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UW-Whitewater student geoscience research on Lake Superior draws on indigenous knowledge

September 21, 2023

UW-Whitewater students and their professor have been studying the landscape, monitoring the shoreline and — most of all — observing practices of members of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

UW-Whitewater student earns prestigious scholarship to study in Japan

September 19, 2023

Warhawk Nicholas Swiatowy has earned a merit-based, fully paid Japanese studies scholarship and stipend for the 2023-24 academic year.

Amy Oeding honored regionally as a “Notable Alum”

September 18, 2023

Amy Oeding, who currently serves as director of alumni relations, is among the regional winners of the Milwaukee Biz Times “Notable Alumni” 2023 class.

Whitewater and Rock County campuses celebrate significant enrollment gains for fall 2023

September 14, 2023

Projected enrollment for the fall 2023 semester at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is 11,462, an increase of 375 students, compared to fall 2022.

UW-Whitewater marks a record number of visitors for camps, other events

September 12, 2023

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater hosted a record number of camps and conference participants over the summer of 2023.

UW-Whitewater awarded $378,400 to support seniors’ use of technology

September 11, 2023

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has awarded the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater $378,400 to support the technology needs of regional older adults and people who have disabilities.

Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin awards funding to UW-Whitewater

August 15, 2023

The Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin has awarded $36,711 in funding to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for two projects.

UW-Whitewater students conduct tropical research in Costa Rica

July 24, 2023

Warhawks participated in the Organization for Tropical Studies’ Research Experience for Undergraduates program, which brought them to Costa Rica.

An art education degree brought healing, connection and joy

June 27, 2023

A recap of art major Hollyn Peterson's commencement speech as she moves into her teaching career.

Exploring unknown worlds: UW-Whitewater student blends communication and science in deep sea venture

June 19, 2023

UW-Whitewater student Sarah Treadwell is studying the deepest depths of the ocean to learn more about space.

UW-Whitewater lauded for its affordability as a College of Distinction

June 16, 2023

For the seventh consecutive year, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has been named among the Colleges of Distinction.

First graduates of unique UW-Whitewater at Rock County bachelor program to cross the stage this May

May 10, 2023

The first graduates of UW-Whitewater at Rock County's bachelor program are set to cross the stage this May.

Nearly 1,500 set to graduate at UW-Whitewater spring commencement

April 27, 2023

Nearly 1,500 students are set to graduate at UW-Whitewater's spring commencement.

UW-Whitewater alum embraced unexpected path to a worldwide stage

April 17, 2023

UW-Whitewater alum Michael Domitrz has been selected as the Spring 2023 Commencement speaker.

From trials to triumph: Hollyn Peterson has big dreams for her future

April 17, 2023

Art major Hollyn Peterson has been selected as one of the student commencement speakers for UW-Whitewater's 2023 spring commencement ceremony.

Pivotal on-campus experiences helped shape Davin Stavroplos

April 17, 2023

Political Science major Davin Stavroplos has been selected as one of the student commencement speakers for UW-Whitewater's 2023 spring commencement ceremony.

UW-Whitewater ready to assist Cardinal Stritch students

April 17, 2023

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater announces its commitment to students from Cardinal Stritch University who are impacted by the institution’s announced closure in May.

UW-Whitewater partners with Wisconsin Voices for Recovery to install overdose kits

March 29, 2023

Buildings across UW-Whitewater are being equipped with naloxone, a medication that helps reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.

Student broadcaster wins statewide scholarship as other Warhawks take home awards for excellence

March 28, 2023

McClane Noffke was awarded the $2,500 Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Morgan Murphy Media Scholarship award and 12 UW-Whitewater students won awards for excellence at the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Student Seminar.

UW-Whitewater professor wins Fulbright award to study desert ecology

March 22, 2023

Andrea Romero, an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, will be a Fulbright Scholar for the 2023-2024 academic year.

UW-Whitewater announces 2023 alumni award recipients

March 13, 2023

Six individuals who have achieved significant professional and community service success are being honored as the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater celebrates its 155th anniversary.

Game development skills solve an art gallery’s problem

March 09, 2023

Brian Michael, a media arts and game development major, created an art calculator program to help hang art.

UW-Whitewater to host national wheelchair basketball championships

March 01, 2023

UW-Whitewater will host the finest wheelchair basketball athletes on March 16-18 for the National Wheelchair Basketball Association men’s intercollegiate championships.

The art of the pitch — and pitching art

February 14, 2023

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students showcased art and business in pitch contests this fall.

UW-Whitewater at Rock County joins National Junior College Athletic Association

February 07, 2023

UW-Whitewater at Rock County has joined the National Junior College Athletic Association.