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Normal (New Stuff Tuesdays)

If you read the book Wonder by R.J. Palacio when it came out in 2012, or saw the movie version in 2017, you’ll want to check out the story of this real boy and his family who in some ways … 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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From the desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Midnight Sun, by Stephanie Meyer

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Midnight Sun by Stephanie Meyer Before I provide a review of Midnight Sun, it is best to give an overview of the Twilight series. These synopses are about … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man’s World by Alan Downs

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man’s World by Alan Downs Emerson stated that “there is properly no history; only biography.”  I … 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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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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Virtual Career Fair! Tuesdays 2-6 p.m.

There are four more virtual Career Fair dates on Tuesdays from 2-6 p.m. Although each Tuesday is designated for certain majors, all UW-Whitewater students are invited to attend any or all of these fairs! Register at tinyurl.com/CLDCareerEvents. You also will … Continue reading

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Study Abroad – virtual fair, library resources

The virtual UW-Whitewater Global Experiences Fair will be available to Warhawks all day on Thurs., Oct. 1, through Canvas. Andersen Library has resources, if you’d like to learn more. For country information, including customs, climate, politics, government, and more, try … Continue reading

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Statewide forum: A Bipartisan Case to End Gerrymandering

The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin is hosting a statewide forum called “A Bipartisan Case to End Gerrymandering: Every Vote Must Count” at 7pm on Wed., Sept. 30. This conversation with former state Senators Tim Cullen (D-Janesville) and Dale … Continue reading

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