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This Week — Nov. 5, 2019
Veterans Month at UW-Whitewater
UW-Whitewater veteran appreciation events in November
UW-Whitewater will hold a series of events throughout the month of to show appreciation to the individuals who honorably and bravely served and continue to serve our country. Events will include a month-long exhibit dedicated to female service members. “Whitewater Women of Valor” will display uniforms of servicewomen from numerous military branches.

Other events include a veterans and military appreciation football game, free bowling, billiards and video games, a Veterans Day ceremony, and two veteran resource fairs. Please join us in recognizing and appreciating our veterans and active military members.
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Study 'N' Style
Study 'N' Style returns to campus
Study ‘N’ Style was a hit once again, offering students a chance to study, snack and get a free hair cut from Underground Cutz. This welcoming environment also offers arts and crafts and music. If you missed this session, don’t worry — Study ‘N’ Style will be back in action on Monday, Nov. 25, 4-7 p.m. in the Andersen Library, room L1105.
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Women's soccer
Women's soccer secures the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) championship
Women's soccer is celebrating their seventh conference title – all within the last 10 seasons.
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Campus Kudos
Kudos to Katherine Drechsler and Kristen Prock, assistant professors of social work, and Sarah Hessenauer, associate professor of social work. They presented at the 2019 Council on Social Work Education meeting in Denver, Colorado, Oct. 23-27. Drechsler presented "Diversity in Social Work Education," Prock presented on the use of direct scribing in research, and Drechsler and Hessenauer presented on growing a council on social work education collaboration in your own state.

Kudos to Katherine Drechsler, assistant professor of social work, who received a grant from the National Council for Behavioral Health to participate in a learning collaborative with local agencies who work with the opioid epidemic.

Kudos to Matt Kiederlen, UW-Whitewater police chief, who presented during two sessions at the International Chiefs of Police Annual Conference on Oct. 27-28 in Chicago. The presentations focused on national use-of-force data collection and the National Incident-Based Reporting System transition.

Kudos to Department of Counselor Education faculty who attended and presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision in Seattle, Washington, Oct. 10-13. The presentations included: Carrie Merino, “How and Why: The Development of a Personal Guiding Theory of Counseling for Counselors in Training,” Ola Bamgbose and Carrie Merino, “Improving Graduate Level Writing: Practical Tips,” Cindy Anderton, “Setting a Strong Clinical Tone for Your Program: Training That Internalizes the Counseling Process and Promotes Strong Relational Ethics,” and Jennifer Betters-Bubon, “Training Preservice School Counselors to be Collaborative Leaders in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS): A Panel Discussion.”

Kudos to the returning adult students, who received the Outstanding Adult Student Award, which recognizes students’ dedication to academics and the positive influence they make in the college classroom: Michael Baker (geography), Jason Coles (occupational safety), Mirna Fernandez Saldana (elementary education), Crystal Fox (human resource management) and Jason James (economics).

Kudos to Erin Celello, associate professor of languages and literatures, and Huckleberry Rahr, lecturer of mathematics, who received the CARE (Concern for Adults Returning to Education) Award, which recognizes faculty or staff members who have provided extraordinary support and encouragement to returning adult students transitioning back into the college classroom.

Kudos to Jo Ann Oravec, professor of information technology and supply chain management, who will present the paper "Truth Machines from Polygraphs to Neural Analysis: Technologically-Assisted Cheating and Deception Detection in Historical Focus" at the Social Science History Association 2019 Conference in Chicago on Nov. 21.

In the Media
Chancellor Dwight Watson reflects on his experience, his passion for higher education, and fostering diversity. Diverse Issues in Higher Education »

Women's Soccer Play for a Cause
As part of their game against UW-Platteville, the Warhawk Women’s Soccer wore and sold shirts to raise funds for Alzheimer’s awareness.
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Lydia Dawley
Liberal studies major Lydia Dawley served as the keynote speaker for Winona (Minnesota) State University’s “Disability Culture Celebration” on Oct. 29.
Winona Post
Upcoming Events
First Gen Day
First Gen Day
Please join us in celebrating our first-generation college students with a student and staff panel on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. in the Timmerman Auditorium, Hyland Hall. A reception will follow from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. with cake and punch.
Nonprofit week
Careers in the Nonprofit Sector
The campus community is invited to attend a panel discussion on “Careers in the Nonprofit Sector” on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 4 to 6 p.m. in McGraw Hall, room 101. Panelists include: Nathan Burkart of the Janesville Performing Arts Center, Michelle Downer of the UW-Whitewater Foundation, Kevin O’Leary of Anick and Associates, and Kristy Weinberg of the Whitewater Bethel House. Refreshments will be provided.

Celebrating National Nontraditional Student Week
On Nov. 4-9, in honor and recognition of returning adult students, colleges and universities throughout the U.S. will participate by hosting events and highlighting efforts that improve adult student services on campus. At UW-Whitewater, there are more than 800 nontraditional students in our campus community who balance school, work, and family obligations. Help us honor them by participating in this week’s events.
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1984 - Aquila Theatre Company
Aquila Theatre explores one of the most thought-provoking pieces of literature ever created as they present George Orwell's science fiction classic "1984". Catch this performance on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Young Auditorium.
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Comedian Arvin Mitchell
Get ready to laugh with Arvin Mitchell
Comedian Arvin Mitchell is coming to the Down Under! As featured on Kevin Hart’s “One Mic Stand,” Tony Rocks “The Funny Spot,” and BET’s Club Comic View; see him perform for free on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Make sure to come early, the seats will fill up quick!

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Sculpture iron pour
Each fall semester, the Sculpture students at UW-Whitewater work together to create a spectacular iron pour event to present to the campus community. This free event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Greenhill Center of the Arts, room 1036 courtyard.
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Interested in development or ethical hacking? Join us for an overnight event on Friday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m. until Saturday, Nov. 16, at 10:30 a.m. Participants will be able to work as a team to develop a mobile application, web application, or video game or choose to participate in an ethical hacking event. Each team’s project is judged, and prizes are given to the winning teams. All students are welcome. Food, beverages and t-shirts are provided.
Crossman Gallery exhibition

Scholarship and Creative Achievement Exhibition

A reception and exhibit of works recognizing University faculty and staff for their scholarship and creative achievements of the previous academic year will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Crossman Gallery in the Greenhill Center of the Arts. This event is sponsored annually by the Chancellor, the Provost, Andersen Library, Office of Research & Sponsored Programs and Crossman Gallery.
Additional Events
Men's Rugby vs. Loyola
11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9
Wisconsin Rugby Sports Complex, 4064 Vilas Rd., Cottage Grove, WI
Swimming & Diving vs. UW-Oshkosh
1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9
Williams Center Pool
Football vs. UW-Stout
2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9
Perkins Stadium
UW-Whitewater Jazz Night, featuring Kenny Rampton
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9
Young Auditorium
University/Community Band & Symphonic Wind Ensemble
3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10
Young Auditorium
Nintendo Switch Super Smash Bros. Tournament
7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12
Warhawk Alley
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UW-Whitewater at Rock County

UW-Whitewater at Rock County stages “Doubt” through Nov. 10
UW-Whitewater at Rock County opens its theater season with “Doubt” by John Patrick Shanely. The play is set in the fictional St. Nicholas Church School, in the Bronx, during the fall of 1964. It will run between Nov. 1 and Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on Sundays, in the Kirk Denmark Theater at the Wells Cultural Center at 2909 Kellog Ave, Janesville. Tickets are available at the door (cash or check) — $8 for general admission, $5 for seniors and students, and free for UW-Whitewater students with HawkCard.

Upcoming Events
CE Suicide Prevention Seminar
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8
HS0124 Commons
Salute to Veterans
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11
Hyatt Smith Lobby
Shuttle Service
The Warhawk Shuttle provides free transportation between campuses for all faculty, staff, and students.

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Notes for campus
SDES fall newsletter

Learn about the latest happenings, including upcoming events, new staff members and program highlights, in the fall edition of the Student Diversity, Engagement and Success newsletter.
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WiSys Quick Pitch at UW-Whitewater

WiSys Quick Pitch is a competition that inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research. Participants have three minutes to impress a panel of judges with their research and their ability to articulate its larger importance to society. The best of the best win cash prizes and secure a spot in the Quick Pitch State Final.
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Join Chancellor Watson by wearing purple on Fridays!
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 invited to wear their Warhawk/purple clothes and accessories every Friday. Let’s paint the campus purple each week! Go Warhawks!
Notes for faculty and staff
Sign up for emergency text alerts

We are pleased to announce the implementation of a new text messaging system. Faculty and staff must opt in to receive emergency alerts directly to their cell phones – you are NOT auto-enrolled.

This is another enhancement to our Emergency Alert System, which includes loudspeakers, VOIP phones, mass email, InformaCast push messaging and now texting!
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Supporting students with anxiety

Debbie Reuter, interim director of CSD, and Nina Mallory, disability service coordinator, will be facilitating a review of CSD procedures, answering questions, and spending time on case study scenarios regarding students with diagnosed anxiety. This event is Monday, Nov. 18, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the University Center, room 259A.
Volunteers needed for commencement
Please join us for Winter Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 21. The Registrar's Office is seeking volunteers to help with program disbursement, seating guests, ticket taking, graduate line up, hosts for families, and arranging the Kachel Fieldhouse from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Notes for students
Start a new student org!
Looking to start or re-recognize a student organization on campus for spring 2020? The recognition process is open from Nov. 4 until Dec. 15. Interested students or advisors can sign up for an overview meeting at the link below prior to Dec. 13. Questions can be directed to Kim Clarksen at clarksek@uww.edu.
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Lost and Found

UC Information Services is the central location for lost and found, meaning all departments bring lost and found items to the Information Desk. If you ever lose an item, stop by the Information Desk on the main floor of the University Center to check if it was turned in. If we do not have your item, we can also take down your contact information just in case it gets turned in, we will contact you.
STIs at an all-time high
According to the CDC, one in two sexually active persons will contract a sexually transmitted infection by age 25, and many of those affected won’t know it. UHCS is here to help. Most Warhawks can qualify for free testing by answering a few questions. Students can schedule online at uww.edu/uhcs or call 262-472-1300 for appointments.
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In the Community

Whitewater City Market

Free Monday night dinners
Every Monday evening until Dec. 30, 5-6:30 p.m., the members of First English Lutheran Church and Congregational UCC provide a free meal at the Whitewater Congregational UCC, located at 133 S. Franklin Street in Whitewater. All students and community members are welcome. Come to eat and/or volunteer to help prepare or clean up.
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Upcoming Events
Whitewater City Market Indoor
9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 9
Irvin L. Young Public Library at 431 West Center Street, Whitewater
Fairhaven Lecture: Human Evolution and Religion
3-4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11
Fairhaven Senior Services at 435 West Starin Road, Whitewater
University free lunch
10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12
First United Methodist Church University Ministry
145 S. Prairie Street in Whitewater
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