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UW-Whitewater among the top five percent of universities nationwide for veterans

November 11, 2019

Veterans and military students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater are earning their degrees at one of the top military-friendly schools in the U.S.


Little Scholars program at UW-Whitewater wins state diversity award

October 23, 2019

What started as a letter-writing project between UW-Whitewater students and second graders in Beloit, Wisconsin, turned into an award-winning program.


Trailblazing UW-Whitewater theater professor Fannie Hicklin dies at 101

October 22, 2019

Fannie Hicklin, the fierce and beloved theater professor and UW-Whitewater’s first African American faculty member has died at the age of 101.


UW-Whitewater’s Roger Pulliam wins state’s lifetime achievement award for diversity efforts

October 22, 2019

Roger Pulliam, inaugural recipient of Lifetime of Service Award, has a 60-year career in education in which he promoted the success of his students and community.


Legacy of excellence continues as Warhawk Ryan Schultz wins statewide music education award

October 22, 2019

Warhawk Ryan Schultz has been named the 2019 Richard G. Gaarder Award winner and will be honored during the Wisconsin State Music Conference.


UW-Whitewater is the top university for teaching licenses in Wisconsin

October 17, 2019

The most recent report from the Department of Public Instruction shows UW-Whitewater awarded more than any other university in Wisconsin.


UW-Whitewater to offer new degree in business analytics

October 11, 2019

Starting in fall 2020, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College of Business and Economics will deliver a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in business analytics.


UW-Whitewater welcomes more than 12,000 students for the 2019-20 academic year

September 26, 2019

Preliminary 10th-day enrollment data show that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has 12,368 students enrolled for the 2019-20 academic year.


UW-Whitewater police chief to lead FBI task force

September 19, 2019

Matt Kiederlen, police chief of UW-Whitewater, is chairperson of the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Systems Beyond 2021 Task Force.


The way schools identify gifted students is inequitable, UW-Whitewater study finds

August 30, 2019

Scott Peters, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater proposes a shift in thinking about how kids are labeled as gifted throughout the nation.


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.