UW-Whitewater This Week, Week of June 16

June 16, 2014

Week of June 16, 2014

in the media

For the second time in 16 months, the Whitewater Community Development Authority has received a $250,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's Capital Catalyst program. Read more >>


Kudos to Marilyn Annucci, associate professor of languages and literatures, who was selected as a featured poet for Bus Lines. A signature project of the Madison Poet Laureate program, Bus Lines brings poetry before city residents in a creative way. It creates an opportunity for Madison residents to display their poems inside Metro Transit buses.

Kudos to Jo Ann Oravec, associate professor information technology and supply chain management, who presented the following paper at the Society for Disability Studies Conference in Minneapolis, June 11-15: "Social Media in Academic and Professional Interaction: Addressing Obstacles to Accessibility as Designers and Social Advocates in Time-Sensitive Contexts."

The Latest Merit Badges

UW-Whitewater awards Merit badges to students for a variety of academic, athletic and extracurricular accomplishments.

This week's badges include: Whitewater Student Government executive board and Warhawk baseball national champions.

From the Provost

Provost Beverly Kopper will not be available for office hours this week. She will resume regular hours on Wednesday, June 25, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the University Center Commons area.

Summer's Here, Ride the JMW

Janesville Transit provides regional bus service to Milton and Whitewater each weekday and Sunday evenings during the summer.

For details, visit: ci.janesville.wi.us/jmw

retirement celebration

The campus community is invited to a retirement celebration for Christine Clements, dean of the College of Business and Economics, from 3:30 - 5 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in University Center room 259. The event program will begin at 4 p.m.

cpr/aed training

On Thursday, June 19, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Esker room 118, UW-Whitewater will offer an AHA Adult/Child/Infant CPR/AED with First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens Training and Certification Course. Register at my.uww.edu by noon, Wednesday, June 18.

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. You will be practicing skills that require working on your hands and knees, and bending, standing and lifting. If you have physical conditions that might prevent you from participating in the course, please tell one of the instructors when you arrive. The instructor will work to accommodate your needs within the stated course completion requirements.

Warhawk Success Closet

Help dress our students for success! If you have suits, ties, dresses, slacks and other business attire that you would like to donate for needy students please drop off these items at the circle drive between the University Center and McGraw Hall on:

  • Tuesday, June 24, 7:30-8:30 a.m., noon-1:30 p.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 24, 7:30-8:30 a.m., noon-1:30 p.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m.


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