UW-Whitewater This Week, Week of August 26

August 26, 2013

Week of August 26, 2013

State of the University Address

Chancellor Richard Telfer will deliver his state of the university address on Monday, Aug. 26, at 10:30 a.m. in Young Auditorium. The campus community is invited to attend.

Technology Open House

ICIT's faculty and staff Technology Open House is Monday, Aug. 26, from 2-5 p.m. in University Center room 275B. This is an opportunity for staff to check out the latest IT services and products available both on campus and at home, including collaboration technology, instructional resources, remote access to campus and more. Contact Jamey Chapin at chapinj@uww.edu with any questions.

Interim Athletic Director Named

Amy Edmonds, who has worked for UW-Whitewater since 2004, has been named interim athletic director.


learn center lecture and workshop

What is a college or university? Can we transform ourselves before we are disrupted? Can we learn to embrace change? Do we innovate or resist?

On Tuesday, Aug. 27, George Mehaffy of AASCU will present "The Changing Landscape of Higher Education: Peril & Promise in a New Age."


Photo requests

All university photo requests can now be submitted via email at photo@uww.edu. This includes both requests for archive photos and requests for new photos.

Please be as specific as possible, and include all relevant information, including dates, times, places and names of people. You must also describe what the photos will be used for.

campus Kudos

Kudos to the King/Chavez Scholars Program for receiving a $5,000 AT&T Innovation and Investment Award. The grant will support 75 multicultural, first-generation and low-income students as they transition from high school to college courses at UW-Whitewater.


Provost Beverly Kopper invites the campus community to visit with her during regular office hours Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 7:30 - 9 a.m. in the University Center Commons area.

Laurentide hall receives leed certification

A gleaming building at UW-Whitewater whose name reflects the region's ancient geology has won recognition for its modern sustainability features.


discover whitewater series

Registration is now open for the Discover Whitewater Series. The event is Sunday, Sept. 22, and features a half-marathon, half-marathon relay, 5K, and fit kid shuffle. The course, which is USTAF-certified, will start and finish at the Whitewater Aquatic Center.

Proceeds from the event will go to five local organizations in an effort to build a stronger community. These organizations include: Bethel House, UW-Whitewater Field and Cross Country, W3 (Working for Whitewater's Wellness), Whitewater Unified School District to promote academic excellence, and the Whitewater Aquatic Center.

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