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Warhawk Almanac: And So the Season Begins – 1993

On September 20, 1993, the Irvin L. Young Auditorium began its first season with a production of “Sunday in the Park with George.” Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: The Halverson House Arrives – 1907

In 1907, a new feature was added to Whitewater’s campus. The Halverson Log House found a new home as the campus’s personal museum of pioneer life. Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: President Phelps: A Two-Year Term – 1876

On August 17th, 1876, the Whitewater Register published a series of letters praising President William F. Phelps. However, that praise was short lived. Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: Comedy, Community, Collaboration – 1968

On August 2nd and 3rd, 1968, a mixed cast put on the first play organized through the collaboration of the University of Wisconsin Center – Rock County and local theatre companies. Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: Whitewater Welcomes an Important Guest – 1961

In the Summer of 1961, Whitewater was honored to host a special guest: Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: A School by Any Other Name – 1951

On July 10th, 1951, the Board of Regents passed a resolution that would give Whitewater a new name and a new view for the future. Continue reading

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Whitewater Normal School Exhibit

This post was created by UW-Whitewater student Morgan Zdroik As we celebrate the University of Wisconsin Whitewater’s 150th anniversary, you may wonder what 1868, the first year of, then Whitewater Normal was like. Who were the faculty? What did campus … Continue reading

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Chancellor Greenhill Exhibit

This post was created by UW-Whitewater student Brendan Knoflicek. This spring semester of my junior year of college I had the opportunity to work as a public history intern at the UW-Whitewater Archives and Area Research Center in Andersen Library. … Continue reading

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