Author Archives: MELANIE JONES

Warhawk Almanac: Vietnam War Moratorium at UW-Whitewater

This post was written by Jacob Ober. From 1955 to 1973, the United States was involved in the Vietnam War, a brutal conflict between the communist forces of North Vietnam and the non-communist forces of South Vietnam. Intervening on the … Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: Catherine Crossman

[This post was researched and written by Meadow Santiago.] Catherine Crossman Catherine Crossman, an artist and teacher, received her bachelor of arts degree from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, in 1928.[1] She later got her M.A. from the University of … Continue reading

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Celebrate First Generation College Students at Andersen Library!

It’s National Celebrate First Generation Week! Visit Andersen Library, the UC, and UWW Rock County Campus on November 6, 7, or 8 between 9 am – 4 pm to pick up a button or t-shirt and join us in this … Continue reading

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Alumni: Self-Guided Campus History Tour Available

UW-Whitewater Archives and Area Research Center has a created a self-guided campus history tour for the Homecoming 2023 festivities. Several campus tours will be offered on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 — see the full schedule here. If … Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: Homecoming 1973

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Homecoming theme for 1973 was “nostalgia,” although the various celebrations portrayed the theme of “Do Your Own Thing.”[1] Homecoming events began on Wednesday, October 10th, and lasted through Sunday evening. Events included a football game, a concert, … Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: Origins of Willie Warhawk

Please be aware this post contains content considered harmful, offensive, and inappropriate in contemporary settings. The University Libraries strive to create an accessible, welcoming, and accountable understanding of the historic record. With Homecoming just around the corner, Willie Warhawk will … Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: John Williams Stearns

John William Stearns, president of the Whitewater Normal School from 1878 – 1885, served as a welcome contrast to his predecessor William F. Phelps. The presidency of William F. Phelps was unpopular among the school’s faculty and students. The pedagogy … Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: Arthur Upham

Summer, with so few students on campus, is a convenient time to complete campus renovation projects. Upgrading the Upham Hall Greenhouse is one such renovation project happening on campus this summer. The building is named for Arthur Aquila Upham, an … Continue reading

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