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Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities showcased at UW-River Falls 2016
The public is invited to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls 2016 Fall Gala, an annual showcase event to celebrate the research, scholarly and creative activities of more than 150 undergraduates, on Tuesday, Dec. 13, from 5-7:30 p.m. in the Riverview Ballroom of the University Center. Stop in anytime as your schedule allows during the free, child-friendly event.
 
Observatory talk/viewing session Dec. 7 at UW-River Falls
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Physics Department is presenting a free, public observatory viewing and astronomy discussion on Wednesday, Dec. 7.
 
UW-River Falls Masquers present ‘Willa Wonkie and the College Tour (Chocolate Not Included)’
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls University Theatre Masquers will present “Willa Wonkie and the College Tour (Chocolate Not Included)” Dec. 6-10 in the Blanche Davis Theatre in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.
 
UW-River Falls’ Vogel named Future Icon
Kurt Vogel, associate professor of animal science at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls was named one of the 25 Future Icons in the November 2016 issue of The National Provisioner magazine. As part of their 125th Anniversary celebration, the editorial board of the magazine took on the challenge of identifying 25 individuals they expect to change the industry over the next decade or two.
 
Chancellor's Blog: Global Gratitude
Over the years, many people have told me that Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday. Perhaps it is the harvest-inspired food, the time spent with family and friends, or the absence of any expectation for exchanging of gifts. I think it is also the way Thanksgiving invites us to step back from our daily routines and reflect with gratitude on the many good things in our lives.
 
Annual Art Scholarship Sale at UW-River Falls begins Nov. 28
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Art Department’s Annual Scholarship Sale is Nov. 28-Dec. 14 in Gallery 101 of the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. The sale is open to the public.
 
UW-River Falls animal welfare team scores high at competition
The team from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls was the high scoring team in the live assessment portion of the 16th Annual Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging and Assessment (AWJAC) Competition hosted by Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 12-13.

 

Stories and More by Our Students

Awards for top alumni part of outreach to UW-River Falls graduates
UW-River Falls is accepting nominations for awards given to alumni during the spring, including one for relatively recent graduates.
 
River Falls becomes magnet for thrift shops as consumers hunt for bargains
Since the recession of 2008, thrift shopping has made a comeback across the nation, and River Falls is no exception. Treasures from the Heart, Fox Den Used Books, Second Star Clothing, Second Chances, ReStore and many other shops in Riverwalk Square are just a few of the many thrift, second hand and consignment shops located in River Falls.
 
Falcons basketball teams have high hopes for new season
Coming off successful seasons last year, both UW-River Falls basketball teams have high hopes for the 2016-17 campaign.



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UWRF in the News

East Central/Select Sires hires summer interns, Wisconsin Ag Connection, Nov. 22

It's time for the Electoral College to go, MinnPost, Nov. 22

How to map a river with gunpowder, National Geographic, Nov. 21

Online bachelor's degree students receive $57,000 in scholarships, UW Sustainable Management, Nov. 14

AAUW recognizes scholarship winner, River Falls Journal, Oct. 4

Pair of area students publish novel, New Richmond News, Sept. 25

Camp allows kids to explore engineering, All Ways Forward, Sept. 8

Alumni in the News

Yvette Richardson, '90
Physics Major/Mathematics Minor
Science behind tornados

Tim Schneider, '88
Business Administration Major
Business partners ring Nasdaq's closing bell

Boyd Huppert, '84
Journalism Major
Huppert receives special Emmy honor

Nels Thoreson, '05
Political Science Major/Professional Writing Minor
Justice football helps at-risk high school students get back on track


UW System News

UW System President Cross on the economic value of higher education

Career Connect: Linking UW System student talent, Wisconsin workforce opportunities

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