LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, November 20

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 09:35

Join us at the Lamar Soutter Library on Wednesday, November 20. We are hosting a live Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in conjunction with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine's online #citeNLM event. Stop by the library computer room between 11:00 AM-1:00 PM for editing and treats. Learn how to set up a Wikipedia account, and learn how to add citations with credible sources to Wikipedia articles that need them. The best part?

"Burned Stories" an Art Exhibit by Brett Poza

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 10:07

Exhibiting November 4 – December 31, 2019

For the last four years, Brett Poza has focused her art work on nature, from imperfect old trees to disasters, imagining the hardships that nature endures. Using large wood panels as a canvas, Brett uses pyrographic techniques, water-based inks and non-toxic chemicals to create this exhibit which is fittingly titled Burned Stories.

“Private Guns Public Health” A Talk and Book Signing by David Hemenway, PHD

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 10:20

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 5:00 – 7:00, Amp I (S2-102), UMMS

A truth: firearm violence is one of the most complex public health issues of our times, it is an epidemic and a public health threat. According to the CDC, there were 39,773 firearm deaths in the United States in 2017. Is understanding the biological, psychological, racial, ethnic, cultural factors, and addressing the lethal impact of gun culture in America enough to stop gun violence?

"The Interstitium" is currently accepting submissions!

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 13:30

The Interstitium is a multimedia, online home for the University of Massachusetts Medical School community members to reflect on their experiences. The site was developed as a space for pausing and processing amidst the grind of long study days or buzz of a busy clinic, with the hope of supporting, nourishing, and connecting the UMMS community. Submit your insights, questions, experiences, and comments to TheInterstitiumUMassMed@gmail.com.