Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

University Health and Counseling Services employee Peyton Boston welcomes students into the Sexual Carnival in the Ambrose Health Center on Oct. 4, 2023.

Carnival teaches students sexual education

Katie Popp, Campus Editor October 8, 2023

In the fall of 2022, the Ambrose Health Center at UW-Whitewater made state news as a mini pony escaped the Sexual Health Carnival to take a tour of campus. On Oct. 4, the Sexual Health Carnival,...

Jasmine Pickett smiles for a photo to represent Ambrose Health Services (photo provided by Jasmine Pickett)

Tips to stay healthy thru flu season

Rori Leonhard, Assistant Lifestyle Editor November 20, 2022

Rain or shine; snow or rain, it is important to take proper care of your body. There are numerous ways to catch an illness on campus, but there are just as many precautions to avoid these obstacles. Understanding...

Cindy Millian, an Ambrose Medical Health Assistance Employee carefully sanitizes the room to get ready for its next patient, Thursday, April 1.

Health on campus

Nichole Learman, Journalist April 4, 2021

The Ambrose Health Center provides physical and mental care throughout the academic year for students to ensure a healthy stay on campus. The University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS) specializes...

UHCS Pandemic Stress Counseling

UHCS Pandemic Stress Counseling

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor September 6, 2020

The pandemic has made students, faculty become stressed out, or have anxiety through the pandemic with its situations given to them. The Ambrose Health Center at the UW-Whitewater University provides...

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...

The relaxation room is a spot on campus equipped with comfy chairs, a stereo, blankets and optional light therapy session to keep students safe from stress.

UHCS opens new relaxation room for all

Jackson Mihm, Assistant News Editor September 24, 2019

The start of school can be known for bringing about unwanted ailments. Fortunately, here at UW-Whitewater there is an entire department focused on the mental and physical health of our students, faculty...

Crews from WE Energies survey the scene of a gas leak as they work to fix the issue Tuesday, Feb. 6.

Natural gas leak causes brief evacuations at UW-W campus

February 6, 2018

A natural gas leak near Starin Road caused brief evacuations from several campus buildings at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, university officials and campus police confirmed. Upham Hall, Ambrose...

Seniors Jacques LaReau and Trevor Beckmann sift through vaccination research together in the UC.

Students create vaccination study

Kolton Hegstrom, Assistant News Editor May 3, 2017

Over 60 percent of UW-Whitewater students did not receive their flu vaccination during the 2016-2017 school year according to a new study done by two students. UW-Whitewater Seniors Jacques LaReau and...

Melissa Buss

Fact or fiction: Myths behind common cold

November 6, 2013

  By Haley Beets   As winter approaches, so does the threat of coming down with a cold or flu. In a college setting, a case of the sniffles can spread easily and evolve into a crippling...

Ask a Counselor

October 23, 2013

  Advice from Whitney Henley, Welness Coordinator   What is an important health habit for college students to follow? Trouble sleeping can be very frustrating, especially in the context...


New position offers behavioral screening

February 20, 2013

  UHCS now offers intervention services to students   University Health CenterĀ  & Counseling Services will now be offering behavioral screening and intervention services (BSI) which...

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