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John Chenoweth named UW-Whitewater provost

April 08, 2021

John Chenoweth to be the next provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.


Annmarie Lavorata named student speaker for 2021 spring commencement

April 07, 2021

On Saturday, May 15, Lavorata will conclude her undergraduate career as the student speaker at the 2021 spring commencement.


UW-Whitewater alum receives national accolade for sculpture

March 31, 2021

Warhawk Timothy Nimmo's sculpture, “Constellation,” was recently selected for the National Sculpture Society’s 88th annual Awards Exhibition.


Longtime counselor with CSD helps students see their abilities

March 29, 2021

Graciela Colin-Dealca, senior counselor in the Center for Students with Disabilities, sees journeys of discovery happening every day.


Local teacher turns to UW-Whitewater’s online communication graduate program to advance skills, career

March 26, 2021

Warhawk Camden Harlan returns to UW-Whitewater to enroll in the online communication graduate program because of the community.


How serving students with disabilities became a priority mission at UW-Whitewater

March 23, 2021

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater began dedicating services for students with disabilities in 1968.


UW-Whitewater to host state budget public hearing on April 9

March 10, 2021

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will host the first of three locations chosen for in-person public hearings on the next state budget.


UW-Whitewater’s Center for Students with Disabilities celebrates 50 years

March 04, 2021

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Center for Students with Disabilities was founded a half a century ago, during the 1970-71 academic year.


Provost finalists named

March 01, 2021

Chancellor Dwight Watson today announced five finalists for the position of provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at UW-Whitewater.


UW-Whitewater plans for in-person classes and experiences for fall 2021 semester

February 19, 2021

UW-Whitewater plans for in-person classes and experiences for fall 2021 semester.


UW-Whitewater entrepreneurship opportunities light a path for recent grad

February 18, 2021

Kristen Holtan made her ideas come alive at the Whitewater University Innovation Center, which led her to a future with Blue Line Battery.


How to prevent more COVID-19 deaths? It’s as simple as more mask wearing, according to UW-Whitewater study

February 17, 2021

David Welsch, professor of economics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, determined that if people who interact with others increase their use of face masks, it could reduce COVID-19 deaths.


More than $4 million in emergency COVID-19 financial assistance coming for UW-Whitewater students

February 15, 2021

A second round of federally supported financial assistance is on its way as part of the recently authorized Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II.


UW-Whitewater launches a new major in legal studies

February 05, 2021

Beginning in fall 2021, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will offer a legal studies major tailored to students who have their sights set on law school or careers in legal professions.


UW-Whitewater web resource enriches Hmong education across the U.S.

January 28, 2021

The Heritage Language Education project at UW-Whitewater is helping to develop the Hmong Language Resource Hub website, which launched in November of 2020.


COVID-19 testing for community members moves to UW-Whitewater Community Engagement Center on Feb. 1

January 25, 2021

UW-Whitewater is extending COVID-19 testing at the Community Engagement Center, beginning Monday, Feb. 1. The free, fast antigen tests are available to anyone 5 years or older.


UW-Whitewater a top-5 mobility-friendly campus in the nation

January 21, 2021

Mike Ervin, a journalist from New Mobility magazine, evaluates the UW-Whitewater campus, which would eventually be ranked fifth among the top 10 wheelchair-friendly campuses in the nation.


Children’s Center tops $100,000 in grants as UW-Whitewater takes care of the “youngest Warhawks” during pandemic

December 11, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Children's Center recently topped $100,000 in awards from a series of grants administered by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families.


Warhawk alum wins statewide teaching honor

December 09, 2020

The Wisconsin Art Education Association has named Brad Miller the Outstanding Beginning Art Teacher for 2020.


UW-Whitewater awards nearly $2.2 million in scholarships for 2020-21

December 08, 2020

More than 1,000 students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater have received financial awards for the 2020-21 academic year.


Brian Martinez named student speaker for Class of 2020

December 07, 2020

For Brian Martinez, becoming a Warhawk meant finding a place to plant roots.


Alexander Ostermann named student speaker for Class of 2020

December 07, 2020

Interfraternity Council president. Warhawk Ambassador. Student body president. Homecoming King. Meet Alex Ostermann.


Jaclyn Wolf named student speaker for Class of 2020

December 07, 2020

With a beaming smile, a conversational personality and a natural ability to make people feel at ease — Jaclyn Wolf is the kind of individual people gravitate to.


UW-Whitewater 2020 commencement speaker is Melvin Juette

December 07, 2020

Melvin Juette, who earned a B.A. in social work with a minor in criminal justice in 1992, will be the 2020 commencement speaker.


UW-Whitewater 2020 commencement set for Dec. 19

December 07, 2020

UW-Whitewater will celebrate the historic 150th class of Warhawks graduating in 2020 in a virtual ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19.