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Tuesday, May 3, 2022
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Students showcase their entrepreneurial success at this year’s Warhawk Business Plan Competition
Congratulations to these entrepreneurship majors, who won the Warhawk Business Plan Competition: Chad Tjugum (1st), Kara Zamora (2nd) and Hayden Pauls (3rd)!

Warhawks shared business plans and competed for monetary prizes at the Warhawk Business Plan Competition at the Whitewater Innovation Center on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The event was organized by the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO).
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Kevin Newell.
Kevin Newell selected as UW-Whitewater 2022 spring commencement speaker
Warhawk alum Kevin Newell, the first African American to partner with an NBA team to develop a commercial entertainment district, will serve as UW-Whitewater’s spring 2022 commencement speaker at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14, as well as at the special commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 15, to celebrate the graduates of 2020 and 2021.
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Technology Surplus Sale
ICIT's Tech Surplus Sale will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 10-11, in the University Center’s Old Main Ballroom, room 259. Take advantage of great pricing on used equipment like Mac and PC computers, monitors, projectors, cameras, hard drives, and more for your home or personal use. Devices will not be supported by UW-Whitewater after purchase (cash or check) and may not be returned to or used at UW-Whitewater.
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Campus summer employment now available
Join in the summer fun and work on campus! Many areas on campus are looking for summer employees. Everything from great jobs on the Grounds Crew, to the Children’s Center, to campus departments and more. To find openings go to uww.edu/career/handshake and use the “On Campus” filter. Campus positions have a great deal of benefits and flexibility.
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Campus Kudos
Kudos to Lynn Gilbertson, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, whose article “Rethinking Graduate Assistantships as a Means of Promoting Inclusion” was published in the April 2022 issue of The ACAD Leader. Read more »

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Kudos to UW-Whitewater’s Enactus chapter for placing second out of 170 universities at the Enactus United States National Exposition held April 22 at Long Island University in New York. Led by students Chase Boudreau, a double major in finance and Spanish, Grayden Gruchow, majoring in supply chain operations management and Spanish, Katie Krueger, a business administration major, Amanda Eaton, a general management major, and co-advisors Choton Basu, professor of information technology and supply chain management, and John DeGraff, lecturer of marketing, the Warhawk chapter presented Aadya, a project collaboration with Combat Blindness International and Dr. Shroff’s Charity eye hospital in India, to give people back the gift of sight. Watch the presentation »
Roger Pulliam.
Kudos to the UWWTV team for producing the memorial that celebrated the life and achievements of Dr. Roger Pulliam on Saturday, April 12, 2022. Watch the celebration »

New Employees/New Roles
Morgan Anderson has been named director of camps and conferences in the School of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education, effective June 6. Anderson currently serves as the senior college outreach coordinator at Mid-State Technical College. In addition to managing youth events and partnerships with schools, she has developed and coordinated many of their marketing efforts and uses of their customer relations management system. She has also served as a human resources associate for the UW-Stevens Point and a university event coordinator at UW-Madison.

The Student Diversity, Engagement and Success Office is excited to announce John Frye has been appointed the associate director for the Undergraduate Research Program. Dr. Frye is an associate professor in the geography, geology and environmental sciences department. Outside of teaching classes he also serves as the faculty advisor to the UW-Whitewater WeatherHawks and the Whitewater Geographers Association.
In the Media
Whether they occur in cities or farm country, tornadoes are more likely to damage and destroy homes, buildings and other property in counties with relatively larger Black populations, exacerbating racial segregation through two avenues: abandonment or displacement. The paper, co-authored by Russ Kashian, professor of economics, and Tracy Buchman, assistant professor of occupational and environmental safety and health, was published in the Journal of Economic Studies. The Journalist’s Resource »

Upcoming Events
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Roberta's Art Gallery's PSYCHE exhibit
Wednesday, May 4, is the first day to check out Roberta's Art Gallery's "PSYCHE" exhibit! Stop down at 6 p.m. to hear about the inspiration behind artist Liala Amin's work at the exhibit reception and to check out the amazing pieces on display. Light refreshments will be provided.
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Comedian Mickey Housley
Join UC Live at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, in the Down Under as they host comedian Mickey Housley for a free comedy event to wrap up the semester! Mickey is for sure going to be one of the funniest comedians we’ve had here in the UC, so make sure to stop on down and check out his show.
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Fuel-Up for Finals Prize Wheel
Looking for a way to prep for finals? Warhawk Alley has an event for you! 6-10 p.m. May 6-7, you can participate in their Fuel-Up for Finals Prize Wheel special. Participants will get the chance to win some great finals prep prizes!
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Whitewater Symphony and Chamber Orchestra
The flagship orchestra at UW-Whitewater will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, in the Young Auditorium, featuring Dr. MyungHee Chung performing Mozart’s "Piano Concerto. No. 21 in C Major" and Tchaikovsky’s "Symphony No. 5."
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UC Lives’s Carnival Extravaganza
To help relieve the stress of finals, UC Live has decided to put on a Carnival Extravaganza! On Monday, May 9, visit the UC North Mall from 4-8 p.m. for fun and free activities like a petting zoo, DIY stuffed animals, snacks and more. We can't wait to see you all there!

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Children's Center Art Exhibit
Children and teachers from the Crane Classroom will display their work revisiting projects they have done throughout their time here since they were infants. The exhibit will be on display throughout the week of May 9 in the UC in front of Roberta's Art Gallery. The children will be at the exhibit to discuss their experience at 10-11 a.m. on May 9 and 3-4 p.m. on May 10.
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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo Baile

Help us celebrate Cinco de Mayo from 5-9:30 p.m. on Friday, May 6, in the Commons Area! Sponsored by Latino Unidos, there will be live music, food, raffles, and a scavenger hunt. Everyone is welcome at this free event! For more information, contact President Yuri Garcia at garcia21@uww.edu or Advisor Nate Maddux at madduxn@uww.edu.

Upcoming Events
Rock County campus expands degree pathways with technical college

A new partnership between UW-Whitewater at Rock County and Blackhawk Technical College will allow students to earn credits that can be put toward a bachelor’s degree at UW-Whitewater or any four-year university.
Notes for Campus

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UHCS massage therapy

Massage therapy is back at University Health and Counseling Services! Enjoy some end-of-semester relaxation. Leslie is available noon-4 p.m. on Mondays and 9 a.m.-noon on Wednesdays. To make an appointment, call UHCS at 262-472-1305.
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Warhawk Pantry summer hours

Warhawk Pantry will be open by appointment only starting the week of May 16. Reach out to foodpantry@uww.edu or 262-472-1757 to make an appointment!
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Summer Session registration open
Summer regiatration is open! Summer sessions, which are approximately 3 weeks, offer a combination of online, on-campus, and hybrid courses. Students can take up to 12 credits over the course of a summer, one three-credit course at a time.
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Notes for Faculty and Staff
KEPRO Workhops.


If you were unable to tune in to the KEPRO workshop “Alternative Medicine Fact or Fiction” on Friday April, 22, you can find a recording on the Worksite Wellness website: uww.edu/worksitewellness.

Please refer to the link below for a complete list of this year's workshops and recordings.
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Notes for Students
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Residence Halls are closing May 15

Residence Halls are closing at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 15. Don't forget to fill out your summer housing contracts if needed and update your address on WINS to receive forwardable mail! Students who choose to work on campus over the summer have the option to stay in Pulliam Hall for $300 for the summer.
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Textbook rental reminder, book buyback

Warhawks, remember to bring your spring semester textbook rentals back to the bookstore before you head off for the summer. Book buyback will be available 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 2-13. Donate nonperishable food items for the Warhawk Pantry and get an extra $5 back ($1 per item, up to five items). While you’re there, check out the racks because there will be 50% off clearance!
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Text the UC
University Center Information Services is available for your campus and community questions daily, Monday through Saturday. Do you need help navigating campus resources? Contact UC Information Services at 262-472-1170 or text the UC at 262-458-THEUC, or 262-458-4382.

Hours available to respond:
Mon.-Fri.: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sat.: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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