E-books on the rise at Hennepin County Library
Minneapolis Central Library, pictured here in 2015, holds the largest collection of items in the Hennepin County Library system. Library users can also download e-books through cloudLibrary and OverDrive. Photo by seanbirm/Flickr

E-books on the rise at Hennepin County Library

Writing student examines the popularity of e-books in public libraries.

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Professor and police officer talk peaceful protest
Amy Mino, president of the League of Women Voters St. Paul, left, Commander Joshua Lego of the St. Paul Police Department and Vicki Barnes, LWVSP vice president, at the “Peaceful Protest and Social Movement Organizing” forum at Metropolitan State University on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Photo by Erin Heisler Wagner, courtesy of League of Women Voters St. Paul.

Professor and police officer talk peaceful protest

Freedom of assembly was the topic of conversation between a Metro State professor and a St. Paul police officer at a campus forum on April 19.

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Taking a stand for students: Students United lobbies lawmakers in DC, St. Paul
Students United leaders with Sen. Amy Klobuchar (center) in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, March 8, 2018. The students attended Klobuchar’s weekly “Minnesota Morning” gathering in the Hart Senate Office Building. Photo courtesy of Students United

Taking a stand for students: Students United lobbies lawmakers in DC, St. Paul

Students United sent nine university students to Washington, D.C. with a lengthy legislative agenda and a mission to lobby lawmakers.

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Q+A with President Arthur: New chancellor, cybersecurity, campus safety
President Ginny Arthur at the Spring Faculty Conference in New Main Great Hall on February 17, 2018. Photo courtesy of Metropolitan State University

Q+A with President Arthur: New chancellor, cybersecurity, campus safety

President discusses Chancellor Devinder Malhotra, legislative funding prospects (including a potential $10 million for a cyber security center at Metro State), and campus safety in the wake of the Parkland shooting.

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Metro State samples the science of beer
Ampere Amber beer at Tin Whiskers Brewing Company, 125 East Ninth St., St. Paul on July 8, 2014. Photo by Jonathan Ellgen / Flickr Creative Commons

Metro State samples the science of beer

Moriarty described the brewing process to about 30 people at his noon talk at the Science Education Center on March 22.

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Q+A with President Arthur: Financial stress, budget and cuts
President Ginny Arthur will host campus budget forums in March. According to materials prepared for the forums, if student enrollment drops by 2 percent, Metro State will face a budget deficit of $1.8 million to $2 million for fiscal year 2019. Photo courtesy of Metropolitan State University

Q+A with President Arthur: Financial stress, budget and cuts

President discusses Metro State’s financial health, serving adult students and her own academic journey

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Calling all artists: Metro State wants to buy your work
"Tile Diptych (Falling Tulips)," an earthenware work by studio arts faculty member Ursula Hargens, won a 2017 Art Purchase Award. It is on display in a study room on the first floor of the Library. Image courtesy of Art Exhibition Committee

Calling all artists: Metro State wants to buy your work

Students, alumni and faculty can submit art for $1,000 award.

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