UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

News and Feature Stories

UW-River Falls and Chippewa Valley Bean celebrate canning anniversary
An anniversary was celebrated on campus earlier this month with the traditional congratulatory cake and the not-so-traditional can of kidney beans. For 20 years, Chippewa Valley Bean (CVB) has partnered with the University of Wisconsin-River Falls to assess the canning quality of kidney bean lines under development.
 
Free Friday noon concert series presented at UW-River Falls
The Frances Cohler Coffee Concert Series at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is a unique concert series featuring performances by UW-River Falls music faculty as well as guest artists from around the world. The concerts, held at noon on selected Fridays throughout the academic year, are free and open to the public and are followed by coffee and treats.
 
UW-River Falls receives 70 recycling bins through Public Space Recycling Bin Grant Program
Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Company have awarded 70 recycling bins to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Company are working together to address one of the primary barriers to recycling in public spaces by making access to recycling bins more readily available and convenient through the 2016 Coca-Cola/Keep America Beautiful Public Space Recycling Bin Grant Program.
 
UW-River Falls alum honored with Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Alumnus Alan Kruizenga has been named a recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Former President Obama named 102 scientists and researchers as recipients of the award last month.
 
Memories resound for Berkhof as Karges Center era closes
Jeff Berkhof still remembers the first time he saw the R.A. Karges Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. "It was the spring of 1992 and I was visiting campus for the first time as a prospective student," said Berkhof. "I thought Karges was just fine. It looked like a great place to play. I never imagined there would be a day when it wouldn't be big enough or adequate enough.” Twenty-five years later, Berkhof, now head men's basketball coach at UW-River Falls, is preparing to say goodbye to the R.A. Karges Center - affectionately known as Karges - for the final time.
 
Falcon Center receives seven AEDs from Allina Health River Falls Area Hospital
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has received seven new automated external defibrillators (AEDs) donated by Allina Health River Falls Area Hospital. The AEDs will be placed in the Falcon Center, the new health and recreation complex on campus, just in time for American Heart Month.
 
UW-River Falls to host discussion about the effect of fake news on democracy
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is hosting a panel discussion, "The Effect of Fake News on Democracy," Thursday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. in North Hall auditorium. The discussion is part of the Communication & Media Studies Department's Working Journalists Lecture Series.

Falcon Sports

Latest Falcon Sports news and archives

Stories and More by Our Students

How to add some Falcon fun to your wedding day!
Whether it's a little Falcon spirit or a full-blown UWRF wedding, here are some ways to say I do with UW- River Falls
 
Meditation, biofeedback among ways to help anxious students at UW-River Falls
With final exams quickly approaching, Student Health and Counseling Services at UW-River Falls has a few options to help students who are anxious or need a moment to decompress.
 
Renovation of UW-River Falls hockey arena gets positive fan reaction
Recent renovation of Hunt Arena on the UW-River Falls campus have improved many amenities and created an entirely new fan experience for those in attendance at Falcons hockey games.



Search News Archives




UWRF in the News

Regents diversity awards include one from UWRF, River Falls Journal, Jan. 27.

No matter what the grade, their policy passed, River Falls Journal, Dec. 25, 2016.

Schalla crowned 2017 State Honey Queen, Wisconsin Ag Connection, Dec. 21, 2016.

Free-flowing or not? River Falls embarks on a debate over its Kinnickinnic River, Star Tribune, Dec. 19, 2016.

ROTC to commission five cadets in Dec. 17 ceremony at UWRF, World News, Dec. 13, 2016.

East Central/Select Sires hires summer interns, Wisconsin Ag Connection, Nov. 22, 2016.

It's time for the Electoral College to go, MinnPost, Nov. 22, 2016.

How to map a river with gunpowder, National Geographic, Nov. 21, 2016.

Online bachelor's degree students receive $57,000 in scholarships, UW Sustainable Management, Nov. 14, 2016.

Alumni in the News

Michelle (Glinksi) Keller, '96
Biology Major
Fresh local salad greens year-round in Minnesota? Living Greens looks to aeroponics

Sam Zimmermann, '01
Animal Science Major
Marathon County Farm Couple Wins 64th State OYF Award

Michael Mader, '16
Business Administration Major
Hippy Feet: Making a Difference One Pair of Socks at a Time

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

All UW System News

Contact Us

University Communications
and Marketing
120 North Hall
Phone: 715-425-3771
Fax: 715-425-4486