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National Survey of Student Engagement seeks student participation

February 10, 2020

Dear UW-W Campus, The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) will be administered on campus during February. It is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and is administered at UW-W every three years – 2020 is t...

Students seek alternative forms of transportation

February 10, 2020

UW-Whitewater’s declining enrollment has been in the news, and I am very troubled to hear about the resulting cuts. Many students with disabilities would like to study at UW-Whitewater because of its very accessible campus. Howev...

Scholarship opportunities for journalism majors

February 10, 2020

Hi Royal Purple, My name is Dror Liebenthal and I lead Bold.org, a student scholarship platform. One of our donors just funded a new College Journalism Grant, and I’m writing to see if you can share the award opportunity wit...

Disrespect by campus police

Danny Grisanzio, Assistant News Editor

February 3, 2020

Police officers have one of the toughest jobs on the planet. Day in and day out, they are protecting citizens from potential dangers. While Whitewater police officers risk their lives to keep the town safe, some students, inc...

Chancellor’s message following listening sessions

February 3, 2020

Dear Warhawks, Thank you for attending the listening sessions related to the budget. As I said in my opening remarks, this is a time for us to exercise our shared values of collaboration and shared governance so we can problem so...

Chancellor Watson addresses university concerns

January 27, 2020

Dear Campus Colleagues, As I entered the chancellorship, I wanted to focus on celebrating campus achievements, and to listen, learn and lead in order to launch the future.  I think we’ve had a wonderful first semester together with many s...

Sexual Assault at the forefront of the 2020 political conversation

January 20, 2020

To The Editor: As we move into the 2020 election year, there are two issues/concerns that I would like to see Democrats and Republicans pay more attention to: 1. Equal pay for equal work for women. 2. Sexual Harassment in th...

Habitat for Humanity seeks spring break assistance

January 20, 2020

My name is Evan Bernd and this year I am planning UW-Whitewater’s Habitat For Humanity’s Spring Break service trip. Every year, UWW Habitat For Humanity has a Spring Break trip where we send 35-40 students to help voluntee...

Academic advising leads to graduation success

January 20, 2020

Academic advising is a serious responsibility that BOTH the student and faculty advisor  share.  Having been a University Master Advisor, College of Arts and Communication advisor and Department of Communication advisor as well ...

Student praises current resources

December 9, 2019

Every undergraduate and graduate student on campus experiences stress during their college career. Some students may find it difficult to cope with this newfound stress and may resort to unhealthy coping mechanisms. These coping ...

Retired professor has 2020 concerns

December 9, 2019

To The Editor: As we move into the 2020 election year, there are two issues/concerns that I would like to see Democrats and Republicans pay more attention to: 1. Equal pay for equal work for women. 2. Sexual Harassment in th...

Campus in need of more resources

December 9, 2019

According to Higher Education Today, “data indicates that in the past year, three out of five students experienced overwhelming anxiety, and two out of five students were too depressed to function.” Out of the students expe...

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