Africa Night to celebrate Black History Month, campus diversity Feb. 24 February 16, 2022 - A celebration of Black History Month and diversity on the University of Wisconsin-River Falls campus will take place during Africa Night from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24, in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. The free event is open to the public.
COVID-19 study shows Americans safety-minded, except with family, roommates February 24, 2022 - University of Wisconsin-River Falls Sociology Professor Paige Miller is part of a Louisiana State University (LSU)-Wisconsin study funded through the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership related to COVID-19. The Tommy G. Thompson Center funded the study “The Social Life of COVID-19: Fear, Uncertainties, Anxieties” in July 2020 for $58,000.
Hippy Feet founder to speak as Innovator in Residence February 21, 2022 - Michael Mader, founder and CEO of Hippy Feet, is the spring 2022 Innovator in Residence at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He will speak on “Removing Barriers. How an Innovative Idea Led to Social Change,” on Tuesday, March 1, at 11 a.m. via Zoom.
In-person Horse Judging Youth Clinic is back for 2022 February 23, 2022 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is offering a Horse Judging Youth Clinic on Saturday, March 26, at the Campus Farm, 1475 S. Wasson Lane, River Falls. The clinic is intended for 4-H and FFA youth members as well as agricultural education coaches interested in learning or improving their horse judging skills. Participants of all judging experiences and levels are welcome.
Zimmer appointed new Foundation president February 23, 2022 – Amy Zimmer, an experienced non-profit finance leader with more than 20 years in management, is the new president of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Foundation. Zimmer succeeds Janet Burns, who retired in late December after more than three years as president and another nine years as accountant.
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