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On April 14, 2016, Dr. Nimat Hafez Barazangi returned to the Gottesman Libraries to discuss her most recent book, Why Muslim Women are Reinterpreting the Qur’an and Hadith: A Transformative Scholarship-Activism. A Cornell research fellow and Teachers College alum, Dr. Barazangi understands the value of educatio...
{{unknown}} Congratulations! You made it through the first day of classes! 2016 is now in full swing, but adjusting to the winter weather and a new semester at the same time may make you wish you were stuck in the past. If you're looking for ways to be here now and draw your focus to the present, the Gottesman Libraries has you covered. If you need some peace and quiet, the third floor reading room is open for silent study again. The Mindful Lights installation is still on display in the Offit Gallery in case you feel like taking things slow and focusing on the soothing fl...
Every day, a physical copy of the New York Times is available to patrons at the Gottesman libraries. If you get the paper delivered to you, you may have been as excited as we were to find that something special had come along with the Saturday paper two weeks ago. This edition of the weekend paper came with a front page story about three children who are caught in the global refugee crisis, whose lives are detailed in print and in virtual reality video. The New York Times, in partnership with Google, shipped each weekend subscriber a cardboard virtual reality viewer. With a few simple folds an...