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Archive for October, 2008

Call for Papers for 2009 Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters Annual Conference

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

The Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters is a regional professional organization that facilitates scholarly exchange through annual meetings and a journal of outstanding papers and news about research at Michigan colleges and universities. The 2009 annual meeting of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters will be held at Wayne State University, March 20, 2009.

WSU Faculty and students are invited to submit an abstract of a paper for presentation at this conference. More information about the submission process can be found at:

Deadline for submission is: November 13, 2008.

For additional information about the Michigan Academy, please go to:

Are you a Graduate Teaching Assistant? Join us at the Fall GTA Information Fair

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

To all Graduate Teaching Assistants, join your Liaison Librarian for the:

Fall GTA Information Fair

Monday, November 10, 2008

12:30 – 2:00 pm

David Adamany Undergraduate Library Community Room, 3rd Floor

Your Wayne State University Librarians will be presenting information on:

  • How to use Library Resources to enhance your teaching
  • Library Tools that are available to help your students with their research and writing assignments

In addition to Library System resources, visit exhibit tables from the Academic Success Center and the Writing Center.

We will be serving light refreshments and giving out prizes.

Bernath Lecture Series, Thurs., Oct. 16

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

The Gerald J. Myrna., and Stuart L. Bernath Lecture Series for the Support of the Discussion of American History, Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs:

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2008

Time: 4:15 pm – 5:45 pm

Location: McGregor Conference Center, Wayne State University

Speaker: Elizabeth McKillen, Professor of History, University of Maine

Topic: “U.S. Labor, the Anti-Imperialist Moment of 1919, and American Isolationism”

Sponsored by: Wayne State University Dept. of History & Wayne State University Library System

This lecture is part of the North American Labor History Conference. More information about this conference can be found at:

(Please note this lecture is free of charge and open to the public. There is a registration fee for the North American Labor History Conference.)

Need help with a multimedia assignment? Check out the Student Technology Studio in the UGL

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

The Student Technology Studio located in the Undergraduate Library provides equipment and software for individual or small groups of students to use in creating multimedia projects, assignments or other course-related activities. A sample of the software available includes: Adobe CS2, Macromedia Suite 8 (Flash, Dreamweaver), Final Cut Express, Microsoft MovieMaker, Camtasia Studio and Microsoft Office 2007.

For more information and hours of operation, please go to:

October Drop-in Computer Workshops @ UGL

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Need to update your skills in Word, Powerpoint, Excel or Access? Plan to attend one of the free, drop-in workshops at the Undergraduate Library during the month of October.

For a complete schedule go to: