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Letter to the Editor: Labor and HR must work together

April 19, 2016

April 20, 2016 My message for this week is that you are not alone, and you don’t have to go through your troubles alone. The path is not always clear to see, and it can often times be daunting, but there is always a way. You may not like the result, but an important part of the journey is the fact...

Letter to the Editor: Administration fails on shared governance

March 29, 2016

March 29, 2015 On March10, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents voted on new policies related to Faculty Tenure and Post-Tenure Review, among others. This was followed immediately by a note from the Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater to the campus community which included the follo...

UW-W professor responds to misconceptions

September 25, 2014

Sept. 24 2014 Dear UWW Community: I am writing in response to last week’s opinion piece published under the title “Faculty Bias an Issue at UW-W.” The op-ed grossly misrepresented my actions, words, and beliefs. It quoted a single sentence from an e-mail that I sent to faculty in the College...

Faculty bias an issue at UW-W

September 18, 2014

Sept. 17 2014 Many of us are familiar with the story from last semester of a student who recorded a guest lecturer’s outrageous rant in his Individual and Society class. The lecturer, Eyon Biddle, was caught on camera openly bashing Governor Scott Walker and those that voted for him. He blamed the...

Investing in entrepreneurs

Investing in entrepreneurs

March 13, 2013

Student entrepreneurs could potentially receive mirco-loans through the UW-Whitewater Student Chamber of Commerce. Sophomore Dan Fink, the co-founder of the chamber,  said micro-loans are usually used for the initial costs associated with starting a business, such as inventory, supplies or machinery. ...

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...

College to host first major/minor fair next week

October 30, 2012

  Coming into college as a freshman is a confusing time; students are learning a new environment, meeting hundreds of new people and learning how to live a completely different lifestyle overnight. This transition can be more confusing when dealing with class registration, majors, minors and...

Inspiring march for their rights

April 6, 2011

With our years at UW-Whitewater being a time of growth and maturation for many of us, we often look to faculty and staff members as role models. We look to them to not only guide us in our studies, but in life as well. When associate professor James Hartwick and assistant professor of geology and...

Faculty march to Madison to deliver letter

March 30, 2011

Sometimes it takes great measures to get your point across to someone with different beliefs. Several UW-Whitewater faculty and staff members decided it would take a measure such as a 42-mile hike to Madison to deliver a letter addressing Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill and proposed biennial...

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