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UW-River Falls reaches 70% threshold for student vaccinations
October 14, 2021- The University of Wisconsin System announced today that UW-River Falls has attained a 70 percent vaccination rate among students.
BFA senior thesis exhibition/presentation
October 14, 2021 – The University of Wisconsin-River Falls 2021 BFA graduating class will present their senior thesis work Oct. 25-Nov. 19 in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. On display will be ceramic works, paintings, drawings, illustration, graphic design, and an art history theses digital presentation.
UW-River Falls has new partner, location for its Experience Scotland study abroad program
October 1, 2021 – The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has identified a new partner and program location for its Experience Scotland program and is again enrolling students in this education abroad experience.
Boetel named adviser of the year
September 22, 2021 - Brenda Boetel, professor of agricultural economics, has been named Adviser of the Year at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Boetel is the fourth faculty member from the Agricultural Economics Department to receive the award since its inception in 2000.
Innovator in Residence to speak
September 22, 2021 - Jeremy Dumond,  director of research, insights and analytics for Land O’Lakes Dairy Foods,  is the fall 2021 Innovator in Residence at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He will speak on “INNOVATION in Sales and Marketing Strategy Through Cutting-Edge Technologies, ” on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m. in the Riverview Ballroom of the University Center. The talk is free and open to all.
Cudd named distinguished teacher
September 17, 2021 - Distinguished Music Lecturer Patti Cudd has been named the Distinguished Teacher of the Year at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The award was established more than 50 years ago and is the highest honor a faculty member can receive on campus. Each year nominations are sought from current seniors and recent graduates.
UW-River Falls recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges edition
September 14, 2021 – U.S. News & World Report has again named the University of Wisconsin-River Falls a Best Regional University, a Top Public University and a Top Performer on Social Mobility.

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