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Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020
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Resilience in the time of COVID-19
The 2020 Fall Diversity Forum kicks off today, Tuesday, Sept. 22, with a student panel discussing their COVID experiences. Additional virtual events will take place on Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. 1. Join us for additional panelist discussions, personal pronoun usage and disability rights.
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Looking for things to do?
The UW-Whitewater app and campus calendar can help you stay updated with events and happenings on campus. The app also allows for communication with professors, the ability to reserve time slots for Warhawk Alley and access to a wide variety of resources! The app is available in the Apple App Store, Google Play or through your desktop.
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Why I Teach: Tony Gulig
Tony Gulig, associate professor of history, says his students remind him of himself, 40 years ago. As an undergraduate student at UW-Eau Claire, Gulig met teachers who taught him how to walk the paths of history in someone else’s shoes. He began to see history as complex, divergent paths.
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Campus Kudos
Kudos to Jo Ann Oravec, professor of information technology and supply chain management, who will be presenting a paper titled 'Emerging Data Visualization Issues in Sustainability: Increasing "Truthfulness' and Visual Literacy" on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education. Read more »

Kudos to Russ Kashian, professor of economics and director of the Fiscal and Economic Research Center, Neil McCants, a general management major from Milwaukee, and Miguel Aranda, financial specialist with the University Center, whose study, “Banking Habits of College Students: WBF, UW-Whitewater Study,” is featured by the Wisconsin Bankers Association. The study correlates certain financial preferences, such as bank usage and person-to-person payment app preferences, to racial demographics. Read more »
In the Media
Ruby Clay, a graduate student in UW-Whitewater's counseling program, is taking a stand against domestic violence and providing a safe outlet for young people to communicate. Clay, who is also the founder of Black Girls United, a group that gives Black girls in the Madison area a place to share their voices in a safe place, will be hosting a summit from 6-9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25. "Almost Didn't Make It" will offer powerful speakers who have experienced domestic violence in hopes of educating young girls about the seriousness of these deadly relationships. Madison 365 »

Holly Marsh, an art major from Earlville, Illinois, is featured in the State Journal-Register for showing her heifers in a “show-and-go” format to promote social distancing at the 2020 Illinois Junior Livestock Expo. SJ-R.com »
Virtual Events
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Intramural Sports opportunities
Intramural Sports is excited to bring you free upcoming opportunities!
  • NFL Trivia: 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23
  • Disc Golf Tournament: Complete your round by Wednesday, Oct. 7
  • Virtual-19 Challenge: Complete the challenge by the end of the semester
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Club Sports awareness day
Are you looking for more information about joining a club sport team? Join us for a meet-and-greet with our 31 club teams and administrative staff between noon and 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23, via Webex.

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Chancellor chat
Interim Chancellor Greg Cook and members of the senior leadership team will be hosting a virtual Chancellor Chat on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 3 p.m. to address your thoughts and concerns about the academic semester. Questions will be accepted during the event.

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Open mic night
At 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24, join UC Entertainment over Facebook Live for their first open mic night of the semester! To sign up to perform at this free and fun event, visit uww.edu/uc/openmic, and visit facebook.com/UCEntertain/ to tune in!
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Piano Fondue
Join us at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25, for an evening of laughter and great music as Piano Fondue kicks off the Young Auditorium season with a live streaming, interactive rock-and-roll dueling pianos show! This show takes it to the next level by letting the audience battle it out with each other to select the evening’s setlist. Crank up the tunes and sing along at home!
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MyungHee Chung, piano
In honor of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, MyungHee Chung, professor of music, will perform a solo piano concert comprised entirely of Beethoven’s compositions. Tickets are on sale and the digital concert will be delivered to ticketholders on Monday, Sept. 28.
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Free concert
Benjamin Whitcomb, professor of music, and Lannette Calhoun, lecturer in the College of Integrated Studies, will be performing a free outdoor concert of beloved melodies for cello and piano at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29, in Perkins Stadium. Have requests? Send them to whitcomb@uww.edu.
Fairhaven Lecture Series
Election 2020: Candidates, Campaigns, and Crises
The 2020 election season will be like no other in U.S. history. An unconventional incumbent president, an international pandemic, and social and economic unrest will be on voters’ minds this fall. What will the results mean for 2021 and beyond? Join us this fall as we take a deep dive into Election 2020.
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Vanity Fair
Brought to you virtually by the Department of Theatre/Dance, this (im)morality play watches as one woman climbs the social ladder using her feminine wiles and wit, indulging her wicked impulses, while another, a model of goodness and virtue, loses her fortune and all that she loves while clinging to her moral high ground. This content will be available Oct. 20-25.
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Notes for Campus
Family Fest 2020 events canceled

With the previously announced cancellation of WIAC conference competition in football, there will be no game day for Family Fest, and all remaining Family Fest 2020 events have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meantime, organizers of this campus tradition are looking ahead to next year. Family Fest 2021 has been tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. More information will be announced as the event gets closer.
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Deadline for meal plan changes

Would you like to make changes to your meal plan? If so, make sure to do so by this Friday, Sept. 25, by filling out the online form or visiting the HawkCard Office (UC 250). Check out the link below to see which meal plan is the best one for you!
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Voter registration tutorials

Do you need help registering to vote? Warhawks Vote is hosting voter registration tutorials 3-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22, and Tuesday, Oct. 6. Drop in via the Webex link below, and Warhawks Vote will walk you through the registration process!
Notes for Faculty and Staff
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2020 Employee wellness and 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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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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