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Tuesday, March 3, 2020
UW-Whitewater Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs in Young Auditorium
UW-Whitewater Symphonic Wind Ensemble to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City
Student musicians from the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater will once again perform at one of the most famous entertainment venues in the world — Carnegie Hall in New York City.

The 53 students who make up the Symphonic Wind Ensemble at UW-Whitewater will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, as part of the 2020 New York Wind Band Festival, an invitation-only event.
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People working on their taxes.
Free tax preparation offered through VITA program
The VITA program offers free tax preparation and electronic filing for qualifying taxpayers on Wednesdays from Feb. 5 through April 8. No clinic hours are offered on March 25 due to spring break. See the full story for details and limitations. You may also email the VITA Site Coordinator at vita@uww.edu or leave a message at 262-472-5449.
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Women's basketball
Visiting Artist Stefan Sagmeister
The Annette and Dale Schuh Visiting Artist Program presents award-winning artist and designer Stefan Sagmeister at 7 p.m. on March 3 in Young Auditorium. Sagmeister’s exhibit “The Happy Show” attracted more than half a million visitors worldwide and became the most visited graphic design show in history.
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Campus Kudos
Kudos to Jill Weber, assistant professor of accounting, who co-authored “Does Benefit Corporation Status Matter to Investors? An Exploratory Study of Investor Perceptions and Decisions,” in the journal Business and Society. Read more »

Kudos to Jennifer Betters-Bubon, associate professor, and Ola Bamgbose, assistant professor — both in Counselor Education — who recently offered a half-day pre-conference workshop on “Renewing your why: Reinvigorating your school counselor role” at the Wisconsin School Counselor Association in Madison.

Kudos to S.A. Welch, professor of communication, Catherine Chan, interim director of academic assessment, and Morgan Barber, M.S.E., who works as a graduate assistant in the Office of Academic Assessment, who recently traveled to Texas A&M University to present their research at the HIPs in the States 2020 Conference. Their presentation reviewed students’ participation and barriers to participation in high-impact practices. They also discussed efforts and initiatives on the UW-Whitewater campus that are taking place to promote participation in HIPs.

Kudos to Louis Fucilla, assistant professor of political science, who co-authored “Experiments on the Effects of Positive and Negative Perceptions of A Public Sector Profession,” in the journal Public Performance & Management Review. Read more »

Serena Johnson, Alexa Patterson, Bethanie Pollnow, and Gwenna Yakes.
Kudos to art majors Serena Johnson, Alexa Patterson, Bethanie Pollnow, and Gwenna Yakes, who won a $750 Application Award for their aluminum casting at the American Foundry Society Regional Conference on Feb. 13 at Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee. The Warhawk team — the only all-female team — casted a prototype for an IV weight to be used at an IV injection point for persons who are sensitive to bruising at IV injection points. UW-Whitewater competed against UW-Platteville, UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee, Western Michigan University, Pittsburgh State University, and Michigan Technological University.
Skyler Wilson presenting her research in California.
Kudos to Skyler Wilson, biology major, who presented research titled, “Predicting future coral survival: The effect temperature has on soft coral physiology,” at the Ocean Sciences Meeting — the largest ocean-related conference — in San Diego, California, Feb 16-21. Wilson and other students who conducted the research are mentees of Stephen Levas, assistant professor of geography, geology and environmental sciences.
In the Media
Katie Patterson, financial literacy coordinator, and Sarell Martin, public relations and outreach coordinator for Andersen Library, were quoted in the nationally syndicated Money Smart Week campaign. Money Smart Week »

United States Census
Finance major Quintin Sharpe was quoted in a nationally syndicated news story about the importance of participating in the 2020 U.S. Census.
Associated Press
Dr. Roger Pulliam.
Colleagues and alumni shared memories of equity and inclusion champion Roger Pulliam.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Janesville Gazette
Upcoming Events
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Comedian Jenny Zigrino
Jenny Zigrino packs a punch of truly original humor, and you can see her at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 5, in the Down Under. Don’t miss this free show, as it is sure to leave you laughing! Make sure to get there early, because the first 50 people will receive a coupon for free popcorn with a soda purchase.
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Comedian Spencer James
Southeast Asian Heritage lecture series
Join Chia Youyee Vang from 3:30-4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 5, in the University Center, room 275, for a continued discussion about Southeast Asian heritage. Vang will be speaking on "Identity and Belonging: A Reflection on What It Means to Be American."
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International Dinner
Take your taste buds on a journey on Friday, March 6, at the International Dinner. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the UC Hamilton Room, the evening features international food and performances and a chance to connect with the international students on campus. Tickets ($5 for students and $10 for community members) can be purchased at the Goodhue first floor front desk or at 262-472-4200.
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The Gentlemen Trio
GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio
The Gentlemen Trio, which is comprised of Brad Robins, Casey Elliott and Bradley Quinn Lever, will be performing at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 7, at Young Auditorium. Pioneering a signature sound they call "Cinematic Pop," the music of GENTRI is transfused with lush, epic orchestrations and rich, dynamic three-part harmonies all composed by the group's producer Stephen Nelson.
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Music Mosiacs
Music Mosaics: Take Me To Your Lieder
Take Me To Your Lieder is an afternoon of German Lieder (songs). It will be performed at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 8, in Light Recital Hall and include Beethoven’s Op. 98, An die ferne Geliebte, and additional pieces by Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann, Alma Mahler, and Erich Korngold.
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Women in Leadership awards.
Women in Leadership Recognition
The 15th annual Annual Women in Leadership Recognition ceremony and reception will honor ten outstanding women on UW-Whitewater campuses at 4 p.m., Thursday, March 5, in the Fern Young Terrace. This event will feature speaker Judge Nancy Joseph, the federal magistrate judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
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Cruz Enrique.
Visiting Artist Cruz Enrique Espana lecture
Cruz Enrique Espana, an internationally acclaimed folk artist, will give a free public lecture 3:15-4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, in the Greenhill Center of the Arts, room 1037.
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11th annual drag show.
IMPACT’s 11th Annual Drag Show
Get ready for the 11th annual drag show! Doors will open at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 12, in the University Center Hamilton Room. The show will be begin at 7 p.m. and there will be a $10 cover at the door. This year's theme is Roaring Twenties!

Additional Events
Jazz Ensemble
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 3
Light Recital Hall
Fundraising & Sponsorship
1-2 p.m., Friday, March 6
Warhawk Connection Center
Pet Therapy
Noon-2 p.m., Monday, March 9
Andersen Library
Computer Science Colloquium
12:30-1:30 p.m., Monday, March 9
McGraw Hall, room 122
Disney Pixar Trivia
7-9 p.m., Monday, March 9
Down Under
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Cedar Crest lecture series header.

A look back at America's century: The 20th century
A new lecture series, the Cedar Crest Lecture Series, kicks off in Janesville this week! In the spirit of the Fairhaven Lecture Series, one of UW-Whitewater’s most recognized service and outreach traditions, the CCLS will highlight talks by faculty from our Rock and Whitewater campuses. Lectures are free and open to the public, and held at Cedar Crest, Inc., just down the road from the Rock campus. The first lecture is Wednesday, March 5, and will feature Professor John Pruitt.
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Upcoming Events
Shuttle Service
The Warhawk Shuttle provides free transportation between campuses for all faculty, staff, and students.

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Notes for Campus

QPR Suicide Prevention Training

Free QPR training is available to any faculty, staff or students who are interested in learning how to intervene when someone is experiencing thoughts or plans of suicide. Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) are three steps anyone can learn to prevent suicide. The sessions are Wednesday, April 8, and Friday, April 17.
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Provost Office Hours

Please join Interim Provost Greg Cook for open office hours on Tuesday, March 17, in the University Center, Room 259 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. There is no agenda for this session, so feel free to drop in for questions and discussion, including the budget in Academic Affairs.
Academic Affairs news
Fannie Hicklin
Event to honor Fannie Hicklin

Please join us as we honor the memory of Fannie Hicklin, the first African American faculty member at UW-Whitewater. “Celebrating a Trailblazer” will take place 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at Barnett Theatre, Greenhill Center for the Arts. Reception to follow. Please RSVP by April 8 to cacmarketing@uww.edu.

Notes for Faculty and Staff
Sign up for emergency text alerts

Faculty and staff are encouraged to 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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StayWell Million Step Challenge Kick Off

Join Kristi Mulcahey from StayWell along with the Warhawk Wellness Team on Wednesday, March 11, at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. in University Center, room 262.
Faculty at commencement.
Volunteers needed for commencement
Please join us for Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 16. The Registrar's Office is seeking volunteers to help with setting out programs, seating guests, ticket taking, graduate line up, hosts for families, and arranging the Kachel Fieldhouse.
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Notes for Students
Student being fitted for graduation cap.
Salute to Grads
Salute to Grads is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, in the bookstore. This is an opportunity to order your cap and gown, personalized invitations and thank-you cards, diploma frames, and class rings. There will also be representatives from several campus offices to help answer questions.
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Income tax basics graphic.
Income tax basics for college students

Learn how to file your taxes for free with the help of Andersen Library and the Financial Literacy Center. Stop by between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in Hyland Hall, room 1306 and get your questions answered!
Graduate School Fair
The Graduate School Fair provides an opportunity for students and alumni to meet with graduate and professional schools throughout the Midwest. Finding and Selecting a Graduate School will be from 4-5 p.m., Wednesday, March 4, in the University Center, room 69. Networking with Graduate Schools is 5-6 p.m., Monday, March 9, in the Warhawk Connection Center, room 146. The Graduate School Fair is 3-6 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, in the University Center, Hamilton Room.
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In the Community

City of Whitewater

What is Whitewater?
How would you describe the Whitewater city/community in one word? What do you value most about Whitewater? Warhawks, join others in the city and community by answering these question to let us know your thoughts. All answers are anonymous and will go towards building a better community culture.

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Upcoming Events
Civic summit
RSVP by April 8
Community Space located at 834 East Milwaukee Street
Fairhaven Lecture: Is Social Media a Positive or Negative Influence?
3-4 p.m., Monday, March 9
Fairhaven Senior Services at 435 West Starin Rd., Whitewater
Premiere Party for Discover Wisconsin
5 p.m., Monday, March 9
Whitewater Cinemas at 151 Pearson Ln., Whitewater
Free Monday Dinners
5-6:30 p.m., every Monday
Congregational United Church of Christ at 133 S. Franklin Street, Whitewater
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