Warhawk Football sets national on-campus attendance record during Family Fest
Unstoppable energy at UW-Whitewater's Family Fest fueled a weekend filled with laughter, games and unforgettable memories! From indoor games to tailgating to a record 20,113 fans packing Perkins Stadium, campus was buzzing with Warhawk pride.
Kudos to David Beyea, assistant professor of communication, who serves on a team of five researchers recently awarded a National Science Foundation Grant to study ways to improve the experience of virtual meetings and to enhance equity and well-being for women and minorities working remotely in the field of game development.
Kudos to Keith Zukas, associate professor of communication, for presenting his research, "Censoring the Filthy Fifteen: An examination of patriarchal influences on ’80s music," at the Midwest Popular Cultural Association's 2023 conference in Chicago.
Kudos to Nicole Weber, assistant professor of educational foundations; instructional design and learning technology graduate students Hannah Bauer and Katie Campbell; and alumna Corine McCarthy for virtually presenting their research “Riding the Waves of Change: The Constantly Evolving Roles of Instructional Design and Learning Technology Professionals” at the OLC Accelerate Conference.
Kudos to Amanda Krier-Jenkins, associate director of University Housing, for recently serving on the conference planning team for the Association of College and University Housing Officers International Academic Initiatives Conference. Krier-Jenkins also presented the session "Supporting Academics through the Residential Conduct Process."
Kudos to Jo Ann Oravec, professor of information technology and supply chain management, who virtually presented the paper “You May Now Kiss the Robot: Emerging Civil Legalizations and Religious Endorsements of Human-Robot Marriage” at the 8th International Congress on Love & Sex with Robots. Read more »
Eric Loepp, assistant professor of politics, government and law, contributes to a debate about third parties in American politics ahead of the 2024 election.
A new collaboration between the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs Division of Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and UW-Whitewater will bolster cybersecurity in the state.
A memorandum of understanding signed on Sept. 15 by UW-Whitewater Chief Research Administration Officer Carl Fox and WEM Administrator Greg Engle allows UW-Whitewater and WEM to work together to strengthen the state’s Cyber Response Team Training Program.
Jazz ensemble to take the stage
An unforgettable night awaits for those who swing into the season with our highly anticipated fall concert featuring the Jazz I Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 in Light Recital Hall. Get your tickets now so you don't miss out on this popular event. Department of Music events are free for UWW students with their HawkCard! All others can purchase tickets at tickets.uww.edu.
Last chance for “WRECKAGE”
Step into the shadowy underbelly of Vancouver with "Wreckage" by Sally Stubbs. If you haven’t experienced this thrilling performance yet, be sure to get your tickets before it’s too late. The remaining performances take place at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 12 and 13 and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 14 in Hicklin Studio Theatre. This play contains themes that some may find troubling and is not suitable for children.
Join UC Live from 7-10 p.m. on Oct. 13 in the UC Hamilton Room for Escape Rooms! Participants can choose from Live Clue, Spooky Séance/Witching Hour, and Friday the 13th. Players must sign up to reserve a time and room by visiting UC Live's website. Games and activities will be available while you wait to enter the rooms.
Know your rights discussion
At 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11, in the Warhawk Connection Center, get an in-depth look into the rights you have in on-campus police interactions, off-campus police interactions, and police stops. Jolly Emrey, professor of politics, government and law, will speak to important laws everyone should know and address the best way to navigate those situations.
Warhawks, are you looking for a low-key, low-stakes opportunity to perform in drag? Join UC Live and IMPACT in the Down Under at 7 p.m on Oct. 12 for the Student Drag Showcase! Sign up to perform by visiting their website. Slots are first-come, first-served, and there will be a prize for the crowd favorite! The show also acts as an opportunity to audition for IMPACT's annual drag show in the spring!
Juried Student Art Exhibition
Held annually at the Crossman Gallery, this exhibition celebrates the artistic achievements of UW-Whitewater students. Artworks were selected by Jennifer Bastian, a neurodivergent and disabled artist and mother. She makes fibers and photographic work exploring grief, nervous system support, and community care. The reception and awards ceremony will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19.
No. 8-ranked Volleyball hosts their last invitational
Warhawk Volleyball will host their last invitational of the year this weekend on Friday and Saturday, Oct.13-14, in Kris Russell Volleyball Arena in the Williams Center. They take on Carthage College at 3 p.m. Friday followed by a match against Gustavus Adolphus College at 7 p.m. Then do battle with University of Dubuque on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. The Warhawks have an impressive record, with a streak of eight consecutive wins and a strong home record of 14-5. With the teams' previous matchups showcasing tight margins of victory and thrilling five-set matches, this upcoming game promises to be a closely contested showdown. Volleyball enthusiasts should mark their calendars for an eventful three games in the last Invitational of the year. If not able to attend all games will stream live on the WIAC Network.
Children’s Center celebrates
The UW-Whitewater Children's Center celebrated National Campus Children's Centers Week Oct. 2-6! This year’s theme —"the Children's Center makes campus a more fun place to be!" — allows us to reflect on the significant role the center plays as a dynamic and essential part of the campus community. Activities included campus photography projects and a campus walk.
Students Helping in Education (SHinE) is running a book drive Sept. 26-Nov. 13 to help local schools! Donation bins are located in Hyland CoBe Tech, Winther Hall outside of 2001, and the Andersen Library lobby.
Apply to be student speaker
Students who are graduating in December 2023 are invited to apply for the honor of serving as student speaker at commencement on Dec. 16. The application and draft speech are due by 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12.
Homecoming information meetings
Are you interested in learning more about Homecoming Week? Stop by Summers Auditorium at 9 p.m. on Oct. 2, 9, or 16 to learn about each event and potentially earn points for your organization!
Flu vaccines for students
It has never been more important to get your voluntary flu vaccine, which has been shown to reduce the risk of illness, hospitalization, and even death. Get your FREE vaccine now. No appointment needed. Everyone will get a free cold care kit while supplies last with their vaccination.
Benefit Enrollment Assistance Sessions
A Benefit Enrollment Assistance Session is a 25-minute one-on-one appointment with a member of the Benefits Team meant to address any questions you have and provide assistance with Open Enrollment. Please visit the Worksite Wellness Website at the link below to book your appointment and indicate if you wish to meet face to face or by Webex in the comments.
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