UW-Whitewater This Week, Week of June 24

    June 24, 2013

    Week of June 24, 2013


    Campus Kudos

    Kudos to Renée Melton, associate professor of graphic design, whose logo designs for regional businesses will be featured in "LogoLounge 8: International Identities by Leading Designers." About 2,000 logos were chosen for the book (out of nearly 35,000 entries), and will be published next year. Read more >>

    Kudos to students Stephanie Punda, Reece Raethke, Ciara McGinn and Frank Petras, who represented UW-Whitewater at the 2013 American Collegiate Intramural Sports Fitness National Competition, held in Chula Vista, Calif. The team finished in sixth place overall. Read more >>

    Kudos to Brian Lucas, lecturer in communication, and Eric Sheffield, College of Arts and Communication technology coordinator, who will perform in the Savory Sounds Concert Series, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, at the Whitewater Arts Alliance's Cultural Arts Center.

    Kudos to Ken Kohberger, director of the Young Auditorium, who won a $3,200 Arts Midwest/National Endowment for the Arts Touring Fund grant. The purpose of the award is to support performances and workshops by the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles at the UW-Whitewater.


    table tennis championships

    Students Cameron Gaskin, senior sociology major, and Chris Hatcher, junior accounting major, will compete in the 2013 Collegiate Table Tennis Championships, June 27-29, at Arizona State University. More than 40 of the best college players from more than 30 colleges and universities will battle for the national title in a two-day competition.


    bookstore

    The University Bookstore will be closed Friday, June 28, for physical inventory. Textbook Rental will be open 8 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.


    knowledge Powers wi

    UW-Whitewater is joining all other UW campuses in sharing how our students, faculty and staff members are making a difference in our respective regions and state-wide -- from economic development to the latest innovations in entrepreneurship, technology, health care, human resources and more.

    This week, read about UW-Whitewater entrepreneur Mitchell Fiene and his invention to help the agriculture industry. See more at uwpowerswi.com.


    did you know?

    Did you know that UW-Whitewater is the founding site of Drum Corps International? On Friday, July 5, the sights and sounds of world-class drum corps competition return to Perkins Stadium for the Whitewater Classic.

    Tickets are available online or the day of the show. More information >>


    FROM THE PROVOST

    Provost Beverly Kopper invites the campus community to visit with her during regular office hours Wednesday, July 10, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the University Center Commons area.


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