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National science honor for Warhawk biologist

April 17, 2017

Amanda Danno received Honorable Mention recognition from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, the premier undergraduate award of its type in the sciences, mathematics and engineering fields.

Eileen M. Hayes named dean of the College of Arts and Communication

April 11, 2017

Hayes is currently a professor and chairperson of the Department of Music at Towson University in Maryland, where her responsibilities include budget management, personnel, tenure and promotion, faculty development, student success, marketing and public relations, accreditation, assessment, and oversight of the university's marching band.

Warhawk earns Goldwater recognition, national championship

April 10, 2017

Tina slack received Honorable Mention recognition from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 04, 2017

As a part of the university's ongoing prevention and education efforts to end sexual violence, campus will host several events.

UW-Whitewater celebrates 149th anniversary with Founders Day awards

March 31, 2017

The annual Founders Day event, which will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, in the James R. Connor University Center, includes the presentation of scholarships to outstanding UW-Whitewater juniors.

Title IX Mandatory Reporting -- UPDATED

March 09, 2017

In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments, all UW-Whitewater employees are required to report any knowledge, incident or allegation of sexual misconduct.

Spring Undergraduate Research Day set for March 16

March 08, 2017

Brandon Fong, an entrepreneurship and marketing major, has published “Leverage: Escape the College Rat Race, Design the Life You Want, and Take the Real World by Storm.”

Student's work displayed in New York gallery in worldwide art competition

March 07, 2017

Liz Christianson, an art major from Marshfield, Wisconsin, was selected to have her piece, “Tension of Two,” included in the gallery’s “30 under 30” exhibition, which honors the work 30 artists under 30 years old, out of hundreds of entrants worldwide.

WARHAWK VOICES — Wheelchair basketball

March 02, 2017

On March 9-11, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will host the 2017 national intercollegiate wheelchair basketball championships. The Warhawk men and women hail from all over the world and are among the best athletes in the sport.

Professor’s composition goes from performance piece to album

February 21, 2017

Jeff Herriott's “The Stone Tapestry” is deeply rooted in the natural world.

Professor’s research on women and Japanese society focus of new book

February 15, 2017

Akiko Yoshida has expanded on research from her doctorate dissertation to publish “Unmarried Women in Japan: The Drift into Singlehood.” Routledge, a cutting-edge publisher for humanities and social sciences, is publishing the book.

Student's book on college success gains praise from CEOs

February 13, 2017

Brandon Fong, an entrepreneurship and marketing major, has published “Leverage: Escape the College Rat Race, Design the Life You Want, and Take the Real World by Storm.”

UW-Whitewater at the Capitol

February 02, 2017

Coffee at the Capitol is a time when UW-Whitewater administrators meet with elected officials and alumni who work in state government to catch up, reconnect and celebrate collective achievements.

Sales students triumph

January 23, 2017

At competitions, students take on the role of sales representatives for a real company. Research conducted by the team helps competitors overcome objections that the judges present in order to close the sale.

K-9 Hawk to be sworn in on Jan. 31

January 23, 2017

Hawk — an Australian cattle dog — will help secure large-scale events and work with officers on campus.

Students, families encouraged to plan ahead for winter storm

December 16, 2016

The National Weather Serviced has issued a winter storm warning for southeast Wisconsin for Friday afternoon through Saturday night.

Holiday Greetings

December 15, 2016

UW-Whitewater's 2016 holiday video

Winter commencement set for Dec. 17

December 12, 2016

More than 813 students will march across the stage to receive their degrees at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 2016 winter commencement.

World premiere of professor’s new musical composition

December 03, 2016

Milwaukee’s Bel Canto Chorus will perform the world premiere of a new composition by Christian Ellenwood, professor of music at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Aspiring teachers bond through personal challenges, excitement for education

November 21, 2016

Adelaida Sisk and Rocio Aburto are two out of nearly 900 nontraditional students age 25 or older at UW-Whitewater who are on a quest to pursue their goals and dreams while balancing other facets of life.

Hackathon set for Nov. 18-19

November 14, 2016

Teams will compete against each one another to build something that will impress a panel of judges.

Warhawk wheelchair basketball teams to host tournament Nov. 18-19

November 14, 2016

The Warhawk men's and women's wheelchair basketball teams return to their home court on Friday, Nov. 18, and Saturday, Nov. 19.

Campus Memory Garden to break ground in 2017

November 07, 2016

A memory garden in honor of former Dean of Students Mary Beth Mackin will break ground in April 2017.

Honoring veterans and military students

November 04, 2016

Veterans Week at UW-Whitewater will feature a talk and book signing from an award-winning author, art exhibit, memorial ceremony and special recognition and programming for veterans and military students.

Fund for Lake Michigan efforts boost property values by $86 million

October 25, 2016

A new study from UW-Whitewater shows that investing in water quality projects has created hundreds of jobs and stimulated the regional economy with more than $30 million.