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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.


Whitewater apartment fire information

November 10, 2016

Information about the Nov. 9, 2016, fire at University Garden Apartments in Whitewater.


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.


Research Apprenticeship Program wins statewide diversity award

October 24, 2016

RAP is an innovative program designed to overcome the achievement gap between majority and minority students and engage first- and second-year students to become paid research assistants for faculty members.


Student wins Wisconsin’s Gaarder Award for excellence in music education

October 24, 2016

On Oct. 27, Justin Steger will be honored at the State Music Conference in Madison with the 2016 Richard G. Gaarder Award. He is the 17th Warhawk to receive the accolade since its inception in 1989.


Boxes & Walls: The Oppression Experience runs October 23-27

October 20, 2016

The event will take place in Esker Hall beginning Sunday, Oct. 23, from 1 to 5 p.m., and continuing Monday, Oct. 24, through Thursday, Oct. 27, from 6 to 10 p.m.


Tim O’Brien to receive Chancellor's Regional Literary Award

October 19, 2016

O’Brien, a Purple Heart recipient who completed a tour of duty from 1969 to 1970 as a foot soldier with the 46th Infantry in Vietnam, will be honored for his body of literary works on Monday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Young Auditorium.


Campus Diversity Forum: Moving from Inclusion to Engagement

October 17, 2016

UW-Whitewater continues a conversation of inclusivity and embracing diversity at the Nov. 1-2 annual Campus Diversity Forum.


Warhawk drum line makes history with Yamaha endorsement

October 15, 2016

Yamaha, a multinational conglomerate company and the world’s largest manufacturer of musical instruments, specifically known for brass and percussion, endorsed the UW-Whitewater drum line with a level of excellence this fall.


Warhawks dominate medal stand in Rio Paralympics

October 12, 2016

Athletes from the UW-Whitewater represented the United States, Germany and the Netherlands in the 2016 Paralympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 7-18.


Elevator Pitch Competition finals to be held Oct. 12

October 07, 2016

The Elevator Pitch Competition, hosted by the campus chapter of Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization, will be held at the Whitewater University Technology Innovation Center on Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m.


UW-Whitewater team named first-ever Gaming Showcase Winner

October 03, 2016

The winning team members — Katherine Stull, Jeremy Behreandt and Andrew Condon — presented their game, "A Dream Within a Dream," designed to interactively teach middle school students about one of Edgar Allan Poe's lesser-known works.


Title IX Mandatory Reporting

October 03, 2016

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.


Author and desert ecologist Craig Childs to speak on campus Oct. 3

September 26, 2016

On Monday, Oct. 3, Childs will present his lecture “The Everending Earth or How the World is Always Ending” at 7 p.m. at Young Auditorium in the Greenhill Center of the Arts.


UW-Whitewater professor preserves memories of the Great Leap Forward

September 26, 2016

Jian Guo helped to edit and translate several major works that document the Cultural Revolution and its effects, fulfilling a personal mission for the Chinese native.


Fall Undergraduate Research Day set for Sept. 27

September 23, 2016

UW-Whitewater was one of the first UW schools to adopt the Undergraduate Research Program more than 20 years ago, and the program continues to grow with more than 60 students expected to display their research.


Record enrollment at UW-Whitewater

September 21, 2016

Preliminary figures show 12,433 enrolled students for the fall semester, including the largest first-year class in the university’s history with 2,220 new students.


Campus garden yields record harvest

September 12, 2016

Founded three years ago, the campus garden has made monumental progress. The same space that accumulated just over 500 pounds in the 2014 season has doubled its weight this fall with more than 1,300 pounds of all organic, pesticide-free produce.


UW-Whitewater music professor brings unique performance downtown

September 02, 2016

Benjamin Whitcomb will be performing Bach’s Suites Cycle in a public art experience in downtown Whitewater that will fill pavement with color as music fills the air.


Landscaping team receives inaugural Chancellor's Difference Makers Award

August 30, 2016

A gallery of scenes from campus celebrating the beautiful work of the campus landscaping crew.


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