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Important message from Interim Chancellor Greg Cook regarding COVID-19

Interim Chancellor Greg Cook

September 20, 2020

Dear Warhawks,      Today, I come to you with a plea that each of us do our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19. We said before the start of the semester that we only had 79 days until we move to remote classes on Nov. 20. Today, that number is 67.      UW-Madison announced that a...

University faculty, administration eye new policies to alleviate impact of course changes

Myles Luckett, Journalist

April 20, 2020

COVID-19 - the virus outbreak that has seemingly frozen the world - has had a major effect on how people live their everyday lives, including UW-W faculty, students and staff. Due to the quick spread of the virus, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater started spring break a week early from March 14...

Creating conversation on college cultural issues

Creating conversation on college cultural issues

Hannah Michalowski, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

March 2, 2020

Jorg Vlanden took to the Old Main Ballroom on Feb. 29 to discuss his studies on straight white college men and the issue involving diversity. Throughout time, straight white men have been predominant in all aspects of life as the ones who speak out first. The problem here is that with dominance com...

Budget Listening Session creates questions

Faculty and students observe Chancellor Watson's listening session for commentary pertaining to the UW-W budget changes.

Scout Springgate, Managing Editor

February 4, 2020

On Wednesday, Feb. 29 and Thursday, Feb. 30, 2020, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor Dwight C. Watson and the Chancellor’s Cabinet convened in the James R. Connor University Center’s Old Main Ballroom to hold public listening sessions addressing the university’s current budget situat...

LEAP workshops teach students, staff tools for success

January 21, 2019

During winter break, some students and staff took a unique opportunity to expand upon their own knowledge through the Liberal Education and America’s Promise run workshops held right on campus. The organization, also known as LEAP, focuses on empowering students and giving students the necessary too...

Former U.N. Ambassador speaks to UW-Whitewater

Former U.N. Ambassador speaks to UW-Whitewater

February 26, 2014

Feb. 26, 2014   By Michael Riley   Sichan Siv escaped Cambodian genocide in 1976 off the back of a truck with his mother’s scarf, an empty bag of rice and $2. Exactly 13 years to the day, Siv began to serve as deputy assistant to President George H.W. Bush in the White House. ...

LEAP program lets students, faculty make changes to campus

LEAP program lets students, faculty make changes to campus

November 13, 2013

By Lucas Wimmer Carmen McCray’s expectation in coming to UW-Whitewater was to have school change her, not for her to change the school. That is exactly what happened to McCray, however, with the help of the Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) program. The LEAP program is campus...

LEAP looks to prepare students for future careers

February 29, 2012

A group is hoping to capitalize on Leap Day by hosting several programs to help students better prepare their knowledge and skills for future careers. Liberal Education and America’s Promise is a national effort to develop learning and teaching. Events will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in...

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