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George, UW-River Falls football team to hold donation drive for U.S. Virgin Islands
September 18, 2017-- Ugel George is a sophomore defensive lineman for the University of Wisconsin-River Falls football team. The Falcons are three weeks into their playing schedule, but it would be easy to excuse George for not having his thoughts fully on football in recent days.
Zlesak is UW-River Falls 2017 Distinguished Teacher of the Year
September 18, 2017-- Associate professor of Horticulture David Zlesak has been named the 2017 recipient of the Distinguished Teacher Award at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The Distinguished Teacher award is the most prestigious honor bestowed at UW-River Falls. Nominations are submitted by senior level students and recent graduates.
Schedule announced for Falcon Center grand opening
September 14, 2017-- The grand opening of the Falcon Center for Health, Education and Wellness, the largest building project in the 143-year history of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, is set for Thursday, Sept. 21. University officials released details of the opening Thursday.
UW-River Falls named 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Regional University
September 12, 2017-- U.S. News & World Report has once again named the University of Wisconsin-River Falls a Best Regional University-Midwest. The newest ranking appears in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of Best Colleges, released Tuesday.
Rausch honored with Wurtz Award for Teaching Excellence
September 12, 2017-- Beth Rausch has been named the recipient of the 2017 Keith Wurtz Award for Teaching Excellence for junior faculty at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Rausch, an assistant professor of animal science, joined the UW-River Falls faculty in 2015 and is the lead person for the animal science - companion animal emphasis courses and activities.
UW-River Falls offers Montessori Education workshop
September 11, 2017-- Educators and parents will explore the benefits of practical life experiences in developing character and culture in young children by attending a one-day workshop Friday, Nov. 10.
UW-River Falls to open Falcon Center on Sept. 21
September 7, 2017-- The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will officially unveil the Falcon Center for Health, Education and Wellness, the largest building project in university history, at a grand opening celebration set for Sept. 21. The new facility helps address classroom capacity, allows the campus to better integrate technology into curriculum, and expands research opportunities.
Chancellor's Blog: Here Begins a New Life
The late summer ritual happens every year. At over 3,000 colleges and universities across the United States, college freshmen and new transfer students arrive on campus, bringing with them a mixture of hope, excitement and anxiety.

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