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Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2020
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We are all in this together
Please watch this video for an important message from interim Chancellor Greg Cook and Whitewater Student Government President Jody Wentworth.
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Stay up to date with the UW-Whitewater app
The UW-Whitewater app can help you stay updated with events and happenings on campus. You can also communicate with professors, reserve time slots for Warhawk Alley and access a wide variety of resources! The app is available in the Apple App Store, Google Play or through your desktop.
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Resilience in a time of COVID-19
This year's Fall Diversity Forum, We All Belong Here, will take place on Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. 1 as a virtual event. Join us for panelist discussions on COVID experiences, personal pronoun useage and disability rights.
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In the Media
The UW-Whitewater Center for Students with Disabilities and interim director Debbie Reuter are featured in the NBC15 story “Students with disabilities navigate return to school.” Reuter tells how CSD is continuing UW-Whitewater’s strong tradition of accessibility for all students during the pandemic. The challenge from the pandemic, said Reuter, is also an opportunity to learn new ways of reaching students. NBC 15 »

Virtual Events
Unity Walk.
Unity Walk
Join BSU and WSG for UW-Whitewater’s Unity Walk in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement! Participants in the walk are required to wear face coverings and check in on the UW-Whitewater App. There will be two parts to this socially-distanced event: a self-guided unity walk and a unity walk reflection. Visit the link for more information, times and registration.
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Voter registration tutorials
Do you need help registering to vote? Warhawks Vote is hosting three voter registration tutorials from 3-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, Tuesday, Sept. 22, and Tuesday, Oct. 6. Drop in via the Webex link below and Warhawks Vote will walk you through the registration process!

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Roberta's Art Gallery Virtual Workshop
At 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, Roberta's Art Gallery will be hosting a Facebook Live virtual workshop to teach you how to paint a bowling pin! AND they have free kits full of all the supplies you will need for this event! Sign up online to reserve your spot and stop by the gallery during normal business hours on Sept. 16.

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A Share a laugh with Comedian Paul Schissler
Join us for a laugh at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, as they host Comedian Paul Schissler on Facebook Live! This free and fun event is guaranteed to make you laugh! Visit UC Entertainment's Facebook page to tune in.
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Bach Cello Suites: a live performance
Join Benjamin Whitcomb, professor of music, and Bethann Handzlik, lecturer of art and design, in a unique and aesthetic experience at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18, outdoors, north of the University Center. Face coverings and social distancing are required.
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Beethoven at 250, Myung Hee Chung, piano
In honor of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, Myung Hee Chung, professor of music, will perform a solo piano concert comprised entirely of Beethoven’s compositions. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased at tickets.uww.edu. The digital concert will be delivered to ticketholders on Monday, Sept. 28.
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Notes for Faculty and Staff
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2020 Employee Wellness & Benefits Events

The next few months are filled with great opportunities to expand your health and benefit knowledge. Check out the link below to see important dates for biometrics screenings, open enrollment and more.
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In the Community

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Grand Opening for Cravath Lakefront Park’s New Amphitheater
The City of Whitewater is excited to announce the grand opening of the new amphitheater on the Cravath lakefront at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17. The celebration will begin with a ribbon cutting, followed by a live performance by the New Piano Guys, Wisconsin’s own dueling piano entertainment. Face coverings and social distancing are required.

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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.

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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