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A whistle, a cell phone, a camper and a coach: UW-Whitewater quarterback camps go virtual

July 08, 2020

One of our online camps is a football skills camp for young quarterbacks created by Warhawk Football Offensive Coordinator and Quarterback Coach Peter Jennings.


Young students learn more than gaming skills at esports summer camps

July 07, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Esports Club is hosting two weeklong virtual summer camps for middle and high school students.


UW-Whitewater survey shows Wisconsin nonprofits impacted by COVID-19

July 02, 2020

An ongoing survey shows how nonprofits across the state have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Warhawk Purcell Pearson wins 2020 WiSys Quick Pitch State Final

June 17, 2020

UW-Whitewater psychology major Purcell Pearson is one of nine student researchers who competed in the WiSys Quick Pitch State Final.


UW-Whitewater honored among 2020 Colleges of Distinction

June 05, 2020

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


Warhawk earns national chemistry accolade

June 02, 2020

Robert Rider will participate in a prestigious national educational outreach and workforce development program in chemistry at Brookhaven National Laboratory.


Astronomers Discover 30 Degree Arc of Ultraviolet Emission Centered on the Big Dipper

June 01, 2020

Astronomers announced the discovery of a ghostly, almost perfectly circular, arc of ultraviolet emission centered on the handle of the Big Dipper and stretching 30 degrees across the Northern sky.


UW-Whitewater history department recognized with national award

June 01, 2020

A traveling oral history exhibit and the UW-Whitewater Department of History have been recognized for excellence in public and community-based history.


What about the rats? UW-Whitewater students adopt classroom rodents during pandemic

May 21, 2020

When UW-Whitewater closed many buildings as part of Wisconsin’s Safer at Home order, more than 20 rats went home with students.


UW-Whitewater announces 2020 alumni award recipients

May 08, 2020

Three alumni who have achieved significant professional and community service success are being honored as the UW-Whitewater celebrates its 152nd anniversary.


Alexander Ostermann named student speaker for Class of 2020

May 07, 2020

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


Brian Martinez named student speaker for Class of 2020

May 07, 2020

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


Elementary education major Diana Boomsma wins McGraw Award

May 07, 2020

Boomsma plans to use her education and life experiences to teach other aspiring teachers how to address the needs of emergent bilingual students


Warhawk living alone on his residence hall floor during COVID-19 pandemic goes viral on TikTok

May 06, 2020

Warhawk Luca Petrogalli’s clever TikTok videos about his life as the only resident on the second floor of Wells East have gone viral.


Virtual Celebration of Graduates set for May 16

May 01, 2020

UW-Whitewater will celebrate the achievements of its graduates on May 16.


UW-Whitewater is first Wisconsin university to earn Level II arboretum accreditation

April 21, 2020

UW-Whitewater is the only university in the state and one of only 113 arboreta worldwide to receive a level II accreditation.


Summer orientation programs to take place virtually for new UW-Whitewater students

April 16, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UW-Whitewater will hold all summer 2020 Warhawks SOAR programs virtually.


UW-Whitewater achieves record graduation rates

April 16, 2020

UW-Whitewater has attained a 6-year graduation rate of 62.5%, a record for the institution and a critical measure of student success.


UW-Whitewater at Rock County student garners two national writing awards

April 15, 2020

Steffi Farrey, a liberal studies major, has won a national writing competition for the second year in a row.


UW-Whitewater lands another million-dollar cybersecurity grant

April 15, 2020

UW-Whitewater has won $1.1 million to help Wisconsin defense suppliers comply with federal cybersecurity requirements.


UW-Whitewater cuts application fee in half, makes it easier to apply for admission

April 13, 2020

UW-Whitewater, in collaboration with the UW System, is taking action to make it easier for prospective Warhawks to apply for admission.


UW-Whitewater student awarded Goldwater Scholarship for research

April 07, 2020

UW-Whitewater student Matthew Schulgit is among only 396 students in the United States to have been awarded a prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship in 2020.


UW-Whitewater Online to provide quality education for adult distance learners

April 06, 2020

UW-Whitewater is launching UW-Whitewater Online, a site that unites 40 online degree and certificate programs.


Sweet 16 — UW-Whitewater marketers maintain historic run at the top

April 03, 2020

UW-Whitewater American Marketing Association chapter retained its position as International Chapter of the Year at the 2020 AMA International Collegiate Conference.


UW-Whitewater to offer an online Master of Science in Business Analytics

April 03, 2020

Beginning fall 2020, UW-Whitewater will offer the first online Master of Science in Business Analytics in the UW System.