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Students need to take on UW-W’s tech initiative

Students need to take on UW-W’s tech initiative

Dylan Piccolo, Biz & Tech Editor

April 29, 2019

Earth Week has been a massive project for UW-Whitewater, but it has brought out myself as a student to look at the sustainability efforts on campus and how we are dealing with it. Sustainability on campus is something that is important to the longevity and success of this university. When looking ...

Birds of prey take flight at Andersen Library

Birds of prey take flight at Andersen Library

Kelsey Moyer, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2019

Earth Week received a warm and advanced welcome with the Birds of Prey event that was put on by the campus sustainability department as well as Science Outreach. Held in Anderson Library on April 18. Those who attended were able to walk around several tables and learn about various species of birds,...

Recyclable fashion show: a fun way to learn about sustainability

April 22, 2014

April 22, 2014 By Rumasa Noor The American Marketing Association and Earth Initiative are organizing a recyclable fashion show as a part of their earth week events. Junior David Zindler is one of the people who are organizing this event. He is a part of AMA as well as the Earth Initiative. AMA...

Earth Week mindset should not end in April

May 1, 2013

  Earth Week may have ended, but that does not mean taking care of the Earth should be ignored for the rest of the year. The Earth constantly needs our attention and care. The events and lessons learned during Earth Week should be used every day of our lives. Patrick Jamar, president of Students...

Earth week celebrated on campus

Earth week celebrated on campus

April 24, 2013

  There has been excessive planning and time put into the Earth Week activities which began on Apr. 22 and will continue throughout the week. Both Talia Schutz, the senior account executive of Creative Marketing Unlimited, and Wes Enterline, the sustainability coordinator, have worked diligently...

Countdown to Earth Week

Countdown to Earth Week

April 17, 2013

  As we approach the 43rd Earth Day, all students are encouraged to reflect on the environmental challenges and how each individual can create a difference. According to earthday.org, on April 22, 1970, founder Gaylord Nelson credited the success of the Earth Day to the grass-roots effort...

Countdown to Earth Week

Countdown to Earth Week

April 10, 2013

Justin Murphy and Dylan Waldhuetter are the newly elected president and vice president of Whitewater Student Government for the 2013-14 school year. As Earth Week approaches, the team is already focusing on the improvements of sustainability efforts on campus.  They are planning new projects that they...

Past Earth Week events a ‘bust,’ students take over planning

Past Earth Week events a ‘bust,’ students take over planning

April 3, 2013

  For the first time, Earth Week will be in the hands of the students through the UW-Whitewater Earth Initiative. Talia Shultz, senior account executive of Creative Marketing Unlimited, worked for the past two years to contact organizations to participate and collaborate in Earth Week. “Last...

UW-W professor going green on campus, at home

April 20, 2011

He was a professor at Flinders University in South Australia.  He marched 42 miles to Madison to protest Walker’s bill.  He won the Environmental Achievement Award in 2010 for the Individual Category. Underneath all of his accomplishments, Eric Compas is just an average professor who wants to...

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