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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg died Sept. 18, 2020.

Justice Ginsburg death heightens political stakes

September 27, 2020

Since the founding of our republic, over 100 Supreme Court justices have been nominated to the federal bench, served time on the Court, and departed their post through death or retirement. Yet the...

Dr. Monica Lineberger, assistant professor of political science

RIP Notorious RBG

September 27, 2020

At the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish celebration of the new year, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away from cancer. Perhaps the most famous sitting justice, she was popularly known as the “Notorious...

Warm-hearted memories of UW-W’s biggest fan

Warm-hearted memories of UW-W’s biggest fan

January 23, 2013

  By: Zach Hicks Lying in his bed on Milwaukee Children’s Hospital’s cancer floor, Shaymus Guinn turned to his father to make a request. The request was not one many would expect from an...

Fighting for her life

November 28, 2012

  For Sandy Devitt-Mascari, going to school was a way to live out her dreams and a reason to get out of bed while she was going through intense chemotherapy treatment. “I had come to the realization...

Student finishes 4K for Cancer bike trip

October 3, 2012

  After countless months of preparing and fundraising, Dong Hoon Lee spent this past summer biking from Maryland to California to benefit cancer awareness. The cause is close to Lee because...

UW-Whitewater graduate posts heartbreaking final video

August 19, 2012

For the past three years, UW-Whitewater graduate Eric McLean has been documenting his battle with cancer through a series of YouTube video blogs. McLean, 28, who was diagnosed with Leukemia nearly 10 years...

Going the distance to fight cancer

April 4, 2012

UW-Whitewater international student Dong Hoon Lee will begin a 70-day bike trek across America to raise awareness of cancer on May 27. The non-profit organization, 4K for Cancer, is in charge of the...

Dreads for donations

March 30, 2011

Despite his numerous entrepreneurial projects and world travels, senior Henry Schwartz is most recognizable for his head full of dreadlocks. But anyone who easily recognizes him for this physical trait...

Professor wins grant to study cancer cells

March 2, 2011

Christopher Veldkamp, assistant professor of chemistry, was awarded the Academic Research Enhancement Award by the National Institutes of Health to fund the research of cancer cells spreading throughout...

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