Masterpiece, an Art Auction Game

American Artist ApprecAugust is American Artists Appreciation Month.  I began to appreciate great art on accident as a child.  I grew up like any other 5-7 year old girl who liked to do your normal art activities like coloring, painting, and creating things with play-doh.  Once I started school and made friends, I noticed that some of my art creations were a little different than others.  For example, when I made mud pies in our back yard, I got to decorate the top with the various flower petals that my mom had growing in her flower gardens.  I had the best looking mud pies on the block!  You could say that was just my “budding” moment into the art world.  Continue reading

Super Statistics with Statista

StatistaFinding statistics can be tedious and frustrating, but Statista, a new library database, takes the pain out  of it. With 1,000,000 continuously updated statistics from over 600 areas, you are sure to find what you need. Statista draws from all manner of sources, including public, private, and government, and delivers all types of data. Continue reading

Poet’s Day

ShakespeareToday is Poet’s Day, a day for appreciating and writing poetry. While we can’t really offer any advice on writing poetry (other than to just sit down and give it a shot), we can offer plenty of advice on where to get started on appreciating it, in only two words–our collection! Continue reading

Student orientation is coming!

???????????????????????????????August is already here and Bellevue University is gearing up for another great academic year! We know that starting your degree can be challenging and confusing enough without trying to juggle it with the rest of your life, so join us for Student Orientation on August 24th and 25th at 5:30pm-8:30pm and August 26th from 9:00am-11:30am at the Margre H. Durham Student Center.

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Appreciating Nebraska Artists

SculptureAugust is American Artist Appreciation Month and what better time to appreciate our own Nebraska artists! Most people can name at least a few famous American artists; maybe Jackson Pollack, Georgia O’Keefe, Andy Warhol, or Norman Rockwell come to mind, but how many Nebraska artists can you name? Continue reading

Color me excited!

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Break out your crayons, markers, or colored pencils for this year’s National Coloring Book Day! Taking time to sit down and color a picture or two (maybe even five or twenty) sounds a perfect way to celebrate this bright, creative holiday.

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