June 2021

Chancellor Foster issues statement on funding of UWRF SciTech project
June 8, 2021 - On behalf of UW-River Falls, I am pleased to express my gratitude for the outcome of today’s vote by the Joint Committee on Finance to include $111.73M in state funding towards the $116.73M UW-River Falls Science and Technology Innovation Center (SciTech) project in the state’s 2021-23 capital budget.
Marnell named St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center director
June 8, 2021 - The College of Business and Economics (CBE) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, in partnership with the City of River Falls, Chippewa Valley Technical College, and the River Falls Economic Development Corporation, welcomes Sheri Marnell, Ph.D., as the new director of the St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center (SCVBIC).
New fund to honor late philosophy professor
June 25, 2021 – Efforts are underway to establish a memorial endowment in honor of University of Wisconsin-River Falls Philosophy Professor Imtiaz Moosa who taught at the university from 1989 until his unexpected passing in December 2020.
SciTech project supported by Western Wisconsin businesses, industry
June 7, 2021 – Business and industry leaders across the St. Croix Valley are reaching out and speaking up in support of the future of students and the region’s economy as the University of Wisconsin-River Falls vies for state budget funds.
Three new CAFES faculty members funded by state’s Dairy Innovation Hub
June 17, 2021 - Kate Creutzinger, Grace Lewis and Luis Peña-Lévano have been hired as faculty members by the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, representing the first tenure-track faculty positions on campus funded by the Dairy Innovation Hub. These positions are 60% research and outreach and 40% teaching.
University of Wisconsin-River Falls issues statement on webpage link
June 23, 2021 – UW-River Falls regrets the posting of a link on one of its webpages to an editable document from a third-party source which included statements against law enforcement. 
UW-River Falls Alumni Association to honor award recipients
June 8, 2021 – A River Falls community and education visionary leader and one of the city’s most respected business institutions and families are among the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni Association’s annual award recipients to be honored during UWRF’s virtual Evening of Excellence on Thursday, June 10, beginning at 5 p.m.

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