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Ricker Library 6h
kicks of this year! Celebrate by checking out this resource on pioneering women in architecture like Elsa Gidoni, shown below with her design in Tel Aviv.
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Krannert Art Museum Sep 15
This Saturday, we are so proud to bring Mark Menjivar back to campus for Migration Stories, presented as part of in partnership with the New American Welcome Center at , , and the Student Cultural Programs Committee.
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Ricker Library Sep 15
The 48th Annual virtual Conference and Expo will be Oct 14-18! Check out the announcement video featuring music by UnJust (lyrics by Tajai, NOMA). via
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Ricker Library Sep 11
On this , we take a closer look at the life and work of Charlotte Salomon, read about her life in this fascinating article: . See her titles in our collection: .
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Architecture at Illinois Sep 9
Illinois School of Architecture alumnus David Thai '20 has started an informative website interviewing several recent alumni & current faculty about their time at Illinois & perspectives on practice. Check it out here:
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Ricker Library Sep 9
Today is the day! & Ricker will host Dr Bridget Cooks this evening at 5:30PM. If you haven't registered, you can do so here: Photo credit: Xaviera Simmons, "High Seasoned Brown" (2004)
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Ricker Library Sep 6
According to , some professions, like architects and artists, have a higher risk of suicide (). This , remember that you are not alone. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 217- 333-3704
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Krannert Art Museum Sep 4
Native North American Art Now features artist Naomi Bebo (Menominee an Ho-Chunk Nations), artist Andrea Carlson (Ojibwe Nation), and curator Candice Hopkins (Tlingit First Nation) talking about contemporary art and curatorial practice. Watch:
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Ricker Library Sep 4
Another artist highlighted by Dr. Bridget Cooks in her upcoming lecture on contemp landscape photography and Black female bodies () is . Check out Simmons' artist spotlight with .
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Ricker Library Sep 3
Next Wed, Ricker and will host Dr. Bridget Cooks as she discusses contemp landscape photography and the Black female body. Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier () is one of the artists highlighted by Dr. Cooks. Register: .
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Ricker Library Sep 2
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Ricker Library Sep 1
Ricker is teaming up with to present a lecture by Dr. Bridget Cooks titled "Contemporary Landscape Architecture and the Black Female Figure" on Wed, Sept 9 at 5:30PM. Register here: .
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Ricker Library Aug 31
Are you voting by mail? Did you know that has drop boxes around CU that you can return your mail-in ballots to directly? Our closest drop box is by the south entrance of !
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UIUC WIA Aug 30
Stop by to learn more!!
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University of Illinois Aug 28
The performing arts departments at are reinventing how they’ll teach in-person classes this fall. Their ideas include incorporating masks into costume design, pop-up performances in outside spaces & more filmed or live streamed performances. 💃🏽
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Ricker Library Aug 28
Celebrate artist Luchita Hurtado, who passed away this month at the age of 99, on this ! Check out this article from ARTnews to learn more about her life and work: .
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The Career Center Aug 25
We're hiring! If you're social media savvy and love developing creative content, this could be the role for you! Visit for more details!
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Ricker Library Aug 25
has a new installation in collab with and called "Homemade, with Love" to make space for Black girls and womxn to live, create, and be themselves.
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University Library Aug 20
Beginning 8/24, all campus community members (faculty, staff, and students) who come to Library-managed spaces to retrieve books or tech from locker pickup or enter the Library for appointments must show their building entry status as “Granted” on the Safer Illinois app to enter.
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Ricker Library Aug 23
Welcome!
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