Author Archives: Tara Wink

Woven Stories: Maria’s Puerto Rican Holiday tradition

Holidays, at all times of the year, elicit a variety of memories, stories, tradition, and culture. However, the winter holidays seem to hold some of the deepest traditions. As these times come closer, the HSHSL is asking you to think about your own holiday or winter stories and share them with our Woven Stories Project. Continue reading

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Woven Stories: Patrick is inspired by Family

Last fall the HSHSL launched Woven Stories: Out of Many we are One in an effort to celebrate the diversity of UMB’s Campus. The stories were shared on the HSHSL’s Updates Blog and featured a wide variety of culturally significant … Continue reading

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5th Annual Vaccination Day at the HSHSL!

It’s time again for the HSHSL and School of Pharmacy Flu Clinic. As always, vaccines are by appointment only for UMB campus employees and students. The 1-day clinic will be held on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Weise Gallery on the first floor of the Library. Continue reading

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Historical Insights: Margaret Bowen Rose’s Scrapbook Digitized

Scrapbooking in the 21st century has become somewhat of a lost art but remains a very powerful historical tool. With a combination of journal entries and photographs, they give a great deal of insight into not only the look and feel of the time period they were created, but also of the person who created them. Margaret Bowen Rose, possibly unknowing of this significance, created such a document for her Class of 1936 at the University of Maryland School of Nursing. The most exciting thing about this book’s donation is that our Historical Collections does not currently have yearbooks for the years of 1933-1946 at the University. Margaret’s unique perspective is the closest insight we have to the experiences of our students during that period. Continue reading

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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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