Spotlight Archive

Library News

New Dean of Library Martin Garnar to Start Sept. 1st

Martin Garnar, a reference services librarian and professor of library science at Dayton Memorial Library at Regis University in Denver, will be dean of the UCCS Kraemer Family Library.

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Posted: 08/27/2015

Faculty Publication

Yoo, Monica S. "The Influence of Genre Understanding on Strategy use and Comprehension." Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy 59 (1): 83-93. DOI: 10.1002/jaal.432

Monica Yoo, College of Education

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Posted: 08/19/2015

Library News

Dean Teri Switzer Retiring on August 31st

Teri Switzer, dean of the Kraemer Family Library, will retire on August 31st, following a 42-year career in libraries and seven years at UCCS.

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Posted: 08/11/2015

Archives Display

UCCS Past and Present

This month's display features repeat photography of the UCCS campus.  Earlier photographs are recreated and are shown together to trace the change through time.

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Posted: 08/05/2015

Faculty Publication

Wagganer, Jason D., Thomas J. Pujol, Mark E. Langenfeld, Jeremy T. Barnes, Amanda J. Sinclair Elder, Craig L. Elder, and Joshua E. Tucker. "A Workload Selection Procedure for the Åstrand-Ryhming Test for Women." Perceptual and Motor Skills. 120(3): 687–699.

Mandy Elder and Craig Elder, Health Sciences

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Posted: 07/28/2015

Faculty Publication

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Posted: 07/20/2015

Faculty Publication

Elbert, Monika M. and Lesley Ginsberg. "Romantic Education in Nineteenth-Century American Literature: National and Transatlantic Contexts." New York: Routledge. 2015.

Lesley Ginsberg, English

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Posted: 07/11/2015

Archives Display

Campus Expansion

This month's Archives display shows how the UCCS campus has expanded over the years, beginning with the donation of the Cragmor Sanatorium property in 1964. 

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Posted: 07/02/2015

Library Display

National Parks

Thinking about a visit to a national park this summer? This month's library display will whet your appetite.

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Posted: 06/24/2015

Library News

Goodbye Library VPN, Hello Proxy!

Beginning June 15th, the Library VPN is no longer necessary to access the Library's electronic resources off campus!

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Posted: 06/15/2015

Archives Display

Student Recreation at UCCS

This month's Archives display shows a variety of student recreational activities on campus.

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Posted: 06/08/2015

Faculty Publications

Sassower, Raphael."Compromising the ideals of science." Basingstoke: Palgrave Pivot. 2015.

Raphael Sassower, Philosophy

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Posted: 06/02/2015

Faculty & Student Publication

Ilem, Allison A., Leilani Feliciano, and Linda A. LeBlanc."Recognition of Self-Referent Stimuli in People with Dementia: Names & Pictures as Prosthetic Memory Aids."Clinical Gerontologist 38, no. 2: 157-169.

Allison Ilem (Ph.D. graduate) & Leilani Feliciano, Psychology 

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Posted: 05/18/2015

Archives Display

Taking Possession: Creating the Campus

This month's Archives display shows the UCCS campus as the first University employees arrived. 

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Posted: 05/11/2015

Library Display

Children's Book Week

This month's library display celebrates Children's Book Week 2015 (May 4-10), the longest-running literacy initiative in the United States.

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Posted: 05/08/2015

Faculty Publication

Posusta, Rebecca. "Architecture of the Mind and Place in Jane Austen's Persuasion." Critical Survey 26 (1): 76-91. DOI: 10.3167/cs.2014.260106

Rebecca Posusta, English

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Posted: 05/06/2015

Library News

Library Receives UCCS Campus Sustainability Award

The Kraemer Family Library is honored to be this year's recipient of the UCCS Campus Sustainability Award!

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Posted: 05/05/2015

Library Event

Pause for Paws

Did you know that petting an animal may help lower stress? Come take a break from studying while visiting therapy dogs from K9 to 5! They will be in the library May 5th (4-6pm) and May 6th (2-4pm).

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Posted: 05/01/2015

Faculty Publication

Margaret Harris, Vanessa Farrell, Linda Houtkooper, Scott Going, and Timothy Lohman,“Associations of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Intake with Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women”Journal of Osteoporosis, vol. 2015, Article ID 737521, 8 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/737521

Margaret Harris, Health Sciences

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Posted: 04/29/2015

Library Event

Lady Susan Dramatic Reading

The Library and the Jane Austen Society of North America (Pikes Peak Region) invite you to join us at 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 26th for a dramatic reading of Jane Austen's "Lady Susan" by an all UCCS student cast.

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Posted: 04/21/2015

Archives Display

How Things Have Changed

The April Archives display looks at "How Things Have Changed" on the UCCS campus, including buildings, mascots, and more.

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Posted: 04/20/2015

Library Display

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! This month's library display highlights the diverse voices of 20th and 21st century American poetry. 

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Posted: 04/10/2015

Faculty Publications

Mack, Katherine Elizabeth. "From Apartheid to Democracy: Deliberating Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa." University Park, PA : The Pennsylvania State University Press. 2014.

Katherine Mack, English

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Posted: 04/07/2015

Library Event

UCCS Past and Present Photo Contest

It's time to vote for the winners of the Kraemer Family Library's repeat photography contest! Besides bragging rights, top vote earners will receive prizes. 

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Posted: 04/01/2015

Archives Display

UCCS Student Government

The March Archives display highlights UCCS student government and some issues that students have voted on in previous elections.

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Posted: 03/23/2015

Library Contest

Poetry Cafe

In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Kraemer Family Library is partnering with UCCS Coffee Shops to print haikus and limericks authored by members of the UCCS community on coffee cup sleeves. Submit your original haiku or limerick by April 6!

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Posted: 03/16/2015

Faculty Publications

Edgar Cota Torres, Fernando Feliu-Moggi, Jose Salvador Ruiz Mendez, et al. Nuevas Fronteras/New Borders. University of Colorado Colorado Springs and Universidad Autónoma de Baja California. 2014.

Èdgar Cota Torres and Fernando Feliu-Moggi, Language and Cultures

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Posted: 03/12/2015

Library Display

National Women's History Month

This month's library display highlights materials from our collection about the 2015 honorees for this year's National Women's History Month, along with a selection of biographies and memoirs about American women throughout our history.

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Posted: 03/09/2015

Faculty Publications

Bultema, J. J., J. A. Boyle, P. B. Malenke, F. E. Martin, E. C. Dell'Angelica, R. E. Cheney, and S. M. Di Pietro."Myosin Vc Interacts with Rab32 and Rab38 Proteins and Works in the Biogenesis and Secretion of Melanosomes."Journal of Biological Chemistry 289 (48): 33513-33528.

Jarred Bultema, Chemistry & Biochemistry

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Posted: 03/04/2015

Library Workshop

Designing a Research Poster

Do you need to create a research poster for a class or conference? Come to the Library's poster workshop!  You'll learn how to  create a poster using PowerPoint. This workshop is free and open to all (no RSVP required), just show up!

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Posted: 02/12/2015

Archives Display

Colorado Springs Extension Center

The February Archives display documents the history of the University of Colorado Extension Division's activities in Colorado Springs and Southern Colorado. 

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Posted: 02/09/2015

Library Display

150th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 13th Amendment

This month's library display on the 3rd floor highlights materials about the 13th Amendment and slavery in the United States in celebration of the 150th anniversary of its ratification.

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Posted: 02/04/2015

Faculty Publications

Wurtele, Sandy K., Simons, D. A., and Moreno, Tasha A. (2014)."Sexual Interest in Children among an Online Sample of Men and Women: Prevalence and Correlates." Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 26(6), 546-568. doi:10.1177/1079063213503688

Sandy Wurtele, Psychology

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Posted: 01/29/2015

Faculty Publications

Maike Buchin, Somayeh Dodge, and Bettina Speckmann. "Similarity of trajectories taking into account geographic context.” Journal of Spatial Information Science. No. 9, 101-124. doi:10.5311/JOSIS.2014.9.179

Somayeh Dodge, Geography and Environmental Studies

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Posted: 01/26/2015

Library Display

The Best Books of 2014

This month's library display highlights the best fiction and non-fiction books published in 2014.

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Posted: 01/21/2015

Archives Display

Cragmor Sanatorium

The January Archives exhibit traces the history of Cragmor Sanatorium. The UCCS campus was established on the former property of the Cragmor Sanatorium. 

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Posted: 01/14/2015

Library Display

National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

This month's library display coincides with "National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month."

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Posted: 01/10/2015

Faculty Publications

Anderson-Pence, K. L., Moyer-Packenham, P. S., Westenskow, A., Shumway, J., & Jordan, K. "Relationships between visual static models and students’ written solutions to fraction tasks." International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 15, 1-18.

Katie Anderson-Pence, Curriculum & Instruction

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Posted: 01/07/2015