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Jan. 21, 2020 »

With excellence in student engagement, faculty expertise and access to support resources, 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.


Dec. 17, 2019 »

Congratulations to Warhawks who have already landed a job, been accepted to graduate school or started their own business! They will be graduating Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019.


Dec. 10, 2019 »

The UW-Whitewater football team will host this Saturday's NCAA Division III Championship semifinal against St. John's (Minnesota) starting at 2 p.m. at Perkins Stadium.


Dec. 3, 2019 »

The UW-Whitewater Department of Music's Holiday Gala Concert, Dinner and Silent Auction takes place Saturday, Dec. 7, beginning at 6 p.m. in Young Auditorium. This annual holiday tradition is filled with joyous sounds from nearly every music department student ensemble throughout the college. Small ensembles will play prior to the performance, during intermission and immediately following the concert. The evening includes a dinner in the Kachel Center at 6 p.m., a silent auction in the Fern Young Terrace at 7 p.m., and the concert at 7:30 p.m. in Young Auditorium. All proceeds benefit the Music Department student scholarship fund.


Nov. 25, 2019 »

Our graduates are in high demand. That’s according to the campus’s latest outcomes report, which shows 98.4 percent of graduates are employed or enrolled in a graduate education program within one year of commencement.


Nov. 19, 2019 »

The Warhawk family isn’t just an expression — it’s an experience. Here at UW-Whitewater, we strive for student success. Check out the commercial that debuted during last week's football game on state-wide television!


Nov. 12, 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.

That’s according to the 2020 Best Colleges for Veterans list, released by College Factual. Out of 1,751 colleges and universities reviewed, UW-Whitewater ranked in the top five percent.


Nov. 5, 2019 »

UW-Whitewater will hold a series of events throughout the month of to show appreciation to the individuals who honorably and bravely served and continue to serve our country. Events will include a month-long exhibit dedicated to female service members. “Whitewater Women of Valor” will display uniforms of servicewomen from numerous military branches.


October 29, 2019 »

UW-Whitewater aquatic biology students took a trip to the Allen Creek in Fort Atkinson on Oct. 15 to gather samples of aquatic life. Braving the cold water, students used various nets to collect the samples and examine the contents. “I was surprised to find so many water scorpions. They are a very alien looking water bug that breathes air through a long ‘snorkel’ attached to their abdomen,” said Brian O’Neill, assistant professor of biological studies.


October 23, 2019 »

The most recent report from the Department of Public Instruction shows UW-Whitewater awarded 663 teaching licenses in 2016-17– more than any other university in Wisconsin.


October 15, 2019 »

Proud Warhawks filled the UW-Whitewater campus on Saturday to engage in homecoming traditions. From live music to the parade, we flew our purple flags and celebrated a Warhawk football win.


Ocotber 9, 2019 »

Family Fest, a time for students, faculty and staff to host loved ones on campus, is an annual tradition at UW-Whitewater. From a junior pom pom clinic, to live music, to football, there was something for all Warhawks to enjoy!


October 1, 2019 »

Family Fest is this weekend! Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4-5, is a time for students, faculty and staff to host loved ones on campus.


September 25, 2019 »

The free Warhawk Shuttle that runs between UW-Whitewater and UW-Whitewater at Rock County opens doors to students, faculty and staff on both campuses. It’s a safe, convenient way for URock students to live in residence halls and for Janesville area students to get to the Whitewater campus. And for some students, it makes all the difference between going to college or not.


September 17, 2019 »

Political science major Kayla White took part in a life-changing experience in Central America when she traveled to El Salvador to take part in historic presidential elections. The Dixon, Illinois, native seized an opportunity made possible by a professor who pointed her toward the internship and which led her to participate in a landmark Supreme Court case involving the country’s civil war.


September 10, 2019 »

UW-Whitewater political science major Kayla White did not believe she would succeed in college after a 2.3 GPA in high school. But through the encouragement of her professors, the Dixon, Illinois, native was named to the Dean's List six times, landed a prestigious internship, earned a college scholarship, graduated with honors and is headed to law school.


September 04, 2019 »

Welcome, Warhakws! Move-in Day is a special day for the Warhawk family. We are excited to welcome back our returning students and celebrate a milestone moment for our newest class. Our Warhawk crew was everywhere, sharing purple pride and even capturing the day on video.


August 21, 2019 »

Everyone is invited to the campus-wide cookout, which will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the James R. Connor University Center. The event will include food, music and an opportunity to reconnect with colleagues as we kick off the start of the academic year.

May 21, 2019 »

Congratulations, UW-Whitewater Class of 2019! We're so proud of all you have accomplished and we look forward to seeing the ways you'll achieve excellence in your communities as Warhawk alumni.


May 15, 2019 »

Congratulations to Warhawks who have landed a job, been accepted to grad school or started a business prior to graduation!


May 08, 2019 »

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will celebrate the achievements of its graduates on Saturday, May 18, and Tuesday, May 21, as proud families and friends gather for the 2019 spring commencement ceremonies.


April 30, 2019 »

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced four finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Whitewater. 


April 23, 2019 »

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater American Marketing Association chapter was once again named the AMA International Chapter of the Year at the International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans on April 13. It is the eighth straight year that UW-Whitewater AMA has held or shared this title, and the 13th time since 2001. Competing against more than 380 chapters worldwide, this long-running streak is a significant achievement.


April 16, 2019 »

Events, which run through April 29, include a mix of sustainability, academics and student-led programming. All events are free and open to the public.


April 10, 2019 »

UW-Whitewater has been reaccredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, a mark of academic excellence and innovation.


April 02, 2019 »

UW-Whitewater lands 2020 championship forensics tournament, Honors students explore U.S. Immigration during trip to New York and Professor Rex Hanger wins Regents top teaching award.


March 26, 2019 »

Spring Hawk Career Fair, Winther Counseling Lab services now open and New Student Seminar instructor informational sessions.


March 19, 2019 »

Save the dates for money smart events, 41st Early Childhood Conference presents David Stokes, animal dude and Undergraduate Research Day.


March 13, 2019 »

Student commencement speaker competition, 'Study N' Style' returns to Andersen Library and Salute to Grads.


March 06, 2019 »

Student commencement speaker competition, Technology Surplus Sale and Learn about the history and dance of the Anishinaabe Tribe.


February 20, 2019 »

Student commencement speaker competition, Salute to Grads and Free film and food: "The Illusionists - The Globalization of Beauty".


February 13, 2019 »

Student commencement speaker competition, Help extend a warm Warhawk welcome and Strategic Enrollment Planning open forum.


February 05, 2019 »

Spring Hawk Career Fair, Winther Counseling Lab services now open and New Student Seminar instructor informational sessions.


January 29, 2019 »

Spring Hawk Career Fair, New Student Seminar Instructor Informational Sessions and Assessment Grant applications are now being accepted.


January 23, 2019 »

Nominations for Women in Leadership, Spring Hawk Career Fair and Special Olympians pair with UW-Whitewater for a day of training.


January 16, 2019 »

Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative discussion and movie, Assessment Grants applications are now being accepted and Record number of LEAP teams create action plans for student success.


December 11, 2018 »

Winter commencement set for Dec. 15, Warhawk Football finishes the season 13-1, and Student Organization recognition Spring 2019.


December 03, 2018 »

Scholarships for students, PassportParking app, and Warhawk Football advances to semifinal of NCAA Division III playoffs.


November 27, 2018 »

Hired Before Graduation - December 2018, Warhawk Football advances to quarterfinal of NCAA Division III playoffs, and Fall Faculty and Staff Recognition Reception.


November 20, 2018 »

Warhawk football advances to second round of NCAA Division III playoffs, Wheelchair basketball hosted national tournament, and Hired Before Graduation - December 2018.


November 13, 2018 »

Warhawk football begins quest for seventh national championship, Wheelchair basketball to host tournament, and Commencement tickets ready for pick-up.


November 06, 2018 »

Help encourage first-generation students, Veteran and military service member recognition, and Presenting the U-Rock Jazz Band and the U-Rock Chamber Orchestra.


October 30, 2018 »

Warhawks accept the 2018 Ann Lydecker Educational Diversity Award, Voter information for students, and Science outreach to host public tye die event.


October 23, 2018 »

UW-Whitewater's Homecoming brought family, Winther Counseling Lab open, and Wellness Summit.


October 10, 2018 »

Undergraduate Research Day Oct. 11, Pulitzer Prize-winner Goldstein to speak on campus, and UW-Whitewater to be part of the Blackhawk Community Credit Union new headquarters.


September 25, 2018 »

Student speaker competition, Canvas Workshops - Fall 2018, and Community clean up.


September 12, 2018 »

Warhawk football goes to 2-0, Painting Warhawk Drive, and Groundbreaking ceremony for UW-Whitewater Community Engagement Center and a Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott.


September 04, 2018 »

Move-in Day 2018, Hawkfest 2018, and Funds available for Sesquicentennial celebrations.


August 21, 2018 »

State of the University Address, Campus Cookout, and Help us welcome new Warhawks!.


August 07, 2018 »

Our Concert Series continues with a blues vibe, Position opening - Faculty Director of the Office of Global Experiences, and SOAR welcomes new Warhawks.


July 31, 2018 »

Concert Series featuring the WhiskeyBelles, Rock County Fair, and Join us in Lake Geneva!


July 24, 2018 »

MAGD students win international competition, 150 Golf and Lake Outing, and Teaching STEM in Hawaii.


July 17, 2018 »

Alumnus inspires The Rock's character in new blockbuster, Summer on the mall, and Professional clothing donations needed.


July 10, 2018 »

Concert Series featuring King Solomon, McNair Research Symposium, and Faculty and staff appreciation sale.


July 02, 2018 »

UW-Whitewater welcomes branch campus at Rock County, Wheelchair Basketball Camp, and UW-Whitewater Day at Miller Park.