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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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Comet! Lecture & Possible Observatory Session

The first Spring 2017 Whitewater Observatory Lecture, “Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák: What does it tell us about the solar system’s formation and life on Earth?,” will be delivered by Paul Rybski, Dept. of Physics, on Fri, Apr 7, at 8pm in Upham … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Civil Rights Movement

Jim Gibbons, historian, will talk about “Eleanor Roosevelt and the Civil Rights Movement” on Sat., Mar. 25 at 12:30pm at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library at 431 W. Center St.). This program is free and open … Continue reading

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American Indian Treaties of the Upper Great Lakes

Dr. Anthony Gulig, Dept. of History, will talk about “American Indian Treaties of the Upper Great Lakes: How We Know What We Know” at 7:30 p.m. on Tues., Mar. 14, at the Fort Atkinson Club (211 S. Water St. E, … Continue reading

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“How much Indian are you?” talk

Dr. Jill Doerfler, Associate Professor of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota Duluth, will talk about “‘How much Indian are you?’ The Problem with Blood Quantum and Racialization of Native Peoples” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Tues., Mar. 7 … Continue reading

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Diversity in the Workplace

Deesha Dyer will talk about “Diversity in the workplace: Creating intentional opportunities for people of color,” the keynote address for International Women’s Day on March 8, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium’s Fern Young Terrace. The … Continue reading

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Using social media for social good

Luvvie Ajayi will talk about “Using social media for social good” at 7pm on Mon., Feb. 27, in the Young Auditorium. It’s part of the Contemporary Issues Lecture Series! Ajayi is a writer, speaker and digital strategist, which, according to … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Atlas Obscura

Here’s some Friday fun, if you’re in need of some fun or armchair travel right about now. Atlas Obscura is a web site that claims to be “the definitive guide to the world’s wondrous and curious places.” Anyone can create … Continue reading

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International Year of Sustainable Tourism

Right around now, with temperatures so low, seems like a fine time to think about travel, especially to warmer places, doesn’t it? The United Nations (UN) has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism (A/RES/70/193), intended to highlight … Continue reading

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Generations of Southeast Asian Youth: Assimilation, Styling and (Racial) Profiling

Pao Lee Vue, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Program Co-director of Women and Gender Studies at St. John Fisher College, will talk about “Generations of Southeast Asian Youth: Assimilation, Styling and (Racial) Profiling” on Thurs., Dec. 8, 2016, from 3:30-4:30pm … Continue reading

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