Spotlight on the Weigle Information Commons: An Interview with Kemuel Benyehudah

Since beginning his dual Master’s in Reading, Writing, and Literacy and Higher Education from the Graduate School of Education, Kemuel “Kem” Benyehudah has worked closely with WIC staff members and used its spaces for collaboration and innovation. A familiar face around WIC, Kem has not only leveraged its range of technologies to support several initiatives … Continue reading Spotlight on the Weigle Information Commons: An Interview with Kemuel Benyehudah

3D Printing Meets Theatre Set Design @ Education Commons

By Claire Witherel, Education Commons 3D Printing Intern It all started last fall when Eric Baratta, Lecturer in Theatre Arts, reached out to Chava Spivak-Birndorf, Education Commons Librarian, to discuss incorporating 3D printing into his Spring 2018 course, THAR 130: Introduction to Theatre Design. To say that Chava and I, the newly minted 3D Printing … Continue reading 3D Printing Meets Theatre Set Design @ Education Commons

Intern Reflections: Meaghan Moody, Emerging and Assistive Technologies Intern

TRL’s newly redesigned internship program launched in June 2017. At the halfway point, we thought we’d let them share their thoughts and experiences on the past 6 months. In this 6-part series, each TRL intern will provide their reflections on their work thus far at the Penn Libraries. What is your name and title? Meaghan … Continue reading Intern Reflections: Meaghan Moody, Emerging and Assistive Technologies Intern

“Let’s Look at One Another”: Ways of Seeing at the Reference Desk

“Oh. It goes so fast. We don’t have time to look at one another,” says Emily Webb in Thornton Wilder’s metatheatrical three-act play Our Town. After an early death from childbirth, Emily joins the rest of the spirits of deceased town members in the graveyard. Made with the clarity of mind death has endowed, Emily’s … Continue reading “Let’s Look at One Another”: Ways of Seeing at the Reference Desk