Author Archives: Katherine Wikoff

About Katherine Wikoff

I am a college professor at Milwaukee School of Engineering, where I teach literature, film studies, political science, and communication. I also volunteer with a Milwaukee homeless sanctuary, Repairers of the Breach, as chair of the Communications and Fund Development Committee.

Memento Mori: Notre Dame

Memento Mori: Notre Dame https://karenullo.wordpress.com/2019/04/17/memento-mori-notre-dame/ — Read on karenullo.wordpress.com/2019/04/17/memento-mori-notre-dame/ Beautiful post reflecting on the fire this week.

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Snowy birch at night

Took this picture after yesterday’s snow finally ended, shortly before turning in. Any photos I take at night with my phone are usually greenish and hard to make out. This one looked really striking though, and practically black and white … Continue reading

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Springtime in Milwaukee

I actually DID see some daffodils yesterday. But today looks like this. At least it’s mid-April, so no one is stressed about getting it all shoveled before the polar winds sweep  down from northern Canada bringing -20 degree temperatures and … Continue reading

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CypherCon 4.0, the Milwaukee River dyed green, and three homes of the Milwaukee Bucks

Taught my morning class today and then walked over to the convention center (maybe 20 minutes away) to attend CypherCon, billed as “Wisconsin’s Hacker Conference” mostly centered on network security but also containing bigger-picture sessions on societal implications of data … Continue reading

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Atrium staircase, late afternoon

I am in the middle of grading midterms today. That involves lots of sitting, punctuated by the need to get up and stretch my legs more often than I usually think to remember. There is lots of late afternoon sunshine … Continue reading

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Radiant

I liked the circles of light reflecting off the waste can at the elevator late this afternoon 😄

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What’s in a tagline? My blog’s identity: Version 4.0

I’m developing a new course at MSOE called “SS 3700 Digital Society.” To say I’m excited is to understate my enthusiasm for this topic. As a political science major who took computer programming classes in the late 1970s using a … Continue reading

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