Author Archives: Barbara

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.

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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What are Emotions For?

Dr. Paula Niedenthal, UW-Madison professor of psychology, will talk about the functions of emotions for people and their social interactions, and the value of the expression emotions, e.g., fear, anger, and happiness, on Thurs., Feb. 22, from 6-7:30pm in the … Continue reading

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Native America: People and Places, Past and Present

The Spring 2018 Fairhaven lecture series has the theme Native America: People and Places, Past and Present. These free, public lectures are held on Mondays at 3pm in Fellowship Hall of Fairhaven Senior Services (435 W Starin Road, Whitewater). Guest/street … Continue reading

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Becoming Ryan: Eating Disorder Recovery

Ryan Sallans will talk about “Becoming Ryan: Eating Disorder Recovery” at 7 pm on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 in the University Center’s Hamilton Room. Ryan shares his transition story where he explores the intersections of identity as his identities changed. … Continue reading

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Celebrate faculty and staff scholarship & creative achievements

The 30th annual exhibition of scholarly & creative works by UWW faculty & staff will celebrate accomplishments of the past year across a range of disciplines. A sampling of the articles, artwork, books, grants, and conference presentations produced by 93 … Continue reading

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