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The Klai Juba Lecture Series welcomes Donald Aitken on Thursday, September 20, 2007

By Darcy Del Bosque on September 14, 2007 4:51 PM | Permalink
The first Klai Juba Lecture Series lecture of the fall semester will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2007. The lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Architecture Studies Library. It is preceded by a 6:30 p.m. reception in the Sogg Architecture Building Lobby. Donald Aitken will be presenting the lecture "The Renewable Energy Transition and Buildings: Great Opportunities for Both". See the ASL Calendar for information on other events.

The LOEX of the West 2008 conference is coming to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas from June 4-6, 2008

By Darcy Del Bosque on September 14, 2007 4:40 PM | Permalink
The theme of the 2008 conference is "Hit the jackpot: successful experimentation and innovation in instruction." Librarians at UNLV have created a new web site in support of the 2008 LOEX of the West conference. LOEX-of-the-West is not officially associated with the LOEX Clearinghouse for Library Instruction at the Eastern Michigan University Library. However, the LOEX-of-the-West conferences have followed the LOEX conference model of a limited number of attendees, promoting an atmosphere for library professionals to learn and share experiences and ideas with others.

Candace Fleming and Jim Burke Workshop

By Jennifer Fabbi on September 14, 2007 8:35 AM | Permalink
Noted children's and young adult author Candace Fleming and literacy educator Jim Burke will be on the UNLV campus for the Southern Nevada Literacy Collaborative's Professional Development Workshop Series on Saturday, September 22 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. You may register on the morning of the event at the Classroom Building Complex Auditorium A 112. Fees are $30 for UNLV students or anyone who is a member of a literacy organization in Nevada. Upper division credit is available for an additional $15 (you must attend 2 workshops throughout the year to receive one credit). Candace Fleming is the acclaimed author of numerous books for children, including Ben Franklin's Almanac, an ALA Notable Book and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, as well as Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!, Gabriella's Song , and When Agnes Caws, all ALA Notable Books.