The pen stops here… Author John Updike died Tuesday, January 27. Born in Reading, PA, he wrote more than 50 books since graduating from Harvard in 1954. His writings earned numerous literary awards including two Pulitzers. He frequently wrote for Continue Reading
Everything Obama Barack Obama shows his tech initiative – The Technology, Innovation and Government Reform Team (TIGR) has been established to make optimum use of technology for communication, to create a more transparent and connected democracy, and promote public participation. Other Continue Reading
Bi-weekly Update from the Library 1/23/09 New Library Books Purchased in Fall of 2008 Several faculty and staff have asked to see a list of new library books. Here is a list of books purchased in Fall 2008, across all disciplines, arranged Continue Reading
Just Added…to the Dictionary… Are you a linguaphile? The definition is a lover of words. If so, check out the list below of new words added in 2008 to the Concise Oxford English Dictionary (Revised Eleventh Edition). Ø Agroterrorism Continue Reading
The Martin Luther, his wife Katherine von Bora, her children, and Melanchthon painting (Gustav-Adolph Spangenberg, 1867) has returned to Trexler Library after being restored. Stop by for a look next time you’re in the Fulford Room (Level A)!
This week American writer Edgar Allan Poe would have been 200 years old January 19th. His tales of the eerie and macabre, such as The Raven excerpted below, have amassed cult following: Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, Continue Reading
Bi-weekly Update from the Library 1/9/09 Faculty/Staff Access to Research Libraries Did you know that Muhlenberg College’s membership in the Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium (PALCI) allows faculty and staff to visit and borrow directly from several larger research libraries in Continue Reading