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    April 13, 2015

    Music professor debuts original composition at national festival

    When Christian Ellenwood received a commission to compose a quintet for clarinet and strings from Vandoren, a major musical instrument manufacturer, he wanted to craft a piece that any person could relate to.

    April 10, 2015

    Special education graduate wins McGraw Award for Student Excellence

    Softball brought Kelly McGrail to UW-Whitewater, where she could pursue both the sport and a degree in special education.

    April 07, 2015

    Social entrepreneur Ellen Gustafson to speak at UW-Whitewater

    Gustafson is the co-founder of Food Tank: the Food Think Tank, an organization that offers solutions and sustainable ways of combating hunger, obesity and poverty.

    April 03, 2015

    UW-Whitewater celebrates 147th anniversary with Founders Day awards

    The event will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18, in the James R. Connor University Center.

    March 31, 2015

    American Marketing Association soars to even higher heights

    For the 12th time in 37 years, UW-Whitewater AMA earned International Chapter of the Year honors.

    March 31, 2015

    Closets, combat and coming out: Best-selling author Rob Smith to speak at UW-Whitewater

    Smith served for five years in the United States Army as an infantryman in both Kuwait and Iraq. He is also the recipient of the Army Commendation Medal and Combat Infantry Badge.

    March 16, 2015

    Warhawk Business Plan Competition: The "Shark Tank" of UW-Whitewater

    The event is Wednesday, April 8, from 4:30-9 p.m. in the Old Main Ballroom in the James R. Connor University Center.

    March 08, 2015

    Undergraduate Research Day set for March 18

    The event will take place from noon until 3:15 p.m. in the James R. Connor University Center Hamilton Room and is open to the public.

    March 08, 2015

    Permission to stargaze: Professor and student granted time on Hubble Space Telescope

    These high-profile, real-world research opportunities are irresistible for UW-Whitewater students.

    March 02, 2015

    A life saved, and a life-saving gift

    When faculty member Scott Neubauer collapsed in Laurentide Hall, two UW-Whitewater police officers rushed to revive him.

    March 02, 2015

    DanceScapes '15 hands students an opportunity to grow

    Art meets athleticism and captivates audiences in one of the most popular performances on the Barnett Theatre stage.

    February 25, 2015

    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 2014 federal and Wisconsin tax returns.

    February 23, 2015

    Promoting youth empowerment: Adisa Banjoko to speak at UW-Whitewater

    Adisa Banjoko will appear at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9, at Young Auditorium.

    February 16, 2015

    Digital story project captures students' hopes, struggles and resilience

    These personal stories are a part of the campus-wide Conversation on Race series and were created by students in August of 2014.

    February 09, 2015

    Polar Plunge unites university, community in frozen fundraiser

    The Polar Plunge runs from noon-3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14.

    February 09, 2015

    Research Apprenticeship Program wins Regents' diversity award

    Through a yearlong experience, students work with faculty and staff members on research and scholarly projects.

    February 09, 2015

    Dancing your way to an international mindset

    Using music, dance, food and shared experiences, UW-Whitewater classrooms have become incubators for teaching cultural understanding to a new generation of students.

    February 03, 2015

    The Importance of Everything: National Geographic explorer gives lecture at UW-Whitewater

    Mireya Mayor, will appear at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at Young Auditorium.

    January 26, 2015

    29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Event

    This event is 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, in the University Center Hamilton Room.

    January 14, 2015

    Fairhaven lecture series to discuss "Remarkable Women"

    Lectures in the "Remarkable Women" series will explore the lives and experiences of female authors, artists, scientists, educators and more.

    January 07, 2015

    UW-Whitewater receives prestigious Carnegie Foundation recognition

    The national designation honors campuses that make a difference in communities and revitalize their civic and academic missions.

    December 30, 2014

    John Chenoweth named dean of the College of Business and Economics

    Chenoweth currently serves as associate dean and is responsible for administration and oversight of five masters programs and one doctorate program enrolling more than 700 students. He will assume his new role on Monday, Jan. 19.

    December 12, 2014

    Economics students give top-tier performance at College Fed Challenge

    Held Nov. 10 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the annual competition tests students' knowledge and understanding of monetary policy.

    December 05, 2014

    Winter commencement set for Dec. 13

    The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in Kachel Fieldhouse and will be broadcast live online by UWW-TV, the university television station.

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