“It’s a privilege to host this event to honor the faculty and staff who’ve expanded and enriched the scholarly culture of our university and reputation of the division of health sciences,” said Beth Ketterman, director of Laupus Library. “It is truly inspiring to see this breadth of research.”
The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library at East Carolina University held its third annual Health Sciences Trick or Treat event on Oct. 27 throughout the library. Attended by over 400 ECU faculty, staff, students and their children, who enjoyed participating a variety of games, crafts and trick-or-treating.
Presentation by Dr. John Lehman, Vaccines: Successes and Tribulations to be given on Monday November 13 at 4:30PM in Laupus Library.
On display from Oct. 23 through Dec. 2, the six-banner exhibit explores a unique archive of 2,588 postcards and over 100 years of images of nurses and the nursing profession from around the world, investigating the hold these images exert on the public imagination — then and now.
Trujillo’s 57-piece exhibition reflects a lifetime of learning the art of carving and love for nature. Each piece represents a personal story of places he’s lived and seen.
Presentation by Dr. Peter B. Wagner, D.O., The History of Diving Medicine to be given on Monday October 23 at 4:30PM in Laupus Library.
Laupus Library will open the art exhibit “Visions in Wood: Carved Creations,” on Oct. 3 in the Evelyn Fike Laupus Gallery on the fourth floor of the library. The exhibit showcases a collection of relief carvings by Dr. Leonard “Leo” Trujillo, professor and chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Allied Health Sciences at East Carolina University. Trujillo’s work is reflective of a lifetime of learning the art of carving and love for nature. He recounts his desire at an early age to carve figures out of wood to create three-dimensional illusions in his works.
Presentation by Dr. Maura S. McAuliffe, CRNA, PhD, FAAN, Watchful Care: The History of Nurse Anesthesia to be given on Monday September 25 at 4:30PM in Laupus Library.
On display from Aug. 28 through Oct. 7, the six-banner exhibit looks at the Chesapeake region, where European settlers relied upon indentured servants, Native Americans and African slave labor for life-saving knowledge of farming and food acquisition, and to gain economic prosperity.
It is my sincere pleasure to welcome you back to the Division of Health Sciences for another academic year. Laupus Library is proud to support all of our divisional employees and students with your information needs, including those related to curriculum and research and (of course) in preparation for class assignments. I’d like to share some of the ways Laupus will be maximizing our space and the talents of our library staff to ensure you have an excellent library experience this year.