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.

Tornadoes and Other Severe Weather

Wisconsin’s Tornado & Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 17-21, 2017, and the State will conduct a tornado drill on Thurs., Apr. 20. What should you know? ReadyWisconsin, an initiative of Wisconsin Emergency Management, can help! Here are links to … Continue reading

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which is intended to “raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it.” It’s up to all of us to promote a safe campus community! You can read … Continue reading

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Earth Week 2017

UW-Whitewater will observe Earth Week (April 17-22) with a variety of events. Please visit the Earth Week web page for more information, or for contact information if events require registration. Mon., Apr. 17 Campus Garden Preview and Greenhouse Tour (noon-1pm, … Continue reading

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Growing a Local Food System

Ben Hewitt will talk about “Growing a Local Food System: Local food as economic driver and local nourishment” on Mon, Apr 17 at 7pm in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s part of a week of activities celebrating Earth Day … Continue reading

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Spring Mini-Break Library Hours

Spring Mini-Break! Andersen Library hours will be: Thurs, April 13: 7:30am-10pm Fri, April 14: 8am-4:30pm Sat, April 15: CLOSED Sun, April 16: 3pm-2am Regular Spring Semester library hours resume on Mon, April 17. Remember that even when the Library is … Continue reading

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Beyond the Left-Right Divide: Partisan Polarization and the Rise of Donald Trump

Dr. Michael Wagner, Associate Professor in UW-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will present “Beyond the Left-Right Divide: Partisan Polarization and the Rise of Donald Trump” as the 32nd annual Kyle Lecture, sponsored by the Political Science Dept, from … Continue reading

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Comet! Lecture & Possible Observatory Session

The first Spring 2017 Whitewater Observatory Lecture, “Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák: What does it tell us about the solar system’s formation and life on Earth?,” will be delivered by Paul Rybski, Dept. of Physics, on Fri, Apr 7, at 8pm in Upham … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Civil Rights Movement

Jim Gibbons, historian, will talk about “Eleanor Roosevelt and the Civil Rights Movement” on Sat., Mar. 25 at 12:30pm at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library at 431 W. Center St.). This program is free and open … Continue reading

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Spring Break! Library, Café hours

A student at the Reference Desk earlier this week commented that it was hard to be motivated right now, but there was soooooooo much to do. Yes, Spring Break beckons. Andersen Library’s hours will be: Sat.-Sun. Mar 18-19: CLOSED Mon-Fri … Continue reading

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American Indian Treaties of the Upper Great Lakes

Dr. Anthony Gulig, Dept. of History, will talk about “American Indian Treaties of the Upper Great Lakes: How We Know What We Know” at 7:30 p.m. on Tues., Mar. 14, at the Fort Atkinson Club (211 S. Water St. E, … Continue reading

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