Food for Fines will run from Monday, March 19 through Friday, April 8. Students can bring in canned goods to take care of their fines and help the community at the same time.
The purpose of the competition and exhibition is to encourage developing student’s work in the medium of Artists’ Books, to foster the creation of Artists’ Books, reward excellence and creativity in the medium of Artists’ Books, and to build the collection of Artists’ Books in UNT Special Collections.
David J. Cameron will discuss how the intersections of race and religion in the Bayou City shaped Houston-area Baptists’ participation in the struggle for civil rights through religious associations, churches, and leaders.
Starting Monday, July 23 and continuing through August 10, students can bring in cans of food and receive a reduction on their fines. 1 can = $1.00 and only applies to fines. Can must be larger than 12 oz and cannot be dented or expired. The maximum reduction is $20.00. Students can bring the items to the Willis Library Services Desk during regular service desk hours.
Dr. Kenna Lang Archer is a Senior Instructor at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, where she teaches U.S. environmental history, Texas history, and American history. Her first book, Unruly Waters, was published by University of New Mexico Press. She recently finished writing an updated edition of Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land with John Opie and Char Miller. She will be presenting her current research project at the Western History Association meeting in October.
Dr. Andrew Torget and a class of students will attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the World's Longest History Lesson!
At the end of June, the Texas Digital Newspaper Program reached the milestone of six million newspaper pages digitally preserved and freely accessible to the world. Represented within this most recent addition of one million pages are: