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Public invited to Opera Scenes Program performances at UW-River Falls
November 9, 2017-- The Opera Techniques (Music 340) class at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will present their Opera Scenes Program performances on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 3 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. Both performances are free and open to the public.
UW-River Falls earns UW System VETS certification
November 9, 2017--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has earned special designation from the UW System with regard to the institution’s veterans’ services.
Army veteran sees access to education as a game changer
November 9, 2017-- While many 13-year olds were dreaming of fast cars and video games, Alex Huttner was dreaming of becoming a soldier.
UW-River Falls, local businesses partner to help students 'dress the part'
November 6, 2017- Career Services at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls has partnered with River Falls-based Treasures From the Heart to help UWRF students prepare for professional interview experiences.
Visiting professor at UW-River Falls to speak on the two Koreas
November 6, 2017-- Fulbright Visiting Professor Won Jun Nam, Ph.D., will speak on “The Two Koreas” Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Kinnickinnic Theater in the University Center as part of the “Year of” program at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. His talk, “The Two Koreas: In the Eyes of a South Korean Temporarily Visiting America” is free and open to the public.
UW-River Falls students take top honors at SASES Conference
November 2, 2017--University of Wisconsin-River Falls students performed well against their peers from across the nation at the annual Students of Agronomy, Soils and Environmental Sciences (SASES) conference in Tampa, Fla., October 21-24.
Romines is Innovator in Residence speaker at UW-River Falls
November 2, 2017--John Romines, vice president of seed sales with WinField United, Land O’Lakes, is the 2017 Innovator in Residence speaker at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He will present “Growing a Brighter Future,” on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m. in the Riverview Ballroom in the University Center. The event is free and open to the public
'Shoot Like a Girl' author MJ Hegar to speak at UW-River Falls Nov. 9
October 30, 2017-- Retired Air Force Major Mary Jennings Hegar will speak at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Thursday, Nov. 9, as part of the Walker and Helen Wyman Performing Arts and Speaker Series.

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