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Commencement speaker prompts graduates to think of ‘little moments’

Lauren Kats, Kimberly Wethal, UW-Whitewater, Spring commencement

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

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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