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Social media an ‘important tool’

September 28, 2011

A Social Media for Business and Entrepreneurs forum is coming to the Innovation Center today. The Whitewater University Technology Park Innovation Center is hosting a forum on social media designed to educate small businesses,...

Convocation connects arts, communication

September 28, 2011

The College of Arts and Communication held it’s first convocation last Tuesday in the Young Auditorium. Dean of the College of Arts and Communication Mark McPhail said though the general sense of the term is to come together,...

SPILL helps students deal with issues

September 28, 2011

Support Peers In Laid-back Listening held a benefit concert last Friday to raise money to help raise awareness of their program on campus this year. SPILL president Jessica Cook said she hopes to use the money raised to p...

Diversity program to promote various cultures on campus

September 28, 2011

Career and Leadership Development and the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Student Success is hosting an event to promote discussion among students from different cultures. Dialogue on the Human Perspective began five years...

UW-W sets enrollment record for second year

September 28, 2011

A record amount of 11,615 students enrolled in classes this semester at UW-Whitewater, surpassing last year’s record of 11, 557. According to the Registrar’s Office, that is 58 more students than last fall, 425 more than...

Work begins at intersection of Whiton, Main Streets

September 28, 2011

Construction began Monday to prepare the intersection of Main and Whiton Streets for new traffic lights. City of Whitewater Public Works Director Dean Fischer said though the construction is a Wisconsin Department of Transportation...

Greek Recruitment (photo gallery)

September 22, 2011

During the recruitment process, the Greek fraternities and sororities hosted events for potential new members.  The Greeks also attracted new members at the UW-Whitewater Involvement Fair. Photos by: Kelsey Welke...

WSG looks to increase involvement

September 20, 2011

Whitewater Student Government officials said Saturday they’ll strive to improve this year by implementing new policies. WSG Vice President John Jensen said the organization aims to boost and encourage student involvement...

Innovation Center a ‘creative hub’

September 20, 2011

The $4.7 million Innovation Center unites the city and the university by allowing students to utilize the technologies with other beginning entrepreneurs. Director of the Innovation Center Ronald Gayhart said the concept o...

Students to see changes in polling places

September 20, 2011

The Whitewater League of Women’s Voters met last Thursday to discuss the new voter photo ID law which will take effect beginning in 2012. Starting with the Feb. 2012 Primary elections, all Wisconsin electors are required to show...

First Fall Undergraduate Research Day a success

September 20, 2011

Fifty-two students presented undergraduate research they did over the summer at the first Fall Undergraduate Research Day on Sept. 13. “The Fall Undergraduate Research Day was a success this year with over 50 students presenting...

Construction will close Hwy 59

September 20, 2011

A portion of State Highway 59 is expected to shut down within the next couple weeks, making travel difficult for motorists. Construction to realign the intersection of State Highway 59 and State Highway 89 began in August. ...

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