Johnny Cash and a Soldier’s Perspective of the Korean War

You already know Pepperdine has much to offer: an excellent education, a caring community, and beautiful scenery, to name a few of its outstanding qualities.  Here’s another thing to add to the list: opportunities to see great performances and visual arts.  Periodically on this blog we will highlight upcoming and current artistic events on campus.

Two artistic events that might interest you are:

Johnny Cash in Black and White: Photos from the Leigh Wiener Collection

  • Where: Payson Library Art Gallery
  • When: Now through April 17, 2015

Taken by award winning photographer Leigh Wiener over the course of four sessions he had with Cash, these photos include intimate portraits and never-before-seen photos of the Man in Black.

Images of the Korean War: One Soldier’s Perspective

  • Where: Payson Library
  • When: Now through April 15, 2015

Selected from a collection donated by Hanson Williams Jr., a 1950 Pepperdine graduate who attended the university on a photography scholarship, these photos are a visual diary of Williams’ journey from basic training to his time in Korea.  They include fascinating glimpses captured during the spare time Williams spent in remote villages.

Updated: New York Times Bestsellers in the Law Library

Looking for something new to read?  How about the latest legal thriller from John Grisham?  Or perhaps an account of the Chilean miners who were rescued after being trapped for sixty-nine days beneath the surface?  Whether you prefer fiction or nonfiction, the Law Library has something for you.  Come check out the latest New York Times bestsellers in fiction and nonfiction.  Continue reading

Love the Library Is Back!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! To help you get a head start on celebrating, the Harnish Law Library invites you to participate in our second annual Love the Library Treasure Hunt. We’ve prepared a fun series of questions about library resources and services. All participants will get treats, and the grand prize is an iPad Mini! Runner-up prizes include movie tickets, print credit, and other goodies.

The festivities kick off at 8 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 9 with Krispy Kreme donuts. Stop by the Law Library Monday-Thursday to pick up a Treasure Hunt form. Entries are due by 5 p.m on Thursday, Feb. 12. You can work on your own or in a group, and feel free to ask the reference librarians or others for help.

Also, join us in the Law Library all week in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Our other events include:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 10: Hot Cocoa Bar, 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, Feb. 11: Popcorn Party, 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, Feb. 12: Feel the Love Happy Hour, 3:30 pm

Happy treasure hunting and Happy Valentine’s Day!