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McNair Renewal Aids First Generation Grad Students

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

October 3, 2017

Students aspiring for their doctorate degree and working on graduate research projects will continue to receive help at the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater after a five year renewal of the McNair Scholars Program. The program aims to prepare low income, first generation and/or students from underrepre...

UW-W professor, student, alumni publish work in journal Science

January 26, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal Jan. 27, 2016   You have to feel just a “little bit stupid” in order to get published in a journal Science alongside some of the world’s smartest researchers and scientists. That’s how senior biology major Larry Williams felt during his summer undergraduate re...

Commencement speaker finds she has what it takes to succeed

December 8, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Dec. 9, 2015   While her lungs may not have been working the day Fernanda Contreras was supposed to apply to be the commencement speaker for this semester’s ceremony, she said, her heart was. After being given permission to submit her application the next Monday, Contre...

Students prepare for Multicultural Career Fair

Students prepare for Multicultural Career Fair

February 5, 2014

Feb. 5, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik As the Multicultural Career Fair opens it doors at noon today, it is the product of many hours of preparation of a diverse group of UW-Whitewater students. The fair lasts until 4 p.m. in the Hamilton Room The Diversity Networking Program hosted the “Build...

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