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Rod Cast - Library News

Diversity Means... Art Exhibit

Diversity Means... Art Exhibit

02/11/2016 - The Diversity Means art exhibit is on display at Rod Library. The intention for this art exhibit, titled Diversity Means, is to generate for the public easy conversation about diversity through beautiful art and a great avenue for open discussion. The Rod Library Diversity Committee conducted an ...Read more

Overcoming Obstacles to Create Positive Change

02/10/2016 - Overcoming Obstacles to Create Positive Change The Rod Library will be hosting Dr. Jeffrey S. Copeland in our newly renovated Scholarspace on the 3rd Floor @ 4pm February 24th. All are welcome to attend. Dr. Copeland's talk will focus on three of his books: Inman's War: A Soldier ...Read more

The New Asylums: Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System

01/28/2016 - The New Asylums: Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System   February 17, 2016  @ 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ~ Center for Multicultural Education, Maucker Union, UNI Nearly 500,000 mentally ill men and women are serving time in U. S. jails and prisons, while fewer ...Read more

Rescheduled!-Career Readiness Day

01/28/2016 - Due to weather this event is being rescheduled for Wednesday Feb 10 from 9:00 am- 11:30 am. Make your first impression count! Stop by the Learning Commons in Rod Library on Wednesday February 10 from 9:00 am – 11:30 am to have your FREE professional ...Read more


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