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Exhibit and Lecture: 100th Anniversary of Maria Skłodowska-Curie’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry

100th Anniversary of Maria Skłodowska-Curie’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of Maria Skłodowska-Curie’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the 90th anniversary of her first U.S. visit. Marie Curie’s legacy is immense. She broke scientific barriers and become brilliant female scientist. She was the 1st female professor at Sorbonne, 1st female Nobel [...]

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From Her Hands: Latin American Textile Art

“From Her Hands: Latin American Textile Art” opened at CCSU’s Burritt Library on February 1, 2010. This exhibit showcases three Latin American textile art forms handcrafted by women. They are Chilean arpilleras, Panamanian molas and Guatemalan weavings. The exhibit runs through the month of February.

Latin American Textile Art

Arpilleras [...]

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“Where Art Meets Nature” Creative Arts Projects Now on Display

CCSU student exhibitors

As a follow-up to the second CCSU Night at the Museum this past week where 200 students submitted creative arts projects in response to the collections at the New Britain Museum of American Art, Burritt Library is exhibiting the winners as well as other student entries. This year’s theme is “Nature and Environment” and the [...]

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Now on Display! Veterans History Project

The Center for Public Policy and Social Research, in conjunction with the Elihu Burritt Library, is pleased to announce the launch of the Veterans History Project Digital Archive (http://content.library.ccsu.edu/cdm4/browse.php?CISOROOT=%2FVHP). The archive will make available oral history interviews conducted by CCSU students and volunteers with veterans of U.S. armed conflicts, as well as many of the [...]

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