|Finals Fest: Lizzo with special guest Jesse McCartney on campus May 5|
Finals Fest at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will showcase two acts on Friday, May 5, in the Falcon’s Nest of the University Center. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with music beginning at 8 p.m. The concert is for all ages and is free and open to the public.
|Testimony from UW-River Falls presented at state budget hearing in Ellsworth|
UW-River Falls Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Faye Perkins testified April 19 before the Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee at Ellsworth High School. One of six hearings around the state of Wisconsin in April, the public hearing served as an opportunity for Wisconsin state legislators to hear commentary and recommendations from residents and officials regarding the state’s proposed budget. Perkins spoke on behalf of state investment in the UW System, emphasizing UW-River Falls commitment to students and the state.
|UW-River Falls offers social media workshop for businesses|
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is offering a workshop for any small business owner, manager or solopreneur who is overwhelmed with the need to maintain a social media presence for their business. The “Social Media for Business Workshop” is Wednesday, May 24, at the UWRF Hudson Center in Hudson.
|Brazilian-American musician and composer Jovino Santos Neto is artist-in-residence, concerts April 20-22|
Celebrate UW-River Falls Year of Brazil with the RADD Jazz Series 2017 Earth Day Concert featuring One World Consort and special guest artist Brazilian-American pianist and composer Jovino Santos Neto on Thursday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. Admission is free and open to everyone.
|Interactive Ag Day on Campus April 25|
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Collegiate Farm Bureau chapter will host the fifth annual Ag Day on Campus on Tuesday, April 25, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The interactive event is free and open to the public.
|UW-River Falls Glass Club hosts Spring Sale|
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Glass Club is holding their annual Spring Glass Sale April 29-May 2 in the Falls Room located in the lower lever of the University Center.
|Six undergraduates showcase research at State Capitol|
State legislators joined UW System and institutional leaders in welcoming 125 students and more than 50 faculty mentors to the State Capitol for the UW System’s 14th Annual Research in the Rotunda event April 12. Six students participated in the event from UW-River Falls.
|Animal and Food Science Department honored with 2017 Regents Award for Teaching Excellence|
The Animal and Food Science Department at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls has been honored with the 2017 Regents Award for Teaching Excellence. The department is home to the animal science major, the largest enrolled major on the UW-River Falls campus. The department also houses the dairy science major, annually ranked as one of the top three largest undergraduate dairy science programs in the nation in terms of enrollment.