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Undergraduate research, scholarly and creative activity showcased May 4 at UW-River Falls
The public is invited to the 2016 Spring Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity (URSCA) Day at UW-River Falls on Wednesday, May 4, from noon-2 p.m. in the Riverview Ballroom of the University Center.
 
Six UW-River Falls students honored with Chancellor’s Award
Six University of Wisconsin-River Falls students received the 2016 Chancellor's Award for Students and were honored at a ceremony on campus April 28. The Chancellor's Award for Students is the highest non-academic honor a student can receive at UW-River Falls.
 
Yanny Honored as UW-River Falls 2016 Wisconsin Distinguished Agriculturalist
Michael Yanny, owner of JN Plant Selections and Senior Horticulturalist at Johnson’s Nursery in Menomonee Falls, was honored as the 2016 Wisconsin Distinguished Agriculturalist by the UW-River Falls College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) at their 50th Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet April 21.
 
State budget reductions impact UW-River Falls
The impact of reductions in state support for the University of Wisconsin System, approved last July as part of the 2015-2017 state budget, are being reported by UW campuses. Recently, each of the 13 four-year universities as well as UW Colleges and Extension provided a written summary of impacts to the UW Board of Regents. A campus-by-campus summary of impacts is available at http://www.wisconsinbudgetproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/April-Campus-Budget-Update.pdf.
 
UW-River Falls Finals Fest showcases three acts
This year’s Finals Fest event at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls showcases three acts: live EDM, J Buzzi performing “Falcon Nation,” and Glow Party Entertainment from GenerationNOW on Friday, May 6, in the Falcon’s Nest in the University Center. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with music beginning at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
 
UW-River Falls Collegiate DECA students place as a top 10 international finalist at International Career Development Conference
Amid more than 1,300 competitors, five students from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls DECA chapter placed as a top 10 international finalists at the Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Washington D.C. April 16-19.
 
UW-River Falls students present at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls sent 56 students to present their undergraduate research, scholarly, and creative projects at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) at the University of North Carolina Asheville April 7-9.

 

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Six UW-River Falls students honored with Chancellor’s Award
Six University of Wisconsin-River Falls students received the 2016 Chancellor's Award for Students and were honored at a ceremony on campus April 28. The Chancellor's Award for Students is the highest non-academic honor a student can receive at UW-River Falls.
 
Spring: 25 things to do in River Falls
Put the spring back into your step with these bright ideas!
 
River Falls to debut bikeshare program on Earth Day
River Falls will join dozens of U.S. cities with bikeshare programs, launching what is dubbed the Blue Bike Program on Earth Day, April 22.


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UWRF in the News

Students showcase research, Leader-Telegram, May 2 

Guinness-record cheese display helps China discover more Wisconsin ag products, Wisconsin State Journal, April 28

UWRF students win prestigious video award, River Falls Journal, April 27

'A nice way to bring some closure to a long career', Hastings Star Gazette, April 21

Brazilian enjoys homework at cheese contest, Agri-View, April 20

Edelburg tapped as new Wisconsin FSA Director, Wisconsin Ag Connection, April 20

Crops, cows; it's all in the details, Agri-View, April 20

Fulbright professor from Serbia to speak at UWRF, River Falls Journal, April 20

UWRF students showcase research in Madison, River Falls Journal,
April 13

Blue bikes are rolling into town, Pierce County Herald, April 13

Eleven student entrepreneur teams present big ideas during lean startup tournament, University of Wisconsin-Extension, April 12

Friday Roundtable: 'Six things I wish I'd known before starting college', Minnesota Public Radio News,
April 8

It's as much about people as cows for Hallock, Agri-View, April 6

Girls encouraged to try science with local event, River Falls Journal,
April 1

University club works to support military dogs, River Falls Journal, March 30

EPA grant to fund pilot stewardship program, River Falls Journal,
March 28

UWRF women skate back to frozen four, Hudson Star Observer,
March 17

Kier receives pre-service award from UW-River Falls, New Richmond News, March 11

Glassblowing not a one-man job, Kearney Hub, March 10

UW-River Falls researcher creating winter-proof grapes, Wisconsin Public Radio, March 2

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