|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.
|UW-River Falls Physics Professor Vonk Named Fulbright Ambassador|
Matthew Vonk, associate professor of Physics at UW-River Falls, has been named a Fulbright Ambassador by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, a division of the Institute of International Education (IIE).
|Grades 3-8 Common Core Mathematics Project Begins at UW-River Falls|
Core Math Progressions through Fractions and Algebra will kick-off its first year of workshops and seminars later this month at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The project was funded $119,182 through the UW System to provide professional development for elementary and middle school math teachers in Western Wisconsin.
|Living Green Wall to be Installed in UW-River Falls Classroom|
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has been awarded a grant from the National Foliage Foundation to install a living green wall of foliage plants in one of the classrooms in the Agricultural Science building on campus
|Mathematics Partnership Project Begins Third Year at UW-River Falls|
Math Transition into the Common Core Era will kick-off its third year of workshops in October at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The project, funded through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, provides professional development for middle and high school math teachers in Western Wisconsin over a three-year period.
|Wyman Series at UW-River Falls Presents the Golden Dragon Acrobats|
The Wyman Series at UW-River Falls presents the Golden Dragon Acrobats on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Knowles Center on campus. The event is free and open to the public.
|50th Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo to Feature Alumni Gathering, Concert|
The 50th annual UW-River Falls Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12-14, at the outdoor rodeo arena at the Campus Farm on the corner of Wasson Lane and Cemetery Road. Performance times are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday. The public is invited.