Author Archives: Tara Wink

Book It Forward: One Month Left in HSHSL Children’s Book Drive

Book it Forward, the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HSHSL) Children’s Book Drive, has been going on for one month now. The UMB community has generously donated children and teens books for organizations in Baltimore. Book It Forward continues … Continue reading

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Woven Stories: M.J.’s Labor of Love

As April 2022 and Celebrate Diversity Month comes to a close, we share M.J. Tooey, Associate Vice Provost and Dean of the HSHSL’s, Woven Stories‘ submission. Here M.J. shares the recipe and memory of her mother’s poppyseed rolls, a special, … Continue reading

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Woven Stories: Oksana’s Favorite Day

April 2022 marks Diversity Month.  The HSHSL is celebrating with stories collected from the campus community as part of our Woven Stories: Out of many, we are one project. For some, like Oksana Mishler, RDH, MS, clinical assistant professor at the … Continue reading

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Woven Stories: The Chavis Family’s American Dream

April 2022 marks Diversity Month.  The HSHSL is celebrating with stories collected from the campus community as part of our Woven Stories: Out of many, we are one project. This story from Tiffany Chavis, Health Literacy Librarian, Region 1, Network of the … Continue reading

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Woven Stories: Lelani’s New Year’s Tradition

April 2022 marks Diversity Month.  The HSHSL is celebrating with stories collected from the campus community as part of our Woven Stories: Out of many, we are one project. So many traditions and pieces of personal culture circle around food. Leilani … Continue reading

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Woven Stories: Tony’s Treasured Photograph

April 2022 marks Diversity Month.  The HSHSL is celebrating with stories collected from the campus community as part of our Woven Stories: Out of many, we are one project.  Tony Nguyen, Executive Director, Region 1, Network of the National Library of Medicine, University … Continue reading

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Book It Forward: HSHSL Children’s Book Drive Begins April 4

Help local youth discover the joys of reading! To kick off our celebration of National Library Week (April 3-9, 2022), the HSHSL will be collecting new or gently used books for children and teens/young adults. All books will be donated … Continue reading

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First Women of the University of Maryland, Baltimore: Exhibit Returns

In March 2020, the HSHSL was celebrating Women’s History Month with a gallery exhibit featuring the accomplishments of the First Women of the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Unfortunately, a week after the exhibit opened, the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Maryland … Continue reading

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Woven Stories: Faith and music inspire Anna-Marie

The HSHSL is currently collecting submissions for Woven Stories, a project aiming to highlight the diversity of UMB’s campus by sharing photographs and supporting stories of items of personal cultural significance.  The following is Anna-Marie Epp’s submission.  Anna-Marie is a … Continue reading

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Woven Stories: Christina’s caldero

The HSHSL invites campus community members to share a photograph of an item or items that represents their personal culture for an exhibit for Diversity Month in April.  The HSHSL encourages the campus to think creatively about culture and share photographs of items like a recipe, a book, a piece of art, food, creative work, clothing, a musical piece, an instrument, or a textile, to name just a few.  This post provides an example submission. Continue reading

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