Celebrate the Library Week


Celebrate the Library Week

Bluffton University’s Musselman Library will host its fifth annual Celebrate the Library Week, Feb. 5-9. The week is a time for discovery and community for students, faculty, staff and emeriti. The goal of this week is clearly stated in its tag line: “Celebrating Student Research and Creativity.” The week includes a variety of activities such as the First Tuesday Forum, a health and wellness expo and a research fair. 

First Tuesday Forum at the library

11-11:40 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6, Musselman Library Reading Room

Dean Walters will present, “Identifying Novel Chemical Compounds to Inhibit the Development of Cancer.”

Walters, a senior biology and pre-medicine major, will discuss research he completed during a paid internship at the National Institutes of Health.

Health and wellness expo

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 7, Musselman Library Reading Room

The feature event for Wednesday of Celebrate the Library week has grown into an impressive learning opportunity for all who visit. Student scholars in dietetics, nutrition and wellness will share on a wide range of wellness and nutrition topics through informative displays, practical advice and free food samples.

Research fair

1-4:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8, Musselman Library

This poster-session-style event will showcase the work of Bluffton University students; presentations exemplify student research in a broad sense, including traditional research presentations, projects, internships and creative work. Presenters are nominated by members of the Bluffton University faculty.

All of the above events are free and open to the public.


2017 Library Week