Royal Purple

Uniting through communication

November 4, 2019

I think the first thing you need to do to understand my story is to understand me. I’m incredibly gifted. I graduated from UW Whitewater in 2019 with a Masters in Business Administration, having achieved a 4.0 GPA. I was very involved on campus, becoming a part of several student orgs and taking a ...

Adaptive Transportation

Adaptive Transportation

January 28, 2015

The students behind the pick-up, drop-off bus service of the Center for Students with Disabilities.  Jan. 28, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic It’s almost 15 minutes to 11 a.m. and Kyle Crossett scoops up a ring of keys and a two-way radio and heads outside to one of the three vans marked “Warha...

Cold hands, warm heart

Cold hands, warm heart

December 10, 2014

Dan Sandow, a student who uses a mobility device, overcomes the challenges of making the daily journey to class in winter Dec. 10, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic Slipping on a pair of brown, heavy-duty work gloves and powering out of the doorway into the 24 degree air and onto the freshly snow-dus...

A day in the life of: Peter Lohr

April 18, 2012

“Even when the day doesn’t go according to plan, I’ve adapted a ‘roll with the punches’ mentality.” This is the attitude that has gotten Peter Lohr, a graduate student with Cerebral Palsy, through difficult times of his life. Lohr was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at birth. Cerebral Pa...

A day in the life of: Megan Lynch

March 14, 2012

Four years ago, sophomore Megan Lynch woke up in the hospital paralyzed from the neck down after hitting her head in the swimming pool. “The doctors told me with therapy, moving different parts of my body may or may not come back,” Lynch said. “I had to ignore all that and just have the mindset...

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