A new student organization has formed to support the mission and services of the William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, located within the College of Architecture. The William R. Jenkins Library Ambassadors are students who are enthusiastic about the library’s collections and services. They sponsor events and activities that highlight library resources, promote student research, and integrate the art disciplines at the University of Houston. Each of them receives advanced research training, so they can instruct their fellow students on the use of library resources and communicate the benefits of library use. They also serve as an unofficial advisory board to the Architecture and Art Librarian, their faculty adviser, who involves them in the planning and improving of services. The William R. Jenkins Library Ambassadors are an independent student organization, supported by the Center for Student Involvement, with elected officers and regulated by their own constitution.
The Ambassadors are actively seeking new members. If interested, please contact Joshua Hollie, President, at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website: https://uh.collegiatelink.net/organization/libraryambassadors.
The Architecture and Art Library received over 90 submissions from a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and post-baccalaureate students enrolled in studio art, art history, architecture, media production, environmental design, applied math and biology, to name a few.
Kathryn Kelley (MFA ’06), a regionally-based, multidisciplinary artist and instructor, graciously served as judge and curator of this year’s exhibition, which will be on display on the third floor of the M.D. Anderson Library.
The opening event is Wednesday, February 12th at 3:00 p.m. You are invited to experience this stunning collection of original artwork created by UH students, and to mingle with the artists and curator Kelley.
The exhibition will be on display on the third floor of the M.D. Anderson Library through April 25th.