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Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020
COVID-19 testing
Know before you go
Get peace of mind before you head home for the holidays. Get a free COVID-19 test to know if you’re infected. Know your risk and how the virus can spread at home. Know the spread of the virus in your community. Know before you go by scheduling an appointment with University Health and Counseling Services or visit the link below.
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Why I Teach: Anna Land
In WHY I TEACH, Anna Land, an assistant professor of supply chain management, talks about deciding to teach, building relationships between her students and local businesses and how the pandemic has made “supply chain” a buzzword.
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Ken Brosky
Why I Teach: Ken Brosky
In WHY I TEACH, Ken Brosky, an associate professor in the College of Integrated Studies on the UW-Whitewater at Rock County campus, connects students with the worthiness of their own ideas through critical reading and creative writing.
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Warhawks Vote
Course registration is now open for Winterim, a three-week online sessions that runs Dec. 29-Jan 15. Students are limited to a single three-credit course, but have nearly 50 options to choose from. This virtual short session offers intensive study and an efficient way to stay on track for graduation. Registration is open until Dec. 29.

Winterim textbook rental checkout is also open. Stop in anytime during regular hours to get your Winterim textbooks. Click here if you need your books shipped.
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Classes move to remote learning
Beginning Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, all courses move to a fully remote course modality for the remainder of the fall semester. Final exams week is Dec. 14-18 and will also be remote/online. Campus will remain open, but some offices, departments or services have modified hours/operations.

Check out the message below from Greg Cook, provost and chief academic officer, as he offers detailed information for the remainder of this semster and the spring semester.
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Seniors, we want to celebrate YOU!
It’s time to celebrate our Warhawks who are ready to fly with UW-Whitewater’s social media campaign, Warhawks Rising! All 2020 graduates are welcome to participate. Watch your email for the form. All information is by noon CST, Friday, Dec. 4. A reminder: a virtual Commencement Ceremony for the combined 2020 class will go live at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19.
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Campus Kudos
Kudos to Laney Unke, a double major in social work and women's studies, for working toward pronouns being added to the HawkCard. This is a work in progress; look for updates to the HawkCard as soon as December.

Kudos to UC Graphics for being awarded second place in the poster category, second place in the video category and first place in the digital category during the Association of College Unions International Region V Virtual Conference Graphics Contest.

Kudos to the Residence Hall Association, who attended the virtual Great Lakes Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls Regional Leadership Conference, along with a 10-student delegation, on Nov. 6-8. The UW-Whitewater delegation won “Program of the Year” for the Welcome Back concert that RHA hosted in September. The Warhawk delegation also won “Most Spirited School” and presented two programs that placed in the top 10 of the region.
In the Media
Russell Kashian, professor of economics, and the UW-Whitewater Fiscal and Economic Research Center (FERC) are cited in a letter in the Wall Street Journal for their research in a study with the Wisconsin Bankers’ Association on how consumers’ race is a factor in their choice of a national, regional or community bank for banking services. The study is cited in a letter written by Rose Oswald Poels, president and CEO of the Wisconsin Bankers Association, prompted by a WSJ story titled “The Battle to Keep America’s Black Banks Alive.” Kashian directs FERC, which involves undergraduate students in economics research. Wall Street Journal publishes WBA letter »

Upcoming Events
Exact sciences
Exact Sciences virtual career trek
Exact Sciences in Madison hires many majors, and they are coming to you virtually at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18. Engage with industry professionals, expand your network, learn about career possibilities and find out what Exact Sciences looks for in applicants!
Library crafting event
Make an autumn glow candle!
Stop by Andersen Library between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18, or Thursday, Nov. 19, and make your own tea light candle holder. It’s an LED light candle — entirely dorm-approved and safe!

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Open mic night
Join UC Entertainment at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19, on Facebook Live as they host a virtual open mic night! This event is free and a great way to show your support for our fellow, talented Warhawks! You can pre-register to perform at this event by visiting uww.edu/uc/openmic.
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It’s After Election Day — Now What?
Eric Loepp, assistant professor of political science, and panel will offer insights at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19, to help us better understand the next 3 months in terms of the election. Co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science, Career and Leadership Development and Whitewater Student Government.
November panel
Graduate Students of Color panel
The Association for Graduate Students of Color will be holding a panel discussion at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 20. Hosted by students for students, faculty, staff and community members, these panels are a space where all are welcome to join and respectfully hear the voices of the panelist.
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The Misanthrope
The Misanthrope
Vanity and silly flirtations ensue in this time-honored rollicking theatrical production based on Molière's classic. This play, performed virtually, takes place in the 80s — when greed was good, hair was big, style was loud, and relationships were strategic.
Notes for Campus

Keeping Connected through LEAP

Keeping Connected through LEAP is a week-long celebration of the many aspects of LEAP with sessions discussing topics relevant to current issues relating to High-Impact Practices, Principles of Excellence, Essential Leaving Outcomes and Inclusive Excellence. Join us virtually Nov. 30-Dec. 4 at one or all of the sessions.
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Textbook rental return plans

Your books can be returned as soon as you're finished with them. Textbook Rental is open 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday-Friday, with capacity limitations. Starting Wednesday, Dec. 16, hours will be extended to 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. If you are shipping your textbooks back, media mail may be most cost-effective.
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Book buyback

To sell back your books, stop by the Whitewater campus bookstore between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday-Thursday or 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays. Or, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Thursday on the Rock County campus. Donate non-perishable food items to the Warhawk Food Pantry and get an extra $5 back ($1 per item for a max of $5.) Book buyback is now through Friday, Dec. 18, and books from spring, summer and fall terms are accepted.

Notes for Faculty and Staff
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Upcoming Well Wisconsin radio episode

Food and Feelings: What Is the Connection and What Can We Do About It?
When: Noon, Tuesday, Dec. 8
Who: Kristi Mulcahey, Well Wisconsin program manager
In the Community

Downtown Whitewater

Help the City of Whitewater with a survey
The Whitewater Marketing Alliance has been working with the University of Wisconsin-Extension to put together a short survey that is designed to collect public input about community development.

Employees of local organizations, like you, are an important part of the Whitewater community, and your opinion matters to us. The results of this survey will help us better understand how to meet the needs of people who work in Whitewater.

The survey only takes about 10 minutes, is completely anonymously and is distributed through the University of Wisconsin's Division of Extension. Please consider helping out by taking the survey.

If you are a resident of the Whitewater Unified School District, or the City of Whitewater, please take this survey: https://tinyurl.com/Resident

If you commute to Whitewater for work, but do not live in the Whitewater Unified School district, please take this survey: https://tinyurl.com/WhitewaterCommuter

Discover Whitewater Series

2020 Discover Whitewater Series a success
The eighth annual Discover Whitewater Series half marathon and 5k was held Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in a modified format to keep the runners and volunteers safe. Despite the limitations, DWS was able to raise $21,000 to be shared equally among five local charities: Working for Whitewater's Wellness, Bethel House, Whitewater Unified School District, Whitewater LEADS, and J-Hawk Aquatic Club. UW-Whitewater is a title sponsor of the annual run, which takes place next on Sept. 19, 2021.

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Community Events and Resources
Virtual raffle
The Whitewater Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Week for the Community” virtual raffle event! With the help of generous sponsors, marvelous packages filled with experiences from around the Whitewater area will be raffled off the week before Thanksgiving.
Whitewater City Market
4-6 p.m. on Tuesdays by the Train Depot near Cravath Lakefront.
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
Free home-made, microwavable, take-home dinners are 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.

Free to-go spaghetti meals are offered 5-6 p.m. every Monday at the Congregational United Church of Christ, located at 133 S. Franklin St. in Whitewater. All are welcome!
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