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Commencement speaker prompts graduates to think of ‘little moments’

Commencement speaker prompts graduates to think of ‘little moments’

May 3, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal May 4, 2016 Four years ago, UW-Whitewater commencement speaker Lauren Kats sent in her housing payment check to Northern Illinois University and was ready to attend as a part of the class of 2016. At that point, UW-W wasn’t even on her radar – until one of her mother’s cow...

Students travel to Yellowstone

Students travel to Yellowstone

February 27, 2013

  The Yellowstone National Park trip has become increasingly popular for students at UW – Whitewater.  It is almost guaranteed that a student will cross wolf tracks, see Old Faithful explode and experience the expansive, snow-capped mountains while on the trip. “I started this trip in...

Gasland – Thousands of Americans have sold their land to energy companies; the documentary ‘Gasland’ shows the risks of fracking

October 3, 2012

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a process by which companies forcibly extract fossil fuels from underground deposits. Experts say the process pumps several million gallons of water and metric tons of chemicals and sand into a well to shatter rock formations and force fossil fuels to the surface. The...

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