Graduate Studies Scholarship Recipients Named at UW-River Falls A University of Wisconsin-River Falls scholarship established to honor a Minnesota legislator has been awarded for the first time. Mike Collins of St. Paul, Minn. and Chelsey Turner of Spring Valley, both graduate students seeking teaching licensure at UW-River Falls, each received $5,000 from the Bruce F. Vento Science Educator Scholarship.
UW-River Falls Art Faculty To Exhibit at The Phipps Art Department faculty at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will present their artwork and research in a special exhibition partnership with The Phipps Center for the Arts, 109 Locust St., Hudson, from March 4-April 10.
UW-River Falls Counseling Program Receives National Accreditation The national Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) recently announced a full, eight-year accreditation for the Master of Science in Education program in the College of Education and Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
UW-River Falls Student Part of NSF Antarctic Research Team While many students dream of heading south for a break from the long, cold dark Wisconsin winters, University of Wisconsin-River Falls physics student Laura Moon, of River Falls, and Northern Illinois University College of Engineering student Robert Zill got the opportunity to trade it for the continuous sunlight of an Antarctic summer.
UW-River Falls to Host Girls in SCIENCE Event The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will host a Girls in SCIENCE: Seeing, Creating, Inventing, Exploring, Naming, Cooperating, and Experimenting event on campus Saturday, April 16. The program aims to encourage and promote girls' full participation in a wide range of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields.
UW-River Falls to Host Open House for St. Croix Valley Bull Test March 12 The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Department of Animal and Food Science, St. Croix Valley Bull Test, UW-River Falls Beef Management Team and UW-Extension will host an educational program and open house on Saturday, March 12, at the UW-River Falls Dairy Learning Center on the Mann Valley Farm, 129 South Glover Road, River Falls. As beef producers approach this spring and consider purchasing a replacement bull, this program will help in the decision-making process.
UW-River Falls to Host TEDx Event Feb. 27 A free public event, TEDxUWRiverFalls, is being hosted Saturday, Feb. 27, from 1-5 p.m. in the University Center at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will feature UW-River Falls student and distinguished alumni voices and TED Talks videos under the theme of “Ideas Worth Spreading.”