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UW-Whitewater to distribute more than $300,000 in emergency aid to students

June 21, 2017

The grant will pay emergency expenses for individual low-income students, up to $1,000, for anything from dental work to childcare expenses.


UW-Whitewater names Todd Garzarelli Director of Athletics

June 20, 2017

Garzarelli comes to UW-Whitewater from the State University of New York at Buffalo, the largest public university in New York, where he serves as senior associate athletic director for external affairs.


Finalists for Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs

June 13, 2017

The five candidates will participate in a series of public forums listed below, offering opportunities for faculty, staff, students and community members to interact directly with the finalists.


Commencement set for May 13

May 08, 2017

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will celebrate the achievements of its graduates Saturday, May 13, 2017, as proud families gather for spring commencement ceremonies.


Student designer leaves artistic mark on campus

April 24, 2017

You may not know it, but you’ve likely seen the graphic design work of Jordyn Schmidt all over the campus.


Warhawk to compete on “American Ninja Warrior”

April 24, 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.”


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.