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Whitewater… Then and now: UW-Whitewater campus in the 1960s

Whitewater… Then and now:  UW-Whitewater campus in the 1960s

October 2, 2014

Oct. 1, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic UW-Whitewater is ever-expanding with new construction plans popping up at every reach of campus. Each year, students encounter gradual changes as the student body expands and buildings, facilities and grounds become outdated. This historical campus, founded in 1868,...

What makes Whitewater the ‘Second Salem’

October 30, 2013

  By Robert Jansen   The city of whitewater has a surprisingly colorful past, filled with rumors and stories of witches, spirits, and murderers. The town has even been nicknamed the “Second Salem.” The reason for many of these rumors can be traced back to Morris Pratt. In the...

New vending machines provide healthier choices

New vending machines provide healthier choices

January 30, 2013

  Two new 2bU vending machines, which provide healthier snack options with a focus on all-natural products, were installed last October located in the University Center and Fischer Hall. Canteen, which is under a vending contract with the university until 2014 and is the largest vending service...

Cost efficient renovations planned on campus

September 5, 2012

  The Fischer/Wellers project, which was completed this summer, is just the beginning of a master plan to renovate all residence halls and add four new student-housing facilities on campus. The master plan continues until 2031. The plan also includes tearing down the Wells towers. Bartlett...

New residence hall possible for fall 2015

February 15, 2012

Residence Life Director Frank Bartlett presented the progress of the Residence Life Master Plan Thursday to students, faculty and staff. The master plan is a comprehensive plan for the renovation of existing student housing and the planned building of new structures to meet the expected needs of t...

Fischer Hall shutting down for 2011-12 academic year

May 11, 2011

The next few years will mark drastic changes in on-campus housing as Fischer Hall is planned to go offline for renovations throughout the 2011-2012 academic year, Director of University Housing Frank Bartlett said. Wellers Hall is also planned to close for the 2012-2013 academic year. Bart...

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