Athenaeum, a suite of spaces and services in Newman Library dedicated to cultivating digital research skills of faculty and students, had its grand opening January 25. The suite consists of a modular classroom (124 Newman), a collaborative boardroom (126), and a media studio (127).

The speakers at the grand opening were: E. Thomas Ewing, a professor of Department of History and associate dean for graduate studies and research; Sylvester Johnson, a professor in the Department of Religion and Culture and assistant vice provost for the humanities; and Tyler Walter, dean of university libraries.