UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

March 2014

Center for Innovation and Business Development Ribbon Cutting Set for April 8
A ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly renovated east office addition of the River Fall Municipal Power Plant has been scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8. The updated space will house the newly created UW-River Falls Center for Innovation and Business Development (CIBD) and relocated Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
 
Information Sessions Scheduled for Prospective Full-time and Evening MBA Students
The College of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will hold two information sessions for those interested in learning more about earning a master’s degree in business administration through our part-time/evening or full-time MBA programs.
 
Metcalf Named Spring 2014 Executive-in-Residence by UW-River Falls College of Business and Economics
Stephen J. Metcalf, president and CEO of Air Motion Systems (AMS), has been named the spring 2014 Executive-in-Residence by the College of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
 
Onan Honored with 2014 Friend of the County Agent Award
Gary Onan, professor of animal and food science at UW-River Falls, recently received the 2014 Friend of the County Agent Award by the Wisconsin Association of County Agricultural Agents. The award recognizes individuals or organizations that provide support and assistance to the county-based extension programs.
 
Pulitzer-Prize Winning Writer and Investigative Reporter Bob Woodward to Speak at UW-River Falls
Bob Woodward, two-time Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter and non-fiction writer, will be the keynote speaker for the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Third Annual Scholarship Benefit Dinner to be held on campus Friday, May 2.
 
Rod Nilsestuen Legacy Event Addresses Challenges Facing New Agricultural Leaders in the 21st Century
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will host the third annual Rod Nilsestuen Legacy Event on Friday, April 4, featuring a keynote address by Tom Lyon, former CEO of Cooperative Resources International (CRI) and a former member of the UW System Board of Regents.
 
St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra Presents Concerts at UW-River Falls
The St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra hosts concerts Friday, March 7, at noon, and Sunday, March 9, at 3 p.m. at the Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at UW-River Falls.
 
University of Wisconsin-River Falls Reaches Worldwide
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has been engaged internationally for decades, but in recent years, there is a new level of excitement and growth.
 
UWRF IHSA Team Takes Championship at Regional
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF) Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team won the 2013-14 Regional Championship (Zone 7, Region 3) March 2 at the UWRF Campus Farm. They competed against eight other campuses to take the top honor.
 
UWRF Student Media Win Professional Recognition
Student journalists for the campus newspaper and radio station at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls have been recognized for their work by Wisconsin's two leading professional media organizations.
 
UW-River Falls Bowls for Hope Event Raises $6,600 for Grow to Share, Inc
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls hosted the fifth annual Bowls for Hope event March 12 in the University Center, raising $6,600 for Grow to Share, Inc. Each year, UWRF works with the community to raise funds through Bowls for Hope for a worthy organization that makes a difference in the St. Croix Valley.
 
UW-River Falls College of Business and Economics named 'Best for Vets: Business School'
UW-River Falls College of Business and Economics named 'Best for Vets: Business School'
 
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to Present Annual Spring Concert
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dance Theatre will present its annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. on April 2, 3, 4, and 5 in the Blanch Davis Theatre in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building.
 
UW-River Falls to Host 9th Annual Show Pig Auction
UW-River Falls to Host 9th Annual Show Pig Auction
 
UW-River Falls to Host Commissioned Composer Guy Klucevsek
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will host Composer Guy Klucevsek for a three-day residency April 1-3. The residency will conclude with a concert on Thursday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Abbott Concert Hall of the Kleinpell Fine Arts building.
 
UW-River Falls to Host International Bazaar
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will host its annual International Bazaar on Tuesday, April 1, from 6-9 p.m. in the University Center. The event is free and open to the public, but a ticket is needed to reserve your spot.
 
Wyman Series at UW-River Falls Presents One Voice Mixed Chorus
A Wyman Series event will feature One Voice Mixed Chorus, Minnesota's LGBTA choir, on Saturday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The event is free and open to the public.