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Letter to the Editor: Tobacco task force promotes health

November 3, 2015

Nov. 3, 2015 Last week, Kyle Brooks raised concerns about the proposed recommendation to have a tobacco-free campus. I hope to respond to some of those concerns by providing information about the Chancellor’s Tobacco Policy Task Force and the rationale behind the current recommendation. In 2013, Ch...

Stand up, speak out, make a difference

Stand up, speak out, make a difference

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 Royal Purple Staff Opinion Gov. Scott Walker proposed a 2015-17  budget plan on Feb. 3 to cut UW System funding by $150 million annually. Since then, there has been a widespread conversation and concern over the future of the UW System. In an email sent to UW-Whitewater students...

And the search is on: UW-Whitewater aims to hire 16th Chancellor

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik The job of a chancellor is not a role that can easily be defined. When it comes to hiring a head of university to serve UW-Whitewater, however, current Chancellor Richard Telfer thought those roles should be defined. Telfer met with the UW-Whitewater Chancellor Search...

Undergraduates present research

April 2, 2014

By Vesna Brajkovic April 2, 2014   More than 190 students from nearly every department on campus attended the 19th annual Undergraduate Research Day, on March 19 to present their research on various topics. “Undergraduate research is working at UW-Whitewater partly because of the diversity...

Faculty Senate responds to classroom recording

Faculty Senate responds to classroom recording

April 2, 2014

By Alexandria Zamecnik April 2, 2014   The UW-Whitewater Faculty Senate unanimously passed a resolution on March 11 to prohibit students from recording in class and other curricular activities without the expressed permission of the instructor and notification to all students in class. The...

Guest speaker cites ‘white rage’ in 2010 elections

Guest speaker cites ‘white rage’ in 2010 elections

March 5, 2014

Student captures controversial comments by guest speaker March 5, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   A speaker whose comments stirred up controversy in a general education class has pushed the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater into the national spotlight. Former Milwaukee county supervisor...

Top ranked gymnasts win again

February 2, 2013

  By Andrea Sidlauskas   UWW Women’s Gymnastics Team Defeats UW-Eau Claire in Conference Meet The Warhawks gymnastics team, ranked No. 1 in the NGCA top 25 poll, took another step forward in their quest to repeat as national champions Saturday, with a win over UW-Eau Claire 184.200...

Chancellor Telfer hosts listening session, announces campus goals

November 12, 2012

  Chancellor Richard Telfer hosted the October Listening Session on Oct. 22, giving students and faculty an opportunity to ask questions and discuss university topics. Telfer believes the Listening Sessions are something more students should take advantage of. “It is a good opportuni...

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’...

Telfer to be held hostage in June

May 9, 2012

Chancellor Richard Telfer will be held captive in a simulated hostage situation in June. UW-Whitewater will host the largest police training event in the world. irTactical Active Shooter Training will take place on campus June 8-10. irTactical is a manufacturing company in Whitewater that makes...

College of Arts and Communication 2011-12 scholarship, awards ceremony

May 1, 2012

Last Monday, The College of Arts and Communication presented the 2011-12 scholarships and awards to 96 students in the first ever department scholarship award ceremony. Among addresses given by Chancellor Richard Telfer, Ken Kohberger and Anne Mancl, UW-Whitewater graduate Michael J. Cesario presented...

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