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Nasara and Wells-Mangold honored with UW System awards
November 8, 2019 – The University of Wisconsin System recently announced the recipients of awards promoting diversity, equity and inclusion on its campuses, including two honorees from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Community invited to celebrate week of global engagement
November 7, 2019 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is hosting a weeklong series of activities and events as part of International Education Week, Nov. 18-22. The Summit on International Education and Engagement features internationally recognized speakers and performers, as well as university faculty, staff and student groups.
Grandin’s animal welfare focus put into action
November 4, 2019 - World-renowned speaker on animal behavior and autism Temple Grandin, animal science professor at Colorado State University, spoke to a sold-out crowd of more than 600 campus and community members October 22 at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Her presentation, “Educating Different Kinds of Minds,” focused on how different types of minds - creative, visual, mathematical - have worked together throughout history to invent most of what we know today and how those minds must continue to work together to design and innovate the technology and agricultural sectors.
‘Teachers and the First Amendment’ public forum Nov. 13
November 1, 2019 - Join the University of Wisconsin-River Falls community in welcoming Keynote Speaker Julie Underwood, professor of education law, policy & practice at UW-Madison; Michael Hume, freelance writer, singer, and songwriter; and other guests on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Riverview Ballroom in the University Center as they discuss the role of the First Amendment in school and society.
Grassland Dairy Products, Inc. invests in dairy education
October 30, 2019 – Dairy industry leader Grassland Dairy Products, Inc. has announced a second financial commitment of $350,000 toward the Dairy Pilot Plant Renovation Project at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, bringing its total support to $525,000.
Community invited to attend 2019 Veterans Day Program
October 24, 2019 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls invites campus and community members to attend a ceremony honoring and supporting veterans and active duty members of the military on Monday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. in the Falcon’s Nest, University Center.
University Theatre to present ‘Robin Hood’
October 24, 2019 - University Theatre at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will present “Robin Hood” by Greg Bank Nov. 1-2 and 8-9 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 2 at 2 p.m., and Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. in the Davis Theatre in Kleinpell Fine Arts.
Peterson Lecture Series speaker to address music and politics in East Germany and Poland
October 24, 2019 - “The Sound of Stalinism: Music and Politics in East Germany and Poland” will be presented at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 4:30 p.m. in the Kinnickinnic Theater in the University Center and will be preceded by a reception at 4 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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