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About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.

Summer Concert Series

The campus is hosting a free Summer Concert Series on the Wyman Mall (on the west side of Andersen Library) as part of its Sesquicentennial celebration! Bring your picnic (no carry-in of alcohol) or purchase food and beverages at the … Continue reading

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Summer fun: June events @ Irvin L Young Memorial Library

The Irvin L Young Memorial Library, Whitewater’s public library (431 W Center St), is providing some fun and free summer events! No registration required. Mark your calendars: Thurs., June 7, 6-7:30pm: State of Craft Beer – Matt Janzen, author of … Continue reading

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Andersen Library Summer Hours

PLEASE NOTE: There will be abatement on the Library’s 2nd/main floor on Friday, May 25, followed by carpeting work the next week. The Library’s entrance and Circulation service desk will be on 1st floor during this work. If you enter … Continue reading

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Library exam, break hours

Andersen Library hours for exam study: Mon.-Thurs., May 14-17: 7:30am – 2am Fri., May 18*: 7:30am – 6pm Sat., May 19: 10am – 6pm Sun., May 20: 11am – 8pm Mon.-Tues., May 21-22: 7:30am – 4:30pm Spring-Summer Break hours (May … Continue reading

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Hear the Wisconsin poet laureate

Karla Huston, Wisconsin’s 2017-18 Poet Laureate, will present some of her work on Thurs., Apr. 5th, at 5 p.m. in Laurentide in the 3rd-floor “living room area.” It’s a celebration of Poetry Month! There will be some refreshments (RSVP to … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2018! Library, Café hours

SPRING BREAK! Mmmmm, can you feel the sun and hear the surf? Andersen Library’s hours will be: Sat-Sun Mar 24-25: CLOSED Mon-Fri Mar 26-30: 8am-4:30pm Sat Mar 31: CLOSED Sun Apr 1: 3pm-2am The Food for Thought café is open … Continue reading

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Dr. Corey Davis talks about Fake News

Professor Corey Davis, Dept. of Communication, will talk about “’Fake News!’ Conjecture, Conspiracy and Consequences for American Democracy” at the next meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Whitewater Area (LWV) on Thurs., Mar. 15, at 7 p.m. … Continue reading

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Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic

Sam Quinones will talk about “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic” at 7pm on Mon., Mar. 12, in the Young Auditorium. It’s part of the lecture series sponsored by the College of Letters and Sciences. Quinones, freelance journalist … Continue reading

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A Photographer’s Life: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian

Michael Flanagan, Director of Crossman Gallery, will talk about “A Photographer’s Life: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian” at 3 p.m. on Mon., Feb. 26, as part of the Spring 2018 Fairhaven lecture series, which has the theme … Continue reading

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Andersen Library (Building) at 65

On February 26, 1953, campus and community members helped carry books from UW-Whitewater’s Old Main library into the new Andersen Library building. 65 years, two additions, and myriad changes later, Andersen Library still strives to provide students with resources and … Continue reading

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