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Finals Week: Fine Art, Feature Films, Sunday Drives and Invisible Cows

By Diane Osman and Lauren Lindgren '21

It’s almost time for finals, and whether you’re on campus or studying from afar, Roesch Library is here for you! From yoga stretches and browsing museums all over the world to taking a virtual drive down a city street far away to tunes from that location’s local radio station, we found some fun ways to take a break! Enjoy this collection of stress-busting ideas compiled by the University Libraries. 

Free streaming

Films on Demand through Infobase offers thousands of streaming videos in a broad range of subjects — and even feature films. Here are some recommendations from our student employees:

  • TED Talk by Margaret Heffernan: “Dare to Disagree”
  • Women’s Liberation in the 20th Century (Producer: Balanga)
  • Beyond Meat (CNN)
  • Adult Under Construction (Off the Fence)
  • Digital Addiction (ABC News)
  • Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric

Feature Films for Education offers hundreds of full-length feature films to stream. Here are some recommendations from our student employees:

  • The Greatest Showman
  • The Sound of Music
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • The Fault in our Stars
  • Castaway
  • Miracle on 34th Street
  • Titanic
  • The Call of the Wild (2020)
  • Jane (2017)
  • He Named Me Malala


Enjoy a virtual tour of some of the world’s most renowned museums

Virtual Tours

Background music


Other crafts

Animal therapy

See photos from some previous therapy pet visitors in the gallery below. Special thanks to Larry Burgess, Lora Melin of Maggie’s Minis, and Brenda Metcalf.


Yoga and stretching

We wish you the best of luck on finals … and have a great summer!

— Diane Osman, University Libraries and Lauren Lindgren ’21

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