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Climate change film draws crowd

Kaylee Pryble, Arts & Rec Editor

October 7, 2019

The student organization Peace Education and Activism Through Creative Engagement (PEACE) showed the documentary From Paris to Pittsburgh on Thursday, Oct. 3 in Summer’s Auditorium. PEACE shows monthly documentaries to help promote social justice issues. This month, their theme is to help the envi...

Regents approve tenure changes

March 15, 2016

By Nathan Kober March 16, 2016   The UW System Board of Regents passed a new set of tenure policies on March 10, making it easier for campus administrators to fire faculty. The new policies came as part of the greater changes made to the UW system in Wisconsin’s 2015-17 biennial budget, ...

Faculty respond to tenure changes

February 9, 2016

By Nathan Kober Feb. 10, 2016   Policy changes granting UW campus administrators the ability to fire staff with tenure was approved by the education committee of the UW System Board of Regents on Feb. 5, at UW-Madison. The changes are part of the 2015-7 biennial state budget which removed tenu...

Chapter gives voice to UW-W faculty, professors

October 7, 2015

By Vesna Brajkovic October 7, 2015   Twenty-nine UW-Whitewater faculty and staff from various departments filed into Hyland Hall 2101 on Sept. 29 for the kickoff of the American Association of University Professionals (AAUP) chapter. AAUP is a national organization, developed in 1915, meant to ...

Pontiff inspires change

Pontiff inspires change

October 7, 2015

By Amber Levenhagen Photo Editor Oct. 7, 2015   Steve Coleman spoke Monday about the lasting effect of climate change and the need for immediate action. Developing countries are hit the hardest and according to Coleman, this is not okay. Coleman is an educator specializing in Catholic social te...

Chancellor Beverly Kopper’s inauguration makes new role official

Chancellor Beverly Kopper’s inauguration makes new role official

September 16, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal News Editor The yellow brick road has turned into a purple drive, the Wizard became Willie Warhawk and Chancellor Beverly Kopper says she’ll leave it up to everyone else to decide who the Wicked Witch of the West is. Kopper, referring to her hometown of Chittenango, New York, the ...

Faculty Senate raises concerns over limited available parking

February 1, 2012

Parking issues on the UW-Whitewater campus never seem to go away. Professors James Hartwick and Elizabeth Kim brought concerns to the Faculty Senate Dec. 13 about faculty and staff having to walk long distances to the buildings they work in. As a possible solution, the Facutly Senate included in their agenda that they would want a separate parking lot just for fac...

Inspiring march for their rights

April 6, 2011

With our years at UW-Whitewater being a time of growth and maturation for many of us, we often look to faculty and staff members as role models. We look to them to not only guide us in our studies, but in life as well. When associate professor James Hartwick and assistant professor of geology and...

Faculty march to Madison to deliver letter

March 29, 2011

Sometimes it takes great measures to get your point across to someone with different beliefs. Several UW-Whitewater faculty and staff members decided it would take a measure such as a 42-mile hike to Madison to deliver a letter addressing Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill and proposed biennial...

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