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Event details for the April 2017 DNA program

Join Us On April 25th for National DNA Day

What can DNA testing tell you about your ethnic origins? How can it be used to piece together your family history? Are those TV commercials all hype? How have anthropologists and historians used this type of DNA testing to solve historical mysteries? Can these tests reveal anything about your health?

Details for our April 2017 Poetry Month event

Commemorating Poetry Month

Pollak Library is proud to once again host a series of poetry readings in commemoration of Poetry Month. Poets Jennifer Givhan, Phillip B. Williams, and Amy Uyematsu will read share of their works, before a campus community reading.

Photograph of student assistant Nicholas Seider

Meet Archives Student Assistant Nicholas Seider

We have a long history of recruiting and mentoring talented students from across all majors, and developing High Impact Practices to help them better succeed in their educational and professional goals. We could not deliver the high level of services we provide to the campus community and public without their efforts and expertise.

Title, date, time, location for the Cartography exhibit

Highlighting 16th & 17th Century Maps from Our Collection

The name California originated 1510 in a five-volume romance, and California was represented as an island on maps throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. Early maps tell us not only what was known at a certain time, but also about that time’s ignorance, fears, hope, misunderstandings, and fantasies.

Graphic depicting the National Farm Worker Ministry database.

Researching Farm Labor Issues & Conditions?

This collection includes correspondence, reports, speeches, and minutes related to the farm workers, poverty programs, Public Law 78, Braceros, labor camps, the United Farm Workers Union, and the Delano Grape Strike. (Source: Gale)