LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library

“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.

Wellness Activities at the Library

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 11:19

We know that school can be stressful. The library can’t take the stress away, but we can help make your experience at UMMS better by providing opportunities to relax and connect with your peers. In response to student feedback, the Lamar Soutter Library is growing our collection of activities to unwind:

Bright Horizons Children’s Art

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 13:04

On exhibit May 10 through June 28, 2019

The Library invites you to visit the Bright Horizons children’s art exhibit. This enchanting little people’s art exhibit emulates famous artists such as Jackson Pollock and Vincent van Gogh. Through the eyes of each child, each discovers and creates images and sculpture both whimsical and beautiful.