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City approves construction projects

April 27, 2011

In many cities in Wisconsin, summer is the time for road construction. The city of Whitewater is no different. Over the past few weeks, the Whitewater Common Council has approved numerous construction and renovation projects...

New major may focus on environmental sciences

April 27, 2011

The College of Letters and Sciences is hoping to approve a new environmental science major to help students understand the importance in natural issues. Dean of College of Letters and Sciences Mary Pinkerton said the new major...

Kilar family hoping for sizeable turnout

April 27, 2011

Seven months. This is how long it has been since the Kilar family lost their son Treyton to a drunk driver. Yet donations, efforts and support continue to bless the Kilars not only from friends and family, but also from organizations...

Kumpaty awarded grant from National Science Foundation

April 27, 2011

Associate Professor of chemistry Hephzibah Kumpaty was awarded a proposal worth $146,302 from the National Science Foundation. The project is entitled the “U.S –India Collaborative Research in Complex Natural Product Synthesis...

Schwartz’s dreadlock sale a grand success

April 27, 2011

  Senior Henry Schwartz recently cut off his dreadlocks as a fundraiser for brain cancer research. He has raised $3,550 so far. Schwartz is also doing a 50/50 raffle that ends today where ticket buyers guess the weight of his ...

Student government passes new legislation

April 27, 2011

  Whitewater Student Government voted unanimously Monday to pass new legislation requiring professors to provide electronic copies of syllabi. The Course Syllabus Accessibility Act, submitted by Sen. John Jensen, requires professors...

New Web site brings new features

April 27, 2011

The UW-Whitewater home page got a fresher look as a result of design changes that took over a year to hash out. The website also got a new content management system, which allows Marketing and Media to easily update information. “I...

Bomb threat closes Williams Center through Thursday morning

April 20, 2011

A bomb threat was found in a Williams Center bathroom Tuesday morning, causing University Police Services to evacuate and shut down the building for precautionary reasons. University Police Chief Matt Kiederlen said the threat...

Commercial Bank robber apprehended

April 20, 2011

On April 4, 2011, Jeffrey H. Farrington, 52, was arrested at his Cottage Grove, Wis., home after the FBI executed a search warrant at his home. According to a press release from the Whitewater Police Department, Farrington...

Getting their hands dirty for a cleaner earth

April 20, 2011

It’s a group of more than 20 members dedicated to educating and preserving the earth and it’s resources, both locally and nationally. Students Allied for a Green Earth began in 2007, and has steadily been growing since. SAGE...

Students look to make campus smoke free

April 20, 2011

Bars across the state have gone smoke free. Now, UW-Whitewater is making the effort to go in this direction. Students began informally meeting last fall to gather information across campus on making UW-Whitewater a smoke-free...

Peltier leads AMA to success

April 20, 2011

Dedicated, passionate, hard-working. These are just a few words that James Peltier, adviser of UW-Whitewater’s American Marketing Association, uses to describe his students. AMA has had a successful school year by taking second in the International Chapter of...

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