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Wisconsin Lighthouses – talk on 9/16

On Tues., Sept. 16, at 3:30 p.m. Barb and Ken Wardius, authors and photographers for the book Wisconsin lighthouses: A photographic and historical guide, will present a talk and slide show at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public … Continue reading

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Remembering Lauren Bacall

Actress Lauren Bacall passed away this week. You can read about her in books such as the autobiography Now published in 1994 (3rd-floor Main Collection, PN2287.B115 A3 1994), or watch her in movies from Andersen Library’s 2nd-floor Browsing DVD Feature … Continue reading

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Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall, appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Johnson on June 13, 1967, was the first African-American justice on the Court. You can read his biography via Biography Reference Bank database,

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Asian Americans & Politics

Sichan Siv, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and White House official, will talk about “Asian American Impact on Politics” on Tues., Feb. 18, at 3:45pm in UC 259A. It’s part of the Southeast Asian Heritage Lecture Series. Andersen … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr. – 2014 commemorative talk

Reverend Everett D. Mitchell, Director of Community Relations at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and former Assistant Dane County District Attorney, will deliver the keynote address at UWW’s 28th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Event. Please join the campus community … Continue reading

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Endangered Species Act anniversary

December 28 is the anniversary of the Endangered Species Act being signed by President Nixon in 1973. That’s right, it’s the 40th anniversary of this legislation. Visit Endangered Species web pages for information and activities in honor of this anniversary, … Continue reading

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Trans & Gender Identities

Mara Keisling, Founding Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, spoke to a crowd of students, staff, and administrators on Thursday morning last week, covering a lot of ground, including the intersection of gender identity and other characteristics … Continue reading

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Taco USA

Gustavo Arellano will talk about “Taco USA” at 7pm on Mon, Oct 28 (Young Auditorium). This is the second Fall 2013 Contemporary Issues Lecture. Arellano, author of Orange County: A personal history; ¬°Ask a Mexican!; and Taco USA: How Mexican … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Librarians Do Gaga (video)

Oh, those wacky librarians. Here are some librarians, library school graduates and library school faculty touting the library catalog while getting their Lady Gaga on. Of course, the library catalog is a useful tool, for finding books, videos, video games, … Continue reading

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Bottlemania

Elizabeth Royte, will talk about “Bottlemania: Big business, local springs and the battle over America’s drinking water” at the Irvin L. Young Auditorium on Monday, April 8, at 7 p.m. This is the last Spring 2013 Contemporary Issues Lecture. You … Continue reading

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