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Founders Week 2019

Whitewater Normal School opened in 1868. That school is now known as the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.  Each year we celebrate our Founders Day and this year we've lined up a week of activities for everyone. Check out the schedule below for dates, times and locations of the Founders Week events. Have questions? Contact us here and we're happy to help. Get ready to show your purple pride! #uwwfoundersweek2019

Calendar of Events:


Monday, April 22

Ice Cream Social Kick-off  (Rock Campus) | 12-1 p.m. in HS Commons 120
Ice Cream Social Kick-off  (Whitewater Campus) | 3-4:30 p.m. in the University Center near Roberta's Art Gallery


Wednesday, April 24

WSG Faculty and Staff Recognition Reception | 3:30-5:30 p.m. Fern Young Terrace in the Center of the Arts


Thursday, April 25

Warhawks@Work – Breakfast for Employees who are Alumni | 8:30-10 a.m. Old Main Ballroom in the University Center
Emeriti Spring Brunch | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Hamilton Room in the University Center
Warhawks Give Challenge | Join us in our annual giving day at


Friday, April 26

Make a Difference Day - Arbor Day Proclamation | 2 p.m. Wyman Mall near Andersen Library
TIFU 30th and BSU 50th Anniversery Gala | 4-11:30 p.m. Hamilton Room in the University Center


Saturday, April 27

Awards Recognition Reception and Dinner | 5:30 p.m. Hamilton Room in the University Center

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Whitewater, WI. 53190