October 2010 – Issue 1



UW-Whitewater breaks ground on technology park
The 38,000-square-foot Innovation Center, to be completed in January, will be the first building at the 125-acre Whitewater University Technology Park. The project, a partnership between the university and City of Whitewater, has gone from drawing board to reality in just two years.

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Fishing for a safer catch
In a research project that could have global benefits, UW-Whitewater's chemistry department embarks on a challenge to safely remove mercury from fish, transform the fishing industry and help a Wisconsin small business.

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The history of fat
Associate professor Elena Levy-Navarro's new edited book, "Historicizing Fat in Anglo-American Culture," shows how body weight became an issue in politics, literature, entertainment and society. Readers will learn about the cultural shift that led to a war on obesity and the rise of "fat phobia," and why the word "opera" automatically triggers the image of a fat lady singing.

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Honoring our alums
Help identify outstanding alumni who deserve recognition! The UW-Whitewater National Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards. Nominate an alum today!

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Upcoming Events

Homecoming Alumni & Friends Hospitality Tent

Homecoming Warhawk Pregame Sizzle

Alumni Association Shopping Trip to Chicago

Trip to Israel and Petra

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