39th Annual Colt Sale is May 2 at UW-River Falls If you are looking for your next performance horse prospect or just a trail riding companion, consider the 2015 University of Wisconsin-River Falls 39th Annual Colt Sale Saturday, May 2, at the UWRF Campus Farm located at 1475 S. Wasson Lane, River Falls. For sale are 45 two-year-old prospects and eight aged horses.
Chilean Artist Benjamin Lira to Visit UW-River Falls The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Art Department will welcome Chilean Artist Benjamin Lira as the Spring 2015 Walker D. and Helen Bryant Wyman Visiting Professor April 27-28. He will present two free public lectures.
Head Softball Coach Perkins to Retire Following 2015 Season Passionate, energetic, compassionate, supportive, adventurous, real, dedicated, fun-loving, inspiring, fair, hard-working, knowledgeable, caring and quirky are just some of the words that are used by her former players to describe Falcon softball Coach Faye Perkins.
Holte Named 2015 Wisconsin Distinguished Agriculturalist Jim Holte, President of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation (WFBF), was honored as the 2015 Wisconsin Distinguished Agriculturalist by the UW-River Falls College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) at their 49th Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet April 23.
Mother and Son Pursue MBA Degrees at UWRF Hudson Center The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has a rich history of educating multiple generations of students from the same family, but rarely has that education occurred in the same place at the same time. In a sign of the modern trend of lifelong learning, Shari Nepper and her son Nick Nepper began pursuit of the masters in business administration in the summer of 2014 at the UW-River Falls Hudson Center.
Onan Named 2015 Distinguished Teacher at UW-River Falls Gary Onan, professor of Animal Science at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, has been named the 2015 Distinguished Teacher. Chosen by graduating seniors and recent graduates, the distinguished teaching recipients represent talented and caring educators–teachers who make a difference.
Student Team from UW-River Falls Wins $25,000 at the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament A small packet of soap has led to very big things for three UW-River Falls students and aspiring entrepreneurs. Eric Wenz, a senior from Hudson majoring in business administration; Andrew Lind, a senior from Bloomington, Minn., majoring in business administration; and An Trieu, a junior from St. Paul, Minn., majoring in chemistry, took first place in the 2nd annual Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament held April 11 in Madison.
Theatre Students Present Three Nights of Free One Acts Theatre students at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will showcase what they have learned over the past semester by presenting a three-night event of student-directed one acts Tuesday-Thursday, May 5-7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Syse Theatre in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. The shows are free to anyone who wants to come and support the student’s work and witness short plays ranging in themes.
UW-River Falls Named a Top University Sales Program for Second Consecutive Year The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has been recognized, once again, by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF) as one of the “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” for 2015. Programs acknowledged in this way are noted by SEF as the best schools for preparing students for careers in professional selling and helping to elevate the sales profession.
UW-River Falls Soils Team is Back-to-Back National Champions For the second year in a row the University of Wisconsin- River Falls soil judging team took first place in the soils competition at the annual North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Judging Conference in Moline, Ill. April 7-10.
UW-River Falls University Theatre Presents ‘Hay Fever’ April 10, 2015--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls University Theatre will present the delightfully infectious comedy, “Hay Fever,” written by Noel Coward, April 23-25, April 30, and May 1-2, in the Blanche Davis Theatre in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.
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