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Looking Back to Move Forward: Reflections from the 2014 Sankofa Journey

10:20 a.m. | BU Library Fireside Lounge

Primetime @ BU Library: Sankofa means looking back to move forward. The students and faculty that took the week-long Civil Rights road trip will share about their experiences.


The Role of Institutions, Openness, and Democracy for Economic Growth

10:20 a.m. | BU Library Fireside Lounge

Primetime @ BU Library: Jeff Jacob (Business and Economics) investigates the idea whether democracy can enhance the positive impact that institutions and economic policies have on economic development.


Christena Cleveland Speaks about Campus Climate

10:20 a.m. | BU Library Fireside Lounge

Primetime @ BU Library presents Christena Cleveland, a social psychologist with a hopeful passion for overcoming cultural divisions in groups. She recently completed her first book "Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart". Co-sponsored by Intercultural Student Programs and Services, Reconciliation Studies and Friends of the BU Library.


The Virtual Reality Simulation Educational Model

10:20 a.m. | BU Library Fireside Lounge

Primetime @ BU Library: Dr. Jone Tiffany and Dr. Barb Hoglund, developers of the Virtual Reality Simulation (VRS) Educational Model, will share teaching/learning experiences and observations using virtual reality simulation based on the VRS Educational Model.

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Primetime | Sara Shady Faculty Excellence Award Recipient Discusses Teaching

April 8, 2014 | 9:24 p.m.

On Tuesday, April 8, Philosophy professor Sara Shady presented Corrupting the Youth?: The Value of Teaching “Dangerous” Ideas at the Bethel University Library as the 2014 winner of the Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching. She introduces her talk with the … Continue reading

It’s National Poetry Month!

April 2, 2014 | 9:43 p.m.

Come celebrate National Poetry Month with us! Check out our Poetry Book Recommendations Add to the “Cheesy Sonnet” You can also submit your original sonnet by April 7, 2014 to the English Department. Prizes will be awarded and winners will … Continue reading

Primetime | 2014 Library Research Prize Award Winner

April 1, 2014 | 6:37 p.m.

On Tuesday, April 1, Danielle Becker presented “Cochlear Implants, Language Acquisition, and Speech Intelligibility: The Effect of Age at Implantation” as the First Place Winner of the 2014 Library Research Prize. The Friends of the BU Library announced the First, … Continue reading

Primetime | Challenging the Disability Paradigm

March 27, 2014 | 7:33 a.m.

On Thursday, March 27, Director of Disability Services, Natalie Beazer presented “Challenging the Disability Paradigm: Disability as a Part of Diversity and Reconciliation”. The presentation introduced how disability is a part of diversity at Bethel and ways for us to … Continue reading

Primetime | Faculty Excellence Award – Kristin Sandau

March 25, 2014 | 7:21 a.m.

On Tuesday, March 25, Nursing Professor Kristin Sandau, presented “Building Bridges in Cardiovascular Research: Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Studies” as the Faculty Excellence Award winner for Research. She explained how an interprofessional research team from the Minneapolis Heart Institute … Continue reading

Spring Break Elves at Work

March 24, 2014 | 4:48 p.m.

Welcome back! Ever wonder how the librarians occupy themselves with no interesting questions to answer in your absence? We’ve been busy making things better for you! Here are a few things that we have been working on during spring break. … Continue reading

“You Keep Using That Word. I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means ….”

March 17, 2014 | 7:29 p.m.

When we hear the word library, any number of things might come to mind (depending on our age, our experience, and so on). Perhaps we think of row upon row of bookshelves, or of enforced silence (!), or of a … Continue reading

Primetime | The Revolution in Ukraine

March 14, 2014 | 3:41 p.m.

Watch The Revolution in Ukraine, Thursday, March 13th’s Primetime video featuring G.W. Carlson and Chris Moore as they analyze the situation in Ukraine in light of past events.

Primetime | Adventures in Spain: We’ve Been to the Mountaintop

March 11, 2014 | 5:13 p.m.

On Tuesday, March, 11th, Jenny Hudalla and Liz LeGrand shared about their “whirlwind semester in Spain”. “Our hearts were overwhelmed when we beheld the grandiose castles of Spain, and more. But even as we were blessed by the beauty of … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday

March 6, 2014 | 8:21 p.m.

You are not alone.The students of 1993 commiserate with you. On the positive side it is supposed to be in the 40′s next week so happy nearly spring!  

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