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UW-River Falls to host seminar on marketing livestock
December 8, 2017--Experts from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection will present a seminar focusing on effective ways to market livestock January 19-20, 2018, at the UWRF Mann Valley Farm in River Falls.
 
St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra concert Dec. 18 at UW-River Falls
December 5--The St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra will perform Monday, Dec. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
 
UW-River Falls hosts legislators, regents, advisors
December 6--Members of the Wisconsin State Assembly joined members of the UW System Board of Regents, local business and community leaders and members of the Chancellor’s Advisory Council (CAC) for a special informational meeting at UW-River Falls on Monday, Dec. 4.
 
Symphony Band and University Bands in concert Dec. 14
December 14, 2017--The Symphony Band and the University Band will perform in concert Thursday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at UW-River Falls.
 
UW-River Falls senior awarded Gilman International Scholarship
December 4, 2017--Nicholas Schlaeger, a University of Wisconsin-River Falls biomedical science major from Grantsburg, is one of fewer than 1,000 students nationwide to receive a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad during the 2017-18 academic year.
 
Commencement is Dec. 16 at UW-River Falls
December 1, 2017-- The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will hold its fall commencement at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, in the Knowles Field House at Falcon Center. A total of 431 bachelor's and master's degree candidates have applied for graduation.
 
New holiday gift offerings available at Falcon Foods
November 30, 2017--The holiday season is here and Falcon Foods at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is ready to give you a hand with your holiday preparations.
 
UW-River Falls Masquers present 'Beyond Therapy'
November 27, 2017-- The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Masquers Club will present “Beyond Therapy” by Christopher Durang December 5-9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Blanche Davis Theatre in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. The play is open to the public.

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Stories and More by Our Students

We must learn to challenge ideas, not individuals, UWRF climate survey says
Last week, the UWRF administration released the results of the 2017 Campus Climate Survey Summary. Three hundred seventy-eight students responded to the survey and of those, 125 said they experienced bias at UWRF. Sixty-seven said that it was politically motivated — the most of any type of bias.
 
In trout projects, ‘restoration’ might not mean ‘natural’ or ‘rehabilitation’
When asked how restoration efforts along the Kinnickinnic River should be handled, students and residents in River Falls answered with roughly the same response: they want the river to be more “natural.” This response, however, leads to a different question: What do words such as “restoration” and “natural” really mean, and do definitions of the words match up with what is actually done to environments such as the Kinni?
 
Rick Bowen court dedication reflects how far UWRF basketball has come
Rick Bowen arrived on the UW-River Falls campus in 1986 to look at the job opening for the head men’s basketball coach. According to Bowen, he enjoyed the community within the campus and took the job expecting to be in River Falls for maybe two years before moving on.



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