Join us Tuesday, November 10, 1:30 p.m. at Andersen Horticultural Library for a dessert reception for the exhibit “A Gathering of Flowers: Botanicals in the Age of Climate Change.” The artist, Ursula Hargens, will speak about her work and the process of creating this exhibition.
While cataloging artifacts at the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine, we encountered an incredible set of wax moulages (molds) that depicted infectious diseases. The molds were designed by Theodor Henning (1897-1946).
Mars is the subject of this installment of Read This Book!, which features Science Librarian Carolyn Bishoff and Social Sciences Librarian Amy Riegelman. The two discussed the popular book, The Martian and five other books about Mars.
Have you ever visited the caverns beneath Elmer L. Andersen Library at the University of Minnesota? You can, you know. It's free. We provide guided tours. But if you want to get a sneak peek, watch this video.
The University of Minnesota Libraries and President Eric Kaler celebrated the donation of the Michael McConnell Files to the University's Tretter Collection for GLBT Studies at the University's Elmer L. Andersen Library on October 26, 2015.
Attend a live viewing of TEDMED 2015 and learn more about the latest advances in neuroscience, public health, pharmacy, genetics, medical ethics, addiction medicine, and cutting-edge science. Free and open to the public. Refreshments served.
Join us on November 12, 6:30 p.m. at Willey Hall. The program for the evening features Graywolf Press Director and Publisher Fiona McCrae in conversation with Graywolf founder Scott Walker. There will be brief readings by Graywolf authors Sven Birkerts, Jim Moore, Mary François Rockcastle, and Vijay Seshadri, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.
Fifty years ago this month the new Washington Avenue Bridge opened to connect the main campus and the then newly established West Bank campus. The bridge opened to pedestrian traffic on its upper deck on September 27, 1965 and automobile traffic began on October 4.
Emily Beck has created a hauntingly beautiful pumpkin carving of a monster that – until now – has only lived in the world of rare books and folklore and housed at the University of Minnesota's Wangensteen Historical Library.
The Geologic Quilt Map of Minnesota is on display at Wilson Library, University of Minnesota. The design is based on the most recent 2011 Minnesota bedrock geology map produced by the Minnesota Geologic Survey.