Wyman Series

This year the Student Life office would like to challenge our students and community to enhance their overall wellbeing.  By following the practices of Tom Rath and Jim Harter's Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements, we will provide opportunities for our audience to engage and reflect upon their wellbeing in the areas of career, social, financial, physical and community, in hopes of enjoying each day to the fullest and getting even more out of life.

All events are FREE and open to the public. For more information or accommodations, call 715-425-4444


Featured Speaker: Tom Rath
An Evening with Tom Rath

Wednesday, April 16
7:30 pm
Riverview Ballroom, University Center

For more about Tom Rath please visit his websitelink


Previous 2013-14 Events

Featured Performance: Zagreb Saxophone Quartet
Croatian Chamber Ensemble

Tuesday, November 5
7:30 p.m.
Abbott Concert Hall, Kleinpell Fine Arts

The Zagreb Saxophone Quartet continues to play with critical acclaim to enthusiastic audiences throughout the world. Graduates of the Zagreb Academy of Music under the tutelage of Josip Nochta, the Quartet has been performing with its current members since 1989. The Zagreb Quartet brings a superb level of artistry to their performances with a level of technique and expressiveness beautifully showcased in a blend of classic saxophone literatureand exciting new compositions.

UW-River Falls Celebrates The Year of Germany

Wednesday, September 4
5:00 p.m.
University Center Celebration Tent

Featured Speaker: Byron Hurt
Soul Food Junkies: An Evening with Byron Hurt

Thursday, October 24

7:30 p.m.
Abbott Concert Hall, Kleinpell Fine Arts

Hurt addresses provocative topics such as race, gender and violence through his films, writings and lectures. He will begin the evening with a *screening of his acclaimed film: Soul Food Junkies, which explores the health advantages and disadvantages of Soul Food, a quintessential American cuisine. Byron Hurt uses Soul Food as the lens to investigate the dark side of the food industry and the growing food justice movement that has been born in its wake.

*Soul Food Junkies Additional Screenings located in the Falcon's Nest, University Center on Wednesday, October 9th, at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm,  4:00 pm, 6:00pm

PEACE Dialogue: Join Byron Hurt and the YWCA of Minneapolis for a discussion on Food Justice on Thursday, October 10 from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.  in the Falcon's Nest , University Center

Featured Performer: One Voice Mixed Chorus
Featuring Avenues for Homeless Youth

Saturday, March 29
7:30 p.m.
Abbott Concert Hall, Kleinpell Fine Arts

For more about One Voice Mixed Chorus please visit their websitelink

Featured Performer: Dr. King's Dream
Mixed Blood Theatre

Wednesday, February 19
7:30 pm
Falcon's Nest, University Center

Mixed Blood Theatre will present "Dr. King's Dream, " a striking biography drawn almost entirely from Dr. Martin Luther King's own words and offers ample proof why his legacy is celebrated with a national holiday. Mixed Blood Theatre, located in Minneapolis, leads audiences to a much larger world, using relevant and entertaining theater to spawn a ripple effect of social change. Winner of numerous awards for its human rights and artistic accomplishments, Mixed Blood pays positive attention to differences and champions access. 

For more about Mixed Blood Theatre please visit their websitelink.