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UW-Whitewater winter commencement set for Dec. 18

December 09, 2021

UW-Whitewater will celebrate its graduates at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, as families and friends gather for the 2021 winter commencement ceremony.

Melissa Dix selected as student speaker for UW-Whitewater 2021 winter commencement

December 07, 2021

On Saturday, Dec. 18, Dix will serve as student speaker for the Class of 2021’s winter graduation ceremony at Kachel Fieldhouse in the Williams Center.

UW-Whitewater 2021 winter commencement speaker is Ray Jacobsen

December 07, 2021

On Saturday, Dec. 18, Jacobsen will serve as speaker for the Class of 2021’s winter graduation ceremony at Kachel Fieldhouse in the Williams Center.

Eight UW-Whitewater students win $7,000 scholarships as part of vaccine incentive campaign

November 16, 2021

Eight UW-Whitewater students have won $7,000 scholarships as part of UW System's vaccine incentive campaign.

Pilar Melero to receive statewide honor for diversity efforts

October 25, 2021

Pilar Melero, professor of languages and literatures at UW-Whitewater, will receive the 2021 University Lifetime of Service Award.

Tommy Thompson to visit UW-Whitewater on Oct. 27 as campus celebrates vaccination success

October 18, 2021

Tommy Thompson will visit UW-Whitewater on Oct. 27 as campus celebrates vaccination success.

Students track Blanding’s turtles for research and better conservation practices

October 11, 2021

UW-Whitewater students are tracking Blanding’s turtles for research and better conservation practices.

UW-Whitewater’s newest residence hall named to honor the area’s Native American roots

October 05, 2021

All are welcome to attend a ceremonial naming celebration for Ma’iingan Hall, the new student residence hall nestled into a hill on the north side of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus.

Warhawks continue medal-winning tradition, athletic excellence at Paralympic Games

October 01, 2021

UW-Whitewater paralympians have a history of bringing home medals.

UW-Whitewater reaches 70% student vaccination rate

September 29, 2021

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater have reported a 70% COVID-19 vaccination rate as of Sept. 24, 2021.

UW-Whitewater sees increase in freshman class; record graduate enrollment

September 21, 2021

UW-Whitewater welcomed its largest freshman class in four years, with 1,873 new freshmen enrolled for the fall 2021 semester.

UW-Whitewater recognized nationally among the Colleges of Distinction

September 20, 2021

For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has been recognized as one of the best universities in the country by Colleges of Distinction.

UW-Whitewater extends leadership in cybersecurity with new degree

September 16, 2021

UW-Whitewater has received UW System Board of Regents approval to provide a new B.S. in Cybersecurity.

UW-Whitewater alumna and philanthropist Lolita Kachel passes away

September 07, 2021

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is remembering Lolita Kachel, an alumna and longtime benefactor who has died at the age of 92. She passed away on Thursday, Sept. 2 in Whitewater.

Warhawks head to Tokyo to compete in Paralympic Games

August 09, 2021

Warhawk wheelchair basketball athletes will go for gold at the summer Paralympics, Aug. 24 to Sept. 5, in Tokyo, Japan.

Former Warhawk champion athlete wins ESPY Award

July 26, 2021

UW-Whitewater alumna Becca Murray was named Best Athlete with a Disability in Women’s Sports at the 2021 ESPY Awards.

UW-Whitewater’s Starin Hall to be renamed in honor of Roger Pulliam

July 19, 2021

Roger Pulliam championed generations of students at UW-Whitewater and, in recognition of Pulliam’s contributions, Starin Hall will be renamed in his honor.

UW-Whitewater grad students boost the morale, academics of school children

June 10, 2021

12 psychology graduate students wrapped up six weeks of virtual one-on-one sessions, called “interventions” in school psychology, with third and fourth graders at Washington Elementary School in Whitewater to bolster the children’s math and reading skills.

Elizabeth Watson named UW-Whitewater dean of students

June 03, 2021

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Artanya Wesley announced the appointment of Elizabeth Watson as the next dean of students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Thousands tested and vaccinated as UW-Whitewater concludes academic year amidst pandemic

May 25, 2021

To date, UW-Whitewater has conducted nearly 80,000 COVID-19 tests — about 55,000 for faculty, staff and students on campus, and about 25,000 at testing sites for community members.

Ryan Callahan named UW-Whitewater director of intercollegiate athletics

May 21, 2021

Chancellor Dwight C. Watson announced the appointment of Ryan Callahan as the next director of intercollegiate athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

UW-Whitewater history professor awarded national Whiting fellowship

May 20, 2021

James Levy, an associate professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, has been awarded one of seven national 2021-22 Whiting Public Engagement Foundation fellowships with $50,000 to launch a new project.

UW-Whitewater LIFE program — first in the state — graduates six proud Warhawks

May 11, 2021

Six proud Warhawks, the first cohort of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s LIFE Program, successfully completed their two-year program and crossed the stage in cap and gown in May 2021.

The business of doing good — How seven UW-Whitewater students embarked on mission to combat vision loss in India and empower young women

May 10, 2021

UW-Whitewater's chapter of Enactus use their efforts to provide vision screenings, eyeglasses and cataract surgeries, and jobs for young women to perform eye exams, fit eyeglasses and refer people to clinics and hospital for surgeries.

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

May 10, 2021

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will celebrate this week as a total of 1,552 undergraduate and graduate students will be earning degrees at commencement.