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UW-River Falls is Foaling Around with Wisconsin 4-H
July 16, 2021 -- During the spring semester, the Equine Breeding Program at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls collaborated with Wisconsin 4-H educators and developed an outreach program, “Foaling Around with Wisconsin 4-H.” 
 
UW-River Falls welcomes new chancellor this week
July 12, 2021 – UW-River Falls will begin fall semester with a new leader in the Chancellor’s Office. Maria Gallo, Ph.D., former president of Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, Pa., will begin as UWRF’s 20th chancellor on Thursday, July 15.
 
UW-River Falls expresses gratitude for new state investments
July 8, 2021 – The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will benefit significantly from funding in the 2021-23 Wisconsin state budget, which was signed into law today by Governor Tony Evers.
 
New fund to honor late philosophy professor
June 25, 2021 – Efforts are underway to establish a memorial endowment in honor of University of Wisconsin-River Falls Philosophy Professor Imtiaz Moosa who taught at the university from 1989 until his unexpected passing in December 2020.
 
University of Wisconsin-River Falls issues statement on webpage link
June 23, 2021 – UW-River Falls regrets the posting of a link on one of its webpages to an editable document from a third-party source which included statements against law enforcement. 
 
Three new CAFES faculty members funded by state’s Dairy Innovation Hub
June 17, 2021 - Kate Creutzinger, Grace Lewis and Luis Peña-Lévano have been hired as faculty members by the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, representing the first tenure-track faculty positions on campus funded by the Dairy Innovation Hub. These positions are 60% research and outreach and 40% teaching.
 
Chancellor Foster issues statement on funding of UWRF SciTech project
June 8, 2021 - On behalf of UW-River Falls, I am pleased to express my gratitude for the outcome of today’s vote by the Joint Committee on Finance to include $111.73M in state funding towards the $116.73M UW-River Falls Science and Technology Innovation Center (SciTech) project in the state’s 2021-23 capital budget.
 
Marnell named St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center director
June 8, 2021 - The College of Business and Economics (CBE) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, in partnership with the City of River Falls, Chippewa Valley Technical College, and the River Falls Economic Development Corporation, welcomes Sheri Marnell, Ph.D., as the new director of the St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center (SCVBIC).



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UWRF in the News


UW-River Falls students create a parody music video about virtual teaching and learning, WEAU, May 28, 2021

‘Ride the wave or drown in it’ at Water Wave TV, The Minnesota Daily, April 16, 2021

UW-River Falls student wins campus research communication prize in WiSys Quick Pitch, WiSys.org, April 13, 2021

Wisconsin has fewer dairy farms, but producing more milk, WEAU, March 11, 2021

Looking ahead: UWRF hopes for ‘full college experience’ in the fall, RiverTowns.net, Feb. 18, 2021

UWEC, Stout and River Falls planning to be fully in-person in the fall, WQOW, Feb. 18, 2021

UW System President announces goal for 75% of classes to be in-person this fall, WEAU, Feb. 18, 2021

 

Alumni in the News
 

Duane Roen, '71, '74
Known for his cheerful hard work and willingness to help, Duane Roen steps down as dean — and colleagues share how he has made a difference

Rick Dado and Gwen Betzold Dado, ‘86
Wisconsin family moves from the classroom back to the dairy barn

Daniel Roth, '08
Memorial Day Salute returns; Father, son at center stage

Oliver "Ollie" Lerum, '50
WWII veteran escorting flag for Appleton's 70th Flag Day Parade

Christopher Beskar, '97
Stavatti plant preparing for takeoff

Erika Goette, '10
Brandon Goette, '12

Livestock couple skips a generation, direct-markets beef, lamb

Tony DiSalvo, '85
Former SCC coach DiSalvo bound for WFCA Hall of Fame

Michael Mader, '16
Q&A: Hippy Feet's Michael Mader on the pandemic, his time at UWRF and being named an ‘Influential Leader’

Kristyn Nigon, '20
New Generation of Wisconsin Dairy Farmers Look for a Future That Keeps Them on the Land, Following Their Passion

Maureen Pechacek, '81
Cutting Through The Tax Glass Ceiling With Maureen Pechacek

Julie Giese, '99
She's tended calves on a Wisconsin farm and promoted NASCAR's championship races

 

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