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UWRF to offer summer ACT test preparation classes
April 17, 2018--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will offer test preparation classes in June and July for high school students planning to take the ACT, a popular admissions test measuring academic readiness for college. Students may attend one of two four-day sessions beginning June 4 at the UWRF Hudson Center in Hudson or July 9 on the UW-River Falls campus.
Chancellor's Blog: Long-term thinking is golden
One of the best email messages I received last month informed me that the university earned a STARS gold rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) in recognition of our sustainability achievements.
UW-River Falls students participate in Research in the Rotunda
April 13, 2018 - Nine University of Wisconsin-River Falls students shared their research on topics ranging from myoelectric partial hand prostheses to the effect of snow on the South Pole neutron monitors at the 15th Annual Research in the Rotunda event in Madison April 11.
BFA students hold exhibition
April 13, 2018 - University of Wisconsin-River Falls seniors Samantha Kern, Stephanie Lenertz and Mitchell McCarty will present their Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Exhibition in Gallery 101 in Kleinpell Fine Arts April 20-May 1. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center celebrates grand opening
April 13, 2018 – Before a crowd of over 200 invited guests, project partners, elected officials and representatives and members of the public, the St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center (SCVBIC) opened April 12.
Dairy Pilot Plant renovation project receives official go-ahead
April 13, 2018 – The State of Wisconsin Building Commission has given final approval to the UW-River Falls Dairy Pilot Plant renovation project.
Annual colt sale set for May 5
April 12, 2018 – Fifty-four high quality two-year-old horses will be offered for sale at the 42nd Annual UW-River Falls Colt Sale on Saturday, May 5, at the UWRF Campus Farm, off S. Wasson Lane. The horses have been trained by UW-River Falls students enrolled in the Principles of Training Horses class under the direction of Nathan O’Connor.
Bowls for Hope event raises $6,500 for Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley
April 9, 2018 -The ninth annual Bowls for Hope event held March 6 at UW-River Falls raised $6,500 for Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley. Each year UWRF collaborates with the community to raise funds through Bowls for Hope for a worthy organization that makes a difference in the St. Croix Valley.

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Just adjacent to the northwest corner of campus is the Best Western Plus Campus Inn, a hotel that once served as the university’s overflow for extended on-campus housing prior to the completion of Ames Suites in 2012.
Talking about politics tougher than ever for professors and students alike
For Neil Kraus, starting discussions about politics with students and talking about politics in general is one of the reasons he became a political science professor. Recently however, engaging in controversial classroom discussions with students is now not always an enjoyable aspect of teaching.
‘Silent Sky’ shows how female astronomers found their voice
During the first two decades of the 20th century, when American women were making their voices heard, Henrietta Leavitt was going deaf and becoming an unlikely trailblazer in discovering how expansive the universe truly is.

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