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Exhibit showcases BFA students’ work

Exhibit showcases BFA students’ work

May 8, 2013

  Bachelor of Fine Arts students will display their final senior project during the BFA Art Exhibit from 6 to 8 p.m. May 6 to 11 in the Crossman Gallery. In order to graduate with a BFA, students must go through two processes: an entry review and the upcoming final review. This semester,...

Final donations made to ‘Treyton Kilar’s Field of Dreams’

Final donations made to ‘Treyton Kilar’s Field of Dreams’

February 20, 2013

  Six-year-old Treyton Kilar was killed by a drunk driver Sept. 2, 2010 at the intersection of Highway 20 and County N near East Troy. In remembrance of their son, who was a baseball fanatic, the Kilar family made plans for the construction of a baseball field titled “Treyton Kilar’s Field...

Students gain experience, service hours at local schools

Students gain experience, service hours at local schools

February 6, 2013

  America Reads provides students with an “eye opening experience,” according to junior Katelyn Wurtz, former student coordinator of American Reads. UW-Whitewater offers students the chance to earn valuable experience and gain community service hours through the national volunteer program,...

LGBT activist ‘relates’ to students at lecture series

November 20, 2012

  Activist Joan Garry visited UW-Whitewater Monday as part of the College of Letters & Sciences lecture series. She spoke about the impact the media has had on people’s view of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transvestite community. Susan Johnson, chair of the Political Science department,...

Scammers attack campus email

October 31, 2012

  An email sent to UW-Whitewater students Oct. 10 by a professor inquiring babysitting services created questions about student’s online safety. The email turned out to be from online scammers trying to get personal information from students. This is a process called “phishing.” Email...

Online profile displays student achievements

October 25, 2012

  What if the first website that came up in a search for a student’s name listed their achievements instead of questionable spring break pictures? Thanks to the new program readMedia, that is now possible. ReadMedia is a website that allows universities to spread the word about students’...

History inspires annual diversity forum

September 26, 2012

  During the summer of 1964, poll taxes, voter ID laws and death threats prevented people from exercising their right to vote. The Freedom Summer Campaign, a group made up mostly of students, traveled to Mississippi in 1964 to register as many African American voters as possible. The campaign...

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