Category Archives: around wisconsin

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Civil Rights Movement

Jim Gibbons, historian, will talk about “Eleanor Roosevelt and the Civil Rights Movement” on Sat., Mar. 25 at 12:30pm at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library at 431 W. Center St.). This program is free and open … 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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Warhawk Book Talks – Feb.

Ever wonder what your faculty or colleagues are reading? Here’s your chance to find out! Warhawk Book Talks is a series where professors, staff, and students at UW-W talk about their favorite books! Ozalle Toms, Freedom Writers Diary Steve Anderson, … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 14, 2017

How to Speak Midwestern by Edward McClelland PE2932 .M33 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor In what state might you eat a “brain sandwich,” a “gooey butter cake,” or a “St. Paul Sandwich”? Attend school at “Ooey Pooey”? Go to … 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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Warhawk Book Talks – Jan.

Ever wonder what your faculty or colleagues are reading? Here’s your chance to find out! Warhawk Book Talks is a series where professors, staff, and students at UW-W talk about their favorite books! Daniel Holly, Dune Todd Loushine, Motivation & … Continue reading

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Warhawk Book Talks – Nov. & Dec.

Ever wonder what your faculty or colleagues are reading? Here’s your chance to find out! Warhawk Book Talks is a series where professors, staff, and students at UW-W talk about their favorite books! John Kozlowicz, Ringside Seat Richard Harris, Redeployment … 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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New Stuff Tuesday – September 27, 2016

Folksongs of Another America: Field Recordings of the Upper Midwest, 1937-1946 by James P. Leary ML3551 .L35 2015 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor The upper Midwest has a long tradition of folk music that is often overlooked in favor of … Continue reading

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