She is from Waddell, Arizona. At Creighton, she worked in the University Archives for five semesters, including a very eventful summer, where she cataloged collections, processed new donations, and assisted with small exhibits for display in the Reinert-Alumni Memorial Library. She also interned for a semester at The Durham Museum in Omaha, cataloging digital and physical collection, assisting in exhibit research, and uploading cataloged photographs and negatives to the digital collection available online. She is the former Graduate Research Assistant for the Museum Studies Department. Over the summer, she interned with the State Historical Society of North Dakota's Museum Division as a Collections Intern. She assisted on the planning, installation, and take down of four exhibits over the course of the summer. Her main duties were inventorying and moving visual/camera collection of the museum as well as cataloging recent acquisitions and a variety of other duties as necessary. She is planning to pursue a curatorial or collections management position after graduation.
Kenneth Spencer Research Library North Gallery Grand Reopening
Thursday, September 7 | 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: 15-minute tours of North Gallery, 4 p.m.: Brief remarks
Kenneth Spencer Research Library, 1450 Poplar Lane
University of Kansas campus
Fall 2017 Applied Humanities Workshop with N.Y. Nathiri
Friday, September 15 | 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Hall Center for the Humanities Conference Room
Nathiri is executive director of of the Association for the Preservation of the Eatonville Community (P.E.C.). P.E.C. is a 501(c)(3) founded in 1987 and based in Eatonville, Florida, the hometown of Zora Neale Hurston. P.E.C. hosts the annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of Arts and Humanities; The Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts (The Hurston); and a host of year-round programs for pre-K through 12. Nathiri is a professionally trained librarian and an award-winning preservationist.
Teacher Appreciation Night
September 28 | 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
The Truman Presidential Museum
500 W. U.S. Highway 24
More than 20 museums across the region will be present to help teachers craft lessons and offer their resources. Free to all educators.
—U.S. News & World Report