Kate Tallman is holding a thick volume of congressional records from the 1800s with bookshelves filled with books behind her in Norlin Library

Norlin becomes first preservation steward library

Norlin Library, already host to a seemingly endless number of books, is now home to a very valuable collection.

Tree-inspired picnic table

Is it furniture or art?

A sofa twisted into a knot, a dining table bulging with a roller-coaster-like loop, a massive picnic table curled into a question mark. These shapes don’t occur naturally—they’re the creations of Assistant Professor Michael Beitz.