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Karges Center walls come down
June 19, 2018 - With assistance from some heavy machinery, the final wall of the long-standing R. A. Karges Center at UW-River Falls came tumbling down June 13. Deconstruction of Karges Center began May 21 and while the above-ground walls have come down, site clean-out will continue through July
UW-River Falls hosts farm animal welfare workshop for humane officers
June 4, 2018 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls, in conjunction with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), hosted a two-day training workshop for humane officers, law enforcement and regulatory personnel May 23-24.
Montessori program expands to Waukesha
June 4, 2018 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will offer its graduate Montessori teacher education program for early childhood in partnership with the Montessori School of Waukesha beginning this summer.
Free outdoor Tuesday summer concerts begin June 19
June 4, 2018 - The annual Tuesday summer concert series at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls kicks off June 19 at 7 p.m. in the Melvin Wall Amphitheatre. The concerts are free and open to everyone.
Small Business Development Center receives statewide honor
May 31, 2018 – The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Small Business Development Center (SBDC) received statewide recognition as the Center of the Year at the Wisconsin SBDC Network Conference in Milwaukee May 3.
IHSA Western Show Team and Hunt Seat Team members place at nationals
May 23, 2018 - Members of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Western Show Team and Hunt Seat Team competed at the IHSA National Championships May 3-6 in Harrisburg, Pa. The UWRF Western Show Team tied for 4th place overall in the team competition at nationals.
Karges Center deconstruction scheduled to begin Monday
May 18, 2018 - Formal deconstruction work on the R.A. Karges Center at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will begin on Monday, May 21, weather permitting.
Registration extended for test preparation classes
May 18, 2018 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is still accepting registrations for summer classes that prepare college-bound students to take the ACT or GRE admissions exams. In addition, the UWRF has extended the early registration discounts for the June and July classes.

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