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July 2008 Archives
Congratulations to the UMN Solar Vehicle project for their 5th place finish in the North American Solar Challenge. Learn more about their project and race here.
What: Exhibit: Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons
Where: Bio-Medical Library, Diehl Hall
When: Through July 31, 2008
Free and open to the public.
This exhibit is the joint effort of the National Library of Medicine and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture (Baltimore).
Time: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 1:00 PM -- 2:00 PM
Location: Walter 310
Learn the basics of using RefWorks, the Web-based citation manager that is available to all U of M students, faculty, and staff. Adding references to RefWorks will be covered, as well as exporting them to Word, and selecting a style (ACS, APA, LaTeX, AIP, etc.) for your bibliography. You can register for the workshop here.
The 2008 North American Solar Challenge (NASC2008) is a competition to design, build, and drive solar-powered cars in a cross-country time/distance rally event. Teams compete in a 2400 mile drive from Dallas, Texas to Calgary, Alberta.
The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project (UMNSVP) is an organization of undergraduate engineering students who undertake the project of researching, designing, and constructing a solar vehicle every two years. The race is underway. Follow the U of M team's daily updates here.