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.

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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Gravitational Waves from Colliding Neutron Stars (or where do heavy elements like gold come from)

Professor Bob Benjamin, Physics Dept., will talk about “The First Detection of Gravitational Waves from Colliding Neutron Stars: When an Irresistable Force Meets an Unmovable Object” at 7 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 20, in Upham Hall 140. Come to hear … Continue reading

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State of the City and School District (Whitewater)

Would you like to learn more about the City of Whitewater and the local school district? On Thurs., Sept. 21, at 7pm, the League of Women Voters of the Whitewater Area will host Whitewater City Manager Cameron Clapper, who will … Continue reading

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Melanie McManus talks about hiking the Ice Age Trail

Author Melanie McManus will talk about her journey hiking the Ice Age Trail on Thurs., Sept. 21, at 6pm at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (431 W Center St, Whitewater). Her 2013 journey, which began at the western end … Continue reading

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Back to the Future: The Great War, Nationalism, Imperialism, and the Failure of Internationalism

F. Peter Wagner, Associate Professor in the Political Science Dept., will talk about “Back to the Future: The Great War, Nationalism, Imperialism, and the Failure of Internationalism” at 3 p.m. on Mon., Sept. 18, in Fellowship Hall of Fairhaven Senior … Continue reading

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Andersen Library @ Welcome (Back) events!

Welcome (back) to UWW! Find us at various Orientation Week events: Tuesday, August 22 9am-11:30am & 1:30-3pm: RA Resource Fair Thursday, August 24 1:30-2:30pm: Involvement Opportunity Fair (UC Hamilton Room) Monday, August 28 2-3pm: Library Services & Online Resources (Andersen … Continue reading

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Library Hours Aug. 19-Sept. 7

Summer Session ends on Saturday, August 19! Andersen Library’s Summer Break (August 19-September 4) hours will be: Mon.-Fri.: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun.: Closed EXCEPTIONS: Mon. Sept. 4 (Labor Day): Closed Andersen Library’s hours for the first three days of Fall … Continue reading

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Eclipse! Where will you be on Aug 21? Will you be ready?

Get ready to experience the Great American Eclipse! Free local events: Make your own eclipse viewer on Thurs, Aug 17, from 3:30-4:30pm at the Irvin L Young Memorial Library (431 W Center St, Whitewater) using materials supplied by the library … Continue reading

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The Iron Brigade talk Aug. 10

Eric Schlehlein will talk about “Forged in Blood: How The Iron Brigade Earned Its Metallic Moniker” on Thurs., Aug. 10, from 6-7:30pm in the community room at the Irvin L Young Memorial Library (431 W Center St, Whitewater). This is … Continue reading

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Climate Reality talk Aug 3

Mary Jarosz, Climate Reality Leader trained by The Climate Reality Project (founded by the Nobel Laureate and former US Vice President, Al Gore) will talk about climate reality on Thurs., Aug. 3, at 6pm at the Irvin L Young Memorial … Continue reading

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