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Closets, Combat, and Coming Out

Rob Smith, openly gay Iraq war Army veteran, journalist and author of Closets, combat, and coming out, will speak about his experiences on Tues., Apr. 7, at 6:30pm in the UC’s Hamilton Room. It’s a Pride Week event! Andersen Library … Continue reading

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Gödel, Escher, Bach

Douglas Hofstadter, Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science at Indiana University in Bloomington, will talk about “Gödel, Escher, Bach: 36 years later” at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, in the UC’s Summers Auditorium. He’ll discuss his perception of how things … Continue reading

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2014 Chancellor’s Regional Literary Award

The 2014 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor’s Regional Literary Award will be given to Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer Deborah Blum, who also is Helen Firstbrook Franklin Professor of Journalism at UW-Madison. On Monday, October 27, Ms. Blum will provide a reading … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Lighthouses – talk on 9/16

On Tues., Sept. 16, at 3:30 p.m. Barb and Ken Wardius, authors and photographers for the book Wisconsin lighthouses: A photographic and historical guide, will present a talk and slide show at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public … Continue reading

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Patricia Cornwell – summer reading

Bestselling crime novelist Patricia Cornwell, creator of crime-solving medical examiner Kay Scarpetta, was born on June 9th in 1956. Looking for a few good books to read? Do you like CSI? Try her novels! Search Research@UWW for a list of … Continue reading

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Esera Tuaolo, former Packer, Wed Apr 9

Esera Tuaolo will talk on Wed., Apr. 9, at 7pm in the UC Hamilton Room. Tuaolo, a former Green Bay Packer, is one of very few professional football players to come out as gay. The talk is part of Pride … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: L’Amour and Patterson

Well, it’s almost Spring Break–Did you check out some fun stuff to read? Did you know that on March 22, both James Patterson and Louis L’Amour were born (in 1947 and 1908, respectively)? Both authors provide lots of fun titles … Continue reading

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Race Unplugged

Ruha Benjamin, professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Boston University and author of People’s science: Bodies and rights on the stem cell frontier, will talk about “Race Unplugged: Beyond racial sound bites of pundits, politicians, and pop culture” … Continue reading

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Asian Americans & Politics

Sichan Siv, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and White House official, will talk about “Asian American Impact on Politics” on Tues., Feb. 18, at 3:45pm in UC 259A. It’s part of the Southeast Asian Heritage Lecture Series. Andersen … Continue reading

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Sociology and Hip Hop: How Musical Genres Impact Social Movements

Dr. Julius Bailey, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Wittenburg University, will talk about “Sociology and Hip Hop: How Musical Genres Impact Social Movements” on Tues., Dec. 3, from 3:45pm-4:45pm in UC259A. It’s part of the African American Heritage Lecture Series. … Continue reading

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