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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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The things they carried

Tonight (Monday, November 7th) at 7 p.m., in the Young Auditorium, Chancellor Kopper will present the 2016 Chancellor’s Regional Literary Award to novelist and U.S. Army veteran Tim O’Brien, who wrote The things they carried, a work of fiction about … Continue reading

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“Into the North” with Luis Urrea

Luis Alberto Urea, author of Into the beautiful north and professor in the English Department at the University of Illinois-Chicago, will provide the final Fall 2014 Contemporary Issues Lecture on Mon., Dec. 1, at 7pm in the Young Auditorium. Andersen … Continue reading

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Ray Bradbury (summer reading)

American author Ray Bradbury passed away last week, on June 5th. I couldn’t let his passing go by without a blog entry in his honor, because I’ve enjoyed many a tale by him. Most of you probably have read some … Continue reading

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Carol Elsen: Reviewer of the Year!

Our very own Carol Elsen, Collection Manager and Reference & Instruction Librarian, was named one of Library Journal‘s five 2011 Reviewers of the Year! Here’s what LJ had to say about her: Carol Elsen, 2011 Nonfiction Reviewer of the Year … Continue reading

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Nobel Prizes

On Dec. 10, 1901 the first Nobel Prizes were awarded to honor exceptional achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and peace. In 1969 a Prize for economic sciences was added. Alfred Nobel, a scientist and pacifist, established the awards with … Continue reading

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And the Wisconsin winner is…

“Go green!” is the motto for today’s society. In keeping with the trend to keep our environment clean and healthy, parents and educators can teach kids at a young age how to recycle. Keepin’ It in the Loop: a Recycling … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Distinguished Documents: State Government Shines

Every year the best of Wisconsin government agency publishing is honored as Wisconsin Distinguished Documents. Tied for top honors for 2006 are: Filing a Petition for Review: A Guide to Seeking Review in the Wisconsin Supreme Court (Wisconsin Supreme Court) … Continue reading

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