Therapy Dog Ruth dispenses calmness in Brown Library at Exam time

Since 2014, Mary Brackett, senior associate with UVA’s center for Organizational Excellence, has been teaming with her Australian Shepherd/Lab mix, Ruth, to relieve student stress in libraries at exam time. The word “ruth” is defined in the dictionary as — … Continue reading

Mira Waller to Join UVA Library as AUL for Research and Learning Services

The University of Virginia Library is pleased to announce that Mira Waller will join the Library as Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Research and Learning Services. Waller will begin at UVA on March 30, 2020. As AUL for Research and … Continue reading

Announcing Course Enrichment Grant and Research Sprint opportunities for Faculty

he University of Virginia Library is calling for proposals for two faculty programs: Course Enrichment Grants provide support to faculty who would like to enhance students’ abilities to seek, evaluate, manage, and use information and data, as well as create … Continue reading

Ruth the Therapy Dog is coming to Fine Arts and Brown libraries during Exams

The Library’s favorite therapy dog, the Australian Shepherd/Lab mix Ruth, is returning to the Fine Arts Library and Brown Science & Engineering Library during exams with her human, Mary Brackett. If you’ve visited Ruth’s Facebook page, you know she wants … Continue reading

Information Visualization Specialist Arin Bennett helps build VR Education Program

A Cavalier Daily article, “Illustrating infectious diseases in 3D,” highlights Library Information Visualization Specialist Arin Bennett‘s contribution to a grant-funded project to create a virtual reality program for instructing UVA students about complex biological processes. The $99,945 grant from the … Continue reading