UW-Whitewater This Week, Week of December 17

    December 17, 2012

    Week of December 17, 2012


    Commencement

    Commencement photos


    SHOW US YOUR FINALS FACE

    In case you missed them...

    Finals Faces photo gallery Day 1 >>

    Finals Faces photo gallery Day 2 >>


    HOLIDAY GREETINGS


    FROM THE CHANCELLOR

    Chancellor Richard Telfer's next listening session is Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. in University Center room 261. The campus community is invited to attend.


    CAMPUS KUDOS

    Kudos to Sydney Nelson, senior accounting major, who won an American Institute of Certified Public Accountants scholarship. Learn more >>

    Kudos to Hephzibah Kumpaty, professor of chemistry, who has been selected to serve for the second time on the National Science Foundation chemistry panel. Learn more >>

    Kudos to Scott Peters, assistant professor of educational foundations, who served as a peer reviewer for the U.S. Dept. of Education Race to the Top district competition.


    FROM THE PROVOST

    Provost Beverly Kopper invites the campus community to visit with her during regular office hours Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the University Center Commons area.

    Provost Kopper will be unavailable on Dec. 26, 2012, and Jan. 2, 2013.  Her regular schedule will resume Jan. 9, 2013.


    IN THE MEDIA

    Shen Zhang, assistant professor of psychology, was mentioned in the New York Times for her research on gender and stereotypes.

    Fox 6 Milwaukee interviewed UW-Whitewater students and a faculty member about the scholarship they founded in memory of alumnus John Larimer.


    study in the uc

    The University Center has quiet study spaces reserved for students during finals. Times and locations are as follows:

    Monday, Dec. 17
    UC 261: 7:30 a.m. - midnight
    UC 262: 11 a.m. - midnight

    Tuesday, Dec. 18
    UC 260: 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. - midnight
    UC 268: 7:30 a.m. - midnight

    Wednesday, Dec. 19
    UC 260: 7:30 a.m. - midnight
    UC 268: 7:30 a.m. - midnight

    Thursday, Dec. 20
    UC 260: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    UC 268: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


    APPLY ONLINE FOR UW-WHITEWATER SCHOLARSHIPS

    The online scholarship application period has begun and there are more than 200 scholarships being offered. Applications for most scholarships will be accepted until Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. Please carefully review each scholarship for additional information.

    UW-Whitewater scholarship website >>


    BOOK BUYBACK

    The UW-Whitewater Bookstore book buyback is Dec. 17-19 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 20, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    Sell back your books and receive a scratch-off for savings at the bookstore.


    PURPLE FRIDAYS

    Do you bleed purple? Remember to show your Warhawk pride every Friday by wearing purple or your favorite Warhawk gear.


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