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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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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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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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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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Growing Wisconsin – Digital Magazine

Did you know? Wisconsin leads the nation in dairy goats, it’s home to 52,000 bee colonies, and cows outnumber people in some counties. We probably all know that Wisconsin is number one in the U.S. for cranberry and cheese production. … Continue reading

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Effigy Mounds – Tour and Learn

The Whitewater Landmarks Commission will provide a guided, family-friendly and moonlit walking tour of the Effigy Mounds Preserve (288 S. Indian Mound Parkway, Whitewater) on Fri., Sept. 16, from 7-8 p.m. Learn about the history of the site and its … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: World UFO Day

It’s World UFO Day on Saturday, July 2! How will you celebrate? Sure, you can see the new Independence Day: Resurgence film in theaters, but you also can read books or watch older movies to enjoy the day! Andersen Library … Continue reading

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Vote on April 5th!

The Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary will be held on April 5, 2016. Don’t forget to vote! Whitewater’s polling locations, the downtown Armory (146 W North St) and on campus (UC Hamilton Room), will be open from 7 a.m. … Continue reading

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The Economic Contribution of Immigration in America

Dr. Alfonso Morales, Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will talk about “The Economic Contribution of Immigration in America” on Tues., Mar. 29, from 3:30pm-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the Latino Heritage … Continue reading

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