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News From the Libraries: September 2021

Living in My Skin Panel Discussion

Living in My Skin - Virtual Panel Discussion

Tuesday, September 28th, 6:00 pm

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Freeman Jardan, M.D. Harmon Kelley, M.D. Brandon Logan

Join us for a virtual panel discussion about the Living in My Skin art exhibit on display from September 27th to October 4th in Briscoe Library. On hand for the discussion will be representatives of the San Antonio Living in My Skin project including:

                Freeman Jardan, MD, Pediatrician

                Harmon Kelley, MD, Obstetrician/Gynecologist

                Brandon Logan, Founder/CEO, Urban Capital Partners

                Lionel Sosa, well-known San Antonio artist and creator of the Living in My Skin exhibit

Watch the project documentary to learn more about how this exhibit came to be. Consider how the exhibit might stimulate a conversation around the impact of racial and social injustice on healthcare.

Register for the event to take part in the discussion. Click here to register.

For more information: visit library.uthscsa.edu/living-in-my-skin or contact Peg Seger, segerp@uthscsa.edu

Library Launches New Website

Briscoe Library has officially launched a new website! On September 1st, the library launched a new streamlined, user friendly, and easy to navigate website. 

This is an ongoing project and we will continue to update the website as needed, so please let us know if you have any questions, comments, or concerns.

Please contact Kirsten Lorenzen at lorenzenk@uthscsa.edu.

Vik is Here!

After much anticipation, Vik has arrived! Vik - the new Virtual Information Kiosk is located just outside the doors to the library and can provide you with help such as chatting with a librarian, finding contact information, locating another department in the library building, and more!

Be on the lookout for a 2nd Vik location coming soon!

Student Appreciation Week

Back by popular demand, Briscoe Library's 5th Annual Student Appreciation Week will be here at the end of October! Keep an eye out for more info to come about how you can participate in this fun-filled, Halloween-themed week!