UWW Sociology Professor Ron Berger will discuss and read passages from his book, “Hoop dreams on wheels: disability and the competitive wheelchair athlete” on Fri., March 13th, at 3:30 pm, in Williams Center room 185. The book chronicles the lives of 13 current and former UWW students with disabilities who play basketball. Berger will sign copies of his book at the event. The Library has a copy of this book (3rd-floor Main Collection, GV886.5 .B47 2009), and copies are also for sale at the University Bookstore. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Seven-time National Champion UW-Whitewater is hosting the 2009 National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament March 12-14, with the national championship game at 2 pm on Sat., March 14th (Williams Center).