Fire and Wood, a pyrography collection by fourth year medical student Zach Michaels, will be on display in the library throughout the end of October. Zach is taking a research year studying suicidality before applying to a psychiatry residency. About his collection, he says:
May 26, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Needing a break from COVID work and stress?
Stories are almost always a comforting medium.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Zoom Event
Join the fun on Wednesday, February 5th from 12-1pm as we seek to crown our new spelling champion!
Compete for the prizes or come eat some snacks as you cheer on your friends in their quest for glory.
You can register to participate here: https://forms.gle/8GEBdgrgBKxUnAaC6
The Gerald F. Berlin Prize is awarded for creative writing, prose or poetry, authored by UMass 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, 2020
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?
On Exhibit through December 31, 2019
The Remembrances Quilt is a testament to the generosity of donor families and a tribute to their loved ones, whose life and death the quilt commemorates. The quilt is composed of squares of fabric individually designed and created by family members/friends.
MedMoth is a live storytelling event based on The Moth podcast. Speakers will be from all levels of training and all three schools. The next MedMoth will be on Thursday, November 14 at 5:45 p.m. in the Albert Sherman Center multi-purpose room. Please respond at https://tinyurl.com/yybt587o.
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.
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?