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Gravitational Waves from Colliding Neutron Stars (or where do heavy elements like gold come from)

Professor Bob Benjamin, Physics Dept., will talk about “The First Detection of Gravitational Waves from Colliding Neutron Stars: When an Irresistable Force Meets an Unmovable Object” at 7 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 20, in Upham Hall 140. Come to hear … Continue reading

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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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Back to the Future: The Great War, Nationalism, Imperialism, and the Failure of Internationalism

F. Peter Wagner, Associate Professor in the Political Science Dept., will talk about “Back to the Future: The Great War, Nationalism, Imperialism, and the Failure of Internationalism” at 3 p.m. on Mon., Sept. 18, in Fellowship Hall of Fairhaven Senior … Continue reading

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Vintage Book, Binder, & Art Catalog Sale

This month’s book sale features books on a variety of subjects, binders suitable for holding all your class notes, and art catalogs from days gone by Continue reading

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Eclipse! Where will you be on Aug 21? Will you be ready?

Get ready to experience the Great American Eclipse! Free local events: Make your own eclipse viewer on Thurs, Aug 17, from 3:30-4:30pm at the Irvin L Young Memorial Library (431 W Center St, Whitewater) using materials supplied by the library … Continue reading

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The Iron Brigade talk Aug. 10

Eric Schlehlein will talk about “Forged in Blood: How The Iron Brigade Earned Its Metallic Moniker” on Thurs., Aug. 10, from 6-7:30pm in the community room at the Irvin L Young Memorial Library (431 W Center St, Whitewater). This is … Continue reading

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Climate Reality talk Aug 3

Mary Jarosz, Climate Reality Leader trained by The Climate Reality Project (founded by the Nobel Laureate and former US Vice President, Al Gore) will talk about climate reality on Thurs., Aug. 3, at 6pm at the Irvin L Young Memorial … Continue reading

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Costume exhibit, August 3-27

Whitewater Arts Alliance‘s Cultural Arts Center gallery (402 W Main St) will feature an exhibit of costumes designed by Marshall Anderson, UWW Theatre/Dance Department, from Thurs., Aug. 3 through Sun., Aug. 27. Gallery hours are noon-5pm Thurs-Sun. A free reception, … Continue reading

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Trafficking in Persons

The 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report has been issued, and previous reports since 2001 are available online as well. The website states that [T]he Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments … Continue reading

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Photography: Workshop & Exhibit

The Whitewater Arts Alliance is offering a free workshop, “Photography: Beyond the Snapshot,” for beginning to intermediate photographers from 10am-noon on Sat., May 20, 2017, at the Cultural Arts Center (402 W. Main Street, Whitewater). This workshop may help attendees … Continue reading

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