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    February 04, 2016

    UW-Whitewater study shows correlation between early childhood programs and higher math scores

    Wisconsin school districts that offer early childhood education programs are seeing higher math scores by the time their students get to 4th grade.

    February 01, 2016

    UW-Whitewater tapped to help nation reimagine students' first year of college

    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is one of only 44 schools in the nation chosen to participate in a sweeping initiative to improve the first-year experience for college students.

    January 28, 2016

    Art professor winner in London graphic design competition

    This is Kim's third major recognition on as many continents. He recently won graphic design contests in the United States and South Korea.

    January 25, 2016

    Free tax clinic at UW-Whitewater

    The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) at UW-Whitewater offers free tax help and free electronic filing of 2015 federal and Wisconsin tax returns.

    January 25, 2016

    Entrepreneurship program a model for the nation

    The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship named UW-Whitewater a finalist in its annual Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education Awards.

    January 19, 2016

    UW-Whitewater provost finalists named

    The four 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.

    January 12, 2016

    UW-Whitewater online bachelor's degree seventh best in the nation, MBA ranks highly

    U.S. News & World Report has released its 2016 list of the best online programs

    January 05, 2016

    UW-Whitewater earns high marks in accreditation review

    The report – by the Higher Learning Commission – also called UW-Whitewater a university strongly committed to student and faculty research.

    December 30, 2015

    Early promise inspires creative writing scholarship

    The scholarship is the result of a bequest of $100,000, which represents Kristine Grimsrud’s portion of her parent’s estate.

    December 14, 2015

    Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity wins national honor

    UW-Whitewater beat out 130 other chapters for the award, which honors excellence in community service, philanthropy, recruitment and professional development.

    December 14, 2015

    Physics program honored nationally

    UW-Whitewater recently received recognition from the American Institute of Physics as one of the top physics-degree-granting institutions in the United States.

    December 14, 2015

    Storytelling bridges the generational gap

    Education majors are teaming up with faculty and residents of Fairhaven Senior Services to engage children in stories.

    December 10, 2015

    Groundbreaking cell research lands biology student and chemistry professor in the journal Science

    Larry Williams, a biology major from Milwaukee, and Christopher Veldkamp, associate professor of chemistry, were part of an international collaboration involving research on immune cells and how they move within the body.

    December 07, 2015

    Student wins national CEO startup competition, pitches idea to "Shark Tank" judge

    Sophomore communication major Sam Lukach joins 23 of the top student entrepreneurs in the country in presenting his idea at the U.Pitch Elevator Pitch Competition and Showcase in Chicago, where he’ll compete for $11,000 in prizes.

    December 02, 2015

    Winter commencement set for Dec. 19

    Our Warhawk family will gather to honor more than 840 graduates. The event will be streamed live online.

    November 18, 2015

    UW-Whitewater athletics contributes $7 million to region annually, study finds

    Researchers found the Warhawk athletic program and its events contribute $7,039,473 to the economy and led to the creation of 98 full-time jobs.

    November 18, 2015

    National Geographic photographer to speak at UW-Whitewater

    Annie Griffiths will present her lecture “Help a Woman, Help the Planet” as part of UW-Whitewater’s Contemporary Issues Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, at Young Auditorium.

    November 16, 2015

    Wheelchair basketball tourney Nov. 20-21

    Wheelchair basketball teams from around the nation will compete in a tournament at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Nov. 20-21.

    November 12, 2015

    State investments in brownfields yield 14-fold return

    Since 1998, the State of Wisconsin brownfields funding programs have assisted 703 sites, resulting in 4,713 acres of contaminated land that was assessed, cleaned up or both.

    November 09, 2015

    In memory of Mary Beth Mackin

    The memorial begins at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in Timmerman Auditorium in Timothy J. Hyland Hall.

    November 09, 2015

    Students aim to raise $10,000 for hydroponics farm in Honduras

    The students launched the campaign, Hydroponics 4 Honduras, on Oct. 6 with the goal of raising enough money to purchase a greenhouse, irrigation, fertilizers and tools so high school students in the rural town of Linaca, Honduras, can start a self-sustaining hydroponic farm.

    November 02, 2015

    Nontraditional students pursue higher education dreams

    At 63 years old, Ricky Jones has worn a lot of hats in his life: Air Force brat, motocross racer, Woodstock attendee, and hard-working family man.

    October 28, 2015

    Peace Club reunites on campus after nearly 50 years

    In the early days, members of the Peace Study Club held teach-ins and silent protests, standing in a row on campus, proffering leaflets and forming a silent vigil for peace.

    October 23, 2015

    Ecojustice speaker to kickoff Contemporary Issues Lecture Series

    Antwi Akom, will bring his presentation “From Urgency to Action: Ecojustice, Tech Innovation and Community Revitalization” to UW-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium on Monday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m.

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