February 11, 1-2:30 p.m.: Introduction to Mendeley, 211 Davey
February 11,3:00-4:00 p.m.: Tech Update, Foster Auditorium and on MediaSite Live.
February 12, noon–1:30 p.m., “Penn State: Breaking the Color Barrier in Sports,” a panel discussion, in conjunction with Black History Month, featuring Mark Dyreson, professor of kinesiology, and Sara Roser-Jones, academic adviser, The Eberly College of Science. Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library.
February 12, 12:15 p.m.: 20,000 Cables Under the Sea (film) EMS Museum, Deike Bldg.
February 13, 1 p.m.: Straight Talk sponsored by the Libraries Diversity Committee and the LGBTA Student Resource Center. Straight Talks are panels of speakers composed of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ally students from a wide range of beliefs and background who educate the university community on sexual orientation, gender identity, oppression, and diversity at Penn State University. Foster Auditorium. This is a libraries-only event.
February 17, 3 p.m.: Strategic Planning Forum on Foundational Issues: Diversity; Ethics & Integrity; and Sustainability, Foster Auditorium/Media Site Live.
February 19, noon to 1 pm: “Wild Onion Nurse: Women as Healers in Traditional and Contemporary Societies,” presented by Judy Schaefer, a registered nurse and poet, Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library. Sponsored by the Interinstitutional Consortium for Indigenous Knowledge and the University Libraries. Can also be viewed online at http://tinyurl.com/wildonionnurse.
** Save the Date** Annual Dean’s Diversity Forum, Monday, February 24, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Foster Auditorium (and on Media Site). Mark Puente, director of Diversity and Leadership Programs at the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) will be the speaker. More information will be forthcoming.