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Celebration of Graham B. Purcell’s 100th birthday to be held May 3

Taylor Henson, Reporter

May 1, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

The legacy of Graham B. Purcell Jr. will be celebrated in Moffett Library at 4 p.m. on May 3, where family, friends and other members of the community will come together to share stories and memories of Purcell. The event will also include food, and for those over 21, wine. Cortny Bates, a...

Moffett library research scholars wanted

Moffett library research scholars wanted

Andrew Murray, Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Sitting in her cluttered office on the second floor of Moffett library, Andrea Williams, Associate University Librarian, gets prepared to host the sixth annual library Research Scholars Contest. “I view myself as the coordinator with the faulty in terms of getting enough judges, establishi...

Library construction schedule for April 2020 completion

Library construction schedule for April 2020 completion

Lauren Brosch, Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

The Moffett Library contracting team is bringing back hope to the librarians and students by being two weeks ahead of the set schedule.  According to Clara Latham, the university librarian for 30 years, the construction progress is actually ahead of the projected time by two weeks. “This is a m...

Moffett Library construction inconvenient during finals

Moffett Library construction inconvenient during finals

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Local

For students going into Moffett Library to study for their upcoming final exams, getting a preferable spot is already tough. Yet, the dilemma has another twist as the construction of the Moffett sees the second and third-floor being shut off to students. Students have access to only one floor during...

Obedience Training Club of Wichita Falls visits Moffett Library

Greta Gottschalk, Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Members of the Obedience Training Club of Wichita Falls, and their dogs, visited the Moffett Library to give students a break from studying for finals Dec. 4 from 6-8 p.m. Dyann Kramer, therapy chair of the club, said, “We’ve been doing this for several years, twice a year. The librarian contacts...

A day in the life of Taylor Bennett

A day in the life of Taylor Bennett

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

An average week for Taylor Bennett, respiratory care junior, consists of cramming in information from her lecture in the library, working at Target until closing time, commuting to Plano, Texas for clinicals, and being an Alpha Phi member. Bennett said she does not have a course meal of breakfast...

Moffett Library prepares for finals week without the bed bugs

Moffett Library prepares for finals week without the bed bugs

Tasia Floissac, Reporter

May 4, 2018


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The Moffett Library is quashing bed bug infestation rumors as staff from the library said the rumors are untrue, so students can continue to make the library their home for finals week. “We’ve got on top of this as fast as we could and we’re just hoping that people would trust us to continue to do ...

Architects discuss campus renovations to Moffett Library

Architects discuss campus renovations to Moffett Library

Andrea Pedon

March 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To discuss the new renovations being done to Moffett Library, Douglas Moss, partner to Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture, administered a presentation during the Student Government Association meeting March 6 in Dillard Room 101. Moss said that the construction will begin in May and will continue for abo...

Renovations for Moffett Library to begin May, 2018

Renovations for Moffett Library to begin May, 2018

Tre' Jones

November 7, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

All new renovations for Moffett Library are set to begin on May 14, 2018 and finish on Aug. 31, 2020. During the November 2015 Board of Regents meeting, board members authorized planning for tuition revenue bond projects, including renovations to Moffett Library. One of the actions that administrators rec...

Library workshop reaps low attendance

Library workshop reaps low attendance

Chloe Phillips

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

To help students build upon their research and citing skills, Moffett Library hosted what Andrea Williams, associate university librarian, describes as an advanced bibliographic citation workshop on Oct. 26. The workshop discussed using Endnote, a bibliographic citation software. "We assume st...

Artist who chased Maui landscapes opening reception

Artist who chased Maui landscapes opening reception

Justin Marquart

October 4, 2017


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The opening reception for "Landscapes from Maui" by Catherine Prose, professor in Jaunita and Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts, will be held in the Moffett Library at 4 p.m on Friday Oct. 6. Prose will display 14 chalk pastel drawings, on black paper, that she completed on the Paul Bice Sab...

Students learned how to conduct research project at workshop

latoya fondren

September 21, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

To educate students on the different ways to create a research paper, the library staff put on a workshop called ‘How do I start: Beginning a research project’ on Sept. 14 in Moffett Library. Allison Breen, reference librarian at the Moffett Library, taught the workshop this year and seven students attended. Th...

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