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Students invited to artist Eric Lee’s studio to create piece

November 28, 2012

  Eleven UW-Whitewater students were chosen to create a collaboratice art piece to be housed in the UC. The students traveled to artist Eric Lee’s studio in Gurnee, Ill., on Nov. 16 to work on the piece. Pictured: Seniors Heather Harris, Kaitlynn Parrott, Erin Sennett and Andrew Smith. Juniors...

Anti-abortion organization hosts silent auction

November 14, 2012

  UW-Whitewater student organization Saving Life will hold a silent auction titled ‘Compassion’ to support Crisis Pregnancy Centers and Homes. Guest speakers will be present along with special music and prayer. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 17 in the Old Main Ballroom...

Students vote down redistricting act

November 14, 2012

  The Student Representation Efficiency Act was voted down during the Whitewater Student Government elections held on Oct. 30 and 31. If passed, the act would have resulted in the Drumlin and Esker district being combined into one district, On-Campus. “In the past, we have had to turn...

College to host first major/minor fair next week

October 31, 2012

  Coming into college as a freshman is a confusing time; students are learning a new environment, meeting hundreds of new people and learning how to live a completely different lifestyle overnight. This transition can be more confusing when dealing with class registration, majors, minors and...

UW-W honors UW-EC English professor

October 25, 2012

  UW-Eau Claire English Professor John Hildebrand was chosen to receive the 2012 UW-Whitewater Chancellor’s Regional Literacy Award.   The award was first given in 2006 and honors a living author for his or her nonfiction works, which celebrate unique attributes of the Midwest. Hildebrand...

A student’s guide to voting in Whitewater

October 24, 2012

  Registration requires multiple steps to complete: Well over half the student population is expected to vote in the upcoming Nov. 6, 2012 Presidential Election. “Both sides of the political spectrum have passionate supporters and I expect there to be a huge turn-out.” John Jense...

Fair brings wellness to campus

October 17, 2012

  “When students are healthy, their ability to focus, concentrate and do well in school is greatly increased,” said Whitney Henley. Henley, the Wellness Coordinator at UW-Whitewater, is in charge of the Wellness Fair this week, which has occurred annually for more than 20 years on...

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...

Artist’s appearance provides many opportunities

October 10, 2012

  Eric Lee describes his artwork as aesthetic, back-painted sealed glass that can withstand years of wear and tear from nature. Besides his glasswork, he also makes functional artwork by painting on aluminum. On Oct. 11, Lee will come to campus to provide four opportunities for students...

Drumlin Dining Hall reconstruction

October 3, 2012

An extensive renovation process is taking place this semester at Drumlin Dining Hall.  The project is on schedule for its grand opening on the first day of the 2013 spring semester. “This is the most exciting thing I have seen being done since I started working here,” Ann Rakowiecki, marketing...

Competitive games highlight Custodial Appreciation Day

September 19, 2012

  UW-Whitewater held its second Custodial Appreciation Day last week in the Hamilton Room of the University Center. Custodial employees played competitive games for prizes and recieved a free lunch. The event was part of the International Executive Housekeeper’s Appreciation Week, which...

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