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This Week — Sept. 10, 2019
Meant to be a Warhawk
Meant to Be a Warhawk
UW-Whitewater political science major Kayla White did not believe she would succeed in college after a 2.3 GPA in high school. But through the encouragement of her professors, the Dixon, Illinois, native was named to the Dean's List six times, landed a prestigious internship, earned a college scholarship, graduated with honors and is headed to law school.
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Warhawk football and Jesse McCartney
A Warhawk win and a serenading Jesse McCartney
Live music and beautiful weather brought the Warhawk family together on the UW-Whitewater campus to attend a Jesse McCartney concert and watch the football team defeat the University of Dubuque 42-7.
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RU Purple
Warhawk Welcome
Warhawk Drive is purple once again, thanks to the Class of 2023! Our newest family members hit the ground running this week as they participated in fun bonding activities and UW-Whitewater campus traditions.
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Campus Kudos
Kudos to Dy’Quan Gipson, accounting major, and Brian Diggs, finance major, who are among the 1,000 college students selected as Forbes Under 30 Scholars and invited to attend the Forbes Under 30 Summit on Oct. 27-30 in Detroit, Michigan. At the event, students network with investors, entrepreneurs, celebrities, musicians, fashion designers, sport stars, cultural icons, world-renowned chefs, educators, political leaders and business icons who represent the entrepreneurial spirit of the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

In the Media
Perkins Stadium and the annual kicking camp held on campus – which brings athletes from all over the country, including NFL players – are prominently featured in a WIRED video story about the physics of long field goal kicks. YouTube »

Rock River clean-up
Members of seven local communities, including UW-Whitewater students such as Samantha Rennie, accounting major, banded together to help clean up the Rock River.
Janesville Gazette
Shannon Dozoryst
The battle for starting quarterback came down to Max Meylor, occupational safety major, and Zach Oles, finance major. Like true Warhawks, Meylor and Oles gave it everything they had and used the opportunity to bring out the best in themselves.
The Chippewa Herald
Upcoming Events
Involvement Fair 2019
Involvement Fair, 2019
Are you looking for a way to get involved on campus? Stroll through the Wyman Mall between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, and check out the Involvement Fair. Learn about more than 150 student organizations and departments and find your perfect match!
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DJ Demers
Have a laugh with comedian D.J. Demers
The University Center's Down Under is a great place for entertainment. At 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 12, they will be hosting comedian D.J. Demers. This live performance is free! As seen on Conan and America’s Got Talent, the night is sure to be filled with lots of laughs!

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Change meal plan
Option to change your meal plan
All Warhawks interested in changing their meal plan have until Friday, Sept. 20, to make necessary adjustments. Changes can be made by visiting the HawkCard Office or it can be done online.
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Hawk Career Week
Hawk Career Week
In anticipation for the upcoming Hawk Career Fair, several workshops will be available throughout the month of September for students to attend. The Career Fair, on Wednesday, Oct. 2, will bring over 170 employers to campus.
Schedule of events
Pet Therapy

Unwind with four-legged friends

Relieve stress with our four-legged Warhawk family members! Pet therapy, which occurs regularly on alternating Mondays and Tuesdays, provides a safe and relaxing enviornment for students to unwind. The next pet therapy session is at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the Andersen Library.
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Additional Events
Football at Concordia-Moorhead
Noon Saturday, Sept. 14
Moorhead, Minnesota
Men's Soccer vs. Olivet College
Noon Sunday, Sept. 14
Fiskum Field
Music Mosaics: Farewell to Summer
3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15
Light Recital Hall
Notes for campus
Relaxation Room

Visit the Relaxation Room

Located on the second floor of the Ambrose Health Center, the Relaxation Room is a private, quiet space to develop and practice relaxation skills to enhance overall well-being. This is one space on campus to simply rest, breathe, and relax with no agenda. All UW-Whitewater students and employees are welcome.
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Chancellor Watson

Warhawks, on Fridays we wear purple!

Every day is a great day to be a Warhawk. If you’re looking for a regular opportunity to show your UW-Whitewater pride, everyone – including faculty, staff and students – is welcome to wear their Warhawk/purple clothes and accessories every Friday. Let’s paint the campus purple each week! Go Warhawks!
Mail services in the UC
Mail services available in the University Center
Information Services, located on the main level of the University Center, provides all your mailing needs including envelopes, boxes, stamps and USPS Priority Mailers. Already have your items packaged and ready to go? Information Services can take your USPS and UPS letters and packages, which are picked up every weekday at 9:30 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.
Notes for faculty and staff
Affinity group receptions

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to offer the following Affinity Group receptions:

International Faculty and Staff Affinity Group
Monday, Sept. 16, 3-5 p.m.
Hyland Hall, room 2203

Faculty and Staff of Color Affinity Group
Thursday, Sept. 19, 4-6 p.m.
Hyland Hall, Timmerman Auditorium

A new LGBT+ Affinity Group will be coming very soon!
Please RSVP to EDI@uww.edu by Thursday, Sept. 12.
Adaptive learning with Cerego

Campus identity standards

Our visual identity is an important part of who we are. Guidelines have been developed for key identity elements, such as official colors, typography and sizing. Please follow these standards to ensure consistency and accuracy for print and electronic communications, retail apparel and marketing activities associated with UW-Whitewater.
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TurningPoint Polling
Enhance learning with TurningPoint Polling
Interested in incorporating polling into your classroom? TurningPoint is the campus-supported student response system that allows you to poll your class and display results instantly. Representatives from Turning Technologies will be on campus Wednesday, Sept. 11. Join us for one of these sessions Virtually via Webex or physically in McGraw 19a to learn more.
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In the Community

Purple Points

Did you know your Purple Points can be used off campus?
From dining out to getting your hair cut, there are several businesses around the city of Whitewater that accept Purple Points. Check it out and visit a business today!
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Smoke testing
The City of Whitewater Wastewater Utility will be conducting smoke testing in the sanitary sewer collection system, generally south of Main Street Sept. 9-13. Testing will be initiated through the opening of manholes in the streets and utility easements. This testing is being done to identify leaks, cracks or cross connections in the sanitary sewer. It is recommended that customers add one gallon of water to all drains prior to testing. Should smoke enter your home or business, please contact a member of the smoke testing crew working in your area.
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Upcoming Events
Overdose Prevention Narcan (Naloxone) Training
6-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16
Irvin L. Young Memorial Library
Whitewater City Market
4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17
Train Depot near Cravath Lakefront
Spirit Tour
5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11-12
The Fuzzy Pig
Run for Trey
10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13
Treyton's Field of Dreams, 504 W. Starin Rd.
Help keep Whitewater clean by picking up trash for a chance to win freebies! Tag a picture of yourself picking up litter and you could win a fun prize including reusable items and a $25 gift card to The SweetSpot.
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