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Library puts ‘glorious changes’ in motion following staffing reductions

Library puts ‘glorious changes’ in motion following staffing reductions

September 30, 2019

After a nine-year absence from Columbia, Jo Cates returned as the library director in July with much more on her desk than just book orders and budget concerns. During a time when college libraries ac...

‘Maek’-ing a difference

‘Maek’-ing a difference

April 14, 2014

Do not let his bright smile and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sweatshirt fool you, electro hip-hop artist and South Side native Jason “Maek” Sizer is not just a lyrical wordsmith. He is an entrepren...

Library announces new dean

By Senah Yeboah-Sampong

October 28, 2012

Columbia’s Library has undergone its second change in two months.Jan Chindlund has been promoted from Columbia’s library director to dean of the library amid plans to move the facility to the former Johnson Publishing Co. Building, 820 S. Michigan Ave.“Because of this new opportunity in this new building, I think the library is going to become even more involved in the life of the college because of the opportunity to ...

Book on race receives grant

By Alexandra Kukulka

February 5, 2012

Walking into the resource section of a library, there are tall shelves filled with books on various topics from the past and present. Books are free to be checked out with a library card. But how those books get there, how they get published, definitely involves money. A lot of it.The Columbia College Chicago Press received a $12,500 grant from the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation on Jan. 19 for its support of the forthcoming publ...

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