Good luck on your final exams, Hawkeyes! We have free snacks, hot coffee, and tea here for you at the Sciences Library! If you are looking for a good, quiet comfortable place to study, we have three floors with places for you to study that include study booths, study carrels, computer stations, tables and largeContinue reading “Free snacks and coffee for finals week at the Sciences Library!”
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Great Pumpkin Winner: Congratulations, Maddie!
After amassing a colorful and creative collection of decorated pumpkins, we have determined a winner for the Sciences Library’s Great Pumpkin Halloween display. The winning pumpkin featured a spider’s web with glittery spiders and was decorated by Maddie! As a prize she received a giftcard to Dunkin’ Donuts. Thank you to all who voted andContinue reading “Great Pumpkin Winner: Congratulations, Maddie!”
Sciences Library Great Pumpkin exhibit: vote for your favorite pumpkin!
Are you waiting for the Great Pumpkin to arrive? Check out the new Great Pumpkin exhibit at the Sciences Library. The Sciences Library staff and student workers have been hard at work decorating pumpkins. You will find spiders, zombies, unicorns, and more in this spooky and sparkly collection! Vote for your favorite pumpkin, and theContinue reading “Sciences Library Great Pumpkin exhibit: vote for your favorite pumpkin!”
Highlights of the Tree Talk and Tour at the Sciences Library
We had a great time learning about our campus trees at the Tree Talk and Tour at the Sciences Library. It was fascinating to learn about the oldest trees on campus as well as new plantings. We also learned about our State Champion trees, special trees such as the chestnut sapling planted to honor AnneContinue reading “Highlights of the Tree Talk and Tour at the Sciences Library”
SciFinder Classic is Retiring
If you are currently using the classic version of SciFinder, it is time to start using SciFinder-n. Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) will discontinue the “classic” SciFinder interface on Dec. 31, 2022. SciFinder-n, will be the only SciFinder platform moving forward. If you are already using SciFinder-n, you do not need to do anything. Your SciFinderContinue reading “SciFinder Classic is Retiring”
Study Help for BIOL 1411: Foundations of Biology for Fall 2022
If you are taking BIOL:1411 Foundations of Biology, you can take advantage of free study help with our Sciences Library student mentors. Drop-in Tutoring for Foundations of Biology Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Thursday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.. Ask to meet with the student mentor at the Sciences Library Service Desk. Group Study SessionsContinue reading “Study Help for BIOL 1411: Foundations of Biology for Fall 2022”
Tree Talk & Tour at the Sciences Library
Join Arborist Andy Dahl for a tree talk and tour at the Sciences Library! This program will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. The tree talk will begin at 2 p.m. on the third floor of the Sciences Library. The walking tour of campus trees will begin after the talk. This program is freeContinue reading “Tree Talk & Tour at the Sciences Library”
Prairie Musings @ the Sciences Library
All are invited to a panel discussion about our campus prairie, the Ashton Research Prairie, featuring: Mike Fallon, Earth and Environmental Sciences Instructor Andrew Forbes, Associate Professor of Biology Stratis Giannakouros, Director, Office of Sustainability and the Environment Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 2:00-3:00 PM Free & open to the public. Light refreshments provided. Sciences Library,Continue reading “Prairie Musings @ the Sciences Library”
Free coffee & snacks at the Sciences Library for finals week!
Stop by the Sciences Library at 120 Iowa Ave to enjoy free coffee for finals week! We have a variety of free snacks available for you as well as coloring and building blocks for breaks to reduce stress. We have three floors with places for you to study that include study booths, study carrels, computerContinue reading “Free coffee & snacks at the Sciences Library for finals week!”
Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything (HawkSci Lit Book Club)
Would you like to discuss a book written by one of our Iowa City Darwin Day speakers? Join the HawkSci Lit Book Club at the Sciences Library to discuss the delightful and witty book: Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything. This book was co-authored by Dr. Kelly Weinersmith, featured speaker atContinue reading “Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything (HawkSci Lit Book Club)”