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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which is intended to “raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it.” It’s up to all of us to promote a safe campus community! You can read … Continue reading

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Growing a Local Food System

Ben Hewitt will talk about “Growing a Local Food System: Local food as economic driver and local nourishment” on Mon, Apr 17 at 7pm in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s part of a week of activities celebrating Earth Day … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: World UFO Day

It’s World UFO Day on Saturday, July 2! How will you celebrate? Sure, you can see the new Independence Day: Resurgence film in theaters, but you also can read books or watch older movies to enjoy the day! Andersen Library … Continue reading

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T3: Presidential Debates and Google

Google has just announced that they are partnering with Fox News Channel to bring more information to people following the Republican presidential debate tonight. If you do a Google search for “Fox News Debate” anytime after the debate starts at … Continue reading

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What’s that in the sky? A meteor shower!

What are you planning to do for the next couple of nights? You might try looking up at the night sky to see the Perseids meteor shower! This meteor shower appears every August around this time, when Earth crosses the … Continue reading

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Bicycle Season Safety

The snow season seems to have made way for spring at last, so everyone’s bikes are emerging. It’s important to ride safely, however, and to share the roads and sidewalks lawfully and politely. The March 2015 newsletter from UW-Whitewater Police … Continue reading

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Watch WI agency budget briefings Mar 3-4

WisconsinEye provides you with the opportunity to livestream state agency budget briefings to the Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance. These are briefings by representatives of the agencies, not public testimony. Here’s the schedule: Tuesday, March 3 (9:00 a.m.) Department … Continue reading

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Title IX student focus groups Mar 3-4

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is currently reviewing UW-Whitewater’s compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which is the federal law that prohibits sexual harassment. Sexual violence, including rape, is a form of … Continue reading

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UW-W History alumna’s article in Wisconsin Magazine of History

The Wisconsin Magazine of History‘s Winter 2014-2015 issue features the article “The farm at Ten Chimneys: A closer look at the home of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne” (pp.38-49), written by Erika Laabs, who received her bachelor’s degree in history … Continue reading

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2015/2017 Wisconsin Legislature

Wonder how the State Legislature works? Have an interest in something the State Legislature is doing? The Wisconsin Library Association’s Government Information Round Table has posted a blog entry that provides basic information about the new biennial session of the … Continue reading

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