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UW-Whitewater online degree programs named among the best in the nation

January 14, 2020

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's online degree programs have again been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Geology professor Rex Hanger to speak at winter commencement

December 16, 2019

Rex Hanger, a professor at UW-Whitewater, will serve as keynote speaker at the 2019 Winter Commencement, to be held on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Kachel Fieldhouse.

Mikayla Frick named student speaker for winter commencement

December 16, 2019

Mikayla Frick will share her experiences and wisdom as she addresses her peers at the 2019 Winter Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019.

Winter commencement set for Dec. 21

December 16, 2019

UW-Whitewater will celebrate its graduates on Saturday, Dec. 21, as families and friends gather for the 2019 winter commencement ceremony.

New master’s degree offers UW-Whitewater students more options

December 06, 2019

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater have the option of a new master's degree in communication.

Agreement reinvigorates engineering program at UW-Whitewater at Rock County

December 06, 2019

More students at UW-Whitewater at Rock County will soon be able to pursue engineering degrees thanks to a recommitment to a partnership and a commitment of resources.

Each year, UW-Whitewater contributes more than a half-billion dollars to the regional economy

December 05, 2019

UW-Whitewater, one of the UW System’s premiere universities, has an economic impact of $514.9 million annually on the region.

More than 98 percent of recent UW-Whitewater grads are employed or in graduate school

November 21, 2019

UW-Whitewater's latest outcomes report shows 98.4 percent of graduates are employed or enrolled in grad school within one year of commencement.

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.