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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

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

Hundreds of shoes hang from the branches of a tree.

Shoe Tree

The Shoe Tree is known for the numerous pairs of shoes thrown from the bridge whose laces wrap around the branches and hang from the tree. Located on the West Bank, there is no single event or campus tradition that results in shoes being thrown into the tree.

Blue Ox Review

cover image of You Can't be too Careful by Roger Mello

Event: Thursday April 1, 2021 Peter Sis and Roger Mello

A Conversation with Roger Mello and Peter Sís, hosted by the Eric Carle Museum April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm On April 1st at 7:00 PM EDT, the Eric Carle Museum will host an online conversation between Roger Mello and Peter...

Health Sciences Libraries News

Acupuncture Model

An intern opens up new views

Library student John Cole is scanning artifacts from the Wangensteen Historical Library in 3D, offering an advantage for very fragile items — as well as for virtual instruction.

Kirschner Cookbook Collection Blog

Minnesota cookie recipes and Somali American cookbook

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

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

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Funding received to preserve ’A Public Health Journal‘ TV programs online

The Social Welfare History Archives received a $10,000 Legacy Amendment grant from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society for the digital preservation and access project Public Health in Minnesota: Digitizing Recordings of “A Public Health Journal” TV program.

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