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Social work program wins $85,000 grant to address Wisconsin worker shortage

May 21, 2019

UW-Whitewater received an $85,000 grant from Bader Philanthropies, Inc. to develop Project GREY which addresses the need to care for the aging population.


Spring commencement set for May 18 and May 21

May 07, 2019

UW-Whitewater will celebrate its graduates on Saturday, May 18, and Tuesday, May 21, as families and friends gather for 2019 spring commencement.


UW-Whitewater chancellor finalists named

April 30, 2019

The candidates will participate in a series of public forums listed below, offering opportunities for faculty, staff, students and community members to interact directly with the finalists.


Men’s club bowling team brings home first national championship

April 09, 2019

Congratulations to UW-Whitewater men’s club bowling team for bringing home their first national championship!


UW-Whitewater lands 2020 championship forensics tournament

April 02, 2019

Talented public speakers from across the U.S. will meet at UW-Whitewater for the National Forensic Association championship tournament April 16-20, 2020.


Warhawk discovers 1,000-year-old remains on archeological dig

April 02, 2019

UW-Whitewater student Cameron Cudnohowski traveled to a farm in Skegness, England with a study-abroad opportunity to live out his archeological dream.


World premiere concert commemorates UW-Whitewater's 150th

March 06, 2019

Past, present and future will collide in a beautiful vocal crescendo as UW-Whitewater students perform a world premiere concert in honor of the campus’s 150th.


UW-Whitewater professor and student publish book on Scottish poetry

March 05, 2019

English major Nicole Chermak and Professor Patrick Moran of UW-Whitewater publish a book on Scottish poetry.


Warhawk Voices — Connor Moore

February 25, 2019

Connor Moore, journalism major, details his love for broadcasting on his path to becoming an ESPN announcer.


Warhawk Voices — Brian Duckwitz

February 22, 2019

Brian Duckwitz, senior lecturer, teaches English, science fiction literature and fencing at UW-Whitewater Rock County.


Warhawk Voices — Ed Steckley

February 04, 2019

Ed Steckley, award-winning artist, completed his bachelor’s degree at UW-Whitewater after taking a 23-year hiatus.


UW-Whitewater online programs ranked among the top in the U.S., Wisconsin

January 15, 2019

Engagement, excellence and affordability make the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s online programs among the best in the state and the nation, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report.


Veteran higher ed leader named interim UW-Whitewater Chancellor

December 21, 2018

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced today that Cheryl Green has agreed to serve as UW-Whitewater’s interim Chancellor. Green, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at UW-Oshkosh, will step into the new role on Jan. 1, 2019.


Winter commencement set for Dec. 15

December 03, 2018

More than 782 graduates will cross the stage to receive their degrees.


“The Lands We Share” traveling exhibit gives a voice to the rich history and diversity of Wisconsin’s farmers

December 03, 2018

The university is one of four UW campuses to take part in the project, which features six sites around the state.


Warhawk Success Closet now open in the University Center

November 20, 2018

The Warhawk Success Closet provides students access to FREE professional and workplace-appropriate attire.


Warhawk Voices — Lindsey Zurbrugg

November 16, 2018

Lindsey Zurbrugg is studying physical education (health and human performance) at UW-Whitewater, and is one of the veterans on the women’s wheelchair basketball team.


Warhawk Voices — Brent Bilodeau

November 06, 2018

Brent Bilodeau is the winner of the 2018 P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People.


Warhawk Voices — Ozalle Toms

November 06, 2018

Ozalle Toms is the winner of the 2018 Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award.


Program that inspires students in STEM wins statewide diversity award

October 11, 2018

Program that inspires students in STEM wins the 2018 Ann Lydecker Educational Diversity Award from the Wisconsin State Council on Affirmative Action. Members of the Warhawk family will accept the award on Oct. 25 at the state capitol in Madison.


UW-Whitewater to be part of the Blackhawk Community Credit Union new headquarters

October 04, 2018

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will find an additional home in downtown Janesville to complement the UW-Whitewater at Rock County Campus when the Blackhawk Community Credit Union headquarters opens.


Generous UW-Whitewater gift to expand collaborations in Rock County

September 27, 2018

Philanthropists Quint and Rishy Studer are again making a substantial donation to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The most recent gift will expand the collaborations between the university and businesses in Rock County.


Record number of degrees awarded, record retention and graduation rates at UW-Whitewater

September 25, 2018

With the new academic year under way at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, preliminary numbers show the freshman-to-sophomore retention rate for fall 2018 is a record 81.9 percent. UW-Whitewater is also graduating more students than ever before.


Alumnus Andrew Baldwin wins alma mater lyrics contest

August 27, 2018

A 2014 graduate, Baldwin is the winner of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater alma mater lyrics contest, which was coordinated in conjunction with the campus’s 150th anniversary.


Groundbreaking set for the UW-Whitewater Community Engagement Center and new hotel

August 09, 2018

Collaboration and creativity are driving the plans for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Community Engagement Center and a new hotel on the city’s west side.