UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

February 2014

26 Minnesota and Wisconsin High Schools Compete in Science Olympiad Hosted by UW-River Falls
Approximately 800 students from 26 Minnesota and Wisconsin high schools competed in the third annual Science Olympiad Border Battle held at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Jan. 25.
 
'About Space--Contemporary Abstraction' is Gallery 101 Exhibit at UW-River Falls
An art exhibit, "About Space--Contemporary Abstraction," opens Feb. 12 in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
 
Accounting Society Offers Free Income Tax Assistance
Families and individuals in the River Falls community with annual incomes lower than $25,000 will again be able to benefit from free assistance preparing tax returns provided by the Student Accounting Society in the College of Business and Economics (CBE) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
 
NPR's Deggans to Speak on Race, Media and Stereotypes at UW-River Falls
NPR's Deggans to Speak on Race, Media and Stereotypes at UW-River Falls
 
RADD Jazz Series to Feature Pianist and Composer Matt Harris
RADD Jazz Series to Feature Pianist and Composer Matt Harris
 
Summer Camp Offered for Young Engineering Enthusiasts
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will host the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering’s Camp Badger Exploring Engineering July 6-12 on the UWRF campus. Students with an interest in math and science who will enter eighth grade in the fall are invited to apply by March 10.
 
UW-River Falls Dairy Pilot Plant Renovation Project Receives First $1 Million in Pledges
Dairy industry leaders and leadership at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF) have kicked off fundraising efforts to make needed updates to the university's Dairy Pilot Plant.
 
UW-River Falls Students Take Top Honors at Regional Dairy Science Conference
A University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Club team took top honors in the quiz bowl competition at the Midwest Regional American Dairy Science Association- Student Affiliate Division (ADSA-SAD) Conference in Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 31- Feb. 2.
 
UW-River Falls Theatre Presents "Vinegar Tom"
The UW-River Falls University Theatre will present "Vinegar Tom" Feb. 27-28, and March 1, 6-8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Syse Theatre in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building.
 
UW-River Falls to Host Open House for Bull Test
The UW-River Falls Department of Animal and Food Science, St. Croix Valley Bull Test, and UW-Extension will be hosting an educational program and open house on Saturday, March 8, for cow/calf producers at the Dairy Learning Center
 
UW-River Falls to Offer More Students Paid Internships with Great Lakes Grant
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls recently received a Career Ready Internship Initiative grant in the amount of $28,200 from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. UW-River Falls will use the grant to create new paid internships and turn previously unpaid internships into paid internships, for juniors and seniors who don’t receive enough financial aid to cover college costs.
 
UW-River Falls to Premier Planetarium Show 'Chasing the Ghost Particle'
UW-River Falls to Premier Planetarium Show 'Chasing the Ghost Particle'
 
Wyman Series at UW-River Falls Presents Mixed Blood Theatre Featuring 'Dr. King’s Dream'
Wyman Series at UW-River Falls Presents Mixed Blood Theatre Featuring 'Dr. King’s Dream'