Pulitzer Prize Winners 2009

Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced Today


Public Service – Las Vegas Sun

Breaking News Reporting – The New York Times Staff

Investigative Reporting – David Barstow of The New York Times

Explanatory Reporting – Bettina Boxall and Julie Cart of the Los Angeles Times

Local Reporting
Detroit Free Press Staff
Ryan Gabrielson and Paul Giblin of the East Valley Tribune, Mesa, AZ

National Reporting – St. Petersburg Times Staff

International Reporting – The New York Times Staff

Feature Writing – Lane DeGregory of the St. Petersburg Times

Commentary – Eugene Robinson of The Washington Post

Criticism – Holland Cotter of The New York Times

Editorial Writing – Mark Mahoney of The Post-Star, Glens Falls, NY

Editorial Cartooning – Steve Breen of The San Diego Union-Tribune

Breaking News Photography – Patrick Farrell of The Miami Herald

Feature Photography – Damon Winter of The New York Times


FictionOlive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

DramaRuined by Lynn Nottage

HistoryThe Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed

BiographyAmerican Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham

PoetryThe Shadow of Sirius by W.S. Merwin

General NonfictionSlavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon

MusicDouble Sextet by Steve Reich, premiered March 26, 2008 in Richmond, VA

Check out http://www.pulitzer.org/awards/2009 for more info

National Library Week


Celebrate National Library Week by coming to the library to view our display on libraries.  It includes information on Waubonsee’s new Library Technical Assistant Degree and Certification Program that’s being offered beginning next fall.

From the American Library Association:
★ Academic librarians answer 72.8 million reference questions each  year—almost twice the attendance at college football games.

Late Night at the Todd Library

You’re invited….to Late Night at the Todd Library on Thursday, April 16th, from 9 PM to Midnight!

– cookies, coffee, and snacks begin 9 p.m.

– drawings for prizes every hour

assistance with class projects from librarians, faculty, or a writing tutor

Come enjoy the evening with faculty and fellow students!