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9th Annual Bowls for Hope event to benefit Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley
January 4, 2018--Each March the University of Wisconsin-River Falls works with the community to raise funds through the Bowls for Hope event where proceeds raised help a worthy organization make a difference in the St. Croix Valley. This year, Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley has been selected as the benefiting organization. 
UW-River Falls offers free strategy workshops for graduate school admissions exams
January 4, 2018 -- The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is hosting free workshops this month to demonstrate how certain test-taking strategies can help those planning to take the GRE, GMAT or LSAT admission exams for graduate school.
Chancellor's Blog: A late night tradition
UW-River Falls has some unique traditions, and one of the best is the Chancellor’s Late Night Breakfast. First hosted by Chancellor George Field in 1984, the tradition is for university administrators to serve a hot all-you-care-to-eat breakfast to students one evening during finals week.
UW-River Falls women’s hockey to face Korean national team
December 20, 2017--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls women’s hockey team will play an exhibition game with an international flavor on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, when it hosts the Korean national team at Hunt Arena in Falcon Center.
Partnership brings four-legged hands-on learning to UW-River Falls
December 20, 2017--If you spent any time on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls this semester, you might have noticed a few new faces. No, they weren’t just the new fresh-faced Falcon freshmen. Thanks to a unique collaboration between the university and an area non-profit, these new faces happened to be of the furry, four-legged variety.
Vento Scholarship awarded to UW-River Falls graduate student
December 20, 2017--A graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is the 2018 recipient of the Bruce F. Vento Science Educator Scholarship. Rebecca (Becca) Stump of Tomah completed her biology major at UW-River Falls and is currently enrolled in the university’s STEMteach graduate program.
UW-River Falls to host seminar on marketing livestock
December 8, 2017--Experts from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection will present a seminar focusing on effective ways to market livestock January 19-20, 2018, at the UWRF Mann Valley Farm in River Falls.
St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra concert Dec. 18 at UW-River Falls
December 5--The St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra will perform Monday, Dec. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

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We must learn to challenge ideas, not individuals, UWRF climate survey says
Last week, the UWRF administration released the results of the 2017 Campus Climate Survey Summary. Three hundred seventy-eight students responded to the survey and of those, 125 said they experienced bias at UWRF. Sixty-seven said that it was politically motivated — the most of any type of bias.
In trout projects, ‘restoration’ might not mean ‘natural’ or ‘rehabilitation’
When asked how restoration efforts along the Kinnickinnic River should be handled, students and residents in River Falls answered with roughly the same response: they want the river to be more “natural.” This response, however, leads to a different question: What do words such as “restoration” and “natural” really mean, and do definitions of the words match up with what is actually done to environments such as the Kinni?
Rick Bowen court dedication reflects how far UWRF basketball has come
Rick Bowen arrived on the UW-River Falls campus in 1986 to look at the job opening for the head men’s basketball coach. According to Bowen, he enjoyed the community within the campus and took the job expecting to be in River Falls for maybe two years before moving on.

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