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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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Growing Wisconsin – Digital Magazine

Did you know? Wisconsin leads the nation in dairy goats, it’s home to 52,000 bee colonies, and cows outnumber people in some counties. We probably all know that Wisconsin is number one in the U.S. for cranberry and cheese production. … Continue reading

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The Economic Contribution of Immigration in America

Dr. Alfonso Morales, Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will talk about “The Economic Contribution of Immigration in America” on Tues., Mar. 29, from 3:30pm-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the Latino Heritage … Continue reading

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Economic development and the limits of indigenous sovereignty

Dr. Doug Kiel, UW-Whitewater alumnus and Assistant Professor of American Studies at Williams College (MA), will talk about “Economic development and the limits of indigenous sovereignty” on Wed., March 16, from 3:30pm-4:30pm in the UC Summers Auditorium. It’s the last … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday: July 21, 2015

Cool: How the brain’s hidden quest for cool drives our economy and shapes our world by Steven Quartz and Anette Asp HF5415.32 .Q37 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor What do designer jeans and neuroscience have in common? Steven Quartz and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 2, 2015

Economics of the Undead: Zombies, Vampires, and the Dismal Science edited by Glen Whitman and James Dow HQ801 .E334 2014 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor If you’re a fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Blood, or The Walking Dead … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday: April 14, 2015

How to Speak Money: What the Money People Say – And What It Really Means by John Lanchester PR6023.A66 Z54 2014 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Anyone who has taken a finance or economics class or regularly listens to NPR’s … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 24, 2015

Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities by Chad Broughton HC108 .G26 B76 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor My fridge is on the fritz — soupy ice-cream, meat that’s likely crawling with e. … Continue reading

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Money Mondays: Wrap Up

This semester we’ve discussed a number of topics related to economics, including supply and demand, competition, unemployment, and the GDP. Hopefully when you listen to the Economy stories on NPR now, you’ll feel like this: Rather than like this: If … Continue reading

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Money Mondays: International Economics

So far this semester we’ve talked a lot about economics in terms of a single country. However, the economies of other countries have an effect on our economy, as well. One way this is obvious is by looking at exchange … Continue reading

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