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Posts from ‘December, 2014’

Reference Desk Position Available

The Reference Department in the Nielsen Library seeks a dependable and motivated graduate student or mature upperclassman to help staff the reference desk during professionally staffed hours and to assist patrons when regular staff is not present. Student workers will provide reference service in an effective, timely, and courteous manner. Students must be available to […]

2014-12-18 ATAC Meeting Minutes

ATAC Action Items  All members and constituents: Please review the spreadsheet of room scheduling/room reservation requirements and make comments on the Google Sheet. Requirements for Classroom/Event Scheduling Software After getting feedback on the requirements from ATAC, FTAC, STAC, the events planning committee, and other campus entities ATAC would like to submit a Request for Information (RFI) […]

Nielsen Library Winter Break Hours

  The Nielsen Library’s Winter Break Hours (12/20/14 – 1/18/15) are: Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm Closed: Saturday and Sunday Closed: Dec. 25 – Jan. 1 Have a great break!

Best Books We Read in 2014

There’s no shortage of “Best Of” lists going around this time of year. Amazon, NPR, and The New York Times are great ones to start with if you’re looking for a good book. This year we thought we’d give you an inside peek at what the Nielsen Library staff read and loved this year. If you’re looking for […]

A New and Highly Upgraded Spyware

Steven Petrov The Paw Print There are 10 countries that have been affected by it, including Russia The American company Symantec, which specializes in the information security sector, has officially announced the existence of a new and much more modern version of spyware software. The company talked about it on Sunday in France, and emphasized […]

Protests Across the Nation Aimed at the Police

Shelby Rushing The Paw Print In Los Angeles, marchers arrived at the intersection where Ezell Ford was killed on Dec. 5 in Los Angeles. Ford, 25, who had been diagnosed with depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, was allegedly unarmed when shot and killed by police on Aug. 11 2014. This protest was just an example […]

Vladimir Putin may Decide to Stay in Office

Steven Petrov The Paw Print No intentions for being a lifetime president After the Russian President made the announcement that he is considering the possibility of relisting as a presidential candidate in the next presidential elections in Russia in 2018, some political analysts argued for Mr. Putin’s interest in becoming a “lifetime president.” Just like […]

Michael Brown, Will Justice Be Served?

Abbie Stillman The Paw Print Eighteen year old Michael Brown Jr. was shot Saturday August 9, 2014 by Ferguson, Missouri five-year police officer Darren Wilson. Michael was unarmed when he was shot six times. The jury has yet to convene to decide whether or not the officer will actually be indicted. This horrific event has […]

Google is Planning on Returning to China

Steven Petrov The Paw Print The company is releasing an app store in the country Google is currently in the deciding phase of either they should release their app store in China or not. According to the business and investment community, this is a really important step that the company has to take, especially in […]

ASU Receives Grant to Improve STEM Education

ALAMOSA, COLO. (Dec. 4, 2014) . . . The Adams State University Teacher Education Department was recently awarded a grant of $210,449 to “Empower Rural Elementary Teachers in STEM Subjects.” It was one of three grants awarded by the Colorado Department of Higher Education through the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Improving Teacher […] is powered by WordPress µ | Spam prevention powered by Akismet