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"Discover the U" at the Capitol


Several hundred people gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol for "Discover the U" day on March 30, 2012. The IHRC was among nine groups selected to present a display in the rotunda highlighting research, education and outreach activities across the University. Featured groups:

    • Program in Human Anatomy
    • The Dairy Lab
    • Center for Distributed Robotics
    • Engineers without Borders
    • Immigration History Research Center
    • Institute on the Environment
    • The Raptor Center
    • Professor Barry Kudrowitz & Toy and Product Design
    • Center for Transportation Studies

Graduate students Andy Wilhide and Kelly Condit-Shrestha, undergraduates Shelby Johnson and Keit Osadchuk and recent graduate Mustafa Jumale met with Minnesota legislators and other interested persons to share the IHRC's research initiatives in the Digital Humanities. Digitizing Immigrant Letters , Minnesota 2.0 and Sheeko were featured in the IHRC's display.

IHRC Communications Assistant Shelby Johnson shares information with a visitor.
Staff members pose in front of the IHRC's display. (From L - R: Kelly Condit-Shrestha, Andy Wilhide, Mustafa Jumale, Shelby Johnson, and Keit Osadchuk.)
IHRC's display: "Student Research Teams in the Digital Humanities"