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Tuesday, March 10, 2020
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Campus to host UW System Symposium
Student researchers and their faculty mentors from across the state will showcase their work at the UW System Symposium, hosted by UW-Whitewater on Friday, April 24. Undergraduate Research Day activities for this year, will take place in the Williams Center and Hyland Hall. The symposium features undergraduate creativity, achievement, research, service learning and community-based research in all areas of study, including the humanities, fine arts, biological sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences. Presenter registration ends on March 16.
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Campus Kudos
Kudos to Assistant Professor Carol Brunt, Assistant Professor Ruth Hansen, and Lecturer Megan Matthews, all in the Department of Management, whose co-authored article “Recognizing the plural sector: Nonprofit studies in a business school environment” was accepted for publication in the Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership.

Kudos to Nicole Weber, director of learning technology with ICIT, who was selected as an expert panelist to the 2020 Horizon Report: Teaching and Learning Edition from EDUCAUSE. Read Weber’s essay “U.S. Master’s Colleges and Universities” and find out what more than 50 higher education professionals from the U.S., Africa, Asia and Europe have to say about the future of teaching and learning. Read more »

Kudos to Courtney Luedke, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction, whose article “Developing a College-Going Habitus: How First-Generation Latina/o/x Students Bi-directionally Exchange Familial Funds of Knowledge and Capital within Their Familias” was published in the Journal of Higher Education. Read more »

Kudos to Jian Guo, professor of languages and literatures, whose book he co-translated with Stacy Mosher, “How the Red Sun Rose” by Gao Hua, received an Honorable Mention for the Post-1900 Levenson Book Prize from the Chinese University of Hong Kong Press. Guo will attend the award ceremony at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference in Boston March 19-22, where he will also serve on a panel. Read more »

Kudos to Jo Ann Oravec, professor of information technology and supply chain management, who will present the paper "Crowdfunding for Community Activism and Creative Activities in Wisconsin and Worldwide: Empowering or Constraining?" at the Resistance and Reimagination: Gender, Change, and the Arts conference co-convened by the UW System Women's and Gender Studies Consortium and UW-Madison's 4W Initiative, held at UW-Madison on April 17, 2020. Read more »

Kudos to Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck, inclusive excellence lecturer, who will be honored April 23 at the Women of Distinction at YWCA Rock County’s annual Her Night to Shine Gala at the Pontiac Convention Center. The award winners will be recognized for excellence in their workplaces, and also for their work to better their communities and inspire the next generation. Read more »

Kudos to Kim Adams, assistant director of the James R. Connor University Center, Catherine Chan, interim director of academic assessment, Greg Cook, interim provost and executive vice chancellor, and Joan Cook, interim associate provost, who are members of the UW-Whitewater team for the National Association for System Heads – Taking Student Success to Scale (NASH TS3). The team, which is part of the university’s LEAP initiative, was awarded a Certificate of Recognition by Carleen Vande Zande, associate vice president for academic programs at UW System, acknowledging the significant contributions to the scholarship of student success in high-impact practices, including on-campus student employment. UW-Whitewater was recognized with an additional $10,000 grant from UW System to continue with LEAP initiatives.

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Kudos to Barrett Swanson, assistant professor of languages and literatures, whose essay, "Lost in Summerland," has been selected by Robert Macfarlane for the Best American Travel Writing 2020, which Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish in October 2020. Read more »
Xiaohong Zhang.
Kudos to Xiaohong Zhang, professor of art and design, whose triptych entitled “Springwater I,II,III” was awarded second place at the 2020 Wisconsin Artists Biennial exhibit at the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA). Read more »
Upcoming Events
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Professional Etiquette Dinner
Join us for the spring Professional Etiquette Dinner at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, in the University Center, Old Main Ballroom. The dinner will help you learn professional dinner etiquette and develop key networking skills. A mixer will be held before the dinner, which will include an opportunity for students to take professional headshots.
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The Bachelor.
The Bachelor Finale Viewing Party
The final rose has yet to be handed out, but this is a finale you don’t want to miss! UC Entertainment is excited to be hosting the Bachelor Finale Viewing Party for free at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, in the Down Under. The first 20 people to attend will get a chocolate rose, and all attendants will be entered to win either a date night-themed basket or a Bachelor-themed basket!
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"The Grapes of Wrath" - American Shakespeare Center
The American Shakespeare Center delivers a blend of renaissance-era stagecraft with modern sensibility, giving audiences a true taste of a Shakespearean theatre-going experience. Prepare for a level of audience contact rarely seen in modern-day theatre! The performance will be 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, in Young Auditorium.
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Open mic night
Join us for the next open mic night at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 12, in the Down Under. Show off your talent by signing up online and guaranteeing your spot! Don’t want to perform? Support your fellow Warhawks for free by joining us in the Down Under!
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Whitewater Symphony and Chamber Orchestras
The Whitewater Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestras, under the batton of Christopher Ramaekers, will perform pieces from Beethoven, Donizetti, Mozart and Dvorak. The performance is at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 13, in Young Auditorium.
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DanceScapes '20
A perennial favorite, DanceScapes '20 is choreographed by faculty, students, and guest artists and brought to life in imaginative and powerful ways. This year's productions are 2 p.m. on March 14 and 15 and 7:30 p.m. on March 16 and 17.
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When Sophie is snatched from her bed by a giant, she fears that he's going to eat her. But the giant has no intention of harming her — after all, he is THE BIG FRIENDLY GIANT! This heart-warming story is at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 15, in Young Auditorium.
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Graduate School Fair
The Graduate School Fair, which will be 3-6 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, in the University Center, Hamilton Room, provides an opportunity for students and alumni to meet with graduate and professional schools throughout the Midwest.

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Additional Events
Successful Publicity
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 10
Warhawk Connection Center
Visiting Artist Cruz Enrique Espana lecture
3:15 p.m., Tuesday, March 10
Greenhill Center of the Arts, Room 1037
10-Ball Billiards Tournament
6-8 p.m., Tuesday, March 10
Warhawk Alley
Concert Band
7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 12
Young Auditorium
IMPACT’s 11th Annual Drag Show
6 p.m., Thursday, March 12
University Center Hamilton Room
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Film: "Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno"
In "Adios Amor", the discovery of lost photographs sparks the search for a hero history forgot — Maria Moreno, a migrant mother driven to speak out by her children's hunger. Discover the story of this woman who was working on behalf of farm workers before César Chávez. This free performance is 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursday, March 12, on the Rock County Campus.
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Upcoming Events
Zen Rocks (mandala rock painting)
1-3 p.m., Saturday, March 21
Rock County Campus
Shuttle Service
The Warhawk Shuttle provides free transportation between campuses for all faculty, staff, and students.

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Notes for Campus
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Winther Counseling Services

Free counseling services for campus and community members are available in Winther Hall. Winther Counseling Services offers a variety of counseling programs, individual and group, provided by UW- Whitewater graduate students who are earning their Master of Science in Counseling. Appointments are available 9 a.m. through 7 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays.
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Active shooter response training sessions

The campus community is invited to attend Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training, hosted by UW-Whitewater Police. The sessions will be held 3-5 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in University Center Old Main Ballroom, room 275A; and noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in University Center, room 68.
Chancellor Watson.
Chancellor Watson blogs about books

Chancellor Dwight Watson wrote a review of “The Nickel Boys” by Colson Whitehead, which was posted to the Andersen Library Blog. “From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson” regularly appears on the blog, as the chancellor shares his reflections on the books he reads.
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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 kickoff

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.
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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
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Warhawk Success Closet
Prepping for an interview? The Warhawk Success Closet, which is located in room 146 of the University Center, provides students access to FREE professional and workplace-appropriate attire. Open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment.
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Students and staff stocking shelves at the Warhawk Pantry.
Warhawk Food Pantry

The Warhawk Pantry is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays 2-5 p.m. in Drumlin Hall, room 143. We offer a variety of nonperishable food and toiletries. Contact foodpantry@uww.edu or 262 472-1860 for more information or to access food when the pantry is not open.
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Brain Hacks.
New DBT-modeled therapy group starting soon
This small group setting will offer students a supportive and safe way to learn how to better cope with stress, improve relationships and manage emotions. Meetings will be 5:15-6:30 on Tuesdays. Space is limited, so sign up today by calling 262-472-2842!
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In the Community

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Whitewater City Indoor Market
The indoor winter market is held at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library, located at 431 W. Center Street in Whitewater, every Saturday through April 25, 2020, from 9 a.m. to noon. Look for us — and 18 or so of our favorite local vendors — in the Community Room, just off the main entrance.

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Upcoming Events
Civic summit
RSVP by April 8
Community Space located at 834 East Milwaukee Street
Fairhaven Lecture: Protest Signs as Visual Rhetoric During Act 10?
3-4 p.m., Monday, March 16
Fairhaven Senior Services at 435 West Starin Rd., 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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