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Melanie McManus talks about hiking the Ice Age Trail

Author Melanie McManus will talk about her journey hiking the Ice Age Trail on Thurs., Sept. 21, at 6pm at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (431 W Center St, Whitewater). Her 2013 journey, which began at the western end … Continue reading

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Using social media for social good

Luvvie Ajayi will talk about “Using social media for social good” at 7pm on Mon., Feb. 27, in the Young Auditorium. It’s part of the Contemporary Issues Lecture Series! Ajayi is a writer, speaker and digital strategist, which, according to … Continue reading

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Amy E. Reichert at Public Library Dec. 6 & Food Fiction Fun

Amy E. Reichert, author of the novels The Coincidence of Coconut Cake and Luck, Love & Lemon Pie, will be at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library, Whitewater’s public library at 431 W. Center St. (very walkable from campus), to … Continue reading

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The things they carried

Tonight (Monday, November 7th) at 7 p.m., in the Young Auditorium, Chancellor Kopper will present the 2016 Chancellor’s Regional Literary Award to novelist and U.S. Army veteran Tim O’Brien, who wrote The things they carried, a work of fiction about … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Star Trek at 50

Quickly, before September ends: The sci-fi TV series Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry‘s “Wagon Train set in space,” first aired in September 1966 and ran for three seasons. The original series, that is, with Captain James Tiberius Kirk, his Vulcan first … Continue reading

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The Everending earth, or how the world is always ending

Craig Shields will talk about “The everending Earth, or how the world is always ending” on Mon., Oct. 3, at 7pm in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s part of a lecture series sponsored by the College of Letters and … Continue reading

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The Sixth Extinction

Elizabeth Kolbert, journalist and author of The sixth extinction: An unnatural history, for which she won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction will deliver the last Contemporary Issues Lecture of the year at 7pm on Wed, Apr 20, in … Continue reading

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Medical Journal Editors Propose Data Sharing

An association of medical journal editors has proposed that medical researchers share their clinical study data as a condition of publishing articles about their results in medical journals. So far, when a journal has attempted to make this a requirement, … Continue reading

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Seventh Generation Earth Ethics

Patty Loew, UW-Madison Professor of Life Sciences Communication, will talk about “Seventh Generation Earth Ethics” on Tues., Nov. 3, from 3:30-5pm in UC275. This is part of the Native Pride Lecture Series, and also is presented as part of UWW’s … Continue reading

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Hunger, Obesity & the Food System

Ellen Gustafson, a food system change advocate and author of We the eaters: If we change dinner, we can change the world, will talk about “A New Understanding of Hunger, Obesity and the Food System” on Mon., Apr. 20 at … Continue reading

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