Author Archives: Karen Schneider

Library Closed Wed. 8/20; Fall Hours; Enrique’s Journey Exhibit Imminent!

The Cushing Library will be CLOSED Wednesday, August 20 in support of a faculty conference. We will reopen Thursday August 21 at noon. Hard to believe this, but the Library will resume regular hours on Wednesday, August 26. Our hours for … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk, 7/1/7/14: Lower Level Closing

So Campus Services can complete the upgrade of our Archive Room — this room’s first “refresh” since the library was built in 1958 — we will be CLOSING the library’s lower level as of Monday, July 21, possibly up to … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk 7/09/14: You spoke, we listened

If you visit the Library this week, you’ll see we are deep into a small but important project students asked for in this year’s survey: adding signs to our shelving on the main level.  You’ll appreciate that the next time … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk: Hydration Station is Here!

Yes, in addition to books, ebooks, games, gadgets, tablets, laptops, rolling whiteboards, study rooms, popular magazines, couches, computers, easy chairs, and study tables… The library now has a beautiful hydration station, delivering chilled, filtered water to your water bottle or … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk: Pride Month Display, More New Books & DVDs

Welcome, HNU Community! The Library is here for you this summer. Sometime this month we will unveil our sparkling new, environmentally-friendly hydration station! In recognition of Pride Month, check out our collection of notable and award-winning LGBT books and DVDs. … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk: Commencement Closure, Summer Hours

Reminder, Commencement Closure: The Library will be CLOSED Wednesday May 14 through Sunday May 18, in support of Commencement. But we’re still here for you! The Library staff are working limited daytime hours, except as Commencement tasks require attention, and are available … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk: Student Survey Results, Hours, Closures, Farewells

Here is a summary of our 2014 student library survey. Thanks to the 215 students who participated! The Cushing Library’s hours for finals,  Commencement closure, and  summer hours are below. Hours through Finals Wednesday, May 7: 9 am – 11 pm … Continue reading

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HNU Student Survey, Spring 2014: Results

In April 2014 the library conducted a student survey. We received 215 completed responses (and gave out eight $25 Amazon gift cards awarded in a drawing).  Thanks to the HNU students who responded — we appreciate what you had to share. … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk: Founders’ Day Closure, Therapy Dogs Return to Study Day!

Reminder - on Wednesday, April 30 (Founders’ Day), the Library will close from 11:45 am – 2 pm. Library Extended Hours through May 8:  We have extended our Sunday through Thursday hours until 11 pm. Come on in and study! Study Day … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk: Journal Launch Party, Extended Hours, Study Day Activities

Reminder: Launch Party for HNU’s New Journal, Between the Lines, TONIGHT, Wednesday, April 23, 7 pm – 9 pm: Help welcome into the world Between the Lines, HNU’s new online journal of justice, featuring poetry and prose. Mingle with instructor Belo Cipriani and his editorial … Continue reading

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