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    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.

    October 21, 2015

    Veterans and Service Members Week

    UW-Whitewater will celebrate veterans and service members with events, speakers and ceremonies.

    October 13, 2015

    Wisconsin third-best state for health care efficiency

    A UW-Whitewater study shows how high-quality care boosts efficiency, patient satisfaction, better outcomes.

    October 11, 2015

    Changing lives: Wheels to Whitewater program gives prospective students a taste of the Warhawk experience

    The Wheels to Whitewater Program works with high schools to provide underrepresented minority students the opportunity to visit UW-Whitewater to tour campus, meet with college students and learn about the admissions and financial aid processes.

    October 09, 2015

    Music professor composes film score for upcoming Kurt Russell western

    "Bone Tomahawk," an American horror western written and directed by Zahler and featuring a score co-composed by Herriott and Zahler, premiered Oct. 1 at the Fantastic Fest film festival in Austin, Texas.

    October 07, 2015

    Boxes & Walls: The Oppression Experience runs Oct. 11-15

    Boxes and Walls can best be described as an interactive Haunted House. Instead of walking through rooms full of ghouls and ghosts, the participants walk through various experiences of diversity and oppression.

    October 03, 2015

    Ozalle Toms: Diversity advocate, passionate teacher

    On Oct. 9, the University of Wisconsin System will recognize Toms as one of this year’s winners of the Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award.

    October 02, 2015

    View from the sky: UW-Whitewater students launch drone to capture city market's impact

    UW-Whitewater student members of Enactus brought a drone to the Whitewater City Market to help market organizers visually depict the geographical and community-building impact.

    September 28, 2015

    Historic stone gate to be relocated, time capsule discovered

    Work is underway to move the stone gates 75 feet north of their current location near Main Street.

    September 28, 2015

    Higher Learning Commission to visit campus Oct. 5-7

    For UW-Whitewater, it's time to renew accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission.

    September 17, 2015

    Undergraduate Research Day is Sept. 24

    More than 40 students have been working diligently to present a wide array of projects varying from science, sociology, psychology and even art.

    September 17, 2015

    UW-Whitewater alumna endows major visual arts fund

    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Department of Art and Design received a $1 million gift from alumna Annette (Derge) Schuh '71 and her husband Dale.

    September 16, 2015

    Record enrollment at UW-Whitewater

    The preliminary enrollment figure, taken on the 10th day of classes, shows that UW-Whitewater has 12,325 students.

    September 08, 2015

    Vice chancellor selected for Fulbright seminar

    The highly selective two-week group seminar takes place October 10-24 and focuses on German higher education for American university, college and community college administrators.

    August 18, 2015

    Children's book project blends business and charity

    A University of Wisconsin-Whitewater marketing alumnus is a newly minted children's book author and entrepreneur.

    July 20, 2015

    Making innovation happen: Q&A with lecturer John DeGraff

    DeGraff, a lecturer in marketing, is looking to take regional entrepreneurship to the next level.

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