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2017 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture Series

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is excited to announce, yet another year of the Priscilla M. Mayden Lectures! At the event we will be honoring the 2016 book authors in health sciences, as well as listening to the 2017 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecturer, Takashi Yamakawa discuss “Scholarly Communications in Japan.” The event will […]

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Mayden Lecture is on April 25, 1pm

2017 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture: “Scholarly Communications in Japan” by Takashi Yamakawa The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is proudly sponsoring the 2017 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture on “Scholarly Communications in Japan.” It will be presented by special guest speaker, Takashi Yamakawa, USACO Corporation, Ltd. Join us in the Eccles Human Genetics Auditorium on […]

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Libraries Award Given to Bench-2-Bedside Team

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the J. Willard Marriott Library co-sponsor the annual $2000 Libraries Award given at the Bench-2-Bedside Competition Night. This year, the Libraries Award went to the Ultrasound Impact Protector team.

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PAWS before finals, so it’s not so RUFF

Are finals stressing you out? Need some relief? Come take a break and play with therapy dogs on the Eccles Health Sciences Library’s Main Level on: Tuesday, April 11, 11:30am-1:30pm, and Wednesday, April 12, 11:30am-1:30pm Special thanks to Therapy Animals of Utah for providing us with a little extra love during finals!      

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Joan Gregory Receives 2017 Leadership in Inclusive Excellence Faculty Award

Congratulations Joan Gregory! Joan Gregory received the 2017 Leadership in Inclusive Excellence Faculty Award. The award sponsored by the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion recognizes leadership in inclusive excellence from a University of Utah Health Sciences Faculty member. There were many deserving nominees who are working hard to create an environment of health equity […]

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Honoring Elena Eyzaguirre

Elena Eyzaguirre passed away this past Friday, March 17, 2017. Elena served as Deputy Director for both Priscilla Mayden and Wayne Peay. She started at EHSL in 1967 as a Library Assistant. Elena retired in 1994 as a member of the library faculty and deputy director in 1994. Elena was a dear friend and mentor […]

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“Best in Category” Award

Our poster Shh! We’re Creating New Technologies in the Library and You Can Too! received the best in category – innovation on campus – award at the 21st Annual VentureWell Open. VentureWell Open in an annual conference for innovation and entrepreneur educators. The poster and award are currently displayed on the Garden Level of EHSL.

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Art Aloud: April 7, noon

Art Aloud is a spoken word art cafe where you can relax in a casual atmosphere among friends, enjoy refreshments, and sign up for a place at the mic. Friday, April 7, 2017, Noon-1:00pm Garden Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library There will be food, friendly company, and the electric energy that comes from […]

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We are proposing new EHSL building hours

Monday-Friday, 7AM-6PM Closed Saturday Sunday, Noon-6PM Rationale: Building use is lowest on Saturdays and after 6pm M-F (See statistics below). The proposed new hours align with high campus activity times. During the past summer, we closed regularly at 6pm on Fridays and all day Saturday with no expressed concerns. Security is an issue with fewer […]

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Pastor France Davis

Pastor France Davis is one of the featured activists in our Celebratory Retrospective on the History of African Americans in Utah. Pastor France Davis is a civil rights activist and minister of the Calvary Baptist Church, University of Utah graduate (Masters in Mass Communication) as well as recipient of an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters […]

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