University Marketing and Communications

Mutòpe Johnson

April 12, 2021

Video by Jeffrey Pohorski

In WHY I TEACH, Mutòpe Johnson, a lecturer of art and design at UW-Whitewater, talks about how he encourages students to think about ideas in a very creative way.

“You don’t have to be an artist in order to think creatively. I find myself being a friend, counselor, professor. I think that we can be effective when you care. So that’s where I am. I care, and I know that students care.”

(UW-Whitewater video by Jeffrey Pohorski)


WHY I TEACH is a series about the dedicated professionals at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, including professors, coaches, advisors and other staff members, who make every day a teachable moment — and every place a learning place — by their expertise and example.

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