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Maki Library Author Visit Library Poster
June 7, 2022

Maki Library to host author reading & reception June 9

The Maki Library is pleased to host the Finnish Language, Dialects & Finnish-American Experience Author Reading and Reception this Thursday, June 9 at 10:30 a.m. Three scholars will be presenting their most recent works:

Dr. Marlene Broemer is sharing her poetry “Notes from the Crystal Palace”, reflecting on her experiences as a doctoral student in Finland and her family’s Finnish history.

Dr. Elizabeth Peterson, from the Univ. of Helsinki, is reading from her new book “Making Sense of ‘Bad English’: an introduction [...]

Anders Saarela & Michael Stuber-1
February 18, 2022

Investment Lab offers new opportunities for FinnU students

Finlandia’s all-new investment lab is putting the call out for additional members. In this week’s episode, FinnU International School of Business senior Accounting students Anders Saarela and Michael Stuber join the show to talk about their experience in the new student organization.

“I believe it was October of last semester when it first got initiated. It’s for any Finlandia students and staff that are interested in attending,” Saarela said. “Whether you’re a nursing major, art major, business major, [...]

March 5, 2021

Maki Library offers more than books for students

It’s a place most students will visit more than once in their college career – the library. While Finlandia’s Maki Library houses thousands of books and provides a great space to study, there’s more than meets the eye. Assistant Librarian Dana Pakulski stopped by Finlandia Fridays this week to do a deeper dive into what the Maki Library has to offer students.

“A lot of public libraries have programming and build a community, and that has become a huge [...]

October 1, 2019

Dana Pakulski, New Assistant Librarian at Maki Library

Finlandia University is excited to welcome back Dana Pakulski, a 2018 alum, who is one of two Assistant Librarians at Maki Library.  Pakulski received her Bachelor’s degree in English and plans to earn her Master’s degree in Library Services and Sciences.  

Prior to working at Maki Library, Pakulski, worked at the Hancock Public Library as a Library Assistant, where she shelved and processed books, organized storytimes and helped patrons. On-campus she will provide reference services to students, faculty, [...]

December 6, 2018

Stressing over finals? This can help! Finals week survival guide Winter 2018

Finals are stressful. It’s not a question, or up for debate, they just are. As a university, we are here to help make this hard time of the semester as easy for you as possible. That’s why we’ve put together a little survival guide to help you get through Finals Week, and don’t worry we’ll be sending out reminders about all of these events on the Finlandia Snapchat. Follow along @finlandiau.

First and foremost, kick off finals week with Late [...]

Students studying in Finlandia's Maki Library
September 1, 2017

Maki Library asking for first-year students to complete survey

The Maki Library invites you to participate in the annual First Year Student Information Literacy survey through the link below. Information literacy skills are related to research skills and knowing how to use library resources.  It will take about 10 minutes to complete and gives staff at the library information they can use to provide better service to students. All survey responses are anonymous and compiled results are shared with each college dean. At the end of the survey, [...]

June 5, 2017

Maki Library Open House during Juhannus Mid-Summer Festival

The Sulo & Aileen Maki Library at Finlandia University will be joining in the Juhannus Mid-Summer Festival activities by holding an open house beginning Wednesday, June 21 and ending on June 28. The public is welcome to come and explore the library’s collection of early 20th century Finnish postcards, vintage Finnish travel posters and a book display featuring Finnish art and design books. There will also be a book sale with new books, ex-library books, DVDs, audiobooks and more.

The [...]

February 9, 2017

New hire brings unique experience and passion to Maki Library

Finlandia University is honored to welcome Airen Campbell-Olszewski to the university’s family. Campbell-Olszewski takes the role of an Assistant Librarian at Sulo and Aileen Maki Library.

“Having grew up in Houghton, I’ve always had a passion for the history of the area,” Campbell-Olszewski expressed. “I’m looking forward to connecting and sharing my passion with the students and staff here at Finlandia.”

Airen Campbell-Olszewski

Campbell-Olszewski started her education at Northern Michigan University from 2001-2006. While attending, she earned her [...]

November 17, 2016

Hours for Maki Library during 2016 Thanksgiving Break

The Maki Library will be open limited hours during the week of Thanksgiving. Below the hours are listed, and you can also find them anytime by visiting finlandia.edu/library.

2016 Thanksgiving Week Library Hours Monday & Tuesday – 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Wednesday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday & Friday – Closed Saturday – 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday – 3 to 11 p.m.

October 13, 2016

Maki Library hosting Publishing Rocks! Reception

Finlandia employees, students and community members are invited to attend the Publishing Rocks! Reception to celebrate faculty and Dr. Ralph Pifer on Wednesday, October 19 at 6 p.m. at Maki Library.

The event will celebrate 120 years of Finlandia University faculty publications and 14 years of donations from Dr. Pifer.

Highlights of the event will include introduction of new publications from currenty faculty, as well as a new collection of geological and fossil specimens and archaeological artifacts from Dr. Pifer.


Publishing Rocks! [...]

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