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Memory garden for Mackin, others underway

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

April 26, 2017

The memory garden inspired by former Dean of Students Mary Beth Mackin, who died in November, 2015, is to not only remember her, but Robin Fellows, Spencer Twining and the many Warhawk faculty and students who have died or retired in the past few years. “It’s a great way to reflect upon and place t...

Students, faculty gather to celebrate dean of students’ life

November 17, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 18, 2015   Warhawk Marching Band director Glenn Hayes never wears his purple sportcoat away from the football field, but he broke his own rule last week for Mary Beth Mackin. “I believe our friend would approve and smile,” Hayes wrote in a note that Chancellor...

UW-Whitewater appoints interim dean of students

November 17, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 18, 2015   For associate director of University Housing Terry Tumbarello, being appointed interim dean of students on Nov. 10 was “bittersweet.” While Tumbarello said he was appreciative UW-Whitewater faculty have taken notice of his hard work and the effort ...

Campus mourns dean of students: Dean Mary Beth Mackin died due to natural causes this weekend

November 10, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 11, 2015   UW-Whitewater lost a “passionate and dedicated Warhawk” this week, Chancellor Beverly Kopper said announcing the loss of  Dean of Students Mary Beth Mackin, who died on Saturday, Nov. 7. A long-time employee of UW-W, Mackin was 57 and her death is lis...

Second Title IX complaint for UW-W: Student files lawsuit against UW-W following assault

November 10, 2015

Compiled by Kimberly Wethal Nov. 11, 2015   The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is facing its second Title IX complaint in 18 months after a sexual assault survivor filed a federal lawsuit in July earlier this year. The information about the most recent federal lawsuit filed with the Departm...

Popular campus myths debunked

October 15, 2014

Oct. 15, 2014 By Amber Levenhagen Few myths have been passed around campus through the generations, but until now little light has been shown on the truth of the matter. Some of the common myths include guaranteed free tuition if struck by a campus vehicle while walking to class, or automatically...

UW-Whitewater listed in federal sex violence investigation

May 1, 2014

May 1, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a list of 55 higher education institutions under investigation for possible violations of Title IX or  federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment compla...

Senior wins national civic honor

Senior wins national civic honor

May 8, 2013

  When one student succeeds, it is a success for the entire campus.  National titles, academic honors, and awards bring forth a sense of pride and success on campus that is contagious. UW-Whitewater can claim more success through the achievements of Stephanie Abbott who was recently chosen...

LGBT celebrates Coming Out Day

October 10, 2012

"Part of being Dean of Students is doing whatever I can to make this an environment where all students can thrive, grow and prosper.” Dean of students, Mary Beth Mackin said this, setting the tone for UW-Whitewater's Coming Out forum on October 4. The Coming Out forum consisted of a small c...

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