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Alumna Kelly Hedmark (right) and her friend Leah Koppelmann pose after their graduation from UW-Whitewater.

UW-W alumna victim of suspected murder-suicide

Ivy Steege, Campus News Editor March 13, 2022

On Tuesday, February 15, Kelly Hedmark, 25, was found dead in her boyfriend’s home in Lindenhurst, Illinois. After her alleged murder, Hedmark’s boyfriend Kevin Williams, 25, drove his car into oncoming...

Speakers Stacy Argue and Jaffe Wojcik explain their professional work experiences at the Zeta Phi Eta Alumni Night Monday, Feb. 7 in Winther Hall.

Communication fraternity hosts Alumni Night for majors

Ivy Steege, Assistant Campus News Editor February 20, 2022

Monday, Feb. 7, the Alpha Phi Chapter of the Zeta Phi Eta National Professional Fraternity in the Communication Arts & Sciences hosted their first event since the organization reestablished itself...

Alumni band members Geoff and Katie Poole (both 06) brought their daughter Samantha to the football game.

Get ready for alumni events

Peyton Rollins, Arts & Recreation Editor October 24, 2021

With the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater homecoming approaching, get ready for tons of fun and lots of familiar faces around campus. Director of Alumni Relations, Amy Oeding, has coordinated and planned...

Elena Schleusner and Jacob Gildemeister, new Owners of both the Sweetspot Bakehouse and Sweetspot Cafe stand outside their business for a photo on Friday Sept. 18 in Whitewater Wisconsin.

The sweet life

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor September 20, 2020

The SweetSpot welcomed familiar faces home Aug. 31 as UW-Whitewater Alumni Elena Schleusner and fiance Jacobs Gildemeister took over both the SweetSpot Bakehouse and Cafe here in Whitewater. Having previously...

A walk down Old Main Lane

A walk down Old Main Lane

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor April 15, 2019

UW-W celebrated the creation of Old Main Lane Friday, April 12 with a display. The project took years of support and collaboration to complete, as faculty, staff, students and alumni all played their part...

Kopper promotes Warhawk pride

Beverly Kopper, Chancellor September 3, 2018

Dear Mr. Lofton, As a proud member of the Packer and Warhawk nations, I wanted to thank you and your colleague Mr. Kevin Harlan for your positive words regarding Jake Kumerow during last Thursday’s...

Alumni push current athletes

Alumni push current athletes

Eli Johnson, Staff Reporter December 13, 2017

The UW-Whitewater  track and field programs held their annual Purple vs White Alumni meet Dec. 9 at Kachel Fieldhouse inside the Williams Center. Starting at noon, the entire facility was filled...

Stuppy

Justin Stuppy

Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor September 12, 2017

K-9 Unit Officer Justin Stuppy said he believes in the power of earning a degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. A graduate of the Class of 2017, Stuppy says the university single-handedly...

Echelon String Quartet takes stage

November 20, 2013

By Signe Trewyn   Four local alumni will bring their talent to the stage this week hoping to introduce their audience to music that they might not usually listen to, as the Echelon String Quartet...

Investing in entrepreneurs

Investing in entrepreneurs

March 13, 2013

Student entrepreneurs could potentially receive mirco-loans through the UW-Whitewater Student Chamber of Commerce. Sophomore Dan Fink, the co-founder of the chamber,  said micro-loans are usually...

Gallery highlights 35-year career

Gallery highlights 35-year career

February 13, 2013

  ‘Diverse’ work on display from former professor:   An annual exhibit in the Center of the Arts brings students and locals the chance to view a variety of ceramic works by alumni...

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Milwaukee Wave hosts alumni event

February 6, 2013

  The Milwaukee Wave is hosting a UW-Whitewater Day for alumni, students and family from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 10 at the U.S. Cellular Arena in Milwaukee. The event includes a social reception...

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