Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Friday, May 25, 2012
Stewart Kirby will read from his new book Redwoodland at the La Grande Public Library Colleen Johnson Community Room, 2006 Fourth Street (on the north side of the building). This free event will begin at 7:00 PM on Saturday, May 26.
Kirby’s first print book Redwoodland begins with the alien abduction of Sam Hain to a parallel universe in the novelette “Drifting Room,” continues with a Hippie Grail myth in the novella “Cody and Heidi,” and culminates in the world’s largest amusement park and forest preserve of the future with the novelette “Redwoodland.”
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
|La Grande Parade - Fred Hill Historical Photographs|
A new local history research guide developed by Katie Townsend, Electronic Research Specialist at Pierce Library, is now available from the Library home page beneath the Research Help heading. Look for the link to Course Research Guides and find it on the list of guides by subject.
Friday, May 18, 2012
Popular essayist and award-winning author Brian Doyle will read from his book “Mink River” at 7:30 p.m. May 22 in Huber Auditorium in Badgley Hall.
The event is free and all are invited to attend. Copies of Doyle’s book will be available for purchase and signing following the reading, the final of the academic year presented by the Ars Poetica Lecture Series.
"Mink River" is Doyle's first novel, published in 2010.
Monday, May 14, 2012
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Friday, May 11, 2012
Friday and Saturday, May 11-12, 2012
This annual event is organized by EOU Speel-Ya, Native American Student Council and EOU students and community volunteers. Admission to the Pow Wow is free both days. Learn more
Continue the celebration with these books from Pierce Library:
Art of the Northwest coast / Aldona Jonaitis. 2006
Call# E78.N78 J57 2006
People of the river: native arts of the Oregon territory / Bill Mercer. 2005
Call# E78.C64 M47 2005
Native North American art / Janet Catherine Berlo and Ruth B. Phillips. 1998
Call# E98.A7 B47 1998
Monday, May 7, 2012
Novel Chemical Routes to Nanostructured Thin Film Compounds
Colby Heideman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
EOU College of Arts and Sciences
Thursday, May 10 - 4:00 pm - Ackerman Hall, Room 210
Reception to follow - Refreshments provided
Free and Open to the Public
Thin films find wide applications in technologies ranging from computer processors to solar cells... Chemistry provides a promising route to developing new methods capable of producing both traditional as well as new materials with structural features defined at sizes rivaling those achieved by traditional techniques. Learn more
A Library resource list is available for those who wish to do further research. A link to Colloquia Resources is available beneath Research Help on the Library home page.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Barry Kitterman will read from his newest collection of short stories, “From the San Joaquin,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9 in Huber Auditorium in Badgley Hall, Room 102 at EOU.
Copies of the author’s work will be available for purchase and signing following the reading presented by EOU’s Ars Poetica Lecture Series. The event is free and open to the public. Learn more
Contact: David Axelrod | Ars Poetica Lecture Series at EOU