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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.

UW-Whitewater associate professor of physics receives a U.S. Patent

May 05, 2021

Ozgur Yavuzcetin, associate professor of physics, received a U.S. Patent for inventing a modified Newton’s Cradle.

Recent graduate is UW-Whitewater’s first Truman Scholar — a national honor

April 28, 2021

Thor Manson, an Army veteran who enrolled at UW-Whitewater after serving in Iraq, is the first Warhawk to be named a Harry S. Truman Scholar.

UW-Whitewater makes history with Enactus national championship, will represent the United States at World Cup

April 27, 2021

UW-Whitewater is the first Wisconsin institution to win a national Enactus championship and the right to represent the nation, according to Becky Hoy, U.S. regional program manager for Enactus.

UW-Whitewater student opens door for others to excel, too

April 26, 2021

Thomas “TC” Hamilton, a psychology major with dyslexia, excels at UW-Whitewater.

Applied mathematics research spurs UW-Whitewater students to be published

April 26, 2021

Two UW-Whitewater students are co-authors on a project that has been published by the interdisciplinary research journal PLOS One.

UW-Whitewater athletic director finalists named

April 13, 2021

Four finalists have been announced for the position of director of intercollegiate athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

UW-Whitewater 2021 spring commencement speaker is Sarahí Monterrey

April 13, 2021

On Saturday, May 15, Monterrey will return to UW-Whitewater to serve as speaker at the 2021 spring commencement.

UW-Whitewater announces 2021 alumni award recipients

April 12, 2021

UW-Whitewater's virtual Founders Day Awards Celebration will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 17.

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.