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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.

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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Where — Oh, Where — is Planet Nine? — Finding a very small needle in a very big haystack

The final lecture in the Fall 2016 Whitewater Observatory Lecture Series, “Where — Oh, Where — is Planet Nine? — Finding a very small needle in a very big haystack” will be delivered at 8pm on Fri., Dec. 2, by … Continue reading

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Film Screening – “Deepsouth” Nov. 30

There will be a screening of the film “Deepsouth” on Wed., Nov. 30, at noon (running time about 72 minutes) in the University Center’s Warhawk Connection Center. You can read a brief synopsis of the film online at its web … Continue reading

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Celebrate faculty & staff scholarship and creative achievements

The 29th annual exhibition of scholarly & creative works by UWW faculty & staff will celebrate accomplishments of the past year across a range of disciplines. A sampling of the articles, artwork, books, grants, patents, and conference presentations produced by … Continue reading

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Library, Café Hours: Thanksgiving Week

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 open from 8am until 2pm on Mon. Nov. 21 and Tues. Nov. 22, and then … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Kaleidoscope Painter

It’s less than a month to Thanksgiving and less two months to finals! Aiee!!! Feeling any stress? What can you do? Here’s some Friday fun to the rescue. Try Kaleidoscope Painter – Select color patterns and background color below the … Continue reading

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The things they carried

Tonight (Monday, November 7th) at 7 p.m., in the Young Auditorium, Chancellor Kopper will present the 2016 Chancellor’s Regional Literary Award to novelist and U.S. Army veteran Tim O’Brien, who wrote The things they carried, a work of fiction about … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Mammal Images

The American Society of Mammalogists hosts a digital mammal image library containing more than 2,500 images. Browse a numbered list for a random delight, select a mammalian order (e.g., Proboscidea) at the bottom of the screen, or search the image … Continue reading

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Choosing and Using an Amateur Telescope

Dr. Paul Rybski, UW-Whitewater Dept. of Physics, will talk about Choosing and Using an Amateur Telescope: So Many Choices, So Little Time! on Fri., Nov. 4, at 8pm in Upham 140. It’s the first installment of the Fall 2015 Whitewater … Continue reading

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