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November 2015

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All smiles: Homecoming 2015 photos

Soaking rain couldn't wash away the purple pride and Warhawk spirit as the campus community celebrated homecoming at UW-Whitewater. From the parade to the football team's dominating 63-0 victory, here's a photographic celebration of Homecoming 2015.

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PHOTOS: The ginkgo tree

It's a campus tree so stunningly beautiful, we thought it deserved its own photo album. Here's our visual ode to the golden ginkgo

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PHOTOS: Veterans Day

Thank you to all of our veterans and military service members. The Warhawk family is proud to recognize you and we are grateful for your service and sacrifice.

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Students aim to raise $10,000 for hydroponics farm in Honduras

UW-Whitewater's Enactus chapter launched the campaign, Hydroponics 4 Honduras, with the goal of raising enough money to purchase a greenhouse, irrigation, fertilizers and tools. It's a story about entrepreneurship and empowering people.


Nontraditional students pursue higher education dreams

Ricky Jones is one of more than 1,000 nontraditional students on campus — those people aged 25 and older whose backgrounds, experiences and diverse perspectives make them invaluable members of the Warhawk family.


Warhawk family profile:

student Katelyn Pena

Art major and cross-country runner Katelyn Pena hasn't let a lifelong hearing impairment keep her from doing what she loves: running.

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Wheelchair athlete to show off talents in Japan

Alumnus John Boie — who won three national championships as part of the UW-Whitewater men's wheelchair basketball team and now works in the Department of Art and Design — is competing on the USA team at the Kitakyushu Champions Cup in Japan.


Class Notes

Chris Lenz ’02, Joe LaMere ’90 and Mike LaMere ’98 served as part of the medical staff for the 2015 PGA Championship held Aug. 10-16 at Whistling Straits in Kohler. Chris and Mike were co-medical coordinators for this year’s event.


Oncobiologics, based in Cranbury, New Jersey, appointed Lawrence A. Kenyon to be its chief financial officer. Kenyon received a BBA in accounting.



Steven Pollack, who earned a BBA in general business, was named chief executive officer of Delta Dental of Massachusetts.



Stasia Wilson, who received a B.A. in art, mounted an exhibit titled “Innocence of Sandy Hook” at Whitewater’s Studio 84.



Devin Miller, who graduated with a B.A. in journalism, designed the JC Penney Home Collection campaign, which was a 2015 American Inhouse Design Awards winner.



Mohammad Alobaid, who received an MSE in special education, became a lecturer at Qassim University in Saudi Arabia.

Remembering Mary Beth Mackin,
dean of students

A passionate, caring and dedicated Warhawk, Mary Beth Mackin loved UW-Whitewater deeply. Students, faculty, staff and community members wore purple on Wednesday in her memory and celebrated the life of a person who positively influenced them in so many ways.



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Robert B. Andreoli

Attended 1951

Mary C. Barbee

Attended 1944

Thomas Edward Bell

BBA 1965

Harriette Bias-Insignares

MST 1972

Theodore Ralph Carpenter

B.E. 1935

Glenn A. Davison

B.E. 1959

Lucille S. (Dollase) Eilenfeldt

B.E. 1929

Arlene J. Ellis

B.A. 1988

Robin Fellows

Professor of music, 1989-2015

John R. Foster

B.S. 1963

Douglas J. Gearhart

M.S. 2003

Robert Gunderson

BBA 1966

Virginia Ruth (Gray) Hare

B.E. 1964

Brian D. Hilsenhoff

BBA 1997

Karen Ann (Eames) Jaehrling

B.E. 1958

James Kroll

B.E. 1968

Rae Skibrek Ladd

B.E. 1941

James E. Moen

BBA 1970

Mary Elizabeth (Vance) Mulcahy

B.Ed. 1939

Donald B. Olin

B.S. 1964

Lawrence Ray Powell

BBA 1967

Madeline “Cookie” (Mochel) Robbins

Attended 1962-1965

Sheila Mae (Peterson) Schulz

B.A. 1990

Jerome “Jerry” Robert Smith

BBA 1966

Elizabeth Ann (Knudsen) Spangler

B.E. 1961

Dennis Speilman

B.S. 1964

Daryl E. Staude

BBA 1970

Judith L. Tracy

MBA 1980

LeRoy R. Umnuhs

MBA 1977

Kimberly Sue Walker

B.A. 1991

Lowell W. Wilson

B.Ed. 1940

Jane Frances (Trachte) Zima

B.E. 1964


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