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Tuesday, April 7, 2020
uk Bhattacharyya.
Professor of Geology Juk Bhattacharyya wins Regent Scholar Award
Juk Bhattacharyya, professor of geology, has been chosen as one of three professors in the UW System to receive a 2020 Regent Scholar program grant for $50,000. Bhattacharyya helped lead a multidisciplinary team of students to develop and field-test a device to monitor landslide risk. The goal is a way to anticipate landslides — which cost billions of dollars in damages and kill millions of people around the world every year.
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AMA students celebrate on stage.
Sweet 16 — UW-Whitewater marketers maintain historic run at the top
Before the COVID-19 pandemic halted collegiate competitions across the nation, the UW-Whitewater American Marketing Association chapter retained its premier position as International Chapter of the Year at the 2020 AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans on March 12-14, 2020.

This is the 16th time that UW-Whitewater AMA has won or shared this title, and the ninth year in a row.
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Goldwater Award.
UW-Whitewater student awarded Goldwater Scholarship for research
Matthew Schulgit is among only 396 students in the United States — and eight in Wisconsin — awarded a prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship in 2020 from among 1,343 natural science, engineering and mathematics students competing for the honor.

A Brookfield native who will graduate from UW-Whitewater in May 2021 with degrees in biology and Spanish, Schulgit plans to become a family doctor and medical researcher.
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In the Media
The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center has teamed up with Thrive Economic Development to assist small businesses affected by COVID-19, by delivering help and hope designed to ensure that our businesses survive, recover and are ready to grow post-pandemic. Whitewater Banner »

Juk Bhattacharyya.
The UW System has chosen Juk Bhattacharyya, professor of geology, as one of three professors to receive a 2020 Regent Scholar program grant for $50,000.
Janesville Gazette
Hassimi Traore
Hassimi Traore, professor of chemistry, has donated a third ambulance to his native country. Six years ago, Traore fulfilled a life-long dream by purchasing an ambulance and sending it home to Burkina Faso to be the first ambulance in the country’s history.
Janesville Gazette
Virtual Events
Military appreciation
Warhawk Fitness Goes Virtual
Warhawk Fitness is excited to offer fitness options our campus community can access from the comfort of their living room! Partake in our various calendar programs, which are 14 days in length unless noted otherwise. Workouts and resources will be updated periodically, so please continue to check back as this content develops!
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The Department of Music will be starting #MusicMondays with virtual performances by the Chamber Singers on the department Facebook page, facebook.com/uwwmusic. Tune at noon on Monday, April 13, for jazz with Michael Hackett, assistant professor of music.

Backstage Perspectives
How the show goes on
A new bi-weekly web series, “Backstage Perspectives” is available on the Young Auditorium Facebook page. Each installment of this self-produced series is devoted to providing 'behind-the-scenes' info from artists and theatre professionals. This episode focuses on Milwaukee-based band Paddygrass and basic sound engineering.
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Seven from UW-Whitewater Gymnastics Named to All-Championship Team
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UW-Whitewater Names 2020 Greek Chapter Presidents
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UW-Whitewater American Marketing Association receives International Chapter of the Year title

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Let your voice be heard, Warhawks! Today is Election Day for the 2020 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary. Those wishing to vote in person in Whitewater may do so at the Whitewater Armory located downtown at 146 W. North Street.

Though measures have been taken to reduce the risk of COVID-19 virus exposure, the threat of exposure exists and is real for all voters and poll workers participating on election day.

All eligible voters are encouraged to exercise their right to vote.
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Notes for Faculty and Staff
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Warhawk Wellness

For the most recent COVID-19 updates for employees, please visit our website.

Learn to make your own hand sanitizer with these three simple ingredients.

We hope everyone is staying safe during this time. Stay safe, be well.
Important Faculty and Instructional Staff Survey

Beginning Tuesday, March 31, UW-Whitewater faculty and instructional staff will receive an email invitation to participate in the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE). FSSE is designed to measure instructional staff expectations for student engagement in educational practices that are empirically linked with high levels of learning and development. Results will complement those received by students on the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) survey, which is administered to undergraduate students. Please consider taking 15 minutes to complete this important survey.
Money Smart Week webinar
Curious about your credit score, saving and investing, or wills and trusts? Log in to our campus Money Smart Week webinar from 1-2 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, at bit.ly/mswUWW2020. No registration is required. A panel of local UW-Whitewater experts will address these topics with plenty of time for questions. Anonymous questions or a request for the recording can be submitted here.
In the Community

The Black Sheep.

Meals provided from The Black Sheep
Alumnus and restaurateur Tyler Sailsbery has provided more than 1,068 free meals to the community. If you need meals for yourself or your family or wish to make a contribution, please contact The Black Sheep at 262-613-7119.

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Community resources
The Community Space
The Community Space, located at 834 E. Milwaukee Street in Whitewater, Wisconsin, has a food pantry available Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30-11 a.m., Wednesday 3:30-7 p.m., and Saturday 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and a little free pantry available 24/7.
Free meals available in the community
Prepared individual meals are available for take-out Monday through Friday, from 5-7 p.m. Meals can be picked up at the Prairie Street entrance of First United Methodist Church at 145 S. Prairie Street, Whitewater.
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