Tennessee Today reached out to Jennifer Akerman, assistant professor in the College of Architecture and Design, to ask about the shape of Hodges Library and what challenges the designers may have faced.
Hodges Library News
Over the past 30 years many changes have occurred inside its walls, but Hodges Library has always been the heart of campus.
UT celebrates a notable milestone this year: the 30th anniversary of the John C. Hodges Library.
Need some time to relax and unwind during finals? Take a break at the UT Libraries during De-Stress for Success, Multicultural Student Life’s Finals Prep or Late Night Breakfast, or the Student Success Center’s De-Stress for Success Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction.
There are twenty-eight individuals at the UT Library who are available for the needs of every individual graduate student. This is the second installment of a five-part series that will highlight each of the twenty-eight subject specific librarians to familiarize students with their subject matter and expertise.
The Centaur Excavations of Volos, an art exhibit brought to Hodges Library by Beauvais Lyons, professor of art, and Neil Greenberg, emeritus professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, is featured in an article on the Mental Floss website.
Campus road closures and detours are set for this week as part of a reroofing project at the John C. Hodges Library. The library will remain open and sidewalks will be open at a safe distance around the library during the work. On Friday, September 13, trucks will begin delivering construction materials at 10:00 a.m. From noon to 6:00 p.m., a portion of Melrose Avenue from Volunteer Boulevard to the International House entrance will be closed for the delivery and placement of a construction crane.
Short-story author Adam Prince will read from his work on April 8 as part of the Writers in the Library series. The reading begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Prince is a former UT graduate student and teaching assistant. His first book, The Beautiful Wishes of Ugly Men, was published last year.
T Cooper, novelist, memoirist, and short-story writer, will read from his work on March 11 as part of the Writers in the Library series. The reading will be at 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Cooper is the author of three novels and a memoir and editor of a short story anthology, A Fictional History of the United States (with Huge Chunks Missing).
The Hodges Library Commons open house on Thursday had the festive air of a street fair, as students donned sombreros and cowboy hats and posed for pictures at a makeshift photo booth. Others perused information tables while picking up sweets and playing games along the way. The event gave library staff an opportunity to showcase the newly renovated space and the numerous amenities now under one roof to meet students’ needs.