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Graduate Goodbyes: The lessons learned and the memories made will stay forever

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015 When I first walked into the Royal Purple office, I did not know what to expect. I was excited because I was finally getting the opportunity to pursue my dream career as a journalist. As an extremely shy, and at times a socially anxious person, I was nervous because I did not know most...

Local company announces collaboration with IBM

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015 By Rumasa Noor iButtonLink, a small sensor manufacturing company privately began working with the world-renowned technology corporation, IBM in 2008. This collaboration resulted in new technologies that helped IBM data centers save 12 percent in their annual energy costs, said Patrick...

Student org scores big in National Expo

Student org scores big in National Expo

April 29, 2015

April 29, 2015 By Rumasa Noor “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success,” according to Henry Ford. UW-Whitewater’s chapter of Enactus has proved this statement to be true. Merely three years old, the organization has been climbing the stairs of succ...

Fraud, ethics, business

Fraud, ethics, business

April 29, 2015

April 29, 2015 By Rumasa Noor In 2013, the former appointed comptroller and treasurer of Dixon, Rita Crundwell was found guilty of misappropriating money from Dixon, Illinois. She had been stealing money from the city for two decades and had stolen more than anyone else in the city’s history,...

App review: Drop Messages

April 15, 2015

With the emergence of social media and mobile applications, social interaction has changed drastically over the past few years. Communication has become a lot more interactive. People are choosing to communicate through different mediums. Instagram has allowed people to share their life moments through...

Role of Muslim organizations in fighting extremism

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 After my last week’s commentary on Islamic extremism and the problem within the Muslim communities, I received a number of encouraging and insightful responses The feedback was not only uplifting but educational as well. In my commentary I mentioned Quilliam, which I believed wa...

Speaker series kickoffs next week

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 By Rumasa Noor For his Media Arts Game Development (MAGD) Capstone course, senior Nick Pook decided to orchestrate the informative TED Talks-style program, COBE Talks. College of Business and Economics (CoBE), in association with MAGD Capstone class, has organized the program that...

Muslims should help to fight against radical Islam

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 When I moved to the U.S. from a Muslim country, I was well aware of the negative stereotypes against Islam and Muslims. But there was one thing I was unaware of: the detrimental impact of radical Islam. After doing some research on the issue out of curiosity, I began to understand...

Ed Karrel’s story of Pi

Ed Karrel’s story of Pi

April 1, 2015

April 01, 2015 By Rumasa Noor From becoming Google’s 56th employee to calculating pi to its ten quadrillionth digit, Ed Karrels has achieved quite a bit in his life. UW-Whitewater’s Office of Innovation Services invited the UW-Oshkosh alumnus as a part of the Elements of Success Seminar...

COBE dean briefs on grad programs

COBE dean briefs on grad programs

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Rumasa Noor UW-Whitewater’s Golden Key International Honor Society organized an event on March 2, as a part of Key to Success: Masters Series program. The event featured speaker Dr. John Chenoweth, dean of College of Business and Economics (COBE),  who spoke about the different ...

Student org to host Chili Cook-Off

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 By Rumasa Noor The UW-Whitewater student organization Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE) is orchestrating the Chili Cook-off on March 6 that will bring food and entertainment on one platform. Attendees will have the opportunity to make and enjoy chili and show off their cooking prowess. “It’s...

Company designs unique lock box

Company designs unique lock box

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 By Rumasa Noor Riemer Systems, Whitewater-based startup, designs reliable lock boxes to keep the medications secure from unauthorized individuals. The company’s main target markets have been hospitals and medical research groups such as the Mayo Clinic. But it has recently started...

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