Discover internship and full-time job opportunities for students and alumni at the three-day Spring Hawk Career Fair for all majors on Tuesday-Thursday, Feb. 13-15, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the University Center. More than 140 employers will be present. Faculty and staff are also encouraged to network with employers. Check Handshake for more information or contact Career Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-472-1471 with any questions.
Commencement speaker applications due March 13
Are you graduating this May? Would you like to be the next student commencement speaker? Turn in an application to address your fellow graduates at UW-Whitewater’s spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 11.
2024 International Dinner
Celebrate the nationalities represented at UW-Whitewater at the annual International Dinner on Friday, March 8, at 5:30 p.m. in the University Center Hamilton Room. Tickets can be purchased at the first floor reception desk at Goodhue Hall. Contact Frank Bartlett with any questions at 262-472-1172 or email@example.com.
Kudos to Kelli Kjornes, Isabella Barrett, Grace Klimek, and Lexi White, all graduate students in communication sciences and disorders, who won the Knowledge Bowl, a competition regarding preparation for the licensing exam (PRAXIS), at the the Wisconsin Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Association (WSHA) Annual Professional Convention on Feb 1-2. Mia Ciancio, Ellie Huff, and Cassidy Laue, undergraduate communication sciences and disorders majors working under the mentorship of Associate Professor Michael Hammer, won the Outstanding Poster Presentation Award. Read more »
Kudos to Michael Hammer, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, who presented at the 2024 Wisconsin Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Association annual convention earlier this month. His presentation was titled “Respiratory Muscle Strength Training - When, Why, How, and from Whom?”
Kudos to Delvin Barnstable, a human performance major from Sheboygan, on reaching 1,000 career points in men's basketball. Barnstable scored 459 points at Marian University and now has 545 as a Warhawk. Read more »
Kudos to Jalen Nicholson-Bourn, a journalism major from Lynwood, Illinois, on being invited to the Florida Minor League Baseball Camp in St. Petersburg, Florida, from Feb. 3-12. Nicholson-Bourn is receiving instruction from current and former Major League Baseball personnel at the camp. Read more »
Kudos to the UW-Whitewater gymnastics team for its record-setting performance on Jan. 19 in the Tennessee Collegiate Classic. The Warhawks set a Division III record for team score and a program record for team score. Sarah Knetzke, a human performance major from Ozark, Missouri, set a new program record on the balance beam. Read more »
Kudos to Jeff Olson, associate professor of geography, geology, and environmental science, who presented at the 2024 Crohn’s and Colitis Congress last month in Las Vegas. Olson served as lead author for the paper “Telehealth Enhances Retention Of Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Within A Tertiary Care Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center.” Read more »
Wes Enterline, director of sustainability, was interviewed last week on the radio by WTMJ and WCLO after the Campus Garden won the 2024 Universities of Wisconsin Board of Regents Diversity Award. Read more »
Anna Thompson Hajdik, lecturer of literature, writing, and film, was recently a guest on Wisconsin Public Radio’s The Morning Show with Kate Archer Kent. She discussed the 2024 Academy Award nominations and the past year in the entertainment industry.
Trevon Chislom, a journalism major from McFarland, was recently featured in a Janesville Gazette story highlighting his journey with the Warhawk men’s basketball team.
Money Talk Tuesday: Credit 101
Stop by the tables at the University Center on Tuesday, Feb. 13, between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to talk with representatives from the Financial Literacy Center about credit and why it’s important.
Pet Therapy special event
With the start of the new semester, we know many of you miss your pets while you’re away at school. Show your pet you’re thinking of them by making a goodie bag and rope toy while hanging out with therapy dogs on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from noon to 2 p.m. at Andersen Library.
Mario Kart Nintendo Switch Tournament
Warhawk Alley is hosting a Nintendo Switch Mario Kart Tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. in the Down Under. Compete for $250 worth of prizes!
Visit the entrance of Winther Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 14, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. to check in on your personal wellness and learn about your love language! Enjoy hot cocoa, pet therapy dogs, and give and receive valentines.
Sales and Marketing Career Fair
Interested in pursuing a career in marketing or sales? Join us in the Hyland Hall atrium on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m. for a Sales and Marketing Career Fair.
A Bit of this and a Bit of that
Join the College and Business and Economics for a discussion on Bitcoin topics on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 5 p.m. in Hyland Hall room 2101.
Assemble your team and get ready for a night of Marvel-ous fun! Join UC Live on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Down Under for Marvel Movie Trivia.
Step into a world of mystery and elegance with UC Live at the enchanting Masquerade Ball on Friday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. in the UC Hamilton Room. Enjoy a live DJ, desserts, and mocktails for this free event.
Jazz Ensemble I Winter Concert
Swing into the season with our highly anticipated winter concert featuring the talented Jazz Ensemble I on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Light Recital Hall. Free for students with HawkCard. All others should purchase a ticket for entry.
Winter championship season is here
The UW-Whitewater wrestling team and men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams compete in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship events this week. The Warhawk swimming and diving teams head to Schroeder Aquatic Center in Brown Deer for a four-day championship meet, while the wrestling team travels to Platteville for a one-day tournament.
Participate in a Warhawk Softball Clinic this Saturday, Feb. 17, and Sunday, Feb. 18! Saturday’s hitting and pitching clinics are open to athletes in elementary/middle school (Grades 3-8), while Sunday’s clinics are open to athletes in high school and/or those at an advanced skill level.
Join us on Sunday, Feb. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Greenhill Center of the Arts for this saxophone clinic — available to players of all ages at all levels.
See the Count Basie Orchestra at Young Auditorium on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. The orchestra is named for William James “Count” Basie, a former bandleader whose group still performs sold out concerts all over the world for more than 30 years after his passing.
Free counseling available
Winther Counseling Services is offering free, confidential counseling groups led by graduate students in the UW-Whitewater Master of Science in Counseling program. Call 262-472-2842 to schedule an appointment.
Student Affairs leaders will be in the WCC to chat and hang out with students this week. On Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 2-4 p.m. students will find Debbie Reuter, director of the Center for Students with Disabilities, and Frank Bartlett, assistant vice chancellor for student affairs. On Wednesday, Feb. 14, from 2-4 p.m. it will be Maria Glorioso, assistant director of residence life, and Kaitlyn McNeil, complex director of Wells East Complex.
UW-Whitewater Scholarship and Creative Achievement
The research and creative works our university generates are key to creating a vibrant and engaging learning community. We invite all to submit their works for the 36th annual Scholarship and Creative Achievement listing that recognizes work between Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2023. Submissions are due March 1.
Trust Workshop by Acentra
Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 12:30 p.m. for the Trust Workshop. Participants will discuss how to earn and maintain trust, how trust can be lost, and what you can do to earn trust back.
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