1. View from the sky: UW-Whitewater students launch drone to capture city market’s impact

    At first, the object hovering over the park, capturing the bustling scene and colorful tents of the market below, garnered little attention. Eventually, the bright sunshine reflecting off the silver body caught peoples’ eyes, and the gentle whir of its motor could be heard above. A small boy chased after it with delight. Three University […]

  2. UW-Whitewater faculty secure $400,000 grant to explore minority banking

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    Aiming to increase economic development in disadvantaged communities of color, two University of Wisconsin-Whitewater faculty members just received a substantial financial endorsement for their work. W.K. Kellogg Foundation awarded Russ Kashian and Richard McGregory a two-year, $400,000 grant. Kashian, a professor of economics, and McGregory, assistant vice chancellor for multicultural affairs and student success, call […]

  3. Motion Capture at UW-Whitewater

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    From gaming to science to physical therapy, the possibilities are endless for students learning in UW-Whitewater’s motion capture studio.

  4. UW-Whitewater receives national recognition for community engagement

    From science exploration and artistic endeavors to entrepreneurship, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to community engagement. In schools, parks, offices, nursing homes, and theaters, our students, faculty and staff members are actively reaching out into the community. These efforts have garnered national recognition. UW-Whitewater is a recipient of the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the […]

  5. Potatoes contribute $522 million to Wisconsin’s economy

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    As farmers across Wisconsin are digging up potatoes – and consumers are enjoying them baked, fried and mashed – a new study has revealed the crop’s substantial economic impact. Potatoes contribute $522,278,361 to Wisconsin’s economy annually and are responsible for 3,122 jobs. The report, by the Fiscal and Economic Research Center at the University of […]

  6. Lake Michigan cleanup efforts create economic tidal wave, UW-Whitewater study finds

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    Efforts to enhance Lake Michigan and its tributaries, wetlands and waterfront communities are creating hundreds of jobs and injecting more than $35 million into the economy of southeast Wisconsin. Those are among the findings of a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater study that analyzed the economic impact of projects funded by the Fund for Lake Michigan (FFLM). […]

  7. Thermodata moves to Whitewater University Innovation Center

    Thermodata, an international corporation with clients on every continent, has moved its world headquarters to the Innovation Center at Whitewater University Technology Park. The company develops and markets temperature-monitoring systems for a wide range of industries, including health care, food service, scientific research and public health. “I am pleased to welcome Thermodata to the Innovation […]

  8. UW-Whitewater alumni create jobs, save landfill space

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    Three Warhawk alumni have combined their communication, marketing and business educations to create Midwest Mattress Recovery in Watertown – Wisconsin’s first mattress recycling business. They’re proud of creating jobs while building a business that helps the environment by diverting bulky mattresses from state landfills.  They disassemble mattresses and box springs and salvage the wood, metal, […]

  9. UW-Whitewater alumna: Supplying industry through chemistry

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      After fleeing her native country of Vietnam, Nicki Vo found a home in Whitewater and university mentors who challenged her to achieve her dreams. She’s now an talented chemist, supplying products for industries across Wisconsin and beyond.  

  10. Sweet corn boosts state economy by nearly $130 million, study finds

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    All that sweet corn ripening in fields across Wisconsin produces an annual state economic impact of nearly $130 million when it’s processed, according to a new report from UW-Whitewater. “Value-added vegetables have an enormous economic impact in this state,’’ said Russ Kashian, a professor of economics and director of the Fiscal and Economic Research Center […]