UW-Whitewater This Week, Week of June 23

    June 23, 2014

    Week of June 23, 2014


    Entrepreneurs taste continued success in Governor's Business Plan Contest

    Winners share more than $100,000 in cash and business services, along with priceless prestige, at the annual event.

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    CAMPUS Kudos

    Kudos to Elizabeth Watson, director for the Center for Students with Disabilities, who served as the keynote speaker for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association in Indianapolis on June 2. Her speech was titled "Moving from ADA to Universal Design: A Road Map."

    Kudos to the Political Science program for being recognized as the No. 4 top program in the country. Read more >>

    Kudos to Warhawk Athletics, which will receive the Collegiate Achievement Award at the Lee Remmel Sports Awards Banquet on June 25 in De Pere. Read more >>

    Kudos to UW-Whitewater, one of only 20 institutions nationwide selected to participate in the new initiative, "Teaching to Increase Diversity and Equity in STEM." Read more >>


    From the Provost

    Provost Beverly Kopper invites the campus community to visit with her during her office 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


    recent grad wins uw system essay contest

    Bonny Bobka, who graduated May 17, with a degree in psychology, authored "A Liberal Character" for a class assignment. The essay is one of three winners in the UW System Liberal Arts Essay Scholarship Competition.

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    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.

    INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS

    A group of UW-Whitewater staff is working to help international scholars transition to the community. Some scholar visits are as short as a couple of weeks and other visits could last the academic year. The group is looking for members of the UW-Whitewater community who can house scholars for either a few days, or potentially the entire duration of a scholar's visit. This is an opportunity to foster cultural exchange, global goodwill and international friendships.

    If you would like to participate, or for more information, contact David Halbach 472-5749, Frank Bartlett 472-5301 or Erika Cuevas 472-5759. 


    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.


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