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.

Latinas in Literature

Dr. Nayla Chehade, UWW Professor of Languages and Literatures, will talk about “Latinas in Literature” at 3:30pm on Tues., May 5th in UC275A. It’s part of the Latino Heritage Lecture Series. Would you like to learn more? Andersen Library can … Continue reading

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Friday fun: volcanoes

OK, so we had a little snow pelt us this week (my coworker says that stuff is called graupel), and the Library had to be evacuated because the fire alarms went off for a while on Tuesday. Would you prefer … Continue reading

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Hunger, Obesity & the Food System

Ellen Gustafson, a food system change advocate and author of We the eaters: If we change dinner, we can change the world, will talk about “A New Understanding of Hunger, Obesity and the Food System” on Mon., Apr. 20 at … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: WTMJ-TV News Search

The UW-Milwaukee Libraries’ Archives, with support from WTMJ-TV and the Wisconsin Historical Society, recently launched WTMJ-TV News Search, “a catalog of nearly 50,000 news stories broadcast from 1950 to 1980 by WTMJ-TV, an NBC-affiliated station located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Stories … Continue reading

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Closets, Combat, and Coming Out

Rob Smith, openly gay Iraq war Army veteran, journalist and author of Closets, combat, and coming out, will speak about his experiences on Tues., Apr. 7, at 6:30pm in the UC’s Hamilton Room. It’s a Pride Week event! Andersen Library … Continue reading

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Bicycle Season Safety

The snow season seems to have made way for spring at last, so everyone’s bikes are emerging. It’s important to ride safely, however, and to share the roads and sidewalks lawfully and politely. The March 2015 newsletter from UW-Whitewater Police … Continue reading

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Spring Mini-Break Library, Café hours

Were you sad when Spring Break ended? Well, have a Spring Mini-Break! Here are Andersen Library’s Mini-Break hours for Thurs.-Sun., Apr. 2-5: Thurs. Apr. 2: 7:30am-10pm Fri. Apr. 3: 8am-4:30pm Sat. Apr. 4: CLOSED Sun. Apr. 5: 6pm-2am The Food … Continue reading

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César Chávez and the Chicano Movement

Juan José López will talk about “César Chávez and the Chicano Movement” on Tues., Mar. 31, from 3:30-4:30pm in UC275A. This talk is part of the Latino Heritage Lecture Series. López is Director of Program Management & Special Populations in … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Origami

Here’s some Friday Fun: Origami! This was inspired by photos of origami creations by Wenche Lise Fossland of Norway on Instagram. Andersen Library has resources to get you started! Search Research@UWW for the Library’s book holdings to find Origami step … Continue reading

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