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Game Night at Oxford College Library

Once a semester, the Oxford College Library opens after hours on a Friday night to put on a Game Night for Oxford College students. Library staff work together with a team of dedicated student employees to create and put on a huge event for the community. This semester, the Library had the following in store for the…

Honors Symposium 2017

On Monday, April 24th, the Oxford Library hosted the 2017 Honors Symposium. 39 students gathered for the third annual symposium to exhibit the results of their semester-long projects. Each student also received individual recognition for their research. Students engaged with a diversity of visual presentation mediums, including Powerpoint presentations, paintings, archaeological field demonstrations, graphic novellas,…

Brain Spa

As the semester comes to an end there is one universal feeling felt on campus, stress! Papers are due, projects are being presented and exams are looming in the near future. If you feel like you might start pulling your hair out or screaming, the library is here to help you relax. On Tuesday, April…

Inspired Performance 2017

Friday, April 7, was the opening night party celebrating the library’s annual exhibit entitled “Inspired Performance.” This year’s exhibit marks the 13th year the library has asked Oxford faculty and staff to showcase their published works, papers, posters, art, videos or other published works or juried artistic endeavors. This year more than 30 Oxford faculty and staff…

National Library Week 2017

Join the library each day between April 10th and April 14th to participate in our festivities for National Library Week 2017. National Library Week was created to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and library workers and to promote library use and support. We want to use this time to show our support of…

Game Night

The spring semester is drawing to a close, and as finals are coming up and studying becomes more intense, what better way to take a break from all the studying mayhem than to enjoy an evening filled with entertainment and fun at Game Night in the library on Friday, April 14 from 7 pm to 11…

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Oxford College Library is partnering with ReVision to present our second annual Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon! WHY: Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. That’s why we will participate in an international effort to close the gap on Wikipedia articles on  underrepresented (i.e. women, LGBTQ, and non-white) artists. WHEN: Thursday, March 16 6-8 pm in room 230 for…

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month started in a school district in California in 1978, as a celebration of women’s accomplishments and contributions to the world around us. This private celebration initially lasted only a week, and in February of 1980 President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the week of March 8 to be National Women’s History Week. The following…

Mandala Sand Painting, February 20th-24th

The Pierce Program in Religion is hosting seven monk artists the week of February 20-24.  The monks, who are from the Drepung Loseling Monastery, will construct a sand mandala painting as part of the Mystical Arts of Tibet tour to promote the monastery and the artistic activities of Tibet. The opening ceremony will be Monday, February 20…

Black History Month

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month, reflects on the struggles, historical figures, and movements that have occurred within the history of those of African lineage. While many people around the world celebrate figures like Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr., most do not know the history behind this observance, which is…

Game Night at the Library!

As the semester winds down, stress becomes an all too familiar feeling. Tensions rise and we almost forget how to have something called “fun.” What if there was a way to relive the “fun days” for just one night and destress? Well, the Oxford College Library will be hosting a Game Night Friday November 4th…

National Hispanic Heritage Month Sept.15-Oct.15

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a period in the United States where Latinx and Hispanic American contributions to the promotion and growth of their heritage and culture is recognized. With over 55 million Latinx/Hispanic Americans living in the U.S, it is a time where their presence and importance is not only recognized, but celebrated! NHHM…