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Eight Warhawks Win $7k

Eight Warhawks Win $7k

Carina Lopez, Campus News Editor November 28, 2021

UW-Whitewater announced eight lucky Warhawks among the 70 students randomly selected for $7,000 scholarships as part of the UW-System’s Vax Up! “70 for 70” campaign. From those eight were sophomore...

Student government addresses sexual assaults, funding and mental health

Student government addresses sexual assaults, funding and mental health

Brooklyn Stevenson, Lifestyle Journalist November 14, 2021

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) announced their continued efforts to try and prevent recurring sexual assaults on campus by reaching out to everyone in WSG and dividing into groups to tackle the...

Making connections in Student Affairs

Making connections in Student Affairs

Carina Lopez, Campus News Editor November 7, 2021

Tuesday's Student Affairs Town Hall meeting highlighted completed and upcoming work from each department’s leadership team, many of whom reported negative outcomes, but still continue to find ways to...

The UW-Whitwater Faculty Senate meets online Sept. 8.

Faculty Senate announces election results

Carina Lopez, Campus News Editor November 7, 2021

The UWW Faculty Senate filled about half of its positions in the latest faculty election on October 26.  With 23 positions open, the senate filled 12, leaving 11 vacant seats. For faculty interested...

Dining Services understaffed and struggling

Dining Services understaffed and struggling

Carina Lopez, Campus News Editor October 31, 2021

The UW-W Dining Services finds themselves short-staffed with about 75 empty student positions and 15 empty full-time positions, leaving them in a struggling position to serve the student population.  Resident...

Fall faculty meeting

Fall faculty meeting

Carina Lopez, Campus News Editor October 24, 2021

The first all-faculty senate meeting of the year laid out the best practices to adopt on canvas linking it to higher student success in the classroom, among other topics of discussion.  Assistant professor...

WSG to act on ways to better student education and life overall

WSG to act on ways to better student education and life overall

Carina Lopez, Assistant Campus News Editor October 17, 2021

A laptop purchase program and a strategic plan to combat sexual misconduct were presented in last week’s Whitewater Student Government meeting. The two-year preparation of the Act Establishing a UW-Whitewater...

From left to right:  Associate Vice Chancellor Kenny Yarbrough, Matt Phoutavong, Aaron Xiong, Cassell Yang, Paige M. Uchida and Destiney L. Johnson speak at the student panel of the 2021 Diversity Forum Thursday, Oct. 7.

Diversity Forum features Asian ethnicities

Brianna Korich, News Jornalist October 10, 2021

In the fall enrollment of 2020-2021, just 1.9 percent of undergraduate students and 3.5 percent of graduate students were Asian American, Native Hawaiian or of Pacific Islander descent. But that small...

Faculty Senate Chair Tracy Hawkins

New Title IX policy

Brianna Korich, News Journalist October 3, 2021

Tuesday, Sept. 28, the Faculty Senate held its second meeting of the month via WebEx to discuss a new policy made for Title IX, developmental courses and the next meeting location.  The Title IX policy...

Senior student services specialist Jodi Ratcliff interprets as Provost John Chenoweth explains the projected number of enrolled students this year at the Academic Affairs Fall Forum Tuesday, Aug. 24.

University surpasses enrollment goal for freshmen

Carina Lopez, Assistant News Editor September 5, 2021

New Provost John Chenoweth led the Academic Affairs Fall Forum this year centered on COVID-19 requirements and enrollment. As of Aug. 24, roughly 70 percent of UW-Whitewater employees had submitted their...

Money on the mind

Money on the mind

Alicia Dougherty, Assistant News Editor April 4, 2021

Over a $110.4 million budget initiative was discussed in Tuesday’s All Faculty Spring Meeting.  Chancellor Dwight Watson hopes for a reconstructed budget with the state legislature and the Joint...

Think big and be bold

‘Think big and be bold’

Alicia Dougherty, Assistant News Editor March 28, 2021

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Dwight Watson is discussing plans with campus shared governance leaders for a new strategic plan that will be put into effect in the spring of 2022. The chancellor explained that...

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