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Drumlin looks to buffet-style dining

December 14, 2011

Big changes are coming to Drumlin Dining Hall. The dining hall is scheduled to be renovated next June to update the HVAC system, and at that time, the university plans to update its food services as well. Plans for Drumlin include a new buffet-style setting similar to that of Esker Dining Hall.  UW-Whitewater Dining Services Marketing...

Campus sees decrease in sexual assaults since 2005

December 7, 2011

According to the Annual Safety Report conducted by the university, the percentage of students who reported being involved in a sexual assault has decreased from 10 percent to five percent from 2005 to 2010. Attempted forced intercourse has decreased from 3.5 percent to two percent.  Sexual penetration against one’s will has remained solidly at one percent from 2005...

Communication class raises money for students in need with ‘Cents for Students’

November 22, 2011

A UW-Whitewater Communication class group’s project is raising money for students in need of financial assistance. Small Group Communications, taught by instructor Bill Lowell, teaches students to research, plan and conduct a real-life advertising campaign. One group in that class decided to take...

Student optimists hold blood drive

November 16, 2011

Last week, UW-Whitewater held the first of two blood drives this year in the Old Main Ballroom in the University Center. The event was sponsored by the UW-Whitewater Optimist club, an organization dedicated to serving youth, and has planned the drive on campus for about 15 years. Altogether...

Campus maintaining green efforts

November 9, 2011

On Oct. 26, UW-Whitewater celebrated Campus Sustainability Day, reminding students of its importance to the community. Sustainability, the preservation of natural resources to live within one’s means, has played an important part on campus for several years. Marketing director of UW-Whitewater Dining Servi...

AMA hosts fourth annual conference

October 26, 2011

The UW-Whitewater American Marketing Association is hosting its annual Regional Conference titled “Branding in a Viral World” on Nov. 11 in Hyland Hall. This is the fourth year UW-Whitewater AMA has hosted this conference. However, UW-Whitewater AMA President Liz Bartlein said this year promises...

Students take a drive with Zimride

October 19, 2011

UW-Whitewater Zimride, a rideshare program enabled on campus last spring, has seen over 100 new users this year. While the number of users on Zimride is not high, UW-Whitewater Zimride Coordinator Wes Enterline said the program has seen growth since spring. “Our active rides are not that high...

Project management class takes on ‘outdoor learning center’

October 12, 2011

Since the beginning of the semester, the Project Management class in the College of Business & Economics has been working on a project to create a new outdoor learning environment for the UW-Whitewater Children’s Center. Assistant Professors Andrew Ciganek and Christina Outlay teach the course,...

Optional ID cards for student voters

October 6, 2011

Though many universities in Wisconsin may be making costly plans to comply with the Voter Photo ID Law, UW-Whitewater has decided not to replace student IDs. Instead, the university has decided to produce optional identification cards for voting purposes only. The Voter Photo ID Law, passed in...

Social media an ‘important tool’

September 29, 2011

A Social Media for Business and Entrepreneurs forum is coming to the Innovation Center today. The Whitewater University Technology Park Innovation Center is hosting a forum on social media designed to educate small businesses, entrepreneurs, students and faculty on how to utilize social media in a...

Bin Laden’s death brings jubilation

May 4, 2011

Surprise and excitement. These words describe the experience of a former UW-Whitewater student now studying at George Washington University in Washington D.C. after the death of Osama bin Laden. Sophomore Jared Christman began an internship at CBS News at the end of January 2011 and was in Washington...

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