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The 1868 Act to Re-Organize the University established the University's mission, an academic framework, and the governance and duties of University leadership. In many ways, these events of 150 years ago are the beginnings of the University of Minnesota we know today.
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As I continue to write about 100 Women Picture Book Artists Many are well-known and and come to mind quickly, others have one or two...
Breakfast with Beatrice and Original Scandinavian Recipes were featured on this installment of Read This Book with Megan Kocher, Curator of the Doris Kirschner Cookbook Collection, and host Lisa Von Drasek. Kocher also announced that the University Libraries recently acquired Beatrice Ojakangas' cookbook collection — which includes Original Scandinavian Recipes — for the Kirschner Collection, which is available to the public at the University of Minnesota's Magrath Library on the St. Paul campus.
Yuyi Morales (pronounced “ZHOO-zhee") was born in Xalapa, Mexico. Being a competitive swimmer, she studied Physical Education at the University De Xalapa, hoping to become...