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Must-have College Essentials for Incoming Freshmen

August is coming to an end, and you’re about to begin your freshman year as a Warhawk! You have your new bedding, futon, microwave, school supplies and everything else you need throughout the year all packed and ready to go…or so you think! From personal experience and student feedback, I have created a list of […]

Now UC Us – Kyle Forster

Tell us about yourself. My name is Kyle Forster. I’m currently heading in to my senior year here at UW-Whitewater but I’ll probably be here closer to five years since I recently changed my major from Information Technology to Communications with a PR emphasis. To be completely honest, UW-Whitewater was my second choice of school. […]

Soaking Up Summerfest

Looking for something fun to do this summer? If you have never been to Summerfest this should be the summer you start! Plus, the UC will have tickets at Summer on the Mall on June 22 so mark your calendars! Summerfest is one of the largest music festivals in the world. It is located right […]

James R. Connor

Dr. James R. Connor was one of the most influential figures on our campus during his years of being the University’s Chancellor. Prior to coming to Whitewater, he served in the United States Army (1946-1947 and 1951-1953), earned his M.S. and Ph.D. from UW-Madison, and taught at several universities. Dr. Connor provided Whitewater with exceptional educational […]

Blazin’ Summer Cookouts

It’s that time again! Bonfires, cookouts and cool evenings followed by late nights! Here are some of my favorite summer cookouts: For those of you living on campus this summer, take advantage of the grills located throughout campus. If you’re living in Whitewater, find somebody with a grill! Get rid of that George Foreman “counter-top […]

Now UC Us – Natalia Hernandez

Tell us about yourself. (Name, Grade, major, why you chose UWW etc) Natalia B. Hernández Senior (starting fall) International Studies/Public Diplomacy (Major) Human Resources Management and Spanish (Minor) Tell us a little bit about your department. (Position, what they do, when did you start working in the UC) I have been working as an administrative […]

University Center Construction Update

The James R. Connor University Center is making upgrades to the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system in the west wing/1963 section of the building. The areas affected by this project are First Year Experience, UC Graphics and Marketing, Roberta’s Art Gallery, Warhawk Alley, and Career and Leadership Development, including the Baileys Interview Center, […]

What is there to do in Whitewater over the summer?

You decided to spend your precious summer months here in Whitewater rather than your hometown… now what? Instead of spending countless hours watching episodes of Netflix and scrolling through your Facebook timeline, here are a few things that can keep you off of the couch. Work on your tan at Whitewater Lake beach. Whitewater lake […]

Thoughts of a Graduating Senior…

At about this time every year, I start to reflect on the school year that has just flown by. This year, the reflection is filled with excitement, nervousness and emotions.  I will share with you some of the thoughts going through my head as I get ready to walk across the stage at graduation. 1. […]

Foolproof Guide To Surviving a Crazy Week

Finals week is upon us (which means summer is right around the corner!) and most of us would probably lose our heads if they weren’t attached. To make life a little easier, I’ve devised a foolproof guide to surviving a crazy week. Enjoy! Eat Breakfast! Everyone thinks breakfast is okay to skip. News flash: it’s […]

James R. Connor University Center at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater