Seven UW-River Falls students showcase undergraduate research at Posters in the Rotunda From a potential drug to treat melanoma, the testing of targeted antibiotics against classified endophytic contamination, and a small grains winnower to lower extremity kinematics and the impact of a living green wall on mood and academic performance, seven UW-River Falls undergraduates bring an impressive grab bag of research topics to this year’s Posters in the Rotunda event in Madison April 13.
Six UW-River Falls students honored with Chancellor’s Award Six University of Wisconsin-River Falls students received the 2016 Chancellor's Award for Students and were honored at a ceremony on campus April 28. The Chancellor's Award for Students is the highest non-academic honor a student can receive at UW-River Falls.
State budget reductions impact UW-River Falls The impact of reductions in state support for the University of Wisconsin System, approved last July as part of the 2015-2017 state budget, are being reported by UW campuses. Recently, each of the 13 four-year universities as well as UW Colleges and Extension provided a written summary of impacts to the UW Board of Regents. A campus-by-campus summary of impacts is available at http://www.wisconsinbudgetproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/April-Campus-Budget-Update.pdf.
UW-River Falls again earns STARS Silver Rating for sustainability efforts The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has earned its fourth consecutive STARS Silver Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.
UW-River Falls English professor’s work honored in China University of Wisconsin-River Falls English Professor Greta Gaard will have her work honored in a scholarly journal in China. The dedication to her work is set to accompany the much anticipated translation and publication of her creative non-fiction book, “The Nature of Home,” into Chinese.
UW-River Falls Finals Fest showcases three acts This year’s Finals Fest event at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls showcases three acts: live EDM, J Buzzi performing “Falcon Nation,” and Glow Party Entertainment from GenerationNOW on Friday, May 6, in the Falcon’s Nest in the University Center. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with music beginning at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
UW-River Falls innovation team continues on to international competition University of Wisconsin-River Falls Director for the Center of Innovation and Business Development Danielle Campeau announced today that UW-River Falls Team Protein Pod was the winner of the university’s Second Annual Innovation Challenge. The win means the team is now accepted into the International Business Model Competition at the Microsoft Ventures Campus in Redmond, Wash., April 29-30 where they will compete with teams from around the world for more than $75,000 in prize money.
Yanny Honored as UW-River Falls 2016 Wisconsin Distinguished Agriculturalist Michael Yanny, owner of JN Plant Selections and Senior Horticulturalist at Johnson’s Nursery in Menomonee Falls, was honored as the 2016 Wisconsin Distinguished Agriculturalist by the UW-River Falls College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) at their 50th Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet April 21.
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