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Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020
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Warhawks Return
UW-Whitewater is planning to return to a modified normal at both our Whitewater and Rock County campuses beginning with the fall 2020 semester. The first day of classes is Wednesday, Sept. 2. Visit our Warhawks Return website to see how we are prioritizing the safety and success of our university family for the Fall 2020 semester.
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Warhawk Rugby Named No. 1
The top 50 DII college rugby teams during 2015-2019 have been ranked by Alex Goff Rugby, with UW-Whitewater coming out handily on top. “It's been a pretty amazing run for Whitewater, highlighted by some very talented and athletic players.”
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UW-Whitewater professor garners international award for scholarship
Hala Ghoneim, associate professor of languages and literatures garnered an international award for scholarship in Egyptian drama. Her study of three contemporary Egyptian playwrights, “Indigenization and Modernization: The Invention of a Truly Egyptian Drama,” has earned the 2020 International Award of Excellence from the New Direction in Humanities Journal Collection.
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Campus Kudos
Kudos to Dwight Watson, chancellor, for writing the foreword to the book "Integrating Social Justsice Education in Teacher Preparation Programs".
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Virtual Events
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Technology Open House
ICIT’s virtual Technology Open House will run through Friday, Aug. 28 and will take place within the free mobile scavanger hunt app, GooseChase. To get started, visit the Tech Open House Website, and follow the instructions on how to login to GooseChase and find the event.
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Student Involvement Fair: Save the date
The Student Involvement Fair will be held virtually this year, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9. It will be hosted on uww.edu/connect and students will have the opportunity to visit different rooms, learn about the groups and find out how to join them.

Young Auditorium goes digital for fall 2020
UW-Whitewater’s premier arts and entertainment venue has put together an impressive fall season of digital theatre offerings. With live interactive concerts, premium Broadway content, and FREE weekly performances, Young Auditorium is committed to providing a wide array of virtual entertainment options to help serve the campus and community in the coming months.
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University Center entertainment
The University Center is open, and there are lots of fun things to do! Movies are showing in Summers Auditorium, with increased showtimes due to a 25-person capacity. In addition to in-person activites in Warhawk Alley, the University Center will be offering virtual entertainment this semsester. Roberta's Art Gallery is offering virtual workshops and exhibits, and there will be plenty of virtual Thursday night entertainment!
Notes for Campus
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Apply today to help students get their voices heard

Are you interested in making a little extra money this semester? The Campus Election Engagement Project is hiring non-partisan Warhawks to help engage students about elections and voting. This paid fellowship is offering a $1,000 stipend.
From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson

Chancellor Dwight C. Watson wrote a review of “Becoming - Michelle Obama,” 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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Apply for a Lawton Grant

Did you hear? All Lawton Grant awards have increased, and now is the time to apply! New, transfer, returning, Rock County, and online undergraduate minority students with 24 credits or more are encouraged to apply. Visit our website for more information and to view a complete list of applicant qualifications. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Sept. 30. Contact LawtonGrant@uww.edu for more information.

In the Community

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Mammoth Hike Challenge
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ice Age Trail becoming an official National Scenic Trail by joining the Mammoth Hike Challenge!

Track 40 miles of activity – hiking, walking, running, or backpacking – on the Ice Age Trail during the month of October 2020 and visit three of our Trail Communities to earn a hiking certificate and a limited-edition patch celebrating the 40th anniversary.

You have the entire month of October to do it! All abilities. All ages. All welcome.

Community Events and Resources
The Community Space
The Community Space, located at 834 E. Milwaukee Street in Whitewater, Wisconsin, provides food, clothing, furniture and more to people in a dignified, respectful and joyful manner. All are welcome. A Little Free Pantry is available 24/7. 262-379-0187.
Free meals available
Starting Tuesday, Sept. 1, free home-made, microwavable, take-home dinners will be distributed on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 5 and 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 145 S. Prairie Street, Whitewater. Individuals will receive three meals at each pickup through a no-contact window on the side of the building.
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