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Color of Success

On Wed., Oct. 19, all UWW students and employees are invited to the Color of Success: Native American Students in Higher Education and Beyond symposium in UC 275A: 9 a.m.: Opening 9:30-10:30am Native Culture 10:45-11:45am Education & Healthcare 1:45-2:45pm Law … 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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Whitewater Fiber Guild/Quilt Show

The Whitewater Arts Alliance is hosting an exhibit of fiber art by the Whitewater Fiber Guild and art quilts by Kent Williams, Madison, at the Cultural Arts Center (402 W Main St, Whitewater) until August 28. The gallery is open … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: National Jukebox

Have some fun this weekend with this “oldie” online resource, in existence since 2011: The National Jukebox is a project of the Library of Congress that streams historical commercial sound recordings. It includes “more than 10,000 78rpm disc sides issued … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 1, 2015

Zombies: A Cultural History by Roger Luckhurst GR581 .L83 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor This time of year some of you may be binge-watching zombie shows on Netflix to relieve stress. Add some scholarly analysis to your love of zombie … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – November 24, 2015

Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Evolution of an American Youth Culture by Douglas Brode HQ27 .B685 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor If you’re interested in history, film, music, or popular culture in general, take some time to check … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Digital Ozark Folksong Collection

The digital Ozark Folksong Collection at the University of Arkansas officially “opens” today, Friday, August 28th! It’s the “largest and most complete collection of traditional music and associated materials from Arkansas and the Ozarks” in the U.S., and includes “recordings … Continue reading

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International Education Week

The first week of March is International Education Week! There are several events planned on campus, including Celebrating Indigenous Nations on Mon., Mar. 2nd, from 4-6pm in the UC Hamilton Room, the International Education Week’s Opening Reception sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Yodeling!

Friday fun: Yodeling with Annette Funicello from Adventure in Dairyland, which was filmed in Wisconsin and aired on television as part of The Mickey Mouse Club show! Thank you, Becky, for bringing this to my attention. Believe it or not, … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Find that World Heritage Site!

OK, we could all use a little Friday fun, and this will still exercise our brains a little too. The History Channel has a games page, and one in the “Trivia Quizzes” category is “Mankind: World Heritage Destinations.” Select either … Continue reading

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