News Releases

UW-River Falls to Host TEDx Event Feb. 27
A free public event, TEDxUWRiverFalls, is being hosted Saturday, Feb. 27, from 1-5 p.m. in the University Center at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will feature UW-River Falls student and distinguished alumni voices and TED Talks videos under the theme of “Ideas Worth Spreading.”
Black History Month Celebrated at UW-River Falls
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is celebrating Black History Month by offering two public events hosted by the Black Student Union.
Graduate Studies Scholarship Recipients Named at UW-River Falls
A University of Wisconsin-River Falls scholarship established to honor a Minnesota legislator has been awarded for the first time. Mike Collins of St. Paul, Minn. and Chelsey Turner of Spring Valley, both graduate students seeking teaching licensure at UW-River Falls, each received $5,000 from the Bruce F. Vento Science Educator Scholarship.
More than 900 High School Students Compete in Science Olympiad Hosted by UW-River Falls
More than 900 students representing 34 high schools from Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota competed in the fifth annual Science Olympiad competition at the University of Wisconsin–River Falls on Jan. 23.
UW-River Falls Montessori Program Receives State Grant
Several Milwaukee-area Montessori schools will soon get professional training thanks to a state grant to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Montessori Program.


Feature Stories

UWRF Loves You Because...
Top 10 reasons we love our Falcons.
WINTER: 25 Things To Do In River Falls
Battle the boredom of a Wisconsin winter with the help of this list.
Undergraduate Astrophysics Research: Laura's Amazing Journey
Follow the journey of UW-River Falls physics student, Laura Moon Parmeter and physics professor, Jim Madsen as they travel to the Antarctic for astrophysics research.
Finals Week Survival Guide
You can make it. Time is running out, deadlines are approaching and coffee is the only thing keeping you going.
Hello, My Name is J-Term
Hello, my name is J-Term. 10 reasons we should be friends.


UWRF in the News

Journalism alumnus named one of two weekly publishers for River Valley Media Group, Jackson County Chronicle, February 5

Improving patient compliance with dysphagia diagnosis, by Sharyl A.  Samargia, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Today's Geriatric Medicine, Jan/Feb 2016

UWRF alumnus Boyd Huppert receives NPPA's Sprague Award, NPPA, January 13

Minnesota couple departs for Peace Corps Ethiopia, Midwest Peace Corps Volunteers, January 8

UWRF grad writes book to make hiking better, River Falls Journal, January 8

National Anthem singer: 'Like being on another planet', River Falls Journal, January 7

The best laid plans, Hub City Times, January 7 

Dusty's wide, wide world of adventure: Altoona native visits 127 nations, most in past 2½ years, Leader Telegram, January 3

Beef cattle outlook: potential for profits, but watch costs, Agri-View, January 1

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