Author Archives: Barbara

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.

Library exam, break hours

Andersen Library hours for exam study: Mon.-Thurs., May 13-16: 7:30am – 2am Fri., May 17*: 7:30am – 10pm Sat., May 18: 10am – 6pm Sun., May 19: 11am – 8pm Mon.-Tues., May 20-21: 7:30am – 4:30pm Spring-Summer Break hours (May … Continue reading

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Trepanation

Have you or someone you know ever said, “I need that like I need another hole in my head!” or something similar? Well, at times some people have thought they or others need an actual hole created in their heads. … Continue reading

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Alice’s Ordinary People/Screening & Discussion

There will be a screening of Alice’s Ordinary People on Thurs, May 16, from 6–8pm at Whitewater’s public library, the Irvin L Young Memorial Library (431 W Center St, Whitewater). The filmmaker, Craig Dudnick, will provide an introduction and lead … Continue reading

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Pet Video Fest!

The local public library, Irvin L Young Memorial Public Library at 431 W Center St, Whitewater, is hosting a Pet Video Fest at 4:30pm on Mon, Apr 29th. Anyone wishing to contribute a video or image of their own pet … Continue reading

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The Power of a Plant

Stephen Ritz, educator/administrator, innovator and urban farmer, will talk about “The Power of a Plant: A Teacher’s Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds and Schools” at 7pm on Mon, Apr 22, 2019 in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s the last … Continue reading

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Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans: One Lawyer’s Journey

Jerry Hierseman, alumnus (1983) and attorney, will give a talk called “Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans: One Lawyer’s Journey” on Wed., Apr. 3rd, at 7 p.m. in Hyland Hall’s Timmerman Auditorium. It’s the 34th … Continue reading

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Prepare to vote on April 2nd!

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 is election day! Are you prepared? Voting in Wisconsin? Visit MyVote Wisconsin to check your voter registration status, find your voting place, and to learn what’s on your ballot. There’s a statewide election for a Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2019! Library, Café Hours

SPRING BREAK! Mmmmm, can you feel the sun and hear the surf? Andersen Library’s hours will be: Sat-Sun Mar 23-24: CLOSED Mon-Fri Mar 25-29: 8am-4:30pm Sat Mar 30: CLOSED Sun Mar 31: 3pm-2am The Food for Thought café is open … Continue reading

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Whitewater Common Council, School Board candidate forums

The League of Women Voters ® of the Whitewater Area is hosting two candidate forums on Sat., Mar. 9, in the Common Council Chambers (312 W Whitewater St, Whitewater, WI 53190): Common Council Candidates Forum, 10am-11:30am Aldermanic District 1 – … Continue reading

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How to Be Less Stupid About Race

Crystal Marie Fleming, author and Associate Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies at SUNY Stony Brook, will talk about “How to Be Less Stupid About Race” on Monday, March 4, 2019, at 7pm in the Irvin L Young Auditorium. It’s … Continue reading

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