UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
There are several student organizations of interest to Biology majors. These are groups that share a common interest and meet for academic, social, and service activities. A complete list of UWRF student organizations is available at the UWRF Clubs and Organizations site.
The Pre-Health Society is an organization for students interested in health sciences. The group provides numerous volunteer and work opportunities, hosts speakers, and attends various events throughout River Falls and the Twin Cities. The goal of the organization is to help its members enter their desired graduate programs for health care. The Pre-Health Society meets Wednesdays at 6:30 pm in the Chippewa River Room of the University Center. More information can be found on the UWRF Pre-Health Society Facebook Page.
The UWRF Pre-Veterinary Club is designed to gather students with an interest in veterinary medicine to share ideas, network, and participate in activities that broaden their understanding of the veterinary field. The club attends the national American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association (APVMA) symposium each year, and brings in a wide array of zoo veterinarians and admissions office speakers from various Veterinary Colleges. The club also hosts a panel for students to ask questions they may have about the job or application process, and is very active in community service, fundraising, and other social networking activities including picnics, intramurals, movie nights, and bowling. Meeting dates and times can be found on the Pre-Veterinary Club orgsync website or the organization's Facebook page.
Bee Club is a group of students who are interested in learning about Bee Keeping and the impact bees have on the environment. The club focuses on learning the safety procedures and what is involved in keeping bees. Club activities focus on ways to help polinators as well as find ways to counter the global decrease of bees. Meetings are every Monday at 5:00 pm in the sustainability office located in North Hall.
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