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Professor tech makes the grade

Professor tech makes the grade

Garrett Kluever, Biz and Tech Editor

November 8, 2017

Professors are looking at new technology options to improve the classroom experience. The last session of the Fall 2017 Student Engagement Series focused on technologies and techniques Nov. 6 in the University Center. Instructors received an up-close and personal look at different technology they ca...

Administration’s actions censor press

March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016 As you read through the story about last week’s Action Forum, you might not take notice of the fact that we had photos of the event. We weren’t supposed to. The media was told that we couldn’t take photographs or video of the event because the UW-Whitewater Campus Climate Working Grou...

Ed Karrel’s story of Pi

Ed Karrel’s story of Pi

April 1, 2015

April 01, 2015 By Rumasa Noor From becoming Google’s 56th employee to calculating pi to its ten quadrillionth digit, Ed Karrels has achieved quite a bit in his life. UW-Whitewater’s Office of Innovation Services invited the UW-Oshkosh alumnus as a part of the Elements of Success Seminar...

Students should be concerned with online privacy

Students should be concerned with online privacy

February 26, 2014

Feb. 26, 2014 Editorial Staff Opinion In the age of the Internet, it has become the standard for people to communicate online. According to the Pew Research Center, 73 percent of people ages 18 or older in America use some type of social network, and 71 percent of social media users have Facebook. Social...

Feivor’s Focus

May 2, 2012

Hey want to be friends? Cool, how old are you? Where do you live? Are you in a relationship? What kind of people do you hang out with? What’s your family like? If someone you just met asked a bunch of invasive questions like this, would it bother you? If you regularly use social media, then they shou...

Waldorf school system shouldn’t neglect teaching with technology

October 26, 2011

An article by Matt Richtel in the New York Times said about 160 schools in the Waldorf system around the country are preaching physical activity and hands-on learning. These schools also ban technology in the classroom. The 160 schools don’t make students whittle their own pencils by candlelight, but...

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