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Student Team from UW-River Falls Wins $25,000 at the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

A small packet of soap has led to very big things for three UW-River Falls students and aspiring entrepreneurs. Eric Wenz, Andrew Lind, and An Trieu took first place in the 2nd annual Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament held April 11 in Madison. As a result, Wenz, Lind, and Trieu will receive a $25,000 Ideadvance seed grant from UW-Extension for their startup company, SōPOD.

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Juried Student Exhibition in Gallery 101 at UW-River Falls
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Art Department is hosting the 2015 Juried Student Exhibition in Gallery 101, Kleinpell Fine Arts building, April 20-May 6. The exhibition is free and open to all.
 
UW-River Falls Soils Team is Back-to-Back National Champions
For the second year in a row the University of Wisconsin- River Falls soil judging team took first place in the soils competition at the annual North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Judging Conference in Moline, Ill. April 7-10.
 
Onan Named 2015 Distinguished Teacher at UW-River Falls
Gary Onan, professor of Animal Science at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, has been named the 2015 Distinguished Teacher. Chosen by graduating seniors and recent graduates, the distinguished teaching recipients represent talented and caring educators–teachers who make a difference.
 
UW-River Falls to Host Advanced Placement U.S. History Review Day
The University of Wisconsin–River Falls History and Philosophy Department will host the 19th annual Advanced Placement U.S. History Review (APUSH) Day for high school students on April 27.
 
Student Team from UW-River Falls Wins $25,000 at the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament
A small packet of soap has led to very big things for three UW-River Falls students and aspiring entrepreneurs. Eric Wenz, a senior from Hudson majoring in business administration; Andrew Lind, a senior from Bloomington, Minn., majoring in business administration; and An Trieu, a junior from St. Paul, Minn., majoring in chemistry, took first place in the 2nd annual Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament held April 11 in Madison.
 
39th Annual Colt Sale is May 2 at UW-River Falls
If you are looking for your next performance horse prospect or just a trail riding companion, consider the 2015 University of Wisconsin-River Falls 39th Annual Colt Sale Saturday, May 2, at the UWRF Campus Farm located at 1475 S. Wasson Lane, River Falls. For sale are 45 two-year-old prospects and eight aged horses.
 
UW-River Falls University Theatre Presents ‘Hay Fever’
April 10, 2015--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls University Theatre will present the delightfully infectious comedy, “Hay Fever,” written by Noel Coward, April 23-25, April 30, and May 1-2, in the Blanche Davis Theatre in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.
 
Chilean Artist Benjamin Lira to Visit UW-River Falls
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Art Department will welcome Chilean Artist Benjamin Lira as the Spring 2015 Walker D. and Helen Bryant Wyman Visiting Professor April 27-28. He will present two free public lectures.
 
UWRF Student Wins Award at the 29th Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest
Kevin Leor received the Japan Airlines Award at the 29th Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest held March 21 at the Consulate General of Japan-Chicago.
 
UW-River Falls Student Meets With Congressional Leaders in Washington, D.C. for National Ag Day
University of Wisconsin-River Falls sophomore Bryce Krull, an agricultural marketing communications major from Lake Mills, was one of 100 student representatives who brought agriculture’s story to Washington, D.C. March 16-19 in honor of National Ag Day.

UWRF in the News

Students to Host Fundraiser for Fuel the Drivelink, River Falls Journal, Apr. 20

UWRF has vital role to play in the latest, transforming cancer researchlink, River Falls Journal, Apr. 18

UW-RF Soils Team Tops National Soils Contest, Againlink, Wisconsin Ag Connection, Apr. 17

UW-River Falls trio invents $25K-winning 'SoPOD'link, KSMP-TV, Apr. 14

Concerts this weekend at UW-RFlink, River Falls Journal, Apr. 14

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