Wednesday, March 25 is the 2015 Spring Career Fair with over 90 employers coming on campus. The O’Brien Center’s:
Tip #11 – Research Companies before the Fair!
See McQuade Library’s Spring 2015 Career Event guide with links to company sites and our Company Research Guide for tips on what to look for when researching public, private, nonprofit and government organization. Or ask for help at the McQuade Research Center, second floor of the library.
More career information can be found at the O’Brien Center and the McQuade Career Resources Guide.
1 in 4 Americans live outside the established financial system. Tuesday, March 24 at 4:00 pm in the McQuade 103 Conference Room, Prof. Ana Silva, Finance, and the Executive Director of ACT Lawrence, Ana Luna, will show a documentary on how the current financial system leaves millions behind, and lead a discussion on possible steps to generate financial inclusion for all and way to get involved in making financial inclusion a reality.
Read more on the issues and possible solutions:
- Walsh, de Blasio address income inequality at forum – BostonGlobe.com
or At UMass, four mayors share strategies to narrow income gap – Boston Globe, March 23, via ProQuest
- Consumer Finance Protection Bureau – getting assistance for buying a home, paying for college, etc. plus reports on mortgage arbitration, credit card reports and more.
- Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World : National Financial Literacy Strategy / Toma P. Hendriks, editor. 2010. – ebook
- Place, exclusion, and mortgage markets / Manuel B. Aalbers. – ebrary ebook
- Foreclosing the dream : how America’s housing crisis is reshaping our cities and suburbs / William H. Lucy. 2010
- State of Working America / Mishel, Lawrence et al. 2012 – ebrary ebook and web site
- Climbing Mount Laurel : the struggle for affordable housing and social mobility in an American suburb / Douglas S. Massey et al. 2013
- The creation of a federal partnership : the role of the states in affordable housing / Margaret M. Brassil. 2010 – print & ebook
See more information on Social Justice Week 2015 and our Social Justice Week Event Guide.
Check out our Cassiciacum Dialogue XIV: Heidegger, the Holocaust, and History guide here:
Librarian Elizabeth Sarkodie-Mensah created this guide to support the 2/18 Cassiciacum Dialogue. Browse books, selected articles, and book reviews by Dr. Gregory Fried.
Join us at The Writers House for this year’s celebration of Merrimack scholarship and creativity.
McQuade Library is very proud to present the 12th Annual Tolle Lege Reception on Tuesday, February 3 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in a new location for us: The Writers House.
Speakers this year include:
Taesoo Ahn, Sports Management
Dan Butin, Education
Laura Hall-Seelig, Mathematics
Christina Hardway, Psychology
Joseph Kelley, Religious and Theological Studies
Russell Mayer, Provost’s Office
Please join us in honoring members of our Merrimack community who have contributed to the Tolle Lege collection in the past academic year. Further information, including a bibliography and list of contributors, is available on our website at Tolle Lege LibGuide.
We are especially grateful to The Writers House for co-sponsoring this event.
McQuade Library has published a library guide to support CETL’s upcoming workshop Providing Effective Revision and Feedback Strategies for Writing with Dr. Neal Lerner. The workshop is designed to offer development to instructors by considering ways to employ effective and efficient individualized feedback and to incorporate revision opportunities into their current pedagogy and syllabus for the Spring semester.
Take a look at some of the great resources we have added to the collection this month.
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Join us and the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations in observing the 76th anniversary of Kristallnacht, or Night of the Broken Glass, by visiting the library’s display of posters and resources on the 1st floor.
Click here for more information on Kristallnacht: http://goo.gl/dfjknp
Preview some of the resources featured:
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This year’s Last Lecture will be given by Vance Poteat, Associate Professor in both the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Departments.
The Last Lecture will be held on Tuesday November 18 at 7:30pm in Cascia Hall. More information can be found here.
We asked Vance to select some of his favorite books. Take a look at his selections below and on display in the library.
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We have added a number of new books to the collection this month. Browse them below or at the library. Most new books are on display on the library’s first floor and are available for check out!
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