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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.

Spring Break! Library, Café hours

A student at the Reference Desk earlier this week commented that it was hard to be motivated right now, but there was soooooooo much to do. Yes, Spring Break beckons. Andersen Library’s hours will be: Sat.-Sun. Mar 18-19: CLOSED Mon-Fri … Continue reading

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American Indian Treaties of the Upper Great Lakes

Dr. Anthony Gulig, Dept. of History, will talk about “American Indian Treaties of the Upper Great Lakes: How We Know What We Know” at 7:30 p.m. on Tues., Mar. 14, at the Fort Atkinson Club (211 S. Water St. E, … Continue reading

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Mobile Device Charging Stations Back in Service

The two mobile charging stations are back in service! One is available in the group study room area (NE section) on the Library’s main/second floor, and the other is near the “alcove” of computer stations in front of the Reference … Continue reading

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“How much Indian are you?” talk

Dr. Jill Doerfler, Associate Professor of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota Duluth, will talk about “‘How much Indian are you?’ The Problem with Blood Quantum and Racialization of Native Peoples” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Tues., Mar. 7 … Continue reading

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Diversity in the Workplace

Deesha Dyer will talk about “Diversity in the workplace: Creating intentional opportunities for people of color,” the keynote address for International Women’s Day on March 8, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium’s Fern Young Terrace. The … Continue reading

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Using social media for social good

Luvvie Ajayi will talk about “Using social media for social good” at 7pm on Mon., Feb. 27, in the Young Auditorium. It’s part of the Contemporary Issues Lecture Series! Ajayi is a writer, speaker and digital strategist, which, according to … Continue reading

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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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