June 2016

First cohort of STEMteach students at UW-River Falls completes certification
The first group of University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate students in the STEMteach program completed their coursework this spring for Wisconsin teaching licenses in science and math. Some have already accepted teaching jobs.
Free outdoor summer concert series begins June 14 at UW-River Falls
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls annual free summer concert series, "Chill on the Hill," kicks off June 14 in the Melvin Wall Amphitheatre, located on campus along the South Fork of the Kinnickinnic River.
Perkins named interim provost at UW-River Falls
The University of Wisconsin–River Falls announced today that longtime faculty member, department chair and former interim dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS) Faye Perkins, Ph.D., has agreed to serve as interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs for the next two years. Perkins will assume the post July 1 further to the resignation of Provost Fernando Delgado.
Prescott student honored with Hildebrand Seymour-Junkman Award at UW-River Falls
A first-generation Health and Human Performance graduate from Prescott has been honored with the Hildebrand Seymour-Junkman Award from the College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
UW-River Falls names Lanning interim athletic director
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has named Crystal Lanning the new athletic director, serving in an interim capacity for the next two years. Lanning will start July 1, taking over the role from Roger Ternes, who recently announced his resignation effective June 30.
What does “local food” mean to Wisconsin consumers?
Wisconsin consumers widely agree that "local" food means food grown in Wisconsin, according to a new statewide survey conducted by faculty affiliated with UW-Extension, UW-Madison, and UW-River Falls. Food from Michigan, Iowa, Illinois, and Minnesota, meanwhile, is not considered "local" by most Wisconsin shoppers.

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