"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?

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.

"Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness and Humanity", A Talk and Book Signing by Ronald Epstein, MD

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 14:01

Thursday, May 16, 2019, Reception & Book Signing: 5:30 – 6:00 pm, Talk: 6:00 –7:00 Faculty Conference Room, UMMS

 “The current distress experienced by physicians and other health professionals is, in part, a breakdown of the relationship between our inner lives – our sense of calling and meaning – and the environment in which we work.”

The 15th Annual Gerald F. Berlin Prize for Creative Writing Award Ceremony & Readings

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 13:36

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, noon – 1:30, Blais Pavilion, Lazare Research Building

“Creative writing gives health professionals in training a special opportunity to reflect on their experiences, to maintain their humanity, and to heighten their empathy for the suffering of their patients. These are qualities that bring doctors closer to their patients…” - Dr. Richard Berlin