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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.

Thanksgiving Hours (Library, Café) 2017

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. 22-24 (and closed on the weekend, as is usual). Andersen … Continue reading

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Native American Spirituality

Mr. Randall Cornelius will talk about Native American Spirituality on Thurs., Nov. 16th, 2017, from 3:30-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the Native Pride Lecture Series. Preceding the talk will be a reception from 1-3:30pm in the UC Warhawk … Continue reading

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Challenges to Health Care Accessibility

Kristin Wallace, Executive Director of the Rock River Free Clinic will talk about “Challenges to Health Care Accessibility” on Thurs., Nov. 16, at 7pm in the Whitewater Municipal Building’s Council Chambers (312 W Whitewater St, Whitewater), hosted by the The … Continue reading

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Stop the Mines! Speaking Tour

The Stop the Mines! Speaking Tour is making a stop at UW-Whitewater on Wed., Nov. 15, from 6-9pm in Heide 101. Speakers will be Dr. Al Gedicks, executive secretary of the Wisconsin Resources Protection Council, and members of the Menominee … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Culture Trip

I’m a fan of ‘armchair travel.’ You know, sit in a comfortable chair and read a book about another country and its delights, like In a sunburned country, a book about Australia by Bill Bryson. These days travel web sites … Continue reading

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Rethinking Race and Technology: Digital and Diasporia Studies

Dr. Reginold Royston, faculty at UW-Madison’s iSchool and the Dept. of African Cultural Studies, will talk about “Rethinking Race and Technology: Digital and Diasporia Studies” on Thurs., Nov. 9, 2017, from 3:30-4:30pm in UC 259. It’s part of the African … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Time Ends This Weekend!

Please remember to set your clocks and watches back an hour this Sunday, November 5, 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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Veterans Week 2017

A number of events are planned on campus for Veterans Week, in honor of our veterans, military service members, and their family members. The poster listing all events, including those especially for veterans and service members, is online, but here … Continue reading

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Bridging the Civil-Military Divide

Emily Núñez Cavness will talk about “Bridging the Civil-Military Divide” on Mon., Oct. 30, 2017 at 7 pm in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s part of the Contemporary Issues Lecture Series sponsored by the College of Letters and Sciences! … Continue reading

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Boos & Brews

Christ Christon, brewmaster and operations manager at Second Salem Brewery Company, will share his knowledge about Whitewater’s local brews and the legends for which they are named, at “Boos & Brews” on Thurs., Oct. 26, from 6-7p.m. at the Irvin … Continue reading

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