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Students to benefit from generous estate gift
January 21, 2020 – A Chippewa Falls couple’s passion for the outdoors and education has resulted in an estate gift of $695,000 to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Foundation.
Sanden named Adviser of the Year
January 21, 2019 – Eric Sanden, professor of conservation and environmental planning, has been named the 2019 Adviser of the Year at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He was formally presented with the award at the UWRF Spring Semester Opening Meeting January 21.
Renovated Rodli Hall grand opening set for Feb. 3
January 16, 2020 - After an extensive renovation, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is opening the doors of David Rodli Hall to the community.
UW-River Falls team is National Forage Bowl Champions again
January 16, 2020 - The Forage Bowl Team from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls took first place in the National Forage Bowl competition held at the Annual Conference of the American Forage and Grassland Council in Greenville, S.C. Jan. 5-7. This is the second year in a row the team has earned the title.
Simulation brings poverty awareness close to home
January 10, 2020 – The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is co-hosting a poverty simulation event on Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 1-4 p.m. at the Lydecker Living Learning Center on campus. The event is open to the public and is free, but registration is required.
Athletic Department to Host 4th Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day Luncheon
January 8, 2020 – The UW-River Falls Athletic Department will hold its 4th Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 11 a.m. in the RCU Community Room in the Falcon Center.
UW-River Falls halts email phishing scam
January 7, 2020 - Information security officials at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls are conducting a comprehensive review of a sophisticated phishing scam that may have caused 468 students to give away their login credentials.
Professor receives prestigious physics honor society award
January 2, 2020 - University of Wisconsin-River Falls physics Professor Earl Blodgett received the Worth Seagondollar Service Award at the 2019 Physics Congress in November.

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UW-River Falls well-testing partnership plays key role in WWCC efforts, Baldwin Bulletin, Jan. 4, 2020

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UW-River Falls dairy plant renovation underway, Dairy Star, Dec. 9

Man with autism stunned when community buys him a new bike, KARE 11, Dec. 4

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