2014 Chancellor’s Regional Literary Award

The 2014 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor’s Regional Literary Award will be given to Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer Deborah Blum, who also is Helen Firstbrook Franklin Professor of Journalism at UW-Madison. On Monday, October 27, Ms. Blum will provide a reading and book signing from 7-9 pm in the University Center’s Summers Auditorium.

cover of The Poisoner's HandbookAmong her books are several that are available from Andersen Library: The poisoner’s handbook: Murder and the birth of forensic medicine in Jazz Age New York, Ghost hunters: William James and the search for scientific proof of life after death, The monkey wars, and Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the science of affection. If Andersen Library’s copies are checked out, UW-Whitewater students and staff may request that copies from other UW campus libraries be sent here by using the free UB Request service. Search Andersen Library’s holdings through Research@UWW’s Books, Media and more (UW Whitewater). Search and request titles from other UW’s through the “Books, Media and more (UW System)” segment of Research@UWW.

Please ask a librarian if you’d appreciate assistance with finding additional materials.

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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