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This Week — Oct. 15, 2019
VIDEO: Homecoming highlights
Proud Warhawks filled the UW-Whitewater campus on Saturday to engage in homecoming traditions. From live music to the parade, we flew our purple flags and celebrated a Warhawk football win.
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Business analytics degree
UW-Whitewater to offer new degree in business analytics
Starting in fall 2020, UW-Whitewater will deliver a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in business analytics. As the first and only public university in Wisconsin to offer this major, UW-Whitewater is poised to help our state and region fill a critical employment need
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Biology class
Fall Diversity Forum
The Fall Diversity Forum runs Oct. 15-17 and offers three days of performances, presentations and discussions. For more information, please contact the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at EDI@uww.edu.
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Campus Kudos
Kudos to students Dy’Quan Gipson, accounting, Brian Diggs and Christian Braverman, finance, Joshua Williams, general management, Brittany Greuel, accounting and information technology, and Ricky Newell, MBA, 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.

Kudos to Carol Brunt and Ruth Hansen, assistant professors of management, who presented “Building Nonprofit Studies: The Role of Centers and Institutes, and New Academic Disciplines” and “Meanings of ‘Community’ in Fundraising Practice: Connotations, Boundaries, Obligations, and Treatment of In-groups/ Out-groups,” respectively, at the Midwest Public Affairs Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Sept. 19.

Kudos to Brenda Rust O’Beirne, associate professor of counselor education, for presenting “Moving Forward: Building on the Past” at the annual meeting of the Wisconsin College Personnel Association in the Wisconsin Dells on Friday, Oct. 4.
In the Media
Nengher Vang, associate professor of history, will present “In Search of a New Home: Hmong Refugees and Hmong Americans in Wisconsin” during Fort Atkinson’s newest downtown mural dedication. Daily Jefferson County Union »

Kristen Monday, associate lecturer of curriculum and instruction, describes how kindergarten art classes support brain development needed for reading, writing and other subjects. Janesville Gazette »

Women's wheelchair basketball visits local elementary school
The women’s wheelchair basketball team visited Purdy Elementary School in Fort Atkinson as part of the school’s Kindness Initiative. The team taught students and faculty about inclusion and acceptance by sharing their own stories about overcoming adversity.
Daily Jefferson County Union
Rock County Historical Society gets into the Halloween spirtit
Choton Basu, professor of information technology and supply chain management, will be on hand to show students how to make virtual potions during “Spirits in the Night” with The Rock County Historical Society.
Janesville Gazette
Upcoming Events
Green Card Voices
National Campus Children's Center Week
Green Card Voices’ mission is to share various stories of our nation’s 40 million immigrants and put a human face to the current immigration debate. Simply, we hope to introduce immigrants to their neighbors. Join in the conversation by visiting this exhibit in the Andersen Library on the Whitewater campus Oct. 14-31 or in the Lenox Library on the Rock County campus Nov. 1-14.
Research Resources Fair
Research Resources Fair
Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Research Resources Fair from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16 in the University Center, Hamilton Room. A number of campus departments will be available to be help answer questions and share information about the support of research and scholarly work. Join us for prizes and refreshments too!

Tyler Thompson
“Unspoken Rules of Software”
Tyler Thompson, a UW-Whitewater graduate and employee of Northwestern Mutual, will be on campus at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 18, in McGraw 125 to discuss the next in the Computer Science Colloquium Series: Unspoken Rules of Software.
Career fair prep workshop
Marching Band State Championship
On Saturday, Oct. 19, the best marching bands in the state will be on our campus! Performances begin at noon and continuing until 10:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Perkins Stadium ticket office the day of the show or online
Schedule of events
From Paris to Pittsburg
First Gen Day submissions
What advice do you have for first-generation college students? We’re looking for submissions to share at the First Gen Day event, to be held at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Submissions due by noon on Friday, Nov. 1. Please submit your advice in 150 characters or fewer and include a photo to use to fye@uww.edu. Please let us know if you identify as first-generation. A PowerPoint with the photos and advice will be displayed at the beginning of the event, which will include a student and staff panel and cake reception.

Whitewater Symphony and Chamber Orchestras
Join us at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18, in Young Auditorium for a concert that will feature Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 and Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain. Tickets are $6 for UW-Whitewater students, $10.50 for general admission, $8.50 over 65/under 18.
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Animal quest
Animal Quest
Join us for a hands-on animal experience at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Young Auditorium. Get up-close-and-personal with some of nature's most amazing creatures!
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Money Monday: Common Budget Busters

Stop by between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, and visit with a representative from the Financial Literacy Center at a table in the UC Concourse to answer your questions and obtain resources on the topic of Common Budget Busters.
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Additional Events
Wellness Fair
Noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15
University Center, Hamilton Room
Women's Soccer vs. Central College
4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15
Fiskum Field
Cheese tasting open house
11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16
Heide Hall 466 and 460
Marvel Avengers Trivia
7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21
University Center, Down Under
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Super Science Saturday
Join us at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Rock County campus for a fair-style, hands-on, open house event featuring science activities and exhibits that highlight the wonders of our scientific world. All ages are welcome to attend and learn about youth science and STEM programs.

Upcoming Events
"Pop" in with the dean
12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22
Fireplace Lounge
Blood drive
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28
Rock County Campus
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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Recent Merit Badges
Student leadership merit
UW-Whitewater selects 2019 Homecoming Steering Committee
UW-Whitewater Theatre/Dance stages “Resort 76”
UW-Whitewater Football's Anderson Named Semifinalist for NFF Campbell Trophy
Notes for campus
QPR Training

QPR Training: How to Prevent Suicide

Students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend a free training to learn how to recognize the signs of suicide and how to get help for someone in crisis. The training will be from 12:30-2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18. Registration is required by emailing fischere@uww.edu.
Test of Emergency Message System on Oct. 16

At 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, the UW-Whitewater Police Department will conduct a test of the Tornado Warning message system in coordination with iCIT to test new updates to the system. The message will be heard over fire alarm panels, VOIP Phones, InformaCast and a new text message option. If we are expecting severe weather at the time of the test, it will be postponed to a later date. No sounding of the tornado sirens will occur with this test.
Outstanding Adult Student Award nominations
Please take the time to nominate an undergraduate returning adult student who has shown a passion for learning, a commitment for their academic program, and contributed significantly to the university community while managing multiple life roles. You may submit multiple nominations. The deadline to submit is Wednesday, Oct. 23.
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In the Community

Whitewater City Market

Whitewater City Market
The market's outdoor season is still on! Stop by every Tuesday, from 4-7 p.m. at the Train Depot near Cravath Lakefront. The outdoor market will continue every Tuesday through October. Mark your calendar and join us to support local farmers, artists, chefs, crafters and musicians!
Upcoming Events
University free lunch
10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15
First United Methodist Church University Ministry
145 S. Prairie Street in Whitewater
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