode to Itipini exhbit

October 13, 2014 by

Illustrations from Ode to Itipini are on display through October 28th. Regis instructor, Natasha McConnachie, illustrated the children’s story Ode to Itipini written by her mother, Jenny McConnachie.

Jenny McConnachie is a registered nurse and long serving Episcopal missionary in South Africa. Jenny wrote Ode to Itipini as a tribute to the community that she worked with for over twenty years. Itipini was a community built on a refuse site- outside Mthatha in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa. Jenny’s story chronicles a day in the life of the community: struggles, delights and the care provided by volunteers. Natasha’s mixed media/collage illustrations convey the mprovisational nature of shanty homes and the colorful people who made their home there.

Join Natasha and Jenny for an informal exhibition closing on Tuesday, October 28th, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Illustrations are for sale at $300 each. Half of proceeds will go to Doctors Without Borders to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa. The book is available for $9 through Natasha at 303-960-8063 or online at magcloud.com.

Ode to Itipini

Extended hours for mid-terms

October 1, 2014 by

The Library will have extended hours for mid-terms, beginning on Sunday.

Sunday, October 5th
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Monday – Wednesday, October 6th – 8th
7:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Regular hours resume on Thursday, October 9th.

Congratulations to Martin Garnar

October 1, 2014 by

Martin Garnar, Reference Services Librarian, is also an adjunct faculty member in the Library and Information Science Program (LIS) in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver and will receive the Ruth Murray Underhill Teaching Award on Thursday, October 2nd.

In their nomination letter, Karen Riley, dean at the Morgridge College of Education, and Mary Stansbury, chair of the research methods and information science department, wrote that Garnar is “first and foremost an exceptional professional librarian. He is nationally recognized for his work in the areas of intellectual freedom and professional ethics, both of which are key concepts in this program and serve as a foundation for the profession.

“Engaging students in class discussion can be challenging, particularly for adjunct faculty as they have less interaction with the students,” Riley and Stansbury noted. “As emblematic of his commitment to teaching and to students in general, Martin works with those students individually, helping them find ways to be comfortable and confident articulating and contributing their views and knowledge.”

Congratulations to Martin on this award!

Phone issues resolved on Lowell Campus

September 19, 2014 by

Phone service has been restored.

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If you’ve tried to call the Library today, calls coming into the Lowell Campus cannot be completed. We’re not sure when the issue will be resolved – if you need to reach us in the meantime, send an email to library@regis.edu.

Banned Book Readout 2014

September 15, 2014 by

Please join us for our annual celebration of the freedom of speech. In observance of Banned Books Week, students, staff, and faculty will read selections from books that have been banned or challenged for their content.

The readings will start at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, September 22nd on the library steps (rain location: library fireplace lounge).

Banned Books celebration

Recorderfest in the West, Sept. 18th – 21st

September 11, 2014 by

Recorderfest in the West is a four-day festival celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Recorder Music Center (RMC) at Regis University, the 75th anniversary of the American Recorder Society (ARS) and the 50th anniversary of its Denver Recorder Society Chapter.

The RMC has a limited but growing number of circulating materials (mostly scores) available, as well as archival collections (non-circulating). Circulating materials are shelved in the Recorder Music Center Alcove on the 3rd floor of the Library and are available for public use. The Recorder Music Archival Collections are found in the Archives, Room 401.

More information about the festival events is available here.

Recorder Fest program


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