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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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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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Employment Discrimination and Asian American Communities

Maria Flores, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), will speak about “Civil Rights Focus: Employment Discrimination Issues Faced by Asian American Communities” on Thurs., Feb. 23, from 3:30pm-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the Southeast Asian Heritage Lecture Series! … Continue reading

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Student Book Club

Join us for the Spring 2017 Andersen Library’s Student Book Club! Andersen Library Student Book Club features topics related to diversity and one book is discussed each semester. This Spring we will be reading and discussing The Reason I Jump … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr. (2017)

Dextra Hadnot, Director of Govt. Affairs for AT&T Wisconsin, will be the keynote speaker for UW-Whitewater’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Event on Wed., Jan. 25, 2017 at 3:30pm in the UC’s Hamilton Room. Hadnot previously worked as a … Continue reading

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Generations of Southeast Asian Youth: Assimilation, Styling and (Racial) Profiling

Pao Lee Vue, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Program Co-director of Women and Gender Studies at St. John Fisher College, will talk about “Generations of Southeast Asian Youth: Assimilation, Styling and (Racial) Profiling” on Thurs., Dec. 8, 2016, from 3:30-4:30pm … Continue reading

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Diversity Forum: Learn more

The 2016 Diversity Forum on Nov. 1-2, hosted by Student Affairs, offers a variety of sessions that may interest you! Please attend any sessions listed below that appeal to you. See descriptions of these sessions at http://www.uww.edu/diversity/diversity-forum Tuesday, November 1 … Continue reading

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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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Challenges black lawyers face when representing black clients

David Hart, Public Defender, will deliver a talk called “Bar none: The challenges black lawyers face when representing black clients in the criminal justice system” on Thursday, October 6, at 3:30 p.m. in University Center room 275A. It’s part of … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 31, 2016

Sleeping Giant: How the New Working Class Will Transform America by Tamara Draut HD8072.5 .D73 2016 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Tamara Draut’s latest work outlines the evolution of working class Americans over the past 50 years. While the core of … Continue reading

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