Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanksgiving Break Hours

The Ames Library will close at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday break, and re-open at 6:00 pm on Sunday, December 1.

 Tuesday, November 26th: 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 Wednesday, November 27th – Saturday, November 30th: CLOSED

 Sunday, December 1st: 6:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.

Safe travels to all!

Gateway Essay Award Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012-13 Best Gateway Essay contest!

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First: Christine Peterson, “Lost in Translation,” Instructor: Tina Isabelli
Runner-up: Lydia Rudd, “Down a Dusty Haitian Road,” Instructor: Kathy Zurkowski
Runner-up: Valerie Mack, “Reputation and Social Perfection: The Social Creation of Mr. Hyde.” Instructor: Adam Woodis

These students will have their achievements cited in the upcoming Honors Convocation program. They have also agreed to have their essays submitted to IWU’s Digital Commons, where they will be available to the IWU community.  Submissions, which were first nominated by Gateway faculty, were vetted by Writing Center tutors. The Writing Committee made the final decisions from a list of finalists.

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