Community Briefs

Apr 262011
Authors: Collegian Staff Report

CSU collaborative conservation fellows named

The Center for Collaborative Conservation and the Warner College of Natural Resources has awarded 18 fellowships to form a third cohort of the CCC. The awards went to eight graduate students, five faculty members and several undergraduate interns.

The purpose of the program is to strengthen engagement among students, faculty, conservation practitioners and other stakeholders by providing collaborative research and action on critical environmental issues.

The CCC will be working in eight countries, including Colombia, Estonia, Kenya, Nicaragua, Panama, Tanzania, Tibet and the United States.

‘Passing it on’ at the Morgan Library

In honor of preservation week (April 24 to 30), the Morgan Library is hosting a display highlighting the various collections that the library has in its possession.

The event is sponsored by the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services, which is a division of the American Library Association.

The University Libraries’ Preservation Systems has repaired 155,521 books in the past 25 years and serves to maintain the quality of books that are in circulation at the library, some of which that have exceeded 300 checkouts.

Wong flies over the Cuckoo’s Nest

In honor of Asianfest, performer and artist Kristina Wong will be performing her lecture called, “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest: Depression and Suicide Among Asian American Women,” from 6 to 9 p.m. in the LSC Theatre.

Her performance will address the issues of suicide and depression while fusing humor and creativity, according to the events calendar entry.

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