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Events for 2016-2017

Andersen Library Student Book Club

Andersen Library Student Book Club features topics related to diversity and one book is discussed each semester. This Spring we will be reading and discussing The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida. Meetings will be held on Feb. 22, March 1, and March 8 from 3:30-4:30pm. Discussion facilitated by: Karen Fisher - Disability Services Coordinator focusing on Psychological Disabilities, Autism Spectrum & Learning Disabilities, and Sara Vogt - Associate Director of the Center for Students With Disabilities.

  • Dates for Fall 2017 will be announced soon.

Backpack to Briefcase Series

Backpack to Briefcase is a series of events designed to assist students in the transition from college to work.  These events are facilitated by Career and Leadership Development and are co-sponsored by Andersen Library.

Connecting your Student Experiences to your Future Employment. Presented by John Witte, Complex Director for University Housing.
Attend this workshop to learn how to connect your student experiences to future employment. Students can learn how to recognize transferable skills, connect those skills to future employment and understand how to intelligently speak about skills at a job interview.

  • Thursday, Feb. 16th, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Sponsor: Southeast Asian Organization

Job Offers and Salary Negotiations. Frank Lanko, Senior Business Career Advisor for C&LD.
Attend this presentation to learn how to evaluate a future job offer and how to have a successful salary negotiation with an employer.

  • Wednesday, March 8th, 4:00-4:45 pm

Speed Networking. Jason Brown, Career Counselor for C&LD.
Speed Networking helps professionals focus on their networking efforts and accelerate the process of making new contacts. Attend this session to learn more about how to network and practice your networking skills with faculty, staff and students!

  • Wednesday, March 29th, 5:00-6:00 pm

Graduate School Panel. With Donald Dantzler, Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis Ph.D. program; Morgan Somers, Counseling MS program; Matthew Boelter, Business Administration MBA program; Alex Kultgen, Higher Education Leadership - Athletic Administration MS program; Soledad Gonzalez, Higher Education Leadership MS program.
A question and answer panelists comprised of a Ph. D and Masters students speaking about how to be successful in graduate school. Attend this panel to learn more about Graduate students and their effective journey to graduation.

  • Wednesday, April 19th, 5:00 - 6:00 pm.
  • Sponsors: Student Undergraduate Research Organization, McNair Scholars Program, Social Work Student Organization

Best Practices for Your First Year on the Job. Presented by Paige Reed, Chief of Institutional Policy and Compliance for UWW.
Attend this presentation to learn how to successfully navigate and adjust as a new employee on the job. Best practices and tools will be discussed on how to be used in the workplace while handling difficult situations.

  • Thursday, April 27th, 4:00-4:45 p.m.

Maker Monday

Once a month, students are invited to have fun and be creative at Andersen Library.  Have an idea for a future project? Let us know by emailing us at LibraryPR@uww.edu.

  • February 6, 2017 from 1-4pm – Vintage Valentine's Day Cards
  • March 13, 2017 from 1-4pm - CANCELLED
  • April 17, 2017 from 1-4pm – Earth Week - Plant a flower or herb

Money Smart Week - April 24-28, 2017

Money Smart Week is a national initiative between the ALA and the Federal Reserve Bank (Chicago) to provide financial literacy programming to help members of your community better manage their personal finances.

  • Mon, April 24, 2:00-4:00pm
    There’s an App for that?... Download a FREE Financial Literacy App!

  • Tue, April 25, 10:30-12:00pm, Children's Collection
    Education Majors - Meet Jenni Guenther, Program Director, EarlyStart=MoneySmart
    10:30- Observe program delivered to Children’s Center Students
    11:00- Q&A, plus free materials
    11:30-2pm FREE paint a piggy or owl bank! (Near Entrance)

  • Wed, April 26, 11:00-2:00pm, near entrance
    Get a Copy of Your Credit Report; Credit Consultation…. FREE!  Sponsored by UWCU

  • Fri, April 28, 11:00-1:00pm, near entrance
    For Faculty and Staff - Meet & Greet/Q&A with UWCU, TIAA, ETF and WI Deferred Compensation

Pet Therapy at Andersen Library

Pet Therapy

Pet therapy dogs are waiting for you to come spend time with them and forget about life's daily stresses! Join us across from the Circulation desk on the main library floor from NOON - 2p.m. on select dates:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 24
  • Monday, Jan. 30
  • Tuesday, Feb 7
  • Monday, Feb 13
  • Tuesday, Feb 21
  • Tuesday, Feb 28
  • Monday, March 6
  • Tuesday, March 14
  • Spring Break
  • Monday, March 27
  • Tuesday, April 4
  • Monday, April 10
  • Tuesday, April 18
  • Monday, April 24
  • Monday, May 1
  • Tuesday, May 2
  • Wednesday, May 3
  • Thursday, May 4
  • Monday, May 8
  • Tuesday, May 9
  • Wednesday, May 10

Resume Doctor at Andersen Library

ResumeCareer and Leadership Development is holding Resume Doctor sessions in Andersen Library! Stop by with your resume to have it professionally reviewed! No appointments necessary. Located on the second floor of Andersen Library near the Circulation Desk.

  • Wednesday, April 12, 1-4pm
  • Thursday, April 13, 12-3pm

Can't wait?  Call C&LD at 262.472.1471 to set up an appointment any time!

Try-It Tuesdays (UHCS)

Try-It Tuesdays

Try-It Tuesday is a biweekly event put on by the University Health and Counseling Services. Free samples of snack foods are brought in to give students ideas for healthy snacking alternatives and are provided to combat the stereotype of unhealthy foods on college campuses.

  • January 31-May 2 (Except Spring Break)
  • 3:30p.m. - 4:30p.m.

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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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Circulation Desk: 262-472-5511
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