Amanda Tobin '17: Reception for Illuminate

Thursday, April 5th, 4:30-6pm

Mezzanine & Beyond Words Galleries, 2nd Floor

The artist will host a reception celebrating her vibrant exhibit, Illuminate: a collection of paintings that acknowledge, interrogate, and extinguish darkness by means of triumphant light. Refreshments will be served, and the event is free and open to the public.

Illuminate will remain on display through the end of the semester.

PDF icon Illuminate exhibit reception flyer541.08 KB

Illuminate, Amanda Tobin '17

Illuminate showcases a collection of paintings that acknowledge, interrogate, and extinguish darkness by means of triumphant light. On display through the end of the semester in the Mezzanine and Beyond Words Galleries, 2nd floor; a reception will take place on Thursday afternoon, April 5th -- details to come.

PDF icon Illuminate flyer541.08 KB

Students: share your experience with Library search tools

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Frost Library is conducting a research project on how students do research, and we’re hoping you’ll participate!

Here’s what participation would mean for you:

  • An online piece done at your convenience, likely in mid-April
  • Once you receive the study, you’ll have 7 days to complete it
  • You’ll get a $100 Amazon gift card for participating

If you’re interested in participating, we’d love to hear from you!
You can sign up at:

Questions? Email

Students: help us improve the Library website!

Want to help make the Library website better? Have 5 minutes?

Participate in an online usability test of the Library website, and enter to win one of three $25 Amazon gift cards!

To participate, go to:

Spring Book Party

Join us in Frost Library’s Friendly Reading Room on Tuesday, March 27 at 4:30 as we celebrate the publication of recent books written by College faculty. Pooja Rangan, Assistant Professor of English and Film and Media Studies, will discuss Immediations: The Humanitarian Impulse in Documentary.  Justin Kimball, Professor of Art, will discuss Elegy. Chris Grobe, Assistant Professor of English, will discuss The Art of Confession: The Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV . The authors will each give a presentation about their work, including comments on their research and writing process.

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

Your comments, our responses

We're piloting a revamped comments board in Frost Library! We're posting your past comments and our responses regularly on our website, so you can see your suggestions and feedback about the Library throughout the year.

The Carceral Commonwealth/La mancomunidad carcelaria 1/22/18

Browse the Mezzanine Gallery to explore the impact of incarceration on families, juveniles, and people of color. Learn how groups are advocating for change for those living behind bars. On display through February 17th.

Explore la Galería Mezzanine para explorar el impacto del encarcelamiento en las familias, los menores y las personas de color. Conozca cómo los grupos defienden el cambio para quienes viven tras las rejas. En exhibición hasta el 17 de febrero.


On Monday, November 27th, join us in the Center for Humanistic Inquiry for a reception and hors d'oeuvres from 4 to 5 p.m., and for the I Belong dialogue from 5 to 6 p.m.

All are welcome to attend.