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.

Identity theft program Jan. 28 @3pm

“Identity Theft: Protect and Prevent” will be presented online on Thurs., Jan. 28, at 3 p.m. by Jeff Kersten from the Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection via Zoom, sponsored by Whitewater’s public library. Registration in advance is required in order … Continue reading

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Bizarre history of Wisconsin

Chad Lewis will talk about the “Bizarre History of Wisconsin: Strange Stories from Our Past” on Tuesday, January 19th, at 6 p.m. via Zoom (online). This free event is sponsored by Whitewater’s public library, the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library. … Continue reading

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Library closed Jan 16-18, Spring Hours start Jan 19

Andersen Library is closed Sat.-Mon., Jan. 16-18, 2021, because of the break between terms and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday.* Andersen Library Spring Semester hours begin on Tues., Jan. 19: Mon-Thurs: 7:30am-midnight Fri: 7:30am-6pm Sat. 11am-4pm Sun 1pm-midnight … Continue reading

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Health disparities and race in the time of COVID-19 (live on Jan. 18 @6:30 p.m.)

Dr. Damon Tweedy will talk about Health Disparities and Race in the Time of COVID-19 on Monday, January 18, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. This live program, sponsored by the Bridges Library System (of which Whitewater’s public library is a member), … Continue reading

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Andersen Library hours Dec. 20, 2020 through Winterim

Andersen Library’s hours between fall semester and Winterim (Sun. Dec. 20-Mon. Dec. 28): Sun., Dec. 20: Closed Mon.-Wed., Dec. 21-23: 8am-4:30pm Thurs.-Sun., Dec. 24-27: Closed Mon., Dec. 28: 8am-4:30pm Andersen Library’s Winterim hours (Tues. Dec. 29-Fri. Jan. 15): Mon.-Fri. 8am-6pm … Continue reading

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Library hours: Thanksgiving week through Winterim

Andersen Library’s hours for the Thanksgiving holiday week are: Mon.-Tues., Nov. 23-24: normal hours (7:30am-12 midnight) Wed., Nov. 25: 7:30am-6pm Thurs., Nov. 26: CLOSED* Fri., Nov. 27: 8am-4:30pm Sat., Nov. 28: CLOSED Sun., Nov. 29: 3pm-12 midnight As of Monday, … Continue reading

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Spiritualism and the Morris Pratt Institute

Many current and former students at UW-Whitewater have been curious about some of the legends of Whitewater related to witches, and these tales have often been associated with the spiritualism institute that existed in Whitewater from about 1889-1939. Carol Cartwright … Continue reading

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Bats! Wildlife in Need Center program on Oct. 28

Erin Toohey, Wildlife in Need Center (WINC)’s Education Coordinator, will present this program on Bats of Wisconsin on Wed., Oct. 28th, at 4 p.m. via Zoom. Learn about WINC, Wisconsin’s bats species, why they’re important, and how you can help … Continue reading

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Warhawks Vote!!

Are you prepared for the election on November 3rd? Have you voted already? Do you know what to do? If not, read on, but please note that the information below is specific to Wisconsin and may be different if you … Continue reading

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Is Past Prologue? Polling and Forecasting in the 2020 Election

Dr. Eric Loepp, political science professor, will talk about “Is Past Prologue? Polling and Forecasting in the 2020 Election” on Thurs., Oct. 8, at 6:30 pm. This online public presentation is sponsored by the League of Women Voters-Whitewater Area. No … Continue reading

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