Spring Course Offerings Now Available
It’s almost time for UW-Whitewater students to register for their spring 2024 classes. While your registration time won't be available until Oct. 23, you can take proactive steps to ensure a smooth registration process. To access the spring 2024 course offerings, log in to your WINS account and navigate to “Classes & Schedules,” followed by “Class Search and Enroll,” and select “Spring 2024.”
Check your email for important advising information and contact your academic advisor for assistance in selecting spring courses. Freshmen can contact the AAEC office at 262-472-4646, or make use of our drop-in advising hours for direct assistance.
Kudos to Katie Popp and Libby Nabhan, both communication students and Royal Purple editors, who were selected to write bios and present introductory speeches for three Hall of Fame inductees at the Milwaukee Press Club Hall of Fame Awards on Oct. 27.
Kudos to Keith Zukas, associate professor of communication, for being invited to provide the opening remarks at the 2023 KEMPA fall Scholastic Journalism Conference in his role as executive director of the Kettle Moraine Press Association. Read more »
Kudos to Verónica Soria-Martínez, professor of art education, who collaborated with other art education professors, researchers and educators on the paper “Visualizing Communities of Practice,” published in the Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education. The paper examines how practitioners can engage in dialogic self-reflection exploring topics such as social-emotional learning, grading practices, inclusion and research. Read more »
Kudos to Jo Ann Oravec, professor of information technology and supply chain management, who presented “Publishing, Perishing, or Prompting: Impacts of Generative AI on Academic Research Production and Dissemination” on Oct. 14 at the SUNY Council on Writing Conference. Read more »
Kudos to the Women’s Golf team for achieving a remarkable feat by winning the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) title for the seventh consecutive season. Despite a 10-stroke deficit in the first round, the Warhawks displayed impressive resilience and skill to secure victory with an 18-stroke lead. Kallie Lux, undeclared major, Lily Sheppard, graduate business major, Ellie Johnson, history major, and Haley Myers, business major, all earned All-WIAC Honors, and head coach Andrea Wieland was named the Kwik Trip Coach of the Year for the third time in the last four seasons. Read more »
Kudos in an impressive performance, libero Morgan Jensen from Sun Prairie, Wisconsin achieved a remarkable milestone during the match. She surpassed the 2,000 career dig mark, becoming the sixth player in the history of the volleyball team to reach this significant accomplishment. Jensen's outstanding defensive skills and dedication to the game were evident as the Warhawks secured a 3-1 victory over No. 19 ranked Gustavus Adolphus team. Her contribution on the court was pivotal in helping the team secure the win on Friday, Oct. 13. Read more »
The UW-Whitewater journalism department, the Royal Purple, Keith Zukas, associate professor of communication and advisor to the Royal Purple, and Mikey Rottier, a journalism major from Madison who is men’s sports editor for the Royal Purple, are featured in a Spectrum News 1 piece on how UW-Whitewater’ journalism program prepares students for a digital world with its strong digital focus.
Harmonia, Hawk Kor and Concert Choir
Witness the harmonious synergy of voices and talents at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22, in Light Recital Hall. This combined concert featuring Harmonia, Hawk Kor and Concert Choir promises an unforgettable experience filled with captivating melodies and breathtaking performances. Department of Music events are free for UW-Whitewater students with their HawkCard. All others can purchase tickets at the link below.
Whitewater Symphony Orchestra
Experience the esteemed Whitewater Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, in Young Auditorium. This concert features several of UW-Whitewater’s top-performing groups, faculty artists, and talented guest musicians from local high schools. It will be an event not to be missed! This event is free for UW-Whitewater students with their HawkCard. All others can purchase tickets at the link below.
Varshavski & Shapiro Piano Duo
The Varshavski & Shapiro Piano Duo, featuring faculty member Diana Shapiro and the virtuoso pianist Stanislava Varshavski, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in Light Recital Hall. Experience two pianos and one piano and four hands as they showcase decades of award-winning talent. This event is free for UW-Whitewater students with their HawkCard. All others can purchase tickets at the link below.
Warhawk Alley is hosting a Ping Pong Tournament at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Down Under, with practice and registration beginning at 5:30 p.m. The tournament is bracket-style with teams of two and prizes for the top three finishers! Sign up online to reserve your spot with the link below.
Got any plans at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19? Join UC Live in the DU as they host Comedian: Ben Palmer! Ben has been seen on Comedy Central, a show featuring his trolling of hateful trolls on corporate Facebook pages, posing as a city government to air sarcastic gripes about bureaucracy, making up fake cases to get on court TV, and pretending to be a journalist. This is a performer you won't want to miss!
Friday, Oct. 20, is the last day to check out "The Wall: Witness to the War in Ukraine" exhibit in Roberta's Art Gallery in the University Center. The gallery is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays. To learn more about the exhibit and check out the online preview, visit the link below.
Org Support Series: Surviving Leadership
Learn how to cope with the stresses of being a leader and how to support others with the resources, skills, and self-care opportunities provided at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Warhawk Connection Center. We hope to see you all there!
DIY Keychains & Lanyards Workshop
Time to get crafty, Warhawks! Head to the Warhawk Connection Center at 7 p.m. on Oct. 17 for the UC Live DIY Keychains & Lanyards Workshop! This event is completely FREE! All supplies provided, while supplies last.
Join us for a fairytale of a time as we celebrate Homecoming 2023 on the UW-Whitewater campus! Homecoming week is Oct. 22-28, with a schedule of events with lots of opportunity to participate. Be sure to check us out on social media @UWWHomecoming.
Football Kicks Off with Stout
#7 football kicks off with UW-Stout at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. The two teams have a long history of competing against each other, with the last matchup resulting in a 16-7 victory for the Warhawks. Both teams have been performing well in their recent games, and the Warhawks have a winning streak of 15 games against Stout. The players and fans are excited to see the game, which promises to be an intense and thrilling match that football enthusiasts won't want to miss. If you can’t attend the game will be streamed live on UWWTV & listening on 105.9 The Hog.
Interdisciplinary Conference at UWW
From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m Friday, Nov. 3, the 63rd annual conference of the Wisconsin Sociological Association will be held in the University Center. The theme, "Mental Health Crisis & Society," will highlight interdisciplinary research, especially those including the social sciences, among students and faculty across the state. Workshops, awards, a luncheon and more are included in registration. Join us!
Warhawk golf claims seventh straight conference title
UW-Whitewater women's golf team claimed the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title for the seventh consecutive season.
UW-Whitewater announces 143 student teachers for fall 2023
A total of 143 students from UW-Whitewater will serve as student teachers for the fall 2023 semester. Student teaching is the final activity before teacher candidates earn their degree and license.
UW-Whitewater students take part in production of "Wreckage"
A total of 12 students from UW-Whitewater are set to perform "Wreckage," a production directed by Bruce Cohen that will run at Hicklin Studio Theatre in the Greenhill Center of the Arts from Oct. 6-14.
Financial Literacy Center
Did you know our campus has a Financial Literacy Center? The FLC is a confidential resource, and staff is available year-round to meet virtually or in person with students to provide financial education and address the various money concerns or questions they may have.
Busting Credit Score Myths
There are a lot of myths out there about what affects your credit score. Save the myths for your classics course —get the information you need to be a smart credit consumer at UWCU, right here in the University Center. Your credit union is here to empower you to tell the truth from fiction. Wade through misinformation and become an expert on your credit score.
Knowing your Limits: Alcohol Awareness
At 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Warhawk Connection Center, join us for an interactive discussion that sheds some light on the importance of drinking responsibly and how to be safe in environments that have alcohol. This event is in collaboration with University Health and Counseling Services.
Graduation and commencement
Seniors should apply to graduate through WINS a semester prior to when you plan to complete your degree requirements. If you are eligible to graduate this December but haven’t yet applied, please do so as soon as possible: Oct. 19 is the last day to apply and appear in the commencement program. Commencement is Saturday, Dec. 16, at 10 a.m. in the Kachel Fieldhouse.
Open Enrollment Closes Friday, October 20th
The 2023 Annual Benefits Enrollment period starts Monday, Sept. 25, and goes through Oct. 20. Take this time to review your benefits and enroll or make changes. Changes made during ABE are effective Jan. 1, 2024. All enrollments and changes must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, 2023. The health opt out, FSA and HSA benefits require re-enrollment every year.
Whether you’re out, thinking about coming out, or an ally or friend, visit the Whitewater Pride Rally at Cravath Lakefront Park 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21 for music, vendors, performances and childrens activities.
Community Events and resources
The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library
The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library is partnering with the UW-Whitewater student organization Latinos Unidos for a family craft night to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Día de los Muertos. The public is invited to this free event at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18. All ages are welcome to attend. Several craft activities will be offered, and snacks will be provided. The library is located at 431 W. Center Street in Whitewater. There is no cost or registration. Contact Sarah French with questions at email@example.com or 262-458-2782.
The Community Space
The Community Space, located at 834 E. Milwaukee Street in Whitewater, Wisconsin, provides food, clothing, furniture and more to people in a dignified, respectful and joyful manner. All are welcome. A Little Free Pantry is available 24/7. 262-379-0187.
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