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Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022
A Warhawk football player runs down the field.
Warhawk Football to host round I of NCAA DIII championship
Coming off a large win, Warhawk Football has secures a share of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title for the 39th time in program history. The Warhawks set a number of program records in the win, including points in a game, surpassing the previous record of 75 that had stood since 2006.

The team will host Aurora University at noon, Saturday, Nov. 19, at Perkins Stadium, in the first round of playoffs. Because this is an NCAA postseason game, tickets will be required for everyone, including students, and will be available soon. Pricing is $14 for adults and $10 for students and youth.
Robin Fox at Commencement.
Robin Fox an honoree of the 2022 Dr. P.B. Poorman Award
Robin Fox, interim provost, is an honoree of the 2022 Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People. This annual honor is given to LGBTQ+ people or their allies who have helped to create a safer and more inclusive climate for LGBTQ+ people. This award celebrates the memory and legacy of Dr. Paula B. Poorman, a highly regarded faculty member at UW-Whitewater dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ+ people.
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Tanya Kam.
Tanya Kam recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award
Tanya Kam, professor in the Department of Languages and Literatures, is a recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award, an annual honor given to faculty, staff, students, or community members to recognize their achievements in advancing equity and inclusion for people of color within the UW System as well as communities across the state.
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Campus Kudos
Kudos to Craig Schreiner, University Marketing and Communications, whose photography is featured in “Tattoos: Stories of Service,” an exhibit featured in Roberta’s Art Gallery through Nov. 22. Event details »
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Kudos to Ndirangu Wachanga, professor of communication, who published a volume of essays, “Micere Githae Mugo: Making Life Sing in Pursuit of Utu,” which focuses on the life and contributions of Mugo, a playwright, author, activist, instructor and poet from Kenya. Read more »

Kudos to David Gee, lecturer of management, who published "The High School Entrepreneurship Guide." This book is designed to provide a pragmatic resource to help high school entrepreneurship educators around the world who help students launch startups. Read more »

Kudos to Piper Morgan Hayes, lecturer in the Department of Theatre/Dance, who was awarded a Faculty Initiatives in International/Intercultural Research, Scholarship and Teaching Award and attended the Swing City Chicago West Coast Swing Festival on Oct. 22, with the aim of incorporating various types of Lindy Hop and partner work into her courses and choreography.

Kudos to ICIT for recently accepting the Master Teambuilder Award on behalf of UW-Whitewater at the WebexOne 2022 conference. The award recognizes hard work and creativity, placing UW-Whitewater at the forefront of innovation, and honors the ability to cultivate a diverse and inclusive culture leveraging Webex technology. Watch »

In the Media
UW-Whitewater’s Innovation Center and the College of Business and Economics are mentioned (at about 16:28) as having a successful combination that culminates ideas and hard work from both students and faculty. The radio show from Wisconsin Public Radio highlights how having such involved faculty members helps students during the process of turning their ideas into a business, which has historically led to successful business start-ups in the area. Wisconsin Public Radio »

Upcoming Events
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Financial Security Discussion
Join us in the Warhawk Connection Center for the Financial Security Discussion at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15. This is an event geared toward helping college students understand how to adequately save and invest, limit school debit and utilize money and credit earned now to set them up for the future.
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Picture Frames Paint ‘n’ Sip
At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, join UC Live in the Warhawk Connection Center as they host a free Picture Frame Paint ‘n’ Sip! All supplies are provided. First-come, first-served.
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Mario Strikers Nintendo Switch Tournament
At 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, join us in Warhawk Alley for the Mario Strikers Nintendo Switch Tournament. Play against your opponents during your free time. Prizes awarded to top finishers! Register between 5:30-5:50 p.m. to confirm sign-ups and brackets.
Alice Kristiansen.
Join UC Live in the Down Under at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, as they host their first Karaoke Night of the semester. This free event is a great way to show off your singing voice! There's even a prize for the crowd favorite.
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Friendsgiving Dinner
Grab some friends and kick off your Thanksgiving celebrations early at our Friendsgiving Dinner! There will be not one, but TWO dinners. Friendsgiving will be at Drumlin Dining Hall on Tuesday, November 15, and at Esker Dining Hall on Wednesday, November 16.
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“Searching for Life on Other Worlds”
Whitewater Observatory lectures return this Friday, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18, in Upham Hall 141 with a talk by Professor Thomas Beatty of UW-Madison on his use of NASA's new James Webb Space Telescope to study the atmospheres of planets around other stars, as part of the search for signatures of alien life beyond our solar system.
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Opera Workshop goes to hell
Enter the underworld with scenes from “Orpheo ed Euridice,” “Don Giovanni” and more at 7:30 p.m. Sunday Nov. 20, in the Light Recital Hall located in the Greenhill Center of the Arts. This event is free for students with their HawkCard. Others can purchase tickets at tickets.uww.edu or by calling 262-472-2222.
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Jay Craggs playing guitar.

Canvas creations

Select a phrase or holiday-themed cutout — which will be provided to you the day of the event — and we will show you how to turn that into a lighted masterpiece to warm your heart in the holiday months or serve as a wonderful gift. Join us on a crafting expedition as we create ornaments for your holiday trees on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. at the Community Engagement Center.
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Additional Events
Movie: Bullet Train
Nov. 17-19
Summers Auditorium
Fall break begins
9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22
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Drag Revue at URock

From 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18, enjoy refreshments and four stunning performers at the Kirk Denmark Theatre in Well's Cultural Center. The event is open to the public, and the group Drag Bingo is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting the art of drag and the LGBTQ+ community. Please pre-buy tickets ($15) if you can or pay at the door to support celebrating queerness at smaller campuses!
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Upcoming Events
12-1 p.m.
Every Tuesday in the Commons
Chess Club meetings
12 p.m.
Every Tuesday in the Commons
Recent Merit Badges
Scholarship merit
UW-Whitewater names winners of Outstanding Nontraditional Student Award
Athletics merit
UW-Whitewater names 2022-2023 Launch Pad Scholars
Athletics merit
UW-Whitewater Students stage "Grounded"
Notes for Campus

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Cyber Monday sale at the Bookstore

Mark your calendar for Monday, Nov. 28, to shop The Bookstore’s Cyber Monday sale! Shop online only and receive 20% off all gift and apparel items.
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Warhawk Weekly not publishing next week

Fall break begins at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, so Warhawk Weekly will not publish during the week of Thanksgiving. Classes will resume at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28, and the next issue can be expected on Tuesday, Nov. 29.
Hired Before Graduation.
Hired Before Graduation
If you are graduating in Dec. 2022 and have landed a job, earned admission to graduate school or started a company before commencement, join us to continue this tradition by having your photo taken professionally and posted to our Hired Before Graduation social media campaign. No appointment is needed — we’ll see you there!
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M.S. in Computer Science program information session

Did you know that a master’s degree in computer science has a path for all majors? It also has an average starting salary of over $100,000! Register for our next information session at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in McGraw Room 122 to learn more about this program and the opportunities it offers.
Land acknowledgements discussion

This panel will address the question of what land acknowledgements are and why they're used, along with some history on the development of UW-Whitewater's land acknowledgement statement. We will also facilitate a discussion about what we could do as a campus to make our land acknowledgement statement meaningful and not just writing on paper.
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Affinity group invitation
UW-Whitewater values diversity and inclusion and is offering the following opportunities to engage with others who share their same affinity. All groups will start at 3 p.m., and Webex options are linked below.
Notes for Students

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Free tutoring services

All enrolled Warhawks have access to free, on-campus tutoring in a wide range of subject areas. Tutoring is also available virtually. Check out the link below for help with your studies!
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Pet therapy

With finals on the horizon, now is a great time to go pet some cute dogs. Pet therapy is offered from 12-2 p.m. on alternating Mondays and Tuesdays in the Andersen Library. Upcoming sessions are Nov. 15, 21 and 29 and Dec. 5.
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Student organization recognition 2022-23.
Free to-go spaghetti meals
Free homemade, microwavable, take-home dinners are distributed 5-6 p.m. on Monday evenings at the Congregational United Church of Christ at 133 S. Franklin St. in Whitewater. Individuals can receive multiple meals at each pickup if needed. All are welcome!
Notes for Faculty and Staff
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New course evaluation tool demos

We invite you to come learn about a course evaluation tool UW-Whitewater is exploring, Blue by Explorance, from 12- 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, or Friday, Dec. 2, via Webex. The same content will be shared at each session. Everyone’s feedback is welcome.
Students in We Are Warhawks shirts run through a human tunnel with Willie Warhawk.
Red Cross blood drive

UW-Whitewater will be hosting a blood drive 12-6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Old Main Ballroom of the University Center. The blood drive is open to all staff, students and community members. For an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org.
In the Community

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Check out Wisconsin State Parks for free with your library card
Irvin L. Young Memorial Library card holders are now able to check out a pass for free admission for one vehicle at any state park, forest or recreation area where admission is required. This opportunity is available now through March 1, 2023. Don’t have a library card? Check out the link below and see how easily you can get one.
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Community Events and Resources
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Whitewater City Market
Join us 10-12 p.m. on Saturdays at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library at 431 W. Center St. in Whitewater.
The Community Space
The Community Space, located at 834 E. Milwaukee Street in Whitewater, Wisconsin, provides food, clothing, furniture and more. Hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30-11 a.m., Wednesdays 3:30-7 p.m. and Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to noon. All are welcome.
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