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.

Enjoy guitar?

If you enjoy guitar, attend “Gladius: A Night of Spanish Guitar Music” on Wed., July 17, from 7-8pm at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library at 431 W Center St, Whitewater). Space is limited, so plan to … Continue reading

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Celebrate July 4! Library hours, local events

It’s almost July 4th! How will you celebrate? Andersen Library will close at 4:30pm on Wed., July 3rd, and the Library is closed on Thurs., July 4th. Then it’s back to normal summer session hours as of 7:30 a.m. on … Continue reading

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Andersen Library summer session hours

If you need a great place to study, write, etc., this summer, come to Andersen Library! During summer sessions (May 28-August 17, 2019) the Library’s hours are: M-TH: 7:30am-8pm F: 7:30am-4:30pm Sat: CLOSED Sun: 1-5pm Exceptions: The Library will close … Continue reading

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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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