Posts on February 2017

This Week in the Shapiro Lobby: February 13-19, 2017

Tiny little red hearts in the shape of a giant red heart

This week in the Shapiro Lobby we are featuring the second week of Cafe Shapiro with profiles of student writers and information about the event. Join us for two Cafe Shapiro nights on Monday and Wednesday as well as a Valentine's Day event on Tuesday. We will also be hosting information tables for Brightspot, the Institute for the Humanities Undergraduate Advisory Group, and Beyond the Diag.

The Value of a Dollar

The Value of a Dollar cover

The Value of the Dollar is an interesting collection of historical information on topics ranging from the prices of different goods, the wages made by people in different jobs, and other measures of the value of the dollar over time.

Student Spotlight: Maggie Cease

Photo of Maggie Cease

As I think back to my experiences in the Design Lab, I am struck by the community we have created in just a few months. Being in graduate school can sometimes, perhaps surprisingly, be a somewhat isolating experience. Having a narrow, specific area of study can mean that graduate students are often interacting with, and learning from, a relatively small group of people throughout much of our educational experience. As a result of this, there can be a lack of shared knowledge between students in...

This Week in the Shapiro Lobby: February 6-12, 2017

Picture of the cover of "Cafe Shapiro Anthology 19th Annual 2016" on a blue, yellow, and teal backdrop with the title "Cafe Shapiro 20th Anniversary" at the top and with the dates in black.

This week in the Shapiro Lobby we are featuring the 20th annual Cafe Shapiro with profiles of the student writers and information about the event. Join us for three Cafe Shapiro nights on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. We will also be hosting information tables for Design & Discovery, the Edible Project App, and SAPAC.

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