Entries from March 2013

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

How does your garden grow?

Or should I ask does your garden grow? Here in central Virginia we have had colder than normal temperatures this spring. Despite that the longer hours of daylight have many people thinking of planting, tilling and eventually reaping a bountiful harvest. Gardening tips abound both on the web and in print. The Virginia Cooperative Extension, [...]

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Science and Beauty

Q: What Hollywood movie star of the 1930s and 40s known for her pin-up posters during World War II developed the technology that makes wireless communication possible today? A: Hedy Lamarr, once considered the most beautiful woman in the world and star of Samson and Delilah and Ziegfeld Girls invented and patented a frequency-hopping device [...]

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Reduced Hours for Spring Break

During spring break, the John Tyler libraries will operate with reduced hours.  The following hours will apply to both campus libraries: Monday-Friday, 3/11-3/15: 7:30am-5:00pm Saturday, 3/16: CLOSED   The JTCC libraries will resume normal operating hours on Monday, March 18, 2013. Online databases and Ask-A-Librarian will, as usual, be available 24/7.