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Election 2020 : Fairhaven Lecture Series, Fall 2020

The first Fall 2020 lecture in the Fairhaven Lecture Series will take place via Webex on Monday, September 21st, at 3 p.m.: Dr. Susan Johnson, associate professor, Political Science, and assistant dean, College of Letters and Sciences, will talk about … Continue reading

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Dr. Corey Davis talks about Fake News

Professor Corey Davis, Dept. of Communication, will talk about “’Fake News!’ Conjecture, Conspiracy and Consequences for American Democracy” at the next meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Whitewater Area (LWV) on Thurs., Mar. 15, at 7 p.m. … Continue reading

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Gravitational Waves from Colliding Neutron Stars (or where do heavy elements like gold come from)

Professor Bob Benjamin, Physics Dept., will talk about “The First Detection of Gravitational Waves from Colliding Neutron Stars: When an Irresistable Force Meets an Unmovable Object” at 7 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 20, in Upham Hall 140. Come to hear … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Popular magazine cover articles

Here’s a fun and enlightening thing to do from time to time: Peruse the covers of popular magazines on Andersen Library’s main (2nd) floor to see what the current topics of interest are! Here’s a sampling: “What is genius?” (National … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — April 18, 2017

The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking by Brooke Borel ZA3075 .B67 2016 Reference Collection, 2nd floor “If journalism is a cornerstone of democracy, then fact-checking is its building inspector,” claims Brooke Borel in her comprehensive and highly readable guide to fact-checking … Continue reading

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T3: Browser Extension and App to Stop Fake News

Fake news stories are gaining prominence on the open web and in social media. The information literacy and critical thinking skills you are learning in your classes will help you spot fake news and disregard it, but everyone can use … Continue reading

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Library Spring Newsletter

Do you love the library and want to know everything about it?  Get the latest news by reading our Spring 2016 Newsletter.

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Friday Fun: Whales and Lights Show

I couldn’t resist blogging about this, I guess, because it was such a beautiful image on the news earlier this week: whales swimming under the northern lights, an image captured by a Norwegian TV station. Click the screenshot, and then … Continue reading

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Friday fun: Historical newsreels on YouTube

Digitized historical newsreels from the Associated Press and British Movietone have been made available on YouTube. The films go back as far as 1895, and cover almost everything you can think of…live footage of significant historical events such as the … Continue reading

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Friday fun: volcanoes

OK, so we had a little snow pelt us this week (my coworker says that stuff is called graupel), and the Library had to be evacuated because the fire alarms went off for a while on Tuesday. Would you prefer … Continue reading

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