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UW-River Falls hosts Trump vs. Clinton political issues roundtable and Q&A
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Political Science Department is hosting "Trump v. Clinton- The Election of a Lifetime," a political issues roundtable and question/answer session on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from noon-1:30 p.m. in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
UW-River Falls Named a ‘Top 100 Best Value College’ by Educate to Career
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has been named a "2017 Top 100 Best Value College" in the most recent Educate to Career (ETC) College Rankings Index. The ETC Index analyzes the profile of students when they enter a given college, the total costs related to attending the college, and the outcomes of the students when they enter the labor market.
UW-River Falls holds annual Halloween trick-or-treat and haunted hall events
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Department of Residence Life invites the community to take part in the annual Halloween in the Halls trick-or-treat event and the Grimm Hall Haunted House, both scheduled for the end of October.
UW-River Falls University Theatre Presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls University Theatre will present “Little Shop of Horrors,” a comedy rock musical. Performances are October 27-29 and November 3-5 in the Blanche Davis Theatre located in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and are open to the public.
UW-River Falls workshop for Montessori educators explores strategies to teach boys
Educators in public or private Montessori schools can gain professional knowledge and skills through a series of one-day workshops offered by the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The courses are approved by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and taught by nationally recognized Montessori educators. Each workshop covers a separate topic of interest to Montessori and other teachers and parents.
Students present their BFA exhibitions at UW-River Falls
University of Wisconsin-River Falls seniors William Diegnau, Henrik Jorgensen, Cody Kiss, Alysha Knandel, Tyler Pelton, Molly Seim, and Dana Van Wiewill present their bachelor of fine arts degree exhibitions in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at UW-River Falls Oct. 24-Nov. 2. On display will be ceramics, mixed media paintings, printmaking, fibers and glass sculptural work.
WWI posters discussed at UW-River Falls in commemoration of the centennial anniversary of the U.S. participation in the war
Jason McDonald, assistant professor of history at Truman State University, Kirksville, Mo., will speak at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Thursday, Oct. 20, as part of the annual Edward N. Peterson Lecture Series. The free lecture will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Kinnickinnic Theater in the University Center and will be preceded by a reception at 4 p.m.


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Survey research center's work reaches clients around Wisconsin
The Survey Research Center at UW-River Falls has been around since 1990, but has a relatively low profile. It's a testament to how much work the center does for clients away from the university.
UWRF students teach home-schoolers about physical education
Home-schoolers from the River Falls area may attend classes put on by university students majoring in health and physical education, a relationship that the program's leaders say is mutually beneficial.
Special addition to Falcons football team brings inspiration to players
Visitors to a Falcons home football game at UW-River Falls this year may notice a new face on the sidelines or running up and down the bleachers trying to get the fans excited. He won't be suited up in uniform, but that doesn't tame his passion for the game.

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