UW-Whitewater Homecoming Week
Join us for a fairytale of a time as we celebrate Homecoming 2023 on the UW-Whitewater campus now through Oct. 28! We’ll combine old with new, friends with family — and reminisce and make new memories as our spirited student and alumni traditions continue. This year’s theme is Once Upon a Homecoming. Join us for daily events such as trivia, bingo, talent show, and the homecoming parade, or cheer the Warhawks on game day. Check us out on social media @UWWHomecoming.
Happy Homecoming, Warhawks!
Homecoming at UW-Whitewater is a long-standing tradition of celebrating the campus community. Events include friendly and competitive aspects for both individual students as well as organizations. There are so many ways to celebrate being a Warhawk through community-building activities like parades and social events, so make sure you check them out!
Join us for UW-Whitewater's 2023 Homecoming Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. This year's parade starts at the corner of Prince and Main streets and ends at the corner of Prairie Street and Starin Road. Several athletic events will take place, including the Homecoming football game and a women’s soccer match. Prepaid parking is required.
Kudos to Jo Ann Oravec, professor of information and supply chain management, who presented the paper “Cheating (and Cheating Detection) in the Advent of ChatGPT: How Artificial Intelligence is Reframing Academic Production” at the 7th International Conference on the History and Philosophy of Computing, in Warsaw, Poland. Read more »
Kudos to Ashley Dimmig, director of Crossman Gallery, whose curatorial work was featured in the Washington Post on Friday, Oct. 13. As a specialist in Islamic art history, Dimmig served as the guest curator in this area for the new installation "Across Asia: Arts of Asia and the Islamic World" at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. Read more »
Kudos to Marianne Ley Hayek, professor of economics, whose article about patent infringement damages was published in The Wisconsin Lawyer on Oct. 5. Read more »
Kudos to theatre majors Abby Frey and Antonio Parra, who were nominated to compete for Irene Ryan Acting Scholarships. The nomination was submitted by a representative of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival who attended a recent performance of “Wreckage.” Frey and Parra have been invited to perform at the regional festival in January. Read more »
Kudos to Jenna Weinfurt, digital marketing major, for achieving a remarkable milestone during the Warhawk women’s volleyball win over Concordia Wisconsin on Tuesday, Oct. 17. In that match, Weinfurt reached a career record of 1,000 kills, an attack that results directly in a point or side out. Read more »
The UW-Whitewater Marching Band hosted 34 schools from across Wisconsin gathered at Perkins Stadium for the 38th Annual WSMA State Marching Band Championships. Award ceremonies concluded Saturday’s event.
Dorian Chometon, an international student from France studying business at UW-Whitewater, was featured by the Royal Purple for his contributions to the university’s club men’s soccer team.
Ofrenda de Día de Muertos Exhibit
The Ofrenda de Día de Muertos pop-up exhibit is on display Oct. 25-Nov. 3 outside Roberta's Art Gallery. This exhibit is in collaboration with Latinos Unidos and the UW-Whitewater Spanish Club. For more information, follow the link.
Faculty Violin Recital: Leanne Kelso
Join us for Leanne Kelso's faculty recital featuring solo violin works at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 24 in Light Recital Hall. Experience intricate melodies and powerful expressions in this captivating performance of Leanne Kelso's solo violin talents. Department of Music events are free for UW-Whitewater students with their HawkCard. All others can purchase tickets at the link below.
Halloween Costume Spooktacular
Warhawk Alley is hosting their annual Halloween Costume Spooktacular from Oct. 25-Nov. 2. Wear your favorite (appropriate) Halloween costume to Warhawk Alley for the chance to win a prize, and swipe into Warhawk Alley at any time during this week to be entered to win a grand prize!
Music Mosaics: Whitewater Brass Quintet
The Whitewater Brass Quintet takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 in Light Recital Hall. Faculty performers Matthew Onstad and Chris Ramaekers, trumpet, Dafydd Bevil, horn, Mike Dugan, trombone, and John Tuinstra, tuba, present a captivating concert of musical innovation. This event is free for UW-Whitewater students with their HawkCard. All others can purchase tickets at the link below.
Chamber Singers and Vocal Jazz
Experience the vocals of the Chamber Singers and Vocal Jazz groups as they come together for an exciting afternoon of music at 3 p.m. on Oct. 29 in Light Recital Hall. From classical and world music to swing, jazz, and musical theatre, this concert will be a celebration of vocal talent. This event is free for UW-Whitewater students with their HawkCard. All others can purchase tickets at the link below.
40 Years of the Fairhaven Lecture Series
Join us for the remaining lectures in the 40th anniversary of the Fairhaven Lecture Series! Public discourse, previewing the 2024 presidential election, performances by the Forensics Team, and a discussion of the Supreme Court will be featured in these free lectures. Since 1982, UW-Whitewater faculty have shared their expertise with the community. Join us, won't you?
Homecoming Kick Off Against the Pioneers
#5 Warhawk Football takes on UW-Platteville to cap off Homecoming Week on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 1 p.m. This highly anticipated game will mark another chapter in the longstanding football rivalry between the two universities. The previous encounter resulted in a close match, with the Pioneer emerging as the victors 17-13. Fans and players alike are gearing up for an intense battle on the field, eager to witness the outcome of this historic rivalry to end Homecoming Week. Those not able to attend can stream the game live on UWWTV and listen on 105.9 The Hog.
University Marketing and Communications is excited to unveil a new, dynamic look for our business cards! The new design incorporates some of the messaging and graphics used in campus-wide marketing, and offers colleagues more flexibility in the information display — including their status as an alum. To view the options and order business cards of your own, visit the link below.
UW-Whitewater men's swimming and diving announces 2023-24 roster
The UW-Whitewater men's swimming and diving team begins competition for the 2023-24 season this weekend with a total of 24 student-athletes on the roster.
UW-Whitewater recognizes CRLA-certified tutors for 2023-24
UW-Whitewater recognizes its 2023-24 student tutors as certified by Campus Tutorial Services through the College Reading and Learning Association certification program.
UW-Whitewater announces 2023 Homecoming Steering Committee members
A total of 12 students at UW-Whitewater are part of the 2023 Homecoming Steering Committee. The group has been integral in the planning of UWW's Homecoming Week, which is scheduled for Oct. 22-28.
Free STI Testing and Treatments
University Health and Counseling Services, located in the Ambrose Health Center, offers free, confidential testing for sexually transmitted infections including chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, syphilis and HIV. STI treatments are available to enrolled students and their partners, including partners who are not UW-Whitewater students.
Dealing with Serious Sleep Issues
Do you have difficulty sleeping? Check out this program, where you will explore sleep disorders and their causes — such as circadian rhythms, insomnia and snoring/sleep apnea — discuss the benefits of sleep studies and examine sleep’s relationship to stress and the release of cortisol. You will also identify ways to address insomnia and leave with many helpful resources.
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We are always looking for great story ideas. If you know of a student or faculty or staff member who deserves a shout-out, or want to promote a campuswide event, let us know by noon Wednesday. Submissions may be edited for length or content. View Archives »
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