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  • Rockbolting

    If you are like me and are driving through a rock tunnel (like the one below in Custer State Park, South Dakota), you might be amazed at how sturdy it is and a little afraid of the “Falling Rock” sign. But, again, if you are like me, you’ve probably not given more than a passing […]

  • Build Your Own Igloo!

    So, it’s winter. You are tired of being cooped up inside. You need exercise (and not on a treadmill). You need fresh air. Got snow? Why not build an igloo?   A great way to spend some time in the great outdoors – fresh air, exercise – fun with your family and friends! So, […]

  • How Much Coffee? Make a Guess – Win a Mug!

    How many cups of coffee will be made in the Engineering Library during Finals Week? Make a guess & win an official Lichtenberger Engineering Library Travel Mug!!   Don’t forget we have extended hours! Sunday, December 10th, from 2:00 p.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday, December […]

  • Extended Finals Week Hours!

    It’s that time again – FINALS WEEK!   Are you finding that you are having trouble concentrating when you try and study in your room? Too many distractions? The couch and TV or gaming system just too close? Or that nice, soft, comfy bed? Let us help!   Extended Hours Sunday, […]

  • SKYWARN® Recognition Day!

    Tomorrow –  December 2nd – is National SKYWARN® Recognition Day!! So, just what is SKYWARN® ? SKYWARN® is a National Weather Service (NWS) volunteer program with between 350,000 and 400,000 trained severe weather spotters. The main responsibility of a […]

  • Leonid Meteor Shower This Weekend!

    It is November and that not only means Thanksgiving, it also means it is time for the Leonid Meteor Shower!   The meteor shower begins on November 5th and will continue through November 30th. But, the peak – ah, the peak – will be THIS WEEKEND – November 17th and 18th! Other […]

  • Engineering Time – A New Exhibit

    Guest Blogger: James M. Cox The phrase “(Insert item here) makes the world go around” is used frequently to express the importance of an idea or concept. Time does not make the world go around. The tools used to measure the time it takes the world takes to go around is one of the […]

  • Research Spa Day! This Friday, Nov. 10, 2017!

    A Research Spa Day!? Yes, you read that correctly! A Research Spa Day!!   Learning about, and maintaining your scholarly profile doesn’t sound exactly relaxing, does it? But, our friendly and knowledgeable librarians are here to make that happen for you! Join the University Libraries for […]