Archives: July 2008

July 31st, 2008

Old World Wisconsin will host a symposium devoted to gardening with heirloom plant varieties, Saturday, September 6, 2008. Speakers for this event include Dick Zondag (president of Jung Seed Co.), […]

July 31st, 2008

The research suggests that judicious consumption of red wine can be good for the heart. Take heart that Steenbock has collections available to support your interest in viticulture, (as well […]

July 28th, 2008

July 28th marks the birth (1866) of beloved children’s author and illustrator, Beatrix Potter. Not only did she document the natural world so lovingly in both her whimsical and botanical […]

July 28th, 2008

What with recent summer media attention paid to pathogens in the food supply—namely mass-quantity/processed fresh produce (tomatoes, peppers, etc.)–you may be experiencing some growing interest in food safety. The USDA […]

July 24th, 2008

Calendar your steps to completing your dissertation. The Dissertation Calculator, available from the CIMC Website (Center for Instructional Materials & Computing), enables you to enter your start and anticipated completion […]

July 21st, 2008

Use your library! Saves space, funds and trees. Or so suggests Re-Nest, a pleasant blog I follow for its refreshing take on home life and interior design. Of course, as […]

July 17th, 2008

Faculty and instructors are invited to submit their course reserve materials to Steenbock’s Reserves department by August 10, 2008. Materials received by this date will be processed and available to […]

July 17th, 2008

Agroterrorism, Climate Change, Energy, Pandemic & Avian Influenza, and Security, Food & Fuel, are among the Featured Topics in the full text Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL). (The link to […]

July 14th, 2008

Need textbooks? Visit the University Bookstore Text Department site to see what texts may be required for your classes this coming term. In addition to the campus bookstore, you may […]

July 10th, 2008

One of the interesting—and sometimes challenging—activities in librarianship is matching a library user to the texts that he/she will most like to read, be it for research or entertainment. If […]