Laupus Library will open the art exhibit “Eye Rain and Heart Cramps,” with a 4:30-6:30 p.m. opening reception on April 10 in the Evelyn Fike Laupus Gallery on the fourth floor of the library. On display through June 1, the exhibit showcases a collection of paintings and mixed media artworks by April Holbrook, administrative support specialist for clinical financial services in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. “Art is my therapy,” said Holbrook. “I feel as if every soul on this earth is here to leave some mark on the world and I feel my purpose was to create things to make others feel like they are not alone.”
Did you happen to miss the last Medical History Interest Group lecture, Clara Louise Maass: Servant Nurse Leader Undaunted, presented by Professor and Director, MSN Nursing Education, Carol E. Winters, PhD, RN, CNE? If so, no worries. Laupus Library invites you to watch the video by visiting http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/laupuslibrary/HOM/archives.cfm.
Many North Carolinians offered their services to the war effort both at home and abroad. Doctors and nurses volunteered to treat the various ailments and injuries in military hospitals and on the battlefront. Currently on exhibit through March 18 in the Evelyn Fike Laupus Gallery on the fourth floor of Laupus Library, “North Carolina & The Great War: Medical Professionals on the Western Front” offers insight into the work of medical professionals in the war, highlighting the roles of both men and women.
Health care providers are called upon every day to have difficult conversations with patients and family members. When patients become angry or upset, it’s important to know the most effective ways to respond.A new research guide has been developed by Laupus Library to help providers and staff at East Carolina University quickly access current research on this topic.
The Friends of Laupus Library provide much needed advocacy and support of the library, the health sciences community and East Carolina University. Friends serve as ambassadors by sharing information about the library’s programs and resources with the community and organizations beyond the library and the university.
The award, given to an outstanding member of the Friends of Laupus Library who demonstrates continued service and avocation of the group, has only been given once before in 2013. The award, given to an outstanding member of the Friends of Laupus Library who demonstrates continued service and avocation of the group, has only been given once before in 2013.
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.