|UW-River Falls Announces Scholarship Guarantee Program|
In an effort to help students access excellent, high-quality education at an affordable price, UW-River Falls announced today a new Scholarship Guarantee program. The program, aimed at providing financial support for qualified incoming freshmen regardless of their financial need, will offer a guaranteed scholarship to students who meet specific academic achievement criteria beginning with the fall 2016 semester.
|UW-River Falls Student Participates in National Agricultural Education Symposium|
Tyler Foote, a senior agricultural education major at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, was one of only 21 students from across the nation selected to attend the National Teach Ag Campaign Future Agriculture Teacher Symposium Sept. 22-25, 2015 in Washington, D.C.
|UW-River Falls to Host Annual Fall Career Fair|
The Fall Career Fair at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Riverview Ballroom in the University Center. The public is invited to this free event.
|Visiting Artist Akagawa to Present Two Public Lectures|
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Art Department will host two public lectures by the Fall 2015-16 Walker D. and Helen Bryant Wyman Visiting Professor Kinji Akagawa, an internationally recognized artist who is lauded for his pioneering work in site-specific sculpture and public art. The lectures are free and open to all.
|24th Annual Outdoor Art Installations at UW-River Falls Oct 7-8|
The 24th Annual Outdoor Art Installations are Wednesday-Thursday, Oct. 7 and 8, at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The public is invited to walk around campus viewing the artwork.
|U.S. News Names UW-River Falls a ‘Best Regional 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 2016. UWRF's most recent ranking appears in the U.S. News & World Report's 2016 edition of Best Colleges, released last week.
|Annual Homecoming and Family Weekend Festivities Announced|
Thursday, Oct. 2, marks the kick off the annual Homecoming and Family Weekend at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Events will run through Sunday, Oct. 4, and feature a variety of artistic, alumni, and athletic programs, many of which are open to the public. UWRF alumni and families are invited to campus to participate in the weekend’s festivities.
|David Smith Stadium at Ramer Field Rededicated|
Eight years of planning, fundraising, and construction culminated in the rededication of David Smith Stadium at Ramer Field Sept. 19, on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Members of the Smith family, along with UWRF students, alumni, and administrators were on hand to celebrate the new facility and thank the numerous donors who made the $1.9 million renovation project a success. The project was fully funded by private gifts and student fees.
|Dairy Judging Team Takes Second at Second National Contest|
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Judging Team took second place overall at the 22nd Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Contest sponsored by Accelerated Genetics on Sept. 20.
|UW-River Falls Named ‘A Best In The Midwest’ College by The Princeton Review|
For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls has been named one of the best colleges in the Midwest according to the nationally known education services company The Princeton Review. UW-River Falls is one of 159 institutions in 12 Midwestern states and one of four University of Wisconsin System institutions deemed “Best in the Midwest.”