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Faculty Excellence Award Recipients Announced at UW-River Falls
Three University of Wisconsin-River Falls faculty members have received excellence awards following nominations from colleagues. Each recipient received $1,000.
 
Public Invited to Rededication of Smith Stadium at Ramer Field
Sept. 3, 2015--After more than eight years of planning, fundraising and construction, David Smith Stadium at Ramer Field at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will be officially rededicated on Saturday, Sept. 19. The public event will take place before the first Falcon home football game of the season.
 
51st Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo at UW-River Falls Set For Sept. 11-12
The 51st annual Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 11-12, at the outdoor rodeo arena at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Campus Farm located on the corner of S. Wasson Lane and Cemetery Road in River Falls.
 
Photography Exhibition at UW-River Falls Focuses on US/Mexico Border
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Art Department will host an exhibition of three internationally recognized photographers: Byron Brauchli (Mexico), Laura Migliorino (USA), and Anthony Marchetti (USA) beginning Sept. 2 in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. All have spent extensive time creating documentary photography along the United States-Mexico border.
 
Year of Mexico Kickoff Event
The Wyman Series and the Series on Innovation & Excellence at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will present the “UWRF Celebrates The Year of Mexico” kickoff event on Thursday, Sept. 3, beginning at 5 p.m. in the tent on the University Center mall on campus. The event is free and open to the public.
 
Professor Honored for Work on LGBTQ Issues
Todd Savage, a University of Wisconsin-River Falls associate professor in the school psychology program, is being honored for his work on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.
 
Montessori Program Expands to Appleton
To assist in filling the void of qualified Montessori educators in eastern Wisconsin, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will offer its graduate Montessori teacher education program in Appleton beginning in September. Students can take the courses for professional development, earn teaching credentials for Montessori early childhood and elementary classrooms and have the option to earn a master of science in education degree.

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