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Wednesday, May 17, 2023
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Congratulations, graduates!
1,404 Warhawks crossed the stage on Saturday, May 13, to receive their degrees. Help us congratulate them on social media! Check out a fun recap video of the two commencement ceremonies on the Whitewater campus over the weekend.
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First graduates of unique UW-Whitewater at Rock County bachelor program cross the stage
The first graduates of a unique UW-Whitewater at Rock County bachelor program crossed the stage this May. One of those proud graduates was Amy Moore, UW-Whitewater veterans services coordinator! Developed by the UW-Whitewater’s Rock County’s College of Integrated Studies, the online Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences offers a flexible degree completion pathway for students who hold an applied associate degree from a technical college.
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Campus Kudos

Kudos to Jo Ann Oravec, professor of information technology and supply chain management, who was featured in a May 8 news story in Lifewire. Read more »

Kudos to Jess Clayton, a policy and planning analyst in Institutional Research and Planning, who was selected to present at the National Association for Institutional Research Forum on June 2. Her presentation, "Barriers to Sophomore Success: Predicting Second-to-Third-Year Retention," will be available to attendees as a featured session.


Kudos to the Men’s Club Baseball team for winning their regional tournament as a member of the National Club Baseball Association! The team is headed to the NCBA World Series for the first time in team history. The World Series kicks off May 26 in Alton, Illinois, where the club team, seeded eighth, opens against the number-one seed Utah State. Read more »

In the Media
Ruth Hansen, assistant professor of management, was featured along with Lauren Dula in an article published in Advancing Philanthropy, the international magazine of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, for the article “Do Your Acquisition Letters Appeal to New Donors?”   

Notes for Campus

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Warhawk Weekly is going on summer vacation

The last regular issue of Warhawk Weekly for the semester will be Wednesday, May 17. The campus-wide newsletter will publish occasionally throughout the summer and resume weekly publication in fall.
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UC summer hours

This summer, the UC will be open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. and will be closed on the weekends. Just a reminder that Warhawk Alley will reopen May 30!
Students out in nature preserve tours.
Nature Preserve Tours
Over 100 acres on the northeastern border of the Whitewater campus are being restored and actively managed as a native prairie and woodland. Join one of these free tours to learn more about native plant species found in prairie and savanna ecosystems as well as the history and future development dreams for the UW-Whitewater Nature Preserve.
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Notes for Students

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UW-Whitewater summer session 2023

UW-Whitewater’s summer session begins on May 22. With hundreds of online or in-person courses offered during four different sessions lasting three, six, nine, or 12 weeks, we make it easy for you to find the perfect fit. Here are two great reasons to take a course in summer: 

• The sessions go more quickly — most summer courses are only three or six weeks 

• You can improve your GPA if you retake a class you underperformed in

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Notes for Faculty and Staff
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Warhawk Wellness WINGO 2023

WINGO is the Warhawk version of BINGO. The focus for WINGO 2023 is wellness. This year’s WINGO is also an employer-sponsored activity that can be used toward the Well Wisconsin $150 Wellness Incentive! Employees can register to participate anytime between April 1 and Oct. 1. Participants have until Nov. 1 to complete their card. To register email worksitewellness@uww.edu
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