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This Week — Sept. 17, 2019
Meant to be a Warhawk
Driven to Opportunity
Political science major Kayla White took part in a life-changing experience in Central America when she traveled to El Salvador to take part in historic presidential elections. The Dixon, Illinois, native seized an opportunity made possible by a professor who pointed her toward the internship and which led her to participate in a landmark Supreme Court case involving the country’s civil war.
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Involvement Fair
Bringing the campus together
The Involvement Fair brought the Warhawk family together on the Wyman Mall Wednesday, Sept. 11. The fair includes over 150 student organizations and departments and allows students the opportunity to learn about ways to become more involved on campus.
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Involvement Fair
The Involvement Fair in action
Warhawks packed the Wyman Mall on Wednesday, Sept. 11, to connect and learn about more than 150 student organizations and departments. Check out the video to see it in action!
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Campus Kudos
Kudos to Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor Ozalle Toms and students Anai Parker, Brandon Pope, Shearrydnise Rosa, and Akeia Ohikhuare (McNair Scholars and King/Chavez Scholars), who had their individual research proposals accepted to present at the International Colloquium on Black Males in Education in Milwaukee on Nov. 5-8. Their research topics discuss various issues relating to the conference’s theme, Disrupting Educational Disparities, Segregation, and Mass Incarceration: Hidden Battle Grounds for Black Males.

Kudos to Jennifer Betters-Bubon, associate professor of counselor education, who co-published “The Case for Universal Mental Health Screening in Schools” in a recent issue of Counseling Today. Read more »

Kudos to Andy Yu, associate professor of management, who received the 2019 Leon P. Hermsen Outstanding Teaching Award from the College of Business and Economics. Each year the Dean’s Advisory Council selects one faculty/staff member who has outstanding teaching records to receive this award.

Kudos to Alec Treuthardt, general management major, and Levi Van Lanen, occupational safety major, who were named to the 2019 Collegiate All-American Rugby 7s Honors Div. II First Team. Read more »

Kudos to Kristin Plessel, interim associate vice chancellor, who is a steering committee member of POGIL, which stands for Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning. This national organization promotes a student-centered, group-learning instructional strategy and philosophy developed through research on how students learn best. Plessel also helped plan the org’s national conference, held in St. Louis on June 24-26.

In the Media
Brian Dennis, director of the university’s Cyber Security Center for Small Business, will present “The Cyber Security Experience: Examples of Real Threats” tonight in Fort Atkinson. Daily Jefferson County Union »

Jeff Angileri
Jeff Angileri, assistant director of university marketing and communications, was inducted into the Ridgewood High School Alumni Hall of Fame at a reception on Sept. 14. Winners are chosen based on significant achievement and contributions to their field, and exhibiting outstanding leadership, character and service to their community.
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Warhawk Golf
The Warhawk women's golf team had what is believed to be the greatest round ever recorded by a WIAC school Saturday during the opening round of the Illinois Wesleyan University Fall Classic.
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Upcoming Events
Hypnotist ChrisJones
Hypnotist ChrisJones
As seen on America’s Got Talent, hypnotist ChrisJones is performing in the Down Under at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19. See the host of the all-new Facebook series, Double Take live, for free!

FIRE will be selling a special Hypnotist Platter from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. For only $9.50 you can get fries, onion rings, jalapeño cheddar potato bites, and mac and cheese bites!
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Multicultural student welcome
Multicultural Student Welcome
The office of Student Diversity, Engagement and Success invites the entire campus community to an annual welcoming celebration from 3-4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, in the University Center, Hamilton Room. We aspire to create a sense of purpose and community through cultural student expressions and campus networking. Stick around after the welcome for a cookout outside McCutchan Hall!

Global Warming Rally
Collectively committing to climate action
The campus community is hosting a free art build in collective action towards moving our university to commit to climate action. This event, which is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20, on the north end of Wyman Mall, is open to everyone. This space is being provided to create art, develop relationships, and find collaborations on campus in regards to our environmental situation. Come join us!
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Self branding workshop
Self branding workshop
Representatives from Kohl’s will lead students in an interactive workshop focused on marketing yourself in your job or internship search 5-6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, in Hyland Hall, room 1303. The focus will be on the importance of “self-branding” and steps you can take to develop your own message.
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Resume doctor
Resume doctor
Is your resume ready to hand out at the career fair? Career and Leadership Development staff will be offering walk-up resume review assistance for students in preparation for the upcoming Hawk Career Fair. Stop by the Andersen Library between noon and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, and have yours checked out!

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Career fair prep workshop
Career fair prep workshop
In anticipation for the upcoming Hawk Career Fair, Career and Leadership Development staff will present a workshop designed to help students prepare for the career fair 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, in Hyland Hall, room 2102.
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Student exchange information sessions
National student exchange information sessions
Interested in studying on another campus? Stop by McCutchan Hall, room 201, on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at either noon or 4 p.m. Learn about your opportunity to partake in the National Student Exchange, where students can go to other U.S. and Canadian universities while paying UW-Whitewater tuition for a semester or a year. Historical Serving Hispanic institutions and Historical Black Colleges and Universities are included.
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Chancellor Watson

Chancellor listening sessions

Please join Chancellor Watson from 4 until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the University Center Room 275 for the first campus listening session.

If the Sept. 25 date doesn’t work for you, there will be another opportunity from 10 a.m. until noon on Thursday, Oct. 24, in UC 275.
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Additional Events
Volleyball vs. UW-Eau Claire
7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18
Kris Russell Volleyball Arena
Women's Soccer vs. Carthage
7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18
Fiskum Field
Women's Golf at UW-Whitewater Fall Classic
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20
Janesville, Wisconsin
Football at St. Xavier
1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21
Chicago, Illinois
Men's Soccer vs. University of Minnesota Morris
1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21
Fiskum Field
Illinois Chamber Festival Concert
7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22
Light Recital Hall
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Life Story Writing Classes
Join us 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, on the Rock County campus and celebrate your life path through writing. Connect with yourself and others in an encouraging environment. Each of us will write our life stories just two pages at a time, one week at a time, with guidance, prompts, and reflection.
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Upcoming Events
Flu shot clinic
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31
Fireplace Lounge
Shuttle Service
The Warhawk Shuttle provides free transportation between campuses for all faculty, staff, and students.

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Notes for campus
Flu shot clinics

Flu shots for 2019-2020 season are available on campus

Flu shots are available now at the Ambrose Health Center. Students are $10 and faculty and staff are $15. Walk-in visits are welcome. Other opportunities include:
  • Oct. 10: Andersen Library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Oct. 15: Wellness Fair at the University Center, Hamilton
    Room from noon to 3 p.m.
  • Oct. 31: Rock County campus in the Fireplace Lounge from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Nov. 13: Andersen Library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
UW-Whitewater app

UW-Whitewater App Now Available

The official UW-Whitewater App is now available to download. It allows you to connect to campus events and resources, manage your academic and social calendars and stay in touch with your classmates and instructors.

Instructors, be sure to authorize the UW-Whitewater App to interact with your Canvas account. Directions on authorizing the use of Canvas in the app can be found here.

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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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In the Community

Purple Points

Warhawk Week at the market
On Tuesday, Sept. 17, 4-7 p.m., the first 50 UW-Whitewater students to check in with a valid Hawkcard at Whitewater City Market will receive $5 in Market Bucks to be used anywhere at the market. Follow our Facebook Event for a full list of vendors.
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Discover Whitewater Series

Discover Whitewater Series
Sunday, Sept. 22, marks the seventh annual Discover Whitewater Series, a half marathon, half marathon relay and 5K held in Whitewater.

By providing free food, free childcare, a kids fun run, and free post-race massages, the DWS is sure to have an activity for people of all ages. Registration for the DWS is open online until Wednesday, Sept. 18. After that, people can sign up to run on-site.

If you have any questions regarding the DWS please contact Jeffery Knight at jpk@knightpublicaffairs.com or 920-728-0662.
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Upcoming Events
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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