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      Get help scheduling meetings with Doodle

      Need help scheduling meetings with colleagues in and out of the University of Minnesota? Need to get general availability for big groups of people? Doodle, a meeting coordination tool, will make your life easier.

      Professor Peter Reich: Connecting people to climate research

      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.

      An Evening With Steve Berry

      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.
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      Uncovering the Treasures of the University of Minnesota Archives

      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.
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      Free online ebook collection launches

      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.

      Pankake Poetry reading with Jim Moore now online

      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.
      Photo of Mark Hauser, Doctoral Candidate, Carnegie Mellon University

      2016 Chambers Fellowship recipients

      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.

      Nachtrieb’s Nuances

      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?”
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      At the Zoo

      On this episode of U of M Radio on your Historic Dial take a field trip in sound to the Como Zoo in 1978 and hear a surprising story of an animal theft and why lions do not make good pets.

      Libraries help you #GetItDone with Stress Busters and 24/7 study

      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.
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      Michael Dennis Browne featured at 6th Pankake Poetry event

      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.
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      A chocolate bar with historical roots

      It's not every day that you get a chocolate bar made in your honor, but today is a lucky day. Introducing 1772, a new chocolate bar made from an old recipe found in a manuscript at the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine.
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      An Englishman in Minneapolis: Sir Tyrone Guthrie

      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.

      VocalEssence Records Come to the Performing Arts Archives

      The Performing Arts Archives welcomes the records of the Minneapolis-based choral music ensemble VocalEssence led by Philip Brunelle.