Category Archives: Around the Library

The Four Colleges of the UVA School of Medicine

Today each medical student at UVA is assigned to one of four colleges within the School of Medicine: Dunglison College, Hunter College, Pinn College, and Reed College, but this system is a relatively new practice at UVA. Of the 123 students who … Continue reading

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Publishing Workshop on April 10th

When: Monday April 10, 2017 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm Where: Health Sciences Library MILL (first floor) A luncheon buffet will be available, so please register if you plan to attend: http://cal.hsl.virginia.edu/event/3189481 The Health Sciences Library is hosting Introduction to Scholarly … Continue reading

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Anatomical Theatre Web Exhibit

A new web exhibit from Historical Collections is now available! The Anatomical Theatre at the University of Virginia Some of you might remember the physical display about UVA’s Anatomical Theatre which was in the library lobby last year. Now, an … Continue reading

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Meet the Author of “Flatlining: How Healthcare Could Kill the U.S. Economy”

LIVE BROADCAST THURSDAY MARCH 16, 2017  2:00 – 2:30 PM Issues surrounding healthcare – and the ways to improve it — are constantly in the news, more so now than in recent memory. With a changing political climate in Washington, … Continue reading

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Cancer: The Road Ahead

The journal Cell has just published a special issue entitled “Cancer: The Road Ahead.” In it, the Cell editorial team writes: “Fighting cancer has been the life mission for generations of biologists and clinicians, and to this effort we dedicate … Continue reading

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#ColorOurCollections

This week marks the second annual #ColorOurCollections event! #ColorOurCollections is a project launched last year by the New York Academy of Medicine Library. Inspired in part by the recent popularity of coloring books (even among adults!), #ColorOurCollections strives to take advantage … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: Frankenstein and the Secrets of Nature

Today Frankenstein’s reputation as a “monster story” has perhaps partially eclipsed the rich history of scientific inquiry, medical progress, and social evolution that underlies the text. Frankenstein was published in 1818, a time when a strong sense of scientific curiosity … Continue reading

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Tilt Brush demo on Thursday, 1/19!

The Library is very excited to host a demonstration by the Google Developer Group, Central Virginia, of Google’s wildly popular virtual reality app: Tilt Brush! Offering artists both a limitless combination of brushes, colors, and even things like smoke and stars … Continue reading

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Fantastic Funding & where to find it

All faculty, staff, and students at UVA now have access to two new funding discovery tools, Pivot and GrantForward. These tools allow researchers to locate funding opportunities based on their individual research interests. Both Pivot and GrantForward allow researchers to … Continue reading

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CMHSL: A New Look for 2017

The MILL In January, we will be unveiling the MILL on the first floor of the Health Sciences Library.  The MILL is an acronym for Multipurpose Innovative Learning Lab.  It will feature our Presentation Studio (green screen, professional lighting/camera), a … Continue reading

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