Monthly Archives: June 2015

Hunter leaving UIC for law school

Pia Hunter, Visiting Copyright and Reserve Services Librarian and Visiting Assistant Professor, has resigned her position effective August 15, 2015.  She will be attending law school at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign beginning in fall semester.

Please join staff in celebrating Pia’s contributions to the Library and UIC over her 19-year tenure and wishing her well in her new endeavors:  Friday, July 17, 2:30 p.m., Daley Library room 1-470.

Date set for a field day in Chicago 8/13

Please save the date for our summer event! The UIC Library Field Day will be held inside the Student Recreation Facility (737 S. Halsted) on Thursday, August 13, 2015, from 3 – 7 p.m.

Thanks to your survey responses, the Library Community Building Committee is planning a grand time with food, fun, and games for all faculty, student employees, and staff! Details will be sent out with the required RSVP the week of July 6.

Save the date for RAM open house 7/21

The Library Diversity Committee invites you to attend the next open house orientation to be hosted by the RAM (Resource Acquisition & Management) Department on the following date/time/location:

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Daley Library, 2nd Floor North

All members of the Library community are invited to take part in these opportunities to increase staff knowledge of operational functions of library departments.  Through introductory training sessions on specific tools/processes and overall orientations, the goal is to improve the number and diversity of staff who can assume different library functions.

More details to come as plans are finalized, and there will be options for remote participation.

Game night at LHS-C on 7/14

All Library staff and student employees are invited to join the Library Community Building Committee for Game Night and Potluck on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, from 5 p.m. – 7.p.m, in the LHS-C staff lounge (room B23).

A selection of games will be provided, but feel free to bring your favorite card or board game. This event is a potluck, so everyone is encouraged to bring a treat to share.

Whitley, CC 120 staff move into Daley Library

Steve Whitley, Visiting Lecturer and Visiting Coordinator for Intergroup Dialogues, and the CC 120 staff are located in Daley Library offices 2-130 and 2-131 as of June 16, 2015.

CC 120 is a seminar for first-year students in which they explore social identity, privilege, discrimination, and communication across difference, while learning about the diverse UIC campus.  The Library is now the home college for this course.

Ride with the Library in the Bike Commuter Challenge, 6/19

In honor of Bike Commuter Challenge week, Library employees will be taking a biking tour of the Pilsen and Chinatown neighborhoods on Friday, June 19, 2015.  The group will meet outside the west doors of the Daley Library at 7 p.m.

Contact Brenna Murphy (bmurph9@uic.edu) if you’d like to join the tour.  Don’t have a bike? No worries! You can rent one from the  Divvy station outside of the library.

You can also join the UIC Bike Commuter Challenge team:  click on “Join a team” and search for the team name “I Bike UIC.”