June 2023

Caring for campus: Staff member honored with award from Regents
June 5, 2023 - Ask anyone on the University of Wisconsin-River Falls campus about Kathleen Hunzer, and the response is instantaneous and consistent: She cares deeply about students and works hard to help them in as many ways as she can. 
Chancellor speaks in support of change to Wisconsin-Minnesota tuition reciprocity agreement
June 8, 2023 – University of Wisconsin-River Falls Chancellor Maria Gallo testified in Madison Thursday in support of changing the state’s tuition reciprocity agreement with Minnesota, saying the legislation would enable Wisconsin universities to pay for enhanced student learning opportunities.
Meat-ing a need: UW-River Falls program trains animal processors
June 15, 2023 - Students working in the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Meat Processing Plant had done everything they were supposed to do, had taken every step needed to ensure that animals awaiting processing were as calm as possible. Then the unexpected happened during the processing of beef cattle on March 30.
Moving toward sustainability: Campus effort benefits the environment and people in need
June 7, 2023 - An annual waste reduction effort at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is getting items that would be otherwise destined for a landfill to people who need them.
Paws for Service: UW-River Falls students to help train dogs to assist people
June 1, 2023 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will be home to new four-legged learners when the next school year kicks off in the fall.
UW-River Falls announces seven faculty fellowships funded by state-sponsored Dairy Innovation Hub
June 21, 2023 - The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls recently awarded seven faculty research fellowships to help increase dairy-related research capacity through the Dairy Innovation Hub initiative.
UW-River Falls receives national Fair Trade designation
June 13, 2023 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has received designation as a Fair Trade School, a recognition of the university’s commitment to purchasing products from companies that empower farmers and workers while also protecting the environment.
UW-River Falls to reinstate baseball, add men’s soccer as varsity sports
June 1, 2023 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will reintroduce baseball and add men’s soccer as varsity sports beginning in the 2024-25 school year, part of the university’s plan to attract and retain more students on campus.

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