Sharing and advancing knowledge is a goal of Peter Reich’s, a Regents Professor and Distinguished McKnight Professor in Forest Ecology at the University of Minnesota, whose research focuses on climate change issues. Reich works with library services such as the University Digital Conservancy (UDC) to more broadly share his research and he collaborates on "MinuteEarth," a YouTube channel of short entertaining videos.
Best selling author Steve Berry will be the featured speaker February 26, 7:00 p.m., at the University of Minnesota's Coffman Memorial Union Theater. Berry and his wife, Elizabeth, are the founders of History Matters, a foundation dedicated to historic preservation.
Join us online on March 3, 12 p.m. (central), for "Uncovering the Treasures of the University of Minnesota Archives," a University of Minnesota Alumni Association webinar that features Erik Moore, University of Minnesota Archivist.
Ebooks Minnesota, a free online ebook collection spearheaded by Minitex — a program of the University of Minnesota Libraries and the Office of Higher Education — is now available to all Minnesotans. Reader can access more than 2,000 books, including titles from many Minnesota publishers, at any time at no cost.
Teaching poetry while in prison, being present at an airport bomb explosion, and traveling internationally have shaped Jim Moore as a writer and pivotal figure on Minnesota’s poetry scene for more than four decades. Moore read from his works at the 2019 Pankake Poetry event, held April 3 at the University of Minnesota.
Three research fellows are using the Social Welfare History Archives and Kautz Family YMCA Archives with assistance from the Clarke Chambers Fellowship. The three Chambers fellows for 2016 are: Mark Hauser, Margaret Boren Neubauer, and Angelica Stoddard.
Leave it to an archivist to notice an unexplained detail in the current Andersen Library exhibit, Exploring Minnesota’s Natural History, curated by University Archives. At an exhibit event in July a colleague inquired of the co-curators, “Is there a reason why the words in the Henry Nachtrieb letter are spelled in such an interesting way?”
The University Libraries will offer "distraction-free" studying for finals that includes extended hours in our buildings, as well as stress-reducing activities. Use our spaces, our computers, our coffee shops, get help when you need it, and take a break with our awesome activities.
Michael Dennis Browne, poet and University of Minnesota Emeritus Professor, reads from his new book "The Voices," April 16, 2015, 4:00 p.m., Elmer L. Andersen Library.
May 7 marked the anniversary of the Guthrie Theater’s first ever performance in 1963, a production of Hamlet starring George Grizzard and Jessica Tandy. In this episode of "U of M Radio On Your Historic Dial," we’ll hear Sir Tyrone Guthrie explain his vision of the future of American theater in his own words, followed by interviews with the Guthrie staff from ten years later.
The Performing Arts Archives welcomes the records of the Minneapolis-based choral music ensemble VocalEssence led by Philip Brunelle.