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Landscaping team receives inaugural Chancellor's Difference Makers Award

August 30, 2016

Photos by Craig Schreiner

Landscaping at UW-WhitewaterUW-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper, front left, leads a standing ovation for the university landscaping crew, who are the first recipients of a new "difference makers" award given at the State of the University Address on Monday, August 29, 2016. At the far right is building and grounds supervisor Steve Bertagnolli.

Landscaping at UW-WhitewaterA finch uses a bird feeder suspended from a metal sculpture amid flowering trees near the UW-Whitewater Greenhill Center of the Arts on Monday, May 2, 2016.

Landscaping at UW-WhitewaterSeen from ground level, a bouquet of tulips presents itself to the late afternoon sun with the Old Main bell and Hyer Hall in the background near the Alumni Center on the UW-Whitewater campus on Friday, April 29, 2016.

Landscaping at UW-WhitewaterStudent workers, from left, Keely Gorse, Brennan Olin and Delaney Sherwood plant flowers in the gardens around Minneiska Falls on the UW-Whitewater campus on Thursday, July 14, 2016.

Landscaping at UW-WhitewaterUW-Whitewater sophomore Anna Benzine takes a lunch break outside near Hyer Hall on the UW-Whitewater campus on Friday, May 6, 2016, the last day of classes.

Landscaping at UW-WhitewaterSunlight shows through the wings of a butterfly like light through stained glass in a garden near the University Center on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. With its abundant gardens and prairie, the campus is an ideal place for butterfly and bird watching.

Landscaping at UW-WhitewaterBright sunshine illuminates tulips and irises on the UW-Whitewater campus on May 4, 2016.

Landscaping at UW-WhitewaterA sparrow takes flight after drinking from Minneiska Falls on the UW-Whitewater campus on a hot summer day, Thursday, July 14, 2016. Birds have come to depend on the falls for water and for bathing.