Alumni, Archival photographs, Regina Library

Happy National Library Week!

"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of a Library." -- Jorge Luis Borges  April 23-29 is National Library Week 2023! We love celebrating this week and sharing some Archival photos of the Regina Library. Regina Library Construction, August 1958. Early days at the ERC This year's theme for National Library Week… Continue reading Happy National Library Week!

Archival photographs, mystery photos

Never Too Cold for Ice Cream(?)

"Ice cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn't illegal." -- Voltaire Spring may be just around the corner, but yesterday's snowstorm and today's freezing temperatures are stark reminders that it is still, in fact, winter. The brief Fool's Spring we experienced last week has made some of us eager for some sustained warm weather,… Continue reading Never Too Cold for Ice Cream(?)

Archival photographs, Regina Library

Spring Semester– Welcome Back!

"The only thing you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library." -- Albert Einstein Classes for spring semester started this week. Hopefully, our students and faculty had an enjoyable winter break, and are ready for a fresh start! As always, the library is here to support you: with instruction, with materials, or… Continue reading Spring Semester– Welcome Back!

Alumni, Archival photographs, Christmas

Christmas on campus

"Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing, but of reflection." --Winston Churchill The Holiday season is in full swing (and, judging by the number of houses that had their Christmas lights up before Thanksgiving, it has been for a while now). As is the case every year, there are plenty of events happening on… Continue reading Christmas on campus

Alumni, Displays at Regina Library, General artifacts

Go Boldly: Rivier’s 90th Anniversary & Alumni Reunion Weekend

This weekend is Alumni Reunion Weekend, and we are so excited to welcome our Alumni to campus! As part of the festivities, we have helped Rivier's Office of University Advancement and Alumni Relations create a beautiful display honoring Rivier's 90th Anniversary. We have a wonderful exhibit that celebrates Rivier's rich history, achievements, and future plans.… Continue reading Go Boldly: Rivier’s 90th Anniversary & Alumni Reunion Weekend

Archival photographs, Sisters of the Presentation of Mary

Flashback Friday: July

“One benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by.” — Jeannette Walls Happy Summer! It's Flashback Friday once again; today I'm sharing the July photo from the Commemorative 1984 Rivier calendar. Summer may be a quiet season in academia, but there was often plenty of activity at Rivier in… Continue reading Flashback Friday: July

Alumni, Archival photographs

Handbooks: For Students, by Students

"It's often better to offer guidance, than to give advice." -- Unknown Last week, I had the pleasure of an alumna visiting the Archives to peruse some student handbooks from the 1960s and 1970s. It was wonderful to hear a bit about her experiences at Rivier as a scholar and a Student Officer, and to… Continue reading Handbooks: For Students, by Students