The event marks the first time in its almost 150-year history that the university will confer a doctoral degree. Ten students will receive their doctorate of business administration, or DBA.
Economics students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater competed against some of the world's most prestigious universities at the 14th Annual College Fed Challenge in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 1.
Over the years, McNair has assisted first generation, low-income, and traditionally underrepresented students in pursuing graduate education by engaging them in research projects and other scholarly activities.
Students will soon get to experience a vibrant new learning space on the UW-Whitewater campus. Named in honor of an alumna, the Mary Poppe Chrisman Success Center will serve thousands of students with tutorial and supplemental instruction.
The grant will pay emergency expenses for individual low-income students, up to $1,000, for anything from dental work to childcare expenses.
Chancellor Kopper kicked off the new semester with her annual State of the University Address at Young Auditorium. She previewed the year ahead, celebrated recent achievements and honored many faculty, staff and students for their contributions to the Warhwak family.
View photos of the new faculty and staff breakfast and the chancellor's State of the University Address.
A powerful reminder of the transformative work we do: the story of a refugee from Southeast Asia who overcame great odds and is now a UW-Whitewater student studying international relations.