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As the university transitions to remote learning for the remaineder of the spring 2020 semester, many students are using Canvas and Cisco WebEx to complete their courses.

Warhawks move to web-based learning

Kylie Jacobs, Biz & Tech Editor April 20, 2020

In what has been described as a historic semester, the students of the UW-W were sent home a week before their spring break to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Originally the plan was to take the weeks...

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Dwight C. Watson listens as social work student Nia Mooney reads a spoken word poem she wrote. UW-Whitewater welcomed Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes as the Black History Month keynote speaker on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020.

COVID-19 Update: Message from Chancellor Watson

April 20, 2020

Dear Warhawks, UW-Whitewater faces a challenging juncture in the life of this legacy university. Our campuses are different places today from a month ago, and much different from six months ago. I wish...

Important message regarding COVID-19 and spring break

From Dr. Dwight C. Watson, Chancellor
March 13, 2020

Dear Warhawks, The COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread and affect people in Wisconsin, the United States and the rest of the world. Today, Governor Tony Evers declared a public health emergency....

Spring Diversity Forum creates transparency

Myles Luckett, Journalist March 2, 2020

The Student Diversity, Engagement and Success program hosted the Spring Diversity Forum Kick-Off event with Chancellor Dwight C. Watson and Campus Leadership on campus in the Hamilton Room in the University...

New budgetary website now featured on university homepage

March 2, 2020

Budgeting a Stronger Future: Reinvestment, Revenue Generation and Reduction, is a new budget website that has been posted on the uww.edu homepage. You will find a link to it at the top of the homepage....

Campus mourns impact of Milwaukee shooting

March 2, 2020

Dear Campus Community, As you have probably heard in the news, it has been reported that multiple people have been killed in a mass shooting that occurred at the Molson-Coors complex in Milwaukee on Wednesday...

Chancellor Watson receives praise from campus community

March 2, 2020

The situation at our university is something I wouldn’t want to deal with, let alone inherit. Our old chancellor resigned in a scandal, feelings had been hurt and we had a tumultuous budget epidemic...

Listening to student concerns

Kylie Jacobs, Biz & Tech Editor February 24, 2020

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) hosted a budget listening session to address student and community member’s questions and concerns, as well as hearing from both members of the Student Government...

Lt. Gov. stresses importance of Black History Month

Lt. Gov. stresses importance of Black History Month

Ryan Dietrich, Journalist February 24, 2020

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater hosted Wisconsin’s Lieutenant Governor, Mandela Barnes, as the keynote speaker for the event “Focusing on Progress,” which was presented in honor of Black History...

Message from Chancellor Watson on student access and success

February 24, 2020

Dear campus colleagues, As we continue to have our collaborative, consultative, shared governance conversations with integrity, I want us to be intentional about student access and success. We want to...

Chancellor Watson thanks campus for input, urges informed communication

February 17, 2020

Dear campus community, As we navigate the budget situation together, I want to thank you for the honest and courageous conversations we are having across campus and within the community. I ask you to...

Student calls for transparency

February 10, 2020

A year and a half ago I wrote in this very space that now ex-Chancellor Kopper had a difficult decision to make publicly. She could either support her students or support her husband, who is of course...

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