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Black Thursday Remembered Presentation

At UW Oshkosh’s annual commemoration of “Black Thursday, learn about the history of the 1968 Black Thursday student protest on the Oshkosh campus and its aftermath from various images and text that tell the story directly from the people who witnessed and...

Berlin Wall: Looking Back from Wisconsin

Imagine if a gigantic wall separated your city creating two different realities. Anyone who dared to cross would put their life in jeopardy. This was daily life for German citizens living in Berlin from 1961 until the wall fell 30 years ago. Join us as three speakers...
1968: Year of Turmoil and Change

1968: Year of Turmoil and Change

In conjunction with UW-Fond du Lac’s celebration of its 50th anniversary, Paisley Harris, associate professor of history at the UW-Fond du Lac Campus will discuss the year of its founding. 1968 was a year of turmoil, violence and change. This year saw U.S....

UW-Fond du Lac Theatre Dept “Silent Sky” Spring Production

The true love story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. When Henrietta begins work at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea. Instead, she joins a group of women “computers,” charting...

UW-Fond du Lac Theatre Dept “Silent Sky” Spring Production

The true love story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. When Henrietta begins work at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea. Instead, she joins a group of women “computers,” charting...