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Murder Mystery Challenge

Murder Mystery Challenge

The Fall 2013 Challenge is over!

Thanks to the 100 students who competed! You guys were awesome. We're tallying up the numbers and will announce the winners the week of Oct. 21. Participants, watch your inboxes!

About the Challenge

In 1921, a murder was committed in broad daylight on the streets of Midtown...

This (real) crime left traces in historical resources...

Join the Time-Traveling Library Detective Squad and bring the killer to justice!

What: Students competed in teams to solve the puzzle in the Library

When: Daily during Community Hour (1:45–2:45) from September 30 to October 11

Extended by popular demand to October 17!

Who: First-year students only in teams of 4 or 5

Prizes: In late October, the teams that completed the Challenge most accurately and quickly were be honored with some Library swag:

  • First place: catered lunch, $20 Amazon gift cards, and the envy of your classmates
  • Second place: catered lunch
  • Third place: $10 Barnes & Noble gift cards

Registration for this event has ended.

Questions? Get in touch with Robin Davis, Emerging Tech Librarian.