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Celebrate Darwin Day! Feb 12

Anneke Lisberg, Department of Biological Sciences, will talk about “The smell of success: Understanding chemical signals and competition in social mammals” in honor of Charles Darwin’s 206th birthday on Thurs., Feb. 12, 6:30-8pm in Hyland Hall’s Timmerman Auditorium. “Darwin Day” … Continue reading

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BioOne database down Mar 1

The BioOne database will be down for maintenance on Sat., Mar. 1, beginning at 10 a.m. The duration of the downtime is not fixed, but could range from 4-16 hours. If you are conducting research in subjects covered by this … Continue reading

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Darwin Day! Wed Feb 12

On Wed. Feb. 12 celebrate Darwin Day! The University, College of Letters & Sciences, Biological Sciences Dept., and TriBeta (Biological Honors Society), will host two free events that you can attend: The Edible Tree of Life, 6pm in Hyland Hall’s … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 24, 2013

13 Things That Don’t Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time by Michael Brooks. Q173 .B893 2009 New Arrivals, 2nd floor It’s Christmas Eve, so perhaps I should have chosen a holiday-themed book. But the New Arrivals … Continue reading

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Plastic: A Toxic Love Story

Susan Freinkel will talk about “Plastic: A Toxic Love Story” at 7pm on Mon, Dec 2 (Young Auditorium). This is the last Fall 2013 Contemporary Issues Lecture. Andersen Library owns a copy of Freinkel’s books, Plastic: A toxic love story … Continue reading

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Did a Cosmic Event Kill The Pleistocene Megafauna? F 10/18

Dr. Rex Hanger, UWW Dept. of Geography and Geology, will give a one-hour talk about ““Did a Cosmic Event Kill The Pleistocene Megafauna?”” on Fri., Oct. 18, at 8pm in Upham 140. It’s the third lecture in the 2013-2014 Whitewater … Continue reading

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Recent Asteroid Discoveries & Possible Collisions with Earth

Dr. Paul Rybski, UWW Dept. of Physics, will give a one-hour talk about “Recent Asteroid Discoveries and Possible Collisions with Earth” on Fri., Oct. 11, at 8pm in Upham 140. It’s the second lecture in the 2013-2014 Whitewater Observatory Lecture … Continue reading

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Mayan Prophecy & Calendar talk Oct 4

Dr. Joanne Burkholder, Dept. of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, and Dr. Paul Rybski, Dept. of Physics, will give a one-hour talk about “The Mayan Prophecy and the Mayan Calendar: The Anthropological and Astronomical Facts” on Fri., Oct. 4, at … Continue reading

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National Moth Week

July 20-28, 2013 is National Moth Week! Many locations are holding mothing events during this week. How will you celebrate? This is an opportunity to get involved in citizen science! Moths are incredibly diverse, and there are many more species … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 12

Global Weirdness: Severe Storms, Deadly Heatwaves, Relentless Drought, Rising Seas, and the Weather of the Future by Climate Central QC903 .G58 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Regardless of the side of the global climate change debate you are on, you … Continue reading

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