Announcing The 15th Annual Gerald F. Berlin Prize for Creative Writing Call for Submissions

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 13:49

The Gerald F. Berlin Prize is awarded for creative writing, prose or poetry, authored by UMass medical students, nursing students, graduate students, residents, and fellows based at UMass Medical School, Berkshire Medical Center, Worcester Medical Center/St. Vincent's or Baystate Medical Center.

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2019.

Lamar Soutter Library Spelling Bee

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 12:51

Some are born to spell, and others are born to rely entirely on auto-correct. Do you belong to the former group? Then you could be the next Spelling Bee Champ! Take on your peers and the devilishly difficult multi-syllabic List of Words and spell your heart out to win the title and take home the prize. Anyone who would like to participate is welcome to sign up here: https://t.co/BTJkXhFEGf 

Do you lament your spelling ability (or just fear public speaking?) Come enjoy the show, eat some snacks, and cheer for your friends!

New Face at the Ask an Expert Series

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 13:24

Starting this Thursday, August 9th, an expert from the Conflict of Interest team will join a growing number of research support experts in the library classroom from 12:30-1:30 pm to take questions from researchers of all types at UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial. 

So if you're asking yourself, how do I know if I have a financial conflict of interest? Drop in during an Ask an Expert session to find out! 

Read more about the Ask an Expert drop-in sessions 

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Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 16:17

The Lamar Soutter Library is excited to announce that it will be hosting Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn from September 10- October 20, 2018. Per the National Library of Medicine, the exhibition “explores an increasingly popular, yet little-known literary field that presents personal illness narratives and health information through the medium of comics.

Unveiling of the Portrait, “Gateway to the Polio Vaccine”

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 10:06

The Chancellor and Dean invite you to join them for the unveiling of the portrait, “Gateway to the Polio Vaccine” by Artist Alan Witschonke

The portrait celebrates an important, transformative and Nobel Prize-winning event in medical science, public health and the history of medicine by growing the polio virus for the first time in tissue culture, here in Massachusetts, which enabled the vaccine development. Dr.