Archive

Latest News Releases

UW-Whitewater honored among national Colleges of Distinction

August 02, 2019

Schools are accepted on the basis that they adhere to the four distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, successful outcomes, and vibrant community/


Fundraising campaign raises more than $17 million in honor of UW-Whitewater’s 150th anniversary

July 23, 2019

Exceeding its goal by more than $2 million, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is celebrating a successful conclusion to its Sesquicentennial Campaign.


Chrisman’s $5 million gift is largest in UW-Whitewater history

July 18, 2019

Chrisman, who received a B.S. in business in 1959, previously donated $1.5 million in 2015 to help construct the Mary Poppe Chrisman Success Center. This brings his total actual and pledged contributions to more than $6.5 million – the most of any individual donor to the campus.


UW-Whitewater to offer new master’s degree in higher education leadership

July 12, 2019

Students will learn how to collaborate across departments in a university setting, use research to implement policies and improve practices, and engage in data-based decision making.


UW-Whitewater is the best value to earn a college degree in UW System

July 11, 2019

Factoring in tuition, fees, and room and board, UW-Whitewater is the best value in the UW System – a distinction it has held for at least five years.


UW-Whitewater online programs ranked among best in the nation

July 10, 2019

UW-Whitewater continues to expand its online offerings to serve the needs of students who are looking for an exceptional education at a reasonable price.


Social work program wins $85,000 grant to address Wisconsin worker shortage

May 21, 2019

UW-Whitewater received an $85,000 grant from Bader Philanthropies, Inc. to develop Project GREY which addresses the need to care for the aging population.


Spring commencement set for May 18 and May 21

May 07, 2019

UW-Whitewater will celebrate its graduates on Saturday, May 18, and Tuesday, May 21, as families and friends gather for 2019 spring commencement.


UW-Whitewater chancellor finalists named

April 30, 2019

The 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.


Men’s club bowling team brings home first national championship

April 09, 2019

Congratulations to UW-Whitewater men’s club bowling team for bringing home their first national championship!


UW-Whitewater lands 2020 championship forensics tournament

April 02, 2019

Talented public speakers from across the U.S. will meet at UW-Whitewater for the National Forensic Association championship tournament April 16-20, 2020.


Warhawk discovers 1,000-year-old remains on archeological dig

April 02, 2019

UW-Whitewater student Cameron Cudnohowski traveled to a farm in Skegness, England with a study-abroad opportunity to live out his archeological dream.


World premiere concert commemorates UW-Whitewater's 150th

March 06, 2019

Past, present and future will collide in a beautiful vocal crescendo as UW-Whitewater students perform a world premiere concert in honor of the campus’s 150th.


UW-Whitewater professor and student publish book on Scottish poetry

March 05, 2019

English major Nicole Chermak and Professor Patrick Moran of UW-Whitewater publish a book on Scottish poetry.


Warhawk Voices — Connor Moore

February 25, 2019

Connor Moore, journalism major, details his love for broadcasting on his path to becoming an ESPN announcer.


Warhawk Voices — Brian Duckwitz

February 22, 2019

Brian Duckwitz, senior lecturer, teaches English, science fiction literature and fencing at UW-Whitewater Rock County.


Warhawk Voices — Ed Steckley

February 04, 2019

Ed Steckley, award-winning artist, completed his bachelor’s degree at UW-Whitewater after taking a 23-year hiatus.


UW-Whitewater online programs ranked among the top in the U.S., Wisconsin

January 15, 2019

Engagement, excellence and affordability make the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s online programs among the best in the state and the nation, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report.


Veteran higher ed leader named interim UW-Whitewater Chancellor

December 21, 2018

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced today that Cheryl Green has agreed to serve as UW-Whitewater’s interim Chancellor. Green, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at UW-Oshkosh, will step into the new role on Jan. 1, 2019.


Winter commencement set for Dec. 15

December 03, 2018

More than 782 graduates will cross the stage to receive their degrees.


“The Lands We Share” traveling exhibit gives a voice to the rich history and diversity of Wisconsin’s farmers

December 03, 2018

The university is one of four UW campuses to take part in the project, which features six sites around the state.


Warhawk Success Closet now open in the University Center

November 20, 2018

The Warhawk Success Closet provides students access to FREE professional and workplace-appropriate attire.


Warhawk Voices — Lindsey Zurbrugg

November 16, 2018

Lindsey Zurbrugg is studying physical education (health and human performance) at UW-Whitewater, and is one of the veterans on the women’s wheelchair basketball team.


Warhawk Voices — Brent Bilodeau

November 06, 2018

Brent Bilodeau is the winner of the 2018 P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People.


Warhawk Voices — Ozalle Toms

November 06, 2018

Ozalle Toms is the winner of the 2018 Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award.