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UW-River Falls Launches New Master of Science in Computer Science
A new master's program, a Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) will be offered through the College of Business and Economics (CBE) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls beginning in fall 2015.
 
'First Mondays Under the Dome' Planetarium Presentations Offered
"First Mondays Under the Dome," a series of planetarium presentations about astronomy topics, will be offered the first Monday of the month (as indicated) at 7 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The presentations are free, open to the public, and suitable for all ages.
 
Susan Harwood Training Grant Awarded to UW-River Falls for Fourth Consecutive Year
The U. S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded UW-River Falls $112,506 through the Susan Harwood Training Grant. The grant will be used to continue training programs for dairy producers and their employees through the Center for Dairy Farm Safety.
 
Outdoor Art Installations at UW-River Falls Oct 1-2
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Art Department announces the 23rd Annual Outdoor Art Installations October 1-2. Art students will be creating temporary outdoor installations designed to highlight a specific site on the UWRF campus grounds.
 
Homecoming and Family Weekend Celebrations Combined at UW-River Falls
UW-River Falls will welcome alumni, parents, families, and students to campus October 3-5 for the annual Homecoming celebration.
 
Faculty and Staff Award Recipients Announced by UWRF College of Business and Economics
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls College of Business and Economics (CBE) have announced the recipients of three annual advising, teaching, and research awards for outstanding CBE faculty and staff.
 
U.S. News Names UW-River Falls a Best Regional Public and Best Midwestern University
U.S. News & World Report has named the University of Wisconsin-River Falls a Best Regional Public University and a Best Regional University-Midwest for 2015. UWRF's most recent ranking appears in the U.S. News & World Report's 2015 edition of Best Colleges, released earlier this week.
 
Temple Grandin to Speak at UW-River Falls
Temple Grandin will deliver a lecture, “The World Needs all Kinds of Minds," at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Riverview Ballroom. Grandin is one of the most respected experts on humane animal handling in the world and an advocate for individuals on the autism spectrum.
 
Xcel Energy Grant Supports Future Teachers at UW-River Falls
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls College of Education and Professional Studies has received a $3,000 scholarship grant from Xcel Energy. The grant money will be awarded to two teacher education students in the UW-River Falls "We Teach!" program.
 
Fall 2014 Observatory Viewing Sessions Set at UW-River Falls
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Physics Department begins its fall season of free, public observatory viewings and astronomy discussions on Sept. 24.