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.

Singalong! Fa la la la laaaaaaa

Do you need a study break? Do you like to sing? Go to “Carol-OKE” on Wed., Dec. 12, starting at 4 p.m. at the Irvin L Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library at 431 W Center St). Sing favorite winter … Continue reading

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Andersen Library exam hours

Andersen Library is extending its hours for exam study: Fri., Dec. 7: 7:30am – 10pm Sat., Dec. 8: 9am – 10pm Sun., Dec. 9: 9am – 2am Mon.-Thurs., Dec. 10-13: 7:30am – 2am Fri., Dec. 14: 7:30am – 10pm Sat., … Continue reading

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Indigenous Sustainability: Honoring Lands, Resurging Communities, Resisting Injustice

Dr. Kyle Whyte, Timnick Chair in the Humanities at Michigan State University and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Community Sustainability, will talk about “Indigenous Sustainability: Honoring Lands, Resurging Communities, Resisting Injustice” on Mon., Nov. 26, 2018 at 7pm in the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Hours (Library, Café)

Plan ahead! Hours of the Andersen Library and Food for Thought Café are affected by the Thanksgiving holiday. The Food for Thought Café will be closed Wed. through Fri., Nov. 21-23 (and closed on the weekend, as is usual). Andersen … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Time ends : Fall back Saturday night/Sunday morning

Please remember to set your clocks and watches back an hour this Sunday, November 4, at 2am (or whenever you get up on Sunday, or before you go to sleep Saturday night), in observance of the end of Daylight Saving … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s Most Haunted Places

Chad Lewis will talk about “Wisconsin’s Most Haunted Places” on Tues., Oct. 30th, from 6-7:30pm in the Community Room at the Irvin L Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library at 431 W Center St). Description from the library’s events calendar: … Continue reading

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Southeast Asian Heritage Lecture

Bee Vang, Program Director of the TRIO Upward Bound program at UW-River Falls and recipient of a UW System Board of Regents’ Diversity Award, will talk about “Participant to Practitioner: A Personal Narrative” on Tues., Oct. 30th, 2018, from 3:30-4:30pm … Continue reading

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Janesville – An American Story

Amy Goldstein, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, will talk about her first book “Janesville – An American Story” on Mon., Oct. 22, at 7pm in the Irvin L Young Auditorium. It’s part of the Contemporary Issues Lecture Series. Andersen Library has a … Continue reading

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Learn about political polling

Dr. Louis Fucilla, Political Science Dept., will talk about political polling on Thurs, Oct 18, at 6:30pm in the City Council chambers in Whitewater’s city hall (312 W Whitewater St). It’s the League of Women Voters® of the Whitewater Area‘s … Continue reading

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