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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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How to Be Less Stupid About Race

Crystal Marie Fleming, author and Associate Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies at SUNY Stony Brook, will talk about “How to Be Less Stupid About Race” on Monday, March 4, 2019, at 7pm in the Irvin L Young Auditorium. It’s … Continue reading

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A World at War: Taking a Closer Look at WWII

The Spring 2019 Fairhaven Lecture Series will focus on “A World at War: Taking a Closer Look at WWII.” All lectures are free and take place on Mondays at 3pm in Fellowship Hall of Fairhaven Senior Services (435 West Starin … Continue reading

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Indigenous Sustainability: Honoring Lands, Resurging Communities, Resisting Injustice

Dr. Kyle Whyte, Timnick Chair in the Humanities at Michigan State University and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Community Sustainability, will talk about “Indigenous Sustainability: Honoring Lands, Resurging Communities, Resisting Injustice” on Mon., Nov. 26, 2018 at 7pm in the … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Time ends : Fall back Saturday night/Sunday morning

Please remember to set your clocks and watches back an hour this Sunday, November 4, at 2am (or whenever you get up on Sunday, or before you go to sleep Saturday night), in observance of the end of Daylight Saving … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 30, 2018

Exit West: A Novel by Mohsin Hamid. Call Number: PS3558.A42169 E95 2017, New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor
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Wisconsin’s Most Haunted Places

Chad Lewis will talk about “Wisconsin’s Most Haunted Places” on Tues., Oct. 30th, from 6-7:30pm in the Community Room at the Irvin L Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library at 431 W Center St). Description from the library’s events calendar: … Continue reading

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Southeast Asian Heritage Lecture

Bee Vang, Program Director of the TRIO Upward Bound program at UW-River Falls and recipient of a UW System Board of Regents’ Diversity Award, will talk about “Participant to Practitioner: A Personal Narrative” on Tues., Oct. 30th, 2018, from 3:30-4:30pm … Continue reading

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Janesville – An American Story

Amy Goldstein, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, will talk about her first book “Janesville – An American Story” on Mon., Oct. 22, at 7pm in the Irvin L Young Auditorium. It’s part of the Contemporary Issues Lecture Series. Andersen Library has a … Continue reading

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