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The campus garden, located behind the bookstore is full of colorful vegetation - from flowers to vegetables.

The ever- growing Garden Club

Corey Moen, Staff Reporter September 30, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Gardening Club is still growing since it took root in October three years ago. The club members meet Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the Upham Greenhouse to shares skills...

Choose your own path at the UW-Whitewater Nature Preserve north of campus on Schwager Dr.

Sustainability at the corners of UW-W

Corey Moen, Staff Reporter September 24, 2019

UW-Whitewater is lucky to have over 120 acres of land meant for open and recreational use, which includes a walking trail and a nature preserve. The trail starts at Perkins Stadium which leads to an...

UW-W students take part in annual volunteer project

UW-W students take part in annual volunteer project

Brad Allen, Managing Editor April 26, 2018

  Hundreds of UW-Whitewater students rallied after the Spring Splash festivities last weekend to participate in a clean-up effort throughout the City of Whitewater and the City of Janesville. Make...

Pontiff inspires change

Pontiff inspires change

October 7, 2015

By Amber Levenhagen Photo Editor Oct. 7, 2015   Steve Coleman spoke Monday about the lasting effect of climate change and the need for immediate action. Developing countries are hit the...

Students in attendance of Brent Flikkema’s presentation to promote the Reduce, Reuse and Recycle program, as part of the 2015 Sustainability Speaker Series that Resident Assistants were required to participate in as part of their training, put on their provided gloves and sorted through recycling.

Disposal service urges reduce, reuse, recycle

April 22, 2015

By Vesna Brajkovic April 22, 2015 After one father mistakenly placed an envelope holding $700 of his daughter’s Girl Scout money in a pile of recycling on collection day, John’s Disposal Service,...

Scatter the seeds of preservation

Scatter the seeds of preservation

April 15, 2015

  By Abrielle Backhaus One would think 110 acres filled of green grasses, a flowing river and wooded and paved pathways wouldn’t go unnoticed on campus, but the UW-Whitewater Nature Preserve...

Bottle fill stations keep students cool, green

Bottle fill stations keep students cool, green

April 23, 2014

  April 23, 2014 By Kristie Weiss   Students Allied for a Green Earth and other campus organizations are working to place filling stations throughout campus buildings to promote the...

UW-W takes part in national competition

UW-W takes part in national competition

April 23, 2014

  April 23, 2014 By Haley Beets   The third week of Campus Conservation Nationals is coming to a close on the UW-Whitewater campus. The Campus Conservation Nationals, or CCN, is...

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Earth week celebrated on campus

April 24, 2013

  There has been excessive planning and time put into the Earth Week activities which began on Apr. 22 and will continue throughout the week. Both Talia Schutz, the senior account executive...

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...

UW-W recognizes Earth Day with week of events

April 13, 2011

UW-Whitewater will recognize Earth Day with a week’s worth of events beginning next Tuesday. This year, Earth Day falls on April 22, which is also Good Friday. Due to the mandatory State of Wisconsin...

Zimride launched at UW-W

March 16, 2011

In an effort to become a more sustainable campus and eliminate a few problems, UW-Whitewater launched a car-sharing network called Zimride Monday. Senior Chad Neerhof, university services director for...

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