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A Feast of Words, featuring Susan Wolf

Genomic medicine is revolutionizing biomedicine and health care. Yet the ethical challenges are significant. Professor Susan Wolf presents A Feast of Words, "The Ethical Challenges of Genomic Medicine: New Data & New Duties," on January 28, 5:00 p.m. at the Campus Club.

The Wedding Heard ‘Round the World

Join authors Michael McConnell, Jack Baker, and Gail Karwoski to celebrate the book about Michael and Jack and their 1971 wedding – the first gay marriage in America. The event takes place January 26, 7:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library.
Schuster Brewing Company

Schuster Brewing Company, Rochester, Minnesota: Medicinal Tonic, Temperance, and Top Brass

Please join us December 7 for the C. C. and Dawn Clawson Lecture in the History of Medicine presented by Christopher J. Boes, M.D.

Bio-Medical Library hosts TEDMED webcast Nov. 19, 20

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.
Original Graywolf Press Logo Mock Up

Graywolf Press: A World of Voices

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.

Exhibit reception for ‘People on the Move’

Please join us Thursday, October 29, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. as we honor the past, celebrate the present, and look forward to the future for the Immigration History Research Center & Archives. This celebration of our 50th anniversary will feature remarks by former curator Joel Wurl.

Friends of the Sherlock Holmes Collections Annual Meeting

All are welcome to join us for the Friends of the Sherlock Holmes Collections Annual Meeting, Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library. Author Bonnie MacBird will be the keynote speaker at this annual meeting and public event.
Book cover image for 'The Great Fire'

The Great Fire at Smyrna

Join us Wednesday, October 21, 3:30 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 for “The Great Fire at Smyrna.” Boston University professor and journalist Lou Ureneck discusses his recently published book, “The Great Fire: One American’s Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century’s First Genocide” and the research he conducted at the University Libraries’ YMCA Archives.

Free Workshops from the U Libraries

We host in-person workshops for students, staff and faculty. Topics include citation managers, research strategies, data management, Google, and much more. Here is a sample of our upcoming workshops:

Join us Sept. 24 for the James Ford Bell Lecture

Please join us Thursday, September 24, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. for the 2015 James Ford Bell Lecture. M. Antoni Ucerler, Director of the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History, University of San Francisco presents, "Two Jesuits, Two Manuscripts, Two Visions of Ming China."

‘Humor in the Archives’ is theme of 2015-2016 First Fridays

"How Many Archivists Does it Take?: Humor in the Archives" is the theme of this year's First Fridays series of presentations. Humor is a tool alternatively employed to instill delight, put forth political commentary, teach lessons, assuage fears, or even encourage social bonding. Come hear and laugh at stories from the more comedic side of Archives and Special Collections.
What was this used for? stage show.

The Health Sciences Libraries are Going to the Fair

Staff at the Health Sciences Libraries will be working hard while having fun at the Minnesota State Fair, August 22 – September 7. Join us as we research health literacy, explore odd and sometimes frightening medical artifacts of the past, share good health information, and test medical knowledge with our health fact or fiction quiz.

Exhibit opening reception for “Interior/Exterior”

Join us for the opening reception of the exhibit "Interior/Exterior: Portraits of the Major Arcana," Friday, July 17, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library, 210 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St. S.E. Art Institute International photography student Madalyn Rowell explores the iconography of the tarot deck.
Sphere of Existence exhibit image

Exhibit opening celebration for ‘Sphere of Existence’

The James Ford Bell Library invites you to attend the exhibit opening of "Sphere of Existence," April 29, 2015, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the T.R. Anderson Gallery, Wilson Library, Fourth Floor. The exhibit features original contemporary prints by 20 artists and printmakers, created using the format and dimensions of Martin Waldseemüller’s Globe Gores and the handmade printmaking technologies that Waldseemüller employed.
Image from the Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives

Celebrate Jewish Heritage Month with the Upper Midwest Jewish Archives

Celebrate Jewish Heritage Month with the Upper Midwest Jewish Archives and the St. Paul Jewish Community Center, May 28, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, libations, and conversation. Attendees at this special event will gain a deeper understanding of the American Jewish experience from a Midwestern perspective.