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See the Library @ LEAP DAY! Feb 29

Andersen Library is involved with three of the posters that will be displayed in the University Center for the first ever observance of LEAP (Liberal Education America’s Promise) Day on Feb. 29. See the full schedule of events online. Although … Continue reading

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Young and Female in the U.S. Army

Kayla Williams, former sergeant and Arabic linguist in an Army intelligence unit, will give a talk called “Love My Rifle More Than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army” on Mon., Feb. 6th, at 7pm in the Irvin L. … Continue reading

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Archives Month (Oct.): “Born in Wisconsin”

Would you like to go to class in a building where the temperature cannot be regulated? Professor W. S. Johnson didn’t like teaching in such a building, so in 1883 he invented the thermostat to control the temperature in Whitewater’s … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 12

The Ultimate Web Marketing Guide by Michael Miller HF5415.1265 .M555 2011 New Book Island, 2nd floor Some people use summer as a way to relax and recharge after a draining semester [read: me]. However, I realize that not everyone is … Continue reading

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The Ludologist: Game Research Blog

I recently came across a blog called The Ludologist, which is about “game research and other important things.” The author is Jesper Juul, a researcher at the Danish Design School, an affiliate of the New York University Game Center, and … Continue reading

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China lecture (Mar. 15)

James Fallows will talk about Postcards from Tomorrow Square: Reports from China on Monday, March 15th, at 7pm in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium, as part of the Contemporary Issues Lecture Series. Fallows has been a national correspondent for The … Continue reading

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Comets: Multimedia Event 2/20

The UW-W Physics Dept.’s first 2009 Observatory Public Lecture will be Dr. Paul Rybski’s one-hour multimedia presentation “Comets and the International Year of Astronomy” (Fri., Feb. 20th, 8 pm, Upham 141), followed by (weather permitting) a public viewing session at … Continue reading

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Yes, the U.S. gov’t blogs & tweets

I have talked about specific federal government blogs before: Gov Gab, Dipnote (State Dept.), and Evolution of Security (Transportation Security Admin.), but the list of government blogs is longer than the last time I checked, and now includes several military … Continue reading

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Darwin Day lecture 2/12

The 2009 Darwin Day lecture “Neandertals, Darwin, and the Sicilian Mafia; what do they have in common?” will be given by Dr. John Hawks, a UW-Madison anthropologist, on Thurs., Feb. 12th, at 7 p.m. in the Young Auditorium (free!). You … Continue reading

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October is Archives Month

October is Archives Month, sponsored by the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board and the Wisconsin Historical Society. The 2008 theme is “Discover the Unexpected: Visit Your Local Archives.” It’s sponsored nationally by the Society of American Archivists. The UW-Madison student … Continue reading

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