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July 2015

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Warhawk family welcomes summer campers

Jeremy Lade, hands up at right, head coach of the UW-Whitewater national champion men's wheelchair basketball team, leads the cheers for camper Myles Calhoun, 10, who made his first 10-foot basket at camp on Saturday, June 13, 2015. Photo by Craig Schreiner.

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Warhawks compete in

national fishing championship

Jared Mataczynski, junior entrepreneurship major, and Steve Nebel, junior general business major, competed in the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship, July 9-11 on Lake DuBay.

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PHOTOS: McNair Scholars

Warhawks are busy planning research projects over the summer — experiences that help hone students' applied research skills and give them a competitive edge for jobs and graduate programs.

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Alum in the news: Matt Blanchard impresses coaches in camp workouts

The 2012 Warhawk alumnus, who won three national football championships at UW-Whitewater, is competing for a Green Bay Packers roster spot.

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Alum in the news: Social media strategist loves life as a quick-change artist

English and journalism alumnus Bruce Dierbeck '01 talks about his career choice and what it's like to be on the ground floor of an emerging industry.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel...

Alumnae continue to climb coaching ladder

Mary Merg '14 and Tiffany Morton '09, who were standout basketball players at UW-Whitewater, are now coaching at Division I institutions.

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Class notes

1970

Kenneth Lutz, B.A. in accounting, retired as the comptroller of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation after 23 years.


1971

David J. Drury, BBA in accounting, was appointed to the Greater Milwaukee Foundation Board of Directors.

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1981, 1984

Robert Pennington, B.A. in journalism, and M.S. in mass communication, was named emeritus professor of communication at Fo Guang University in Taiwan.


1995

Kevin Speth, BBA in marketing, published his first novel, “The Contaminants,” under the pen name Devin K. Smyth. The science fiction book, which targets the juvenile market, is dedicated to several of Speth’s English professors at UW-Whitewater.

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1997

Amy Foszpanczyk, BSE in elementary/middle school education, was named the principal of Yorkville Elementary School in Union Grove.

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Obituaries

Anthony Brazzel

Attended 1982-1984


Edgar Brecklin

Visitor and Parking Services, 1990-2014


Steve Haywood

Attended 1986-1991


Richard “Dick” Iverson

Facilities Planning and Management, 1975-2004


Karl Zahn

Curriculum and Instruction, 1965-1990

Behind the scenery:

Tour the campus nature preserve, gardens and landscapes

A series of tours this summer will explore the plants and wildlife at UW-Whitewater. You may even get some ideas for your own property.

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Using social media to cope with tough times

Anna Courtier, science outreach coordinator, and Ann Knabe, lecturer in communication, share their perspectives on using social media to cope with tragedy.

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Seeking public comments on reaccreditation

UW-Whitewater is seeking comments from the public about the university in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.

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Upcoming events

AUG

1

Summer golf outings

Through September

SEP

11

Inauguration of Beverly Kopper

1:30 P.M.

OCT

31

Class of 1965 50-year reunion

10 a.m.

OCT

31

Homecoming

Save the date!

FEB

3

2016 Trip to Costa Rica

Through Feb. 10

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Update your alumni record: UW-Whitewater attempts to keep its records as up-to-date as possible so that you receive every benefit of being an alum, such as special invitations to events in your community and the Whitewater magazine.

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Check out your benefits: There are ways we can help you keep in touch with what's going on around campus, discounts you can take advantage of when you travel, or even ways to keep the tradition alive and send another generation back to your alma mater.

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Foundation and giving: The UW-Whitewater Foundation plays an integral role in enhancing the university's long-held tradition of high-quality, accessible education by bridging the gap between state funding and tuition dollars.

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