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Tuesday, March 14, 2023
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Game development skills solve an art gallery’s problem
Media arts and game development major and Roberta’s Art Gallery employee Brian Michael, has created an art calculator which helps hang art on the wall so the art is perfectly spaced and hung.
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UW-Whitewater announces 2023 alumni award recipients
Six individuals who have achieved exceptional professional success or have made significant contributions to UW-Whitewater are being honored as the university celebrates its 155th anniversary.
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Warhawk Pantry
The Warhawk Pantry, located in room 143 of Drumlin Hall, provides a respectful, safe and inclusive environment for students and others to obtain food, toiletries, feminine hygiene products, school supplies and information about other resources available to them. A little free pantry is accessible 24/7 as well.
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Campus Kudos
Kudos to "Will & the Rockers" from UW-Whitewater at Rock County and members of Whitewater PSE, who helped to raise money for Project 16:49, a transitional housing program for homeless youth. Both teams performed at the Lip Sync Battle in Janesville on March 4. Read more »

Kudos to Jon Spike, coordinator of instructional technology and integration services in the College of Education and Professional Studies, who recently launched his first commercial board game, Gamestormers. In the game, players aim to design the best five-card game narrative, trying to either earn the most votes or score the most points for their creation. UW-Madison recently interviewed Spike about his game. Read more »

In the Media
Morgan Sabol, a biology major, was interviewed by Channel 3000 at the Wisconsin State Capitol on Wednesday as part of Research in the Rotunda. More than 100 undergraduate student researchers from UW System schools showed off their work. Channel 3000 »

Colin Topol, a biology major who has been researching invasive knotweed, was interviewed by NBC 15 at Research at the Rotunda. Topol says one of his classes sparked the interest in learning more about genetics. NBC 15 »

Tune in this Wednesday! Head coach of our men’s wheelchair basketball team, Jake Williams, and captain, Jeromie Meyer, will appear on Wisconsin Public Radio on Wednesday, March 15, from 7:30-8 a.m. to preview the upcoming national championships. Tune in to AM 970 or FM 90.7 or listen live here. And if you want to participate during the live conversation, call 800-642-1234 or email ideas@wpr.org.
Upcoming Events
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Adventures Abroad exhibit ends
Wednesday, March 15, is the last day to check out Roberta’s Art Gallery’s Adventures Abroad exhibit, sponsored by the Global Experiences Office. UW-Whitewater's study abroad program is showcasing photographs taken by students abroad including cityscapes, landscapes and important sites from around the globe!
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Light the Night
The Association for Graduate Students of Color, in collaboration with Black Student Union, will be hosting our annual Light the Night event, which will take place 4:30-5:30 p.m., on Wednesday, March 15, on the UC South Mall. This event was created to provide a space for students, faculty, staff and community members to acknowledge and pay respects to individuals we may have lost on campus or personally.
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March karaoke
Feeling confident with your singing abilities? Join UC Live at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, in the Down Under for March karaoke. Sing a few tunes or stay for some great performances. There will be a prize for the crowd favorite! This event is completely free.
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Upcoming music events
Have you been to a Music Mosaics concert? Do you know about vocal jazz? The Department of Music has events for you. The next Music Mosaics, featuring woodwind faculty, is at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, in Light Recital Hall. At 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, in Light Recital Hall, the Chamber Singers and Vocal Jazz ensemble will perform with Native American guest artists. These events are free for students with their HawkCard.
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ShamRockin' in the UC
Join UC Live from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, March 17, for ShamRockin' in the UC! Free bowling, billiards and prizes all day, with an opportunity to win a $100 prize giveaway. Starting at 7 p.m., there will be a live DJ and snacks provided while supplies last.
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The Prince Experience
Since 2002, Gabriel Sanchez has been portraying Prince in his critically acclaimed show The Prince Experience. What started off as a small local theater production of Purple Rain has expanded into what has become a night of unbelievable entertainment that keeps anyone who has seen it talking long after the last encore is played. Tickets are available at the link below for the show on Saturday, March 18.
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Shinhoster Wins Second Consecutive National Title
Jaritt Shinhoster celebrates after a win on the mat.

Management major Jaritt Shinhoster successfully defended his national title to claim the crown at 184 pounds once again at the 2023 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships in Roanoke, Virginia.
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Patzka, Holland Claim National Titles as Warhawk Men Finish 8th, Women 23rd
Graphic says 2023 Division III indoor track and field championships.

Christian Patzka, a history major, captured the national title in the 5,000 in championship record time.

Gracie Holland, a human performance major,   secured the gold in the pole vault.
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Athletic Events
Men's basketball team.
Final Four Bound: Warhawk Men Punch Ticket to Fort Wayne
The men's basketball is still dancing as they knocked off sixth-ranked Oswego State 77-74 in Ashland, Virginia Saturday evening. The Warhawks' Cinderella season will continue in Fort Wayne, Indiana in the Final Four. UWW will play the second of the two semifinals Thursday, March 16 against Mount Union. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m. at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
Notes for Campus

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Careers In… series

The entire campus is invited to attend this spring's Careers In... guest speaker panel. Attendees will have the chance to ask questions and meet with the panelists after they have shared experiences from their careers. Join us for Careers In Data Analytics: Timmerman Auditorium on Tuesday, March 14, or for Careers in Economics: Hyland 2303 on Wednesday, March 15. Both events are 5-6 p.m.
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Notes for Students

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Last call: Involvement Awards apps

Are you an involved student or a leader of a student organization? You can get recognized for yourself or for your organizations contributions to campus by applying or nominating for the Involvement Awards! Applications are due by 8 a.m. on Monday, March 20.
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Safe dating and positive relationships

Positive relationships come in many different forms, but so do unhealthy relationships. Learn what positive relationships look like and how to achieve them by attending the Fireside Panel Discussion at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, in the Warhawk Connection Center.
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Mindful Moment study break activities
As you study for midterms, make sure to pause... for a mindful moment. Enjoy study break activities in the Andersen library, where we will have a display with wellness resources, tips and practices from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 13-17. Visit our self-care station and bring the spa experience home! Make (and take) exfoliating salt scrub and a shower fizzy and take home a bundle of eucalyptus.
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Notes for Faculty and Staff
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Resilient leadership KEPRO workshop

As we reflect on the impact of the past few years, this is the time to take steps to build your resiliency and move forward. In this session, we will help you to refocus on key components of leadership so that you can demonstrate resilience and to support your employees and colleagues in doing the same. This workshop will take place at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22.
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Scholarship and creative achievement

Join the UW-Whitewater campus community in celebrating the research, scholarship and achievements of our faculty and staff. Kristen Prock, associate professor of social work, and Nick Hwang, associate professor of media arts and game development, will present highlights from their research during the event. They are the 2022 Outstanding Research Award winner and a fellow nominee, respectively. The event will be held on the main floor of the Andersen Library from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15.
In the Community

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Freeze Fest
Don’t miss out, as “Freezin’ for a Reason” returns to Whitewater beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 18. This event will take place at Cravath Lakefront Park and will feature a chili cook-off, Polar Plunge, live music, hot cocoa, and more. The Polar Plunge aims to raise $200,000 that will support the athletes of Special Olympics Wisconsin.
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Community Events and Resources
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Whitewater City Market
Join us 10 a.m.-noon on Saturdays at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library at 431 W. Center St. in Whitewater.
Free spaghetti meals
All are welcome! Free spaghetti meals are offered 5-6 p.m., every Monday at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Whitewater. You may pick up the meal at the 133 S. Franklin Street entrance. If you need more than one meal to get you through the week, you are welcome to more meals.
The Community Space
The Community Space, located at 834 E. Milwaukee Street in Whitewater, Wisconsin, provides food, clothing, furniture and more. Hours are Tuesdays, 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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