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Annual outdoor art exhibition set for Oct. 5-6 at UW-River Falls
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Art Department announces the 25th Annual Outdoor Art Installations October 5-6 on campus. The event showcases faculty and students works of art designed to highlight a specific site on the UWRF campus grounds.
Fall observatory talks/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. 27.
UW-River Falls celebrates successful comprehensive fundraising campaign
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls celebrated the conclusion of its first ever comprehensive campaign, Rising to Distinction, on September 23 as part of UWRF’s Homecoming and Family Weekend. The five-year campaign was a stellar success with an influx of gifts at the end of 2015 that enabled UWRF to cross the $20 million threshold six months before its anticipated June 30 campaign conclusion.
Kernahan receives Dykstra Faculty Excellence award at UW-River Falls
Cyndi Kernahan, psychology professor and assistant dean for teaching and learning in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, has been named the recipient of the 2016-17 Paul B. and Robert Dykstra Faculty Excellence Award.
UW-River Falls environmental science program conducts Kinni Blitz
Environmental science faculty at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls welcomed students back to campus this fall with a unique event – a Kinni Blitz. The Kinni Blitz was a 24-hour effort to measure everything they could think of in the South Fork branch of the Kinnickinnic River that runs through campus.
UW-River Falls dairy judging team takes third place at Harrisburg
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Judging Team took third place overall at the 2016 All-American Invitational Dairy Cattle Judging Contest Sept. 19 in Harrisburg, Pa. A total of 13 universities competed in the collegiate division where team members judged 10 classes of cattle and gave oral reasons on five of the classes. The top five individuals and teams were recognized.
U.S. News names UW-River Falls a Best Regional University and Top Public University in the Midwest
U.S. News & World Report has named the University of Wisconsin-River Falls a Best Regional University-Midwest, Top Public University-Midwest, and Best Undergraduate Business Program for 2017. UWRF's most recent ranking appears in the U.S. News & World Report's 2017 edition of Best Colleges, released earlier this week.


Stories and More by Our Students

Professor, Former Softball Coach Becomes Interim Provost At UW-River Falls
Faye Perkins, a longtime professor and former Falcons softball coach at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, since July has been serving as interim provost and vice chancellor.
At UWRF, Scholarships Make The Difference In Recruiting Strong Students
UW-River Falls has a reputation as one of the more affordable schools in the UW System. It's being made even more so for incoming freshmen through the Scholarship Guarantee program.
10 ways to make homecoming the most memorable one yet
Whether you are new to the Falcon Family or have been flyin’ around for a while, here are 10 things we don’t want you to miss during Homecoming 2016.

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