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Minnesota Landscapes: Documenting Environmental History through Archival Sources is a year-long project to examine and describe archival collections related to Minnesota’s environmental history and climate.
On September 17, 2019, award-winning broadcaster, journalist, and author Cokie Roberts passed away at the age of 75. In her memory, on this episode, we’ll share a recording of the speech that Roberts gave at the University of Minnesota Law School Commencement Exercises, held on Saturday, May 9, 1992 at Northrop Auditorium.
Throughout the spring of 1970, tensions were high among students and the campus community at the University of Minnesota in regards to the United States' military efforts, which ignited student strikes across the nation, including the University of Minnesota. Now fifty years later, we look back on the history of the student strike and the impact it had on campus.
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Leslie Schiff has always loved science and research, but her biggest discovery was her love for teaching. As a virology researcher-turned-instructor, the library has been Schiff’s lifelong partner. She sees endless overlap between her educational work and the work of libraries. With a flood of queries and sources on the internet, librarians can help people understand perspective, purpose, bias, relevancy, and more.
Founded in 1974, Graywolf Press has spent the last 50 years establishing itself as one of the nation’s leading independent publishers. This exhibit explores...
The second annual Health Science Education Center (HSEC) Open House introduced a new crop of students to resources at the Health Sciences Library, from virtual reality and laser cutters, to mushroom exhibits and study spaces.