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‘Trauma of War’ Mask Exhibit, Luncheon, and Speaker on Nov. 20

A photo exhibit titled “Unmasking the Trauma of War” will soon be on display at the Health Sciences and Human Services Library’s (HS/HSL) Weise Gallery featuring masks that were created by military service members participating in art therapy sessions at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) in Bethesda, Md.

The masks explore the themes of patriotism, duality of self, and the physical and psychological pain so often experienced by our military service members.

A luncheon to kick off the exhibit featuring guest speaker Melissa Walker, MA, ATR, an art therapist and the Healing Arts Program Coordinator at NICoE, will be held Nov. 20 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Gladhill Board Room on the fifth floor of the HS/HSL. Walker will discuss the masks and show several of them at the luncheon. For more information, click here.

To attend this event, please RSVP to events@hshsl.umaryland.edu. Seating is limited.

Everly Brown Clinical Care, Community Service, Education, PeopleNovember 10, 20170 comments
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Brady Art Exhibit Has Gala Opening

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) was honored to have Francine Brady’s art exhibit open on Aug. 14 at the Weise Gallery in the Health Sciences and Human Services Library.

This captivating exhibit is sponsored by UMB’s Council for the Arts & Culture. Students, faculty, and staff attended the opening along with other artists and guests, including Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan, honorary chair of UMB’s Council for the Arts & Culture. She and UMB President Jay A. Perman, MD, hosted the art exhibit opening.

Brady, a resident of Frederick, Md., since 1999, describes her artwork as contemporary, narrative, and symbolic. She prefers that each person who views her art interpret the pieces instead of her providing an interpretation for them.

Her artwork covers a wide range of subjects and textures. Her current work mostly focuses on drawings and acrylic paintings. Unique, vibrant, and expressive are just a few of the words used to describe Brady’s art.

Every visitor to her exhibit at the Weise Gallery is sure to find a piece of interest. Be sure to stop by before the exhibit closes on Oct. 1.

Read more about UMB’s Council for the Arts & Culture. See more pictures from the event.

— By Sonya Evans

Sonya Evans Community Service, Education, People, UMB News, University LifeAugust 29, 20170 comments
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Student in a Comfortable New Chair

HS/HSL’s New Comfy Chairs Roll In

The Library Genie was able to fulfill a request from the 2015 survey for more comfortable seating. These beauties are soft and cushy and covered in solid blue leatherette. Each has a silver handle on the back and rear wheels to easily move them to your spot of choice. We’ve found that students are already using them for study and group chats. We will soon be positioning them around the floors where needed.

What do you think?

Everly Brown Education, People, University LifeJanuary 10, 20170 comments
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School of Social Work Flower Exhibit

HS/HSL Gallery Exhibit

The flower images in this exhibit were created by nine artists from UMB’s School of Social Work to celebrate the beauty of life.

According to Julie Gilliam, senior instructional technology specialist at the School of Social Work, “There is a misperception that social workers do not embrace technology. This is simply untrue, social workers adopt technology when it is accessible, efficient, empowering, and portable.”

The artists in this exhibit used technology to demonstrate their idea of blossoming. The artworks were predominately created with smartphones with some using visual textures produced by a mobile application.

The exhibit will be displayed in the HS/HSL Weise Gallery from May 16 through June 17, 2016.

Everly BrownBulletin Board, Collaboration, Education, People, Technology, University LifeMay 17, 20160 comments
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Shakespeare Exhibit at HS/HSL

Shakespeare Exhibit Now at HS/HSL

An exhibition developed and produced by the Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine and the Folger Shakespeare Library will be displayed in the HS/HSL Weise Gallery now through May 14, 2016.

“And there’s the humor of it”: Shakespeare and the Four Humors explores the role played by the four humors in several of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays through beautiful imagery and rare books from both the National Library of Medicine and the Folger Shakespeare Library, and examines more modern interpretations of the four humors in contemporary medicine.

Ryan HarrisBulletin Board, Education, People, Research, UMB News, University LifeApril 7, 20161 comment
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