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UW–Madison's 2018-2019 Go Big Read book is The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan
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Go Big Read Sep 21
On Tuesday Sept. 25, at the Discovery Building, Jim Hurley, director of the University of Wisconsin Aquatic Sciences Center, will discusses the latest research on emerging issues facing the Great Lakes.
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Go Big Read Sep 20
Get your hands wet at this Great Lakes talk, Sept. 25! Lakes expert Jim Hurley breaks down latest research and future challenges in this interactive Crossroads of Ideas. Discovery Building, 7 p.m. Register:
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Go Big Read Sep 19
Its that time again! The will be dropping off copies of our book in expected, and unexpected places. If you find one, grab it, tweet about it, read it, and make sure to tell us what you think!
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Clean Lakes Alliance Sep 18
Limnologist and Clean Lakes Alliance committee member, Richard Lathrop, believes increased infiltration will reduce runoff and will prevent flooding in our watershed.
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Go Big Read Sep 18
That must have been gorgeous! Thanks for sharing!
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Go Big Read Sep 18
“This book takes a historical look at the Great Lakes with deep affection and concern for the future,” Blank said. “It’s written in a way that pulls readers in and serves as a reminder that we can’t take these wonderful resources for granted"
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On Wisconsin Sep 10
Zebra and quagga mussels are wrecking havoc on the Great Lakes. breaks it down in this year’s book.
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Go Big Read Sep 18
Great opportunity to connect with grad students from diverse disciplines around the central themes of this year's pick!
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College Library Sep 17
In anticipation of an evening with author on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 7pm in Shannon Hall, has created a water & climate-themed display. Check it out and be informed!
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Go Big Read Sep 17
We are a big fan of Bucky!
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Wisconsin Sea Grant Sep 14
You can visit , or the library can come to you! The Library has a busy slate of events around the state, incl. upcoming ones in Green Lake & Amherst. Learn more:
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Go Big Read Sep 17
In preparation for Dan Egan's author talk on October 16th, we want to explore some themes with you! Do you have special memories of the Great Lakes? Share them with us on Twitter and Facebook!
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UW–Madison Diversity Sep 14
The celebration kicks off TODAY with a pride march up Bascom hill at 4:30 and delicious, cold paletas at the top. Then don't miss the Melanin Fest cook-out at Library Mall until 8pm. Learn more at
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Go Big Read Sep 14
Mark your calendars! In one month, on October 16th, Dan Egan will be in Madison to speak about the issues facing the Great Lakes, and why that should matter to us. The event is free and open to the public!
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Water@UW-Madison Sep 12
Looking for a good water book? Maybe you've finished the by on the and are searching for more? Water@UW-Madison has you covered with our new . Check it out here:
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Go Big Read Sep 10
Are millennial women the key to saving the sport fishing industry? "For many of this new generation, however, getting out on a boat and sticking a line in the water is about disconnecting from an ever-increasing electronic world."
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Go Big Read Sep 10
Hey Libraries! The semester has started and we hope you are looking forward to a great year! Have students started picking up their Go Big Read books? Tag us in photos!
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Go Big Read Sep 7
One of the best summer activities is rafting, floating, canoeing on a river. This summer, scientist Marie Zhuikov went whitewater rafting on the St. Louis River. Have you been whitewater rafting? How was your experience compared to Marie's?
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Go Big Read Sep 7
Welcome back Badgers! This week, many of you will pick up copies of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes from one of the six distribution libraries on campus. Need to know where those are located? We've got you covered!
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Go Big Read Sep 5
Welcome, Class of 2022! Hope you're having a wonderful (if a little soggy) first day of class! Today is a fitting day to dig in to this year's book if there ever was one.
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