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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.

Employment Discrimination and Asian American Communities

Maria Flores, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), will speak about “Civil Rights Focus: Employment Discrimination Issues Faced by Asian American Communities” on Thurs., Feb. 23, from 3:30pm-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the Southeast Asian Heritage Lecture Series! … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Atlas Obscura

Here’s some Friday fun, if you’re in need of some fun or armchair travel right about now. Atlas Obscura is a web site that claims to be “the definitive guide to the world’s wondrous and curious places.” Anyone can create … Continue reading

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“On the Road Again” art exhibit

“On the Road Again,” an exhibition of works by Shelby Keefe, a Whitewater native and nationally-known artist who was the third (2011) artist-in-residence at Milwaukee’s Pfister Hotel®, will run from Fri Feb 10-Sun Mar 19 in the Whitewater Cultural Arts … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr. (2017)

Dextra Hadnot, Director of Govt. Affairs for AT&T Wisconsin, will be the keynote speaker for UW-Whitewater’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Event on Wed., Jan. 25, 2017 at 3:30pm in the UC’s Hamilton Room. Hadnot previously worked as a … Continue reading

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Library Closed Jan 14-16, Spring Hours Begin Jan 17

Andersen Library is closed Sat.-Mon., Jan. 14-16, 2017, because of the break between terms and the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Andersen Library Spring Semester hours begin on Tues., Jan. 17: Mon-Thurs: 7:30am-2am Fri: 7:30am-6pm Sat. 10am-6pm Sun 11am-2am The … Continue reading

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International Year of Sustainable Tourism

Right around now, with temperatures so low, seems like a fine time to think about travel, especially to warmer places, doesn’t it? The United Nations (UN) has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism (A/RES/70/193), intended to highlight … Continue reading

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Break & Winterim Library Hours

Library hours during the break (Dec. 24-28) are: CLOSED Sat-Mon Dec 24-26 Tues-Wed Dec 27-28: 8am-4:30pm Winterim (Thurs Dec 29-Sat Jan 14) Library hours are: Mon-Wed: 7:30am-6pm, Thurs-Fri 7:30am-4:30pm, Sat: CLOSED, Sun: noon-8pm However, because of New Year’s Eve and … Continue reading

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Generations of Southeast Asian Youth: Assimilation, Styling and (Racial) Profiling

Pao Lee Vue, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Program Co-director of Women and Gender Studies at St. John Fisher College, will talk about “Generations of Southeast Asian Youth: Assimilation, Styling and (Racial) Profiling” on Thurs., Dec. 8, 2016, from 3:30-4:30pm … Continue reading

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Andersen Library exam hours

Andersen Library is extending its hours for exam study: Mon.-Thurs., Dec. 5-8: 7:30am – 2am Fri., Dec. 9: 7:30am – 10pm Sat., Dec. 10: 9am – 10pm Sun., Dec. 11: 9am – 2am Mon.-Thurs., Dec. 12-15: 7:30am – 2am Fri., … Continue reading

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Amy E. Reichert at Public Library Dec. 6 & Food Fiction Fun

Amy E. Reichert, author of the novels The Coincidence of Coconut Cake and Luck, Love & Lemon Pie, will be at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library, Whitewater’s public library at 431 W. Center St. (very walkable from campus), to … Continue reading

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