The Life and Work of Lou Scheimer

Lou Scheimer (A 1952) had a life and career that encapsulates and embodies CMU’s current vision and mission to have “a transformative impact on society through continual innovation in education, research, creativity, and entrepreneurship.” He cofounded Filmation Associates in 1963, and advocated for racial diversity and gender equality in many of the production company’s popular, children’s television shows, such as "She-Ra," "Fat Albert," "Isis," and "BraveStarr." As a result, he helped educate the growing minds of many young viewers of Filmation’s series about the virtues of acceptan

Telling Spatial Stories

What is your story…

This is a question Emma Slayton and Jessica Benner have been asking through their work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at the University Libraries. They are excited to develop new services, learning opportunities, and spaces for discussion centered around spatial research. For example, earlier this year, they began offering open office hours for those with questions concerning mapping or spatial datasets (Wednesdays between 12 and 3pm in the Sorrels library, Wean Hall floor 4).

WWI and Mellon Institute

This November is the 100th anniversary of the Armistice, the end of World War I. To mark the occasion, Project Archivist Emily Davis dug into the early history of the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research to highlight some of the work that was carried out there during World War I. Established in 1913, the Mellon Institute was roughly a year old when war broke out in Europe in 1914.

Spatial Storytelling Series

The University Libraries at CMU invites you to attend a workshop and kick-off event to introduce our Spatial Storytelling Series. The Spatial Storytelling Series is a series of events and workshops on spatial storytelling. These events support broader interaction between members of the CMU community who engage in any aspect of spatial storytelling. We hope to promote critical engagement with spatial data and concepts and learn how we can best support research and student learning by supporting the creation of spatial narratives. 
 

Fine Forgiveness Week: 10/21 - 10/27

Food for fines! During the week from Sunday, October 21 – Saturday, October 27, 2018, donate three or more canned goods or non-perishable food items and have up to $40.00 in current fines cleared from your account. Contributions will be donated to the CMU Community Food Drive the following week. Donations accepted at Hunt Library Circulation Desk at anytime during this period. Does not include multi-media fines.

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