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Maria Gallo named new Chancellor of UW-River Falls
May 11, 2021 - Maria Gallo, Ph.D., president of Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, Pa., has been named the 20th Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–River Falls.
CAFES outstanding seniors honored
May 11, 2021 - The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls presented two outstanding senior awards at their 38th Annual Senior Supper on April 21.
Community COVID-19 testing moves back to UWRF campus, no testing May 3-7
April 29, 2021 – The community COVID-19 testing site at Hoffman Park in River Falls has closed but will re-open soon on the UW-River Falls campus. To accommodate a smooth transition, there will be no testing the week of May 3-7.
Eight students honored with Chancellor’s Award at UW-River Falls
April 27, 2021 – The University of Wisconsin-River Falls recently bestowed its highest non-academic honor on eight students. The Chancellor’s Award for Students recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, excellence and service, both on campus and in the community. Recipients must also have shown a commitment to UWRF’s core values, as well as positive and inspiring personal traits and contributions in areas such as undergraduate research, inclusivity and global education
UW-River Falls chancellor finalists named
April 19, 2021—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson today announced five finalists for the position of chancellor at University of Wisconsin–River Falls, a university with approximately 6,000 students and more than 70 areas of study in four distinct colleges.
UW-River Falls to hold limited in-person commencement May 1
April 15, 2021 – In a sign that traditional college experiences are slowly returning to campus, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is planning a limited in-person commencement for its spring graduates on Saturday, May 1.
Student newspaper receives eight awards in statewide contest; student wins broadcasting award
April 14, 2021 - The Student Voice student newspaper at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls has received eight awards in the 2020 Collegiate Better Newspaper Contest, the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation announced April 13.
Support to those impacted by latest Twin Cities police shooting and protests
April 14, 2021-We acknowledge that the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright on April 11 by a member of a police force has felt traumatic for some in our Falcon community, pain that is of course magnified by its having occurred during the trial of Derek Chauvin. We would like to call on our UWRF community to be compassionate and offer support to those who might be struggling with yet another tragic event so close to our campus home.

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