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Colleges Against Cancer raises more than $25,000 at annual Relay for Life

May 2, 2012

The UW-Whitewater chapter of American Cancer Society affiliate, Colleges Against Cancer, hosted its annual Relay for Life event from 5 p.m. through 5 a.m. last Saturday night at the Kachel Fieldhouse. During the annual event, participants worked in teams to raise money for the American Cancer Society...

UW-W DECA chapter sends 19 students to International Conference

March 21, 2012

Earlier this month, the UW-Whitewater DECA chapter took home several awards in the Wisconsin State Career Development Conference and qualified for competitions at the International Conference in Salt Lake City. The organization will send 19 students to the International Conference in April. All 19...

UW-W graduate opens restaurant in downtown Whitewater

March 14, 2012

Chef and entrepreneur Tyler Sailsbery officially opened the doors of his restaurant The Black Sheep last Thursday. With the overwhelming response to the opening, the new restaurant, located at 210 W. Whitewater St. downtown Whitewater, was only able to seat guests with reservations for its first two...

Campus program advocates LEAP initiative

March 7, 2012

UW-Whitewater utilized Leap Day by hosting an event showcasing the Liberal Education and America’s Promise initiative. LEAP, a national effort launched by the Association of American Colleges & Universities, was on display from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m throughout the University Center. Chan...

Accounting students look to help others with income taxes

February 29, 2012

Students seeking free tax help can find it from accounting students on the UW-Whitewater campus. A Volunteer Income Tax Assistance clinic will be held every Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through April 10 in Hyland Hall 1001. VITA is a program of the ...

New residence hall possible for fall 2015

February 15, 2012

Residence Life Director Frank Bartlett presented the progress of the Residence Life Master Plan Thursday to students, faculty and staff. The master plan is a comprehensive plan for the renovation of existing student housing and the planned building of new structures to meet the expected needs of t...

Warhawk Fitness hosts semi-annual Free Week

January 18, 2012

UW-Whitewater students and faculty will have the opportunity to get fit for free during Warhawk Fitness’ semi-annual free week. The semi-annual free week, beginning Jan. 17 and ending Jan. 20, allows anyone with a valid HawkCard to participate in group classes offered at the Williams Center and...

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