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Minnesota Center for the Philosophy of Science

Center for Bioethics

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May 1st -- we are seeing green again, and students are lounging on the quadrangle...

Local Information

Dining || Program Technology || Weather || Places of Interest
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Contact Local Organizer: DOUGLAS ALLCHIN <allch001@umn.edu>


Breakfast is included as part of the dorm accommodations. There are also local restaurants. Nearby coffee includes: Dunn Bros., Espresso Expose, Starbucks, Espresso Royale.

There are numerous options for lunch. There is a seasonal outdoor grill on the quadrangle, just outside the meeting rooms. Across the street is the student union, with a food court and snack store. A few blocks away are college-food restaurants: Bruegger's Bagels, Chipotle [Mexican], Noodles Inc., Espresso Expose coffee shop (with wraps & sandwiches), an Applebee's with table service, pizza, Asian, and more. Registration materials will have a full list.

For dinner in the evening, there are the same local restaurants as lunch, along with many opportunities for fine dining. Peruse some options at OpenTable. Full list at registration.

Breaks will feature Dunn Bros. coffee, roasted here in town, as well as light refreshments.

Vegetarians will find plenty of options -- including some fine dining.

All presentation rooms will have [PC] laptop computers and projectors.
Please bring your presentation on a flash drive/memory stick and plan to install it on the computer desktop in the break prior to your session.
Mac users: please bring your computer & appropriate adapter.

Late June weather here is typically pleasant, comfortably warm into mid-evening — perfect for our opening night picnic. Daytime temperature: high 70s; night: low 60s (~26C/15C). Showers possible. Unwelcome heat possible.
Check the local weather NOW.

STAYING ACTIVE. Jogging & bike trails nearby -- along the scenic Mississippi River.