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Physics program recognized by national institution

February 2, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal Feb. 3, 2016 Having a graduating class of 10 students would be troubling for some departments at UW-Whitewater, but it was enough to name the university as one of the top physics-degree granting institutions. The recognition was awarded to UW-W late last year by the American Institute...

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...

Despite student concern, UW-Whitewater remains open in cold

Despite student concern, UW-Whitewater remains open in cold

February 12, 2014

Feb. 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic   With campus closings and class cancellations throughout Wisconsin due to dropping temperatures and harsh wind chills, some students are wondering why UW-Whitewater held out and left its doors open during the harsh conditions. The first few weeks of...

New name for Carlson Hall likely

April 11, 2012

Carlson Hall will soon be known as Laurentide Hall, pending approval from the UW System Board of Regents. The board will meet tomorrow at UW-Superior, and the name request is on its agenda. Associate Dean of Letters & Sciences David Travis said he is ready for the change. “I’ve been calling it La...

University adds three new majors

January 25, 2012

UW-Whitewater is adding three new majors this year, including environmental science, Japanese and computer science. It’s the first time the university has added any majors in the College of Letters & Sciences since 1995. Environmental Science Associate Dean of Letters & Sciences Dr. Dav...

Work officially begins on Carlson Hall in November

October 12, 2011

Renovations to UW-Whitewater’s Carlson Hall are expected to begin later this month, creating a new home for the College of Letters and Sciences. The $17 million project is being funded by the state. However, Associate Dean of the College of Letters and Sciences David Travis said the university is...

New major may focus on environmental sciences

April 27, 2011

The College of Letters and Sciences is hoping to approve a new environmental science major to help students understand the importance in natural issues. Dean of College of Letters and Sciences Mary Pinkerton said the new major would be a great addition to the college. The college started another...

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