A poetry reading by Minnesota's poet laureate, Joyce Sutphen, highlights the 5th annual Pankake Poetry Series. A reception will follow the reading in the Andersen atrium.
Read This Book!: Science and Bicycles, features Carolyn Rauber, a University of Minnesota science and engineering librarian. In this episode, Rauber highlights four books related to the science of bicycles.
Brenda Child will read from her recent book "Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of the Community." Zenzele Isoke will read from her book "Urban Black Women and the Politics of Resistance."
March 25 would have been Norman E. Borlaug's 100th birthday. The Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and University of Minnesota alumnus (B.S. ‘37, M.S. ‘39, Ph.D. ‘42), is called the father of the Green Revolution. His personal papers are housed in University of Minnesota Archives in the Elmer L. Andersen Library.
Viewing the current Downton Abbey exhibit at the Wangensteen Historical Library left graduate student Jeff Moulton feeling a bit queasy thinking about medicine of the early 20th century. "There are some things that are almost terrifying," said Moulton, a big Downton Abbey fan, while noting that the exhibit contained "a lot of pokers and tweezers."
Sticking around for break? Relax with movies and fiction from the Libraries and/or take advantage of our group study and quiet spaces to get stuff done!
Today I'm sharing a beautiful recipe from a beautiful cookbook. It's sweet, has whiskey in it, and is made of vegetables. Yum. 3.2.1311
Reconnect and celebrate at the University of Minnesota Library School Reunion on April 27! The Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries will host an afternoon tea for all University of Minnesota Library School alumni in the Arthur Upson Room of Walter Library.
On March 5, writer Kate DiCamillo and Lisa Von Drasek, curator of the Children’s Literature Research Collection at the University of Minnesota Libraries, hosted a storytelling event with eight schools. Di Camillo is the current Library of Congress National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and the winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal for her book “Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures.”
3D Printing and other forms of desktop fabrication are becoming more accessible to more people every day. How can these technologies be used as part of research and teaching in a University environment? In this DASH event, we will hear from representatives from different spaces on campus that use 3D printing and other fabrication technologies.
By Emily Hagens After a long wait, season 4 of Downton finally reappeared on PBS at the beginning of January! Lois Hendrickson and I, co-curators...
Join us for a luncheon and award ceremony honoring the two winners of the 2014 Kerlan Award of the Children’s Literature Research Collections: Russell Freedman and Linda Sue Park.
Whether the desire to possess a rare book, a longing for a home to call one’s own, or the pursuit of an organization’s mission, the Archives and Special Collections of the University of Minnesota Libraries brings the stories to life in this year’s First Fridays presentations. April 4 presentations are: The Beauty of It: The Design and Marketing of Computers and Gay Desire and the U.S. Postal System.
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.