By Roger Barnes, Ph.D., Department of Sociology professor and chair I had just pulled my car up to my friend John’s house at about 8 p.m. on the night of April 4, 1968. I was a junior in high school and John and I had been at an evening band rehearsal. We were talking while the … Continue reading Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Picture this. You’ve just arrived on campus for the first time this year. It’s a cool morning. Coffee in hand, you feel refreshed, recharged and ready to face a new semester…a new year…a new decade. The possibilities are endless for you. This year, you’ll get it right. This is the year you’ll hit the gym … Continue reading Resolutions for the New Semester
Every prospective student will likely fill out dozens of college applications during their high school careers, and each application will ask the same kinds of questions. What’s your address? What’s your preferred major? Where did you go to high school? Why do you want to attend this school? So how do universities set students apart … Continue reading Submitting Your Best College Application
So, you’re moving in! Living in a residence hall is a little different than living at your parents’ house. That’s why the Department of Residence Life and Housing Operations is here to help. Let’s review our top 10 tips and reminders for helping you get the most out of your home away from home. 1. … Continue reading 10 Things You Need to Know About Living on Campus
College brings some of the best times in a person's life - unfortunately, it can also bring some of the most stressful times. Between classes, student organizations, homework, exams, internships and more, it can all feel overwhelming sometimes. For the moments when it feels like just too much, we've put together a list of some … Continue reading Bible Verses for the Busy College Student
We have heard of many different love stories that began at UIW, but what about couples who made the choice to come to UIW together not as students but as working adults? In the HEB School of Business and Administration, you will find a married couple who did just that Dr. Alberto Rubio, marketing coordinator … Continue reading Love at UIW – A Faculty Interview
As Christmas Day fast approaches, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Shopping malls are flooded with last-minute gift seekers, commercial after commercial encourages us to buy the next big thing, and travelers fill roads and airports. It also seems that every year, stores begin putting up … Continue reading Keeping Christ in Christmas