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Past Exhibits

Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine: An Exhibition about the Historical Roots of a Modern Sensation

June 9 – July 19, 2014

Downeast Bugs, Birds, and Butterflies: A Collection of Wildlife Photography

Jerry Lotterhos, M.S.W., Retired Professor Emeritus from the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies, College of Allied Health Sciences (1972 - 2003), presents a 2014 Spring Semester exhibit as part of the Art as Avocation series. Entitled, "Downeast Bugs, Birds, and Butterflies: A Collection of Wildlife Photography" Lotterhos captures an intimate glimpse into the lives of unique and beautiful creatures. The exhibit was on display from February 4, 2014 through March 26, 2014.

Dr. Walter Pories - "Reflections on Medicine, Science, and Academia" (Art as Avocation Series)

Dr. Walter J. Pories, Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology and Director of the Metabolic Surgery Research Group at the Brody School of Medicine presented a 2013 Fall Semester exhibit entitled, "The Art of Pories: Reflections on Medicine, Science, & Academia". Pories showcased a multiple media collection of cartoons, sculptures, watercolor paintings and digital art as an artistic response to his views on medicine, science and academia. The exhibit was on display from October 1, 2013 through December 6, 2013.

Elevating Practices: The Lifework of Two Rural Librarians: An Artifact Exhibit

Artifacts from the Country Doctor Museum - 4th floor Evelyn Fike Laupus Gallery of the Laupus Library Exhibit ended November 4th, 2012

Humble Beginnings: A History of the Division of the Health Sciences & Eastern North Carolina (Art as Avocation Series)

Watercolors by Lou Everett, EdD, RN, Professor Emeritus, College of Nursing
On Display from January 31, 2012 - March 27, 2012

Artistry in Wood: Reflections of Past and Present, Preserved Forever (Art as Avocation Series)

Relief carvings by Dr. Leonard Trujillo, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Allied Health Sciences

On display September 11th, 2012 through November 6th, 2012

Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine

Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries looks at the men and women who served as surgeons and nurses and how their service as medical providers challenged the prescribed notions of race and gender pushing the boundaries of the roles of African Americans in America. - On display August 15, 2011 - September 24, 2011

The Literature of Prescription

On display in the Evelyn Fike Laupus Gallery on the 4th floor January 24 - March 6, 2010

“Weak Female? Medical Justifications Behind Restrictions on Women in the Late 19th Century”

A Panel Discussion held in conjunction with the exhibition

Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons

A Traveling Exhibition that celebrates the contributions of African American academic surgeons to medicine and medical education

On display in the Evelyn Fike Laupus Gallery on the 4th floor May 1, 2009 – July 28, 2009

Old Age and Death: Selected Books from the Laupus Library History Collections

Inspired by “The Last Year” & “Surrounded by Family and Friends” Exhibit at the Greenville Museum of Art

On Display through July 31, 2009 on the 3rd Floor

The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic: July 18-September 9, 2008

The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic is an exhibit based on the contents of hundreds of abandoned suitcases that were found in the attic of Willard Psychiatric Center in Willard, New York when it closed in 1995 after 126 years of operation. Contents of the suitcases allowed exhibit curators to interpret and present stories from the lives of people who were removed from their communities and institutionalized. The exhibit offers historical insight and inspires compassion for those with mental illness today. The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic was developed by The Community Consortium and is circulated by the Exhibition Alliance, Inc., Hamilton, N.Y.”