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A Matter of Facts Blog

The word, Impeachment, highlighted in the Constitution

Options to remove or bar a president from office

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After the insurrection at the United States Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 — with hundreds of Trump supporters swarming and entering the Capitol building in opposition to Trump’s presidential election loss — lawmakers are poised to remove Trump from office. The three primary ways we are seeing this unfold is through impeachment, the 14th Amendment, or the 25th Amendment.

From the Archivist Blog

U of M Radio On Your Historic Dial with retro radio icon

Women on the Air: Cokie Roberts

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On September 17, 2019, award-winning broadcaster, journalist, and author Cokie Roberts passed away at the age of 75. In her memory, on this episode, we’ll share a recording of the speech that Roberts gave at the University of Minnesota Law School Commencement Exercises, held on Saturday, May 9, 1992 at Northrop Auditorium.

Blue Ox Review

Screenshot of Michele and Barak Obama smiling and holding the book Word Collector

#Operation Read Aloud: The Word Collector with Michelle and Barack Obama

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From Lisa: For many of us distance-learning will continue into the fall. On the Facebook page #OperationReadAloud, we are aggregating resources to support home and classroom learning. Thank you to the creators for their hard work and...

Health Sciences Libraries News

Alexa Oswald

Discovering a new path

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Alexa Oswald came to the Health Sciences Library through serendipity — she saw a summer job listed and had enough hours to take it — and has been working there ever since. After she graduates in chemistry, she plans to enter a master’s degree program in nursing and, ultimately, become a nurse-midwife.

Kirschner Cookbook Collection Blog

Minnesota cookie recipes and Somali American cookbook

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Megan Kocher reviewed The Great Minnesota Cookie Book and Soo Fariista, a Somali American cookbook, on this installment of Read This Book from the University of Minnesota Libraries.

Land of 10,000 Workflows Blog

AUL Claire Stewart

How I Work: Claire Stewart

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Claire Stewart, Associate University Librarian for Research & Learning at the University Libraries, talks about the technology and tools that she uses in her daily life. Her favorite: Wunderlist. And she is on the verge of dumping her laptop entirely for a desktop in the office and an iPad 6th generation when she's mobile.

Archives and Special Collections News

Gideon and Sarah Gartner

Visionary technology leader dies

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Gideon Gartner died Dec. 12 at his home in Manhattan. He and his wife Sarah have been generous supporters of the Charles Babbage Institute’s research and archives. The Gartner Group Records that he donated to CBI Archives have already been used by many researchers, reports CBI Director Jeffrey Yost. 

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