February 2010 – Issue 1



Bob Benjamin

"Why I Teach" video series features Bob Benjamin
Bob Benjamin, an associate professor of physics, is the subject of the university's latest "Why I Teach" video series, which tells the story of faculty members' passion and joy for teaching. Be sure to check the UW-Whitewater home page often as there are more videos to come.

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Andy Warhol

Crossman Gallery gets boost with Andy Warhol photos
A recent gift of more than 150 photographs valued at $163,000 from famed pop artist Andy Warhol is a huge boost to the already growing reputation of the Crossman Gallery on the UW-Whitewater campus. The photos are a gift from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

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David Travis

Climatologist's research on jet contrails highlighted in Christian Science Monitor
Contrails from airplanes impact temperatures at Earth's surface. But do they raise or lower them? UW-Whitewater climatologist David Travis studied the impact of contrails on daytime and nighttime temperatures in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks when all commercial airline flights over the U.S. were grounded.

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UW-Whitewater fueling entrepreneurial fire
UW-Whitewater is quickly becoming a regional powerhouse in educating students for careers in small business and in helping small businesses flourish. More than 50 students are enrolled in a new entrepreneurship degree program. Why has the university become a hub for entrepreneurship? Because many people—from the chancellor to the dean of the business school to the marketing, accounting and management professors—believe an entrepreneurial spirit is the key to economic sustainability.

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