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.”

Med Moth, May 7 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 14:56

There is an upcoming Med Moth event on Tuesday, May 7 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the Albert Sherman Center multi-purpose room (across from the cafeteria).

Please come for an evening of stories, reflection and refreshments. Take a step back and remember why it is you decided to pursue a career within the greater medical community. Speakers will include faculty and students across SOM, GSBS, and GSN.

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

Immigrant Art Exhibit

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 11:54

March 1 – March 29, 2019

Reception: Friday, March 1, Art Display & Stories, New School Lobby 11:30 – 1:30

“Plants growing in the wild, dug up and replanted in pots to better flourish, leave a home in their natural habitat.  Every immigrant is an emigrant, something is lost as well as gained.” *

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!