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Emergency Funding coming soon

Brenda Echeverria, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Life is full of unexpected surprises, and something always happens at the worst time. However, for some low income undergraduate students, surprises sometimes come in the form of unpleasant financial surprises, which then pose huge problems to their personal and academic well being. Lauren Smith, ...

Program shows students pathway to success

October 25, 2012

  Life as a freshmen isn’t easy. Whether it’s in high school or college, you’re at the bottom of the pecking order, and adjusting can be difficult for various reasons. To help freshmen that are at-risk get on track for graduation, UW-Whitewater has Pathways for Success, a program that...

Working hard for the money

October 9, 2012

Every school year, approximately 600 students apply for work study on campus, and it is up to the UW-Whitewater Financial Aid office to find jobs for as many of those students as possible. A form of financial aid, work study allows students to work on campus to earn money at an hourly rate to help...

Whitewater looking to make community streets more pedestrian, biker friendly

May 9, 2012

Plans to implement a new biking and pedestrian program next year will increase the number of sidewalks and create more bike-to-school days in Whitewater. Whitewater Parks and Recreation Director Matt Amundson said the goal is to make Whitewater a safer community for bike riders and walking pedestrians. “I...

Young auditorium awarded Wisconsin grant

October 13, 2011

Young Auditorium was awarded a significant state grant in September that will be used for the current 2011-2012 season. “Of all the grants we apply for every year the Wisconsin Arts Board is the most prestigious and difficult,” Senior Development Specialist and Assistant Director Ben Strand said. The...

Kumpaty awarded grant from National Science Foundation

April 27, 2011

Associate Professor of chemistry Hephzibah Kumpaty was awarded a proposal worth $146,302 from the National Science Foundation. The project is entitled the “U.S –India Collaborative Research in Complex Natural Product Synthesis with Bio, Nano, and Green Applications at the Indian Institute of Chemical...

Professor wins grant to study cancer cells

March 2, 2011

Christopher Veldkamp, assistant professor of chemistry, was awarded the Academic Research Enhancement Award by the National Institutes of Health to fund the research of cancer cells spreading throughout the body. Veldkamp applied for the $334,633 grant through the NIH after finding out about it through UW-Whitewater’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and through the...

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