Mark Engebretson is the director of communications at the University of Minnesota Libraries and editor of continuum.
Previously, Mark served as director of digital media strategy for the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and before that as electronic communications manager for the University of Minnesota's Academic Health Center Office of Communications.
Mark is a former journalist who has written about politics, health, business, and sports for a number of newspapers and magazines.
Mark has a B.A. in journalism and an M.A. in health journalism from the University of Minnesota.
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By Emily Hagens After a long wait, season 4 of Downton finally reappeared on PBS at the beginning of January! Lois Hendrickson and I, co-curators of the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine’s current exhibit Downton Abbey: Behind the Scenes of Health and Illness, have been continuing our conversation about Downton and health. The war [...]
Whether the desire to possess a rare book, a longing for a home to call one’s own, or the pursuit of an organization’s mission, the Archives and Special Collections of the University of Minnesota Libraries brings the stories to life in this year’s First Fridays presentations. April 4 presentations are: The Beauty of It: The Design and Marketing of Computers and Gay Desire and the U.S. Postal System.
The Bio-Medical Library provides a wide range of services to support evidence-based practice within the Academic Health Center. Its collection provides the science, and its staff members share their expertise to support the art of putting evidence into practice.
If you want to see the current Bell Library exhibit, you had better hurry. The exhibit, “Bound Fragments: 60 Years of Collecting at the James Ford Bell Library,” closes on February 28. The exhibit is part of the Bell Library’s 60th Anniversary celebration.
February 10 through May 14, 2014 What: Exhibit: “Rejoice the Legacy!” When: February 10 – May 14, 2014 Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library Exhibit Hours | Parking and Directions About the exhibit This exhibit displays original manuscript pages, artist dummies, picture book proofs, and original art and sketches selected from among Andrea Davis Pinkney’s more than 20 published [...]
Dance Heritage Coalition (DHC) has formally accepted the University of Minnesota into its membership. Cecily Marcus, curator of the Performing Arts Archives at the University of Minnesota Libraries Archives and Special Collections, will represent the University on the DHC board of directors.
The Impressions of Nature exhibition showcases material from the special collections of the Andersen Horticultural Library. Nineteenth-century prints and books feature images of ferns and seaweeds created by Englishman Henry Bradbury, who perfected a nature printing process using soft and hard metal plates.
The University of Minnesota Libraries has received a $250,000 grant to make accessible a national collection of digital materials that document African American theater and cultural history.
Join us March 9 to celebrate Oscar Wilde’s brilliance and profundity. Commentary by Anatoly Liberman and singing by Maria Jette and Timothy Lovelace.