July 2019

Chancellor's Blog: Leaders Thinking Globally
It’s energizing to discuss exciting and important ideas with people who really care. I was reminded of this just prior to spring commencement when I invited a group of eight highly successful UW-River Falls alumni from around the country back to campus for a two-day Thought Leaders Retreat.
New specialized MBA tracks available
July 10, 2019 – The University of Wisconsin-River Falls College of Business and Economics is offering three new Master of Business Administration (MBA) tracks beginning in the 2019-20 academic year.
Students assist with tropical restoration efforts in the Bahamas
July 12, 2019 - For the third year in a row, Assistant Professor of Conservation and Environmental Science Kevyn Juneau has led a group of University of Wisconsin-River Falls students to the Bahamas for a two-week, two-credit course experience on tropical restoration. Eight students from a diverse set of majors including environmental science, conservation, and biology participated in the trip earlier this summer.
Two new degree programs approved
July 23, 2019 – Responding to a positive job growth outlook in several high-demand fields, two new degree programs at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls were recently approved by the UW System Board of Regents.
UW-River Falls a model for small business development in Western Wisconsin
July 15, 2019 – Working above and beyond the boundaries of traditional business incubation, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls empowers entrepreneurs and business owners to launch successful companies with local, regional and global partnerships.
UW-River Falls collaboration with Chinese university and RFSD continues
July 8, 2019 – A delegation from the Harbin University of Science and Technology (HUST), Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China, met last week with University of Wisconsin-River Falls deans, faculty, and senior administration to discuss partnerships for international student and faculty programs in a number of areas including computer science, physics, TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), business and economics.
UW-River Falls positively impacted by new state budget
July 3, 2019 - The educational mission of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will be supported by several key elements included in the 2019-21 Wisconsin state budget signed into law today by Governor Tony Evers.

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