June 2022

Ceremony June 18 to celebrate first doctoral program at UW-River Falls
June 9, 2022 – An affiliated researcher with the University of Kansas Center for Montessori Research will be the guest speaker at a ceremony June 18 recognizing the start of the first Doctor of Education degree at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Early Educator, Pre-service Educator awards presented
June 10, 2022– Two area mathematics teachers were honored as recipients of the Wisconsin Association of College for Teacher Education (WACTE) award winners from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Hukai named interim dean of two colleges at UW-River Falls, potential merger in works
June 30, 2022 – Dawn Hukai will soon have a new title as interim dean of two colleges at University of Wisconsin-River Falls, but she still enjoys being a professor and teaching in the classroom, too.
Return to the hill: UWRF summer concert features Kids From Wisconsin July 19
June 6, 2022 – The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will hold a free concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, featuring the Kids From Wisconsin at the Melvin Wall Amphitheatre stage on campus.
Science writer public interview is part of Chancellor Gallo’s inauguration
June 7, 2022- A Day of Engagement with a featured interview with science writer Annie Murphy Paul will kick off the celebration of the inauguration of University of Wisconsin-River Falls Chancellor Maria Gallo.
Upward Bound program garners $1.8 million, five-year grant
June 28, 2022 – Newspaper became a media to build a chair for some University of Wisconsin-River Falls Upward Bound students from Washington Technology Magnet High School in St. Paul.
UWRF Dairy Innovation Hub researches potential new uses for milk ingredients and byproducts
June 15, 2022 – University of Wisconsin-River Falls Assistant Professor Grace Lewis is looking to find value-added products for milk proteins.
UWRF school counseling alum named Bush Foundation Fellow
June 21, 2022 – During Kaltun Abdikarani’s first semester at University of Wisconsin-River Falls as a school counseling program graduate student, she learned not to advise people.
UWRF’s Lawton awarded Board of Regents’ Academic Staff Excellence Award
June 6, 2022 – Ann E. Lawton knows the importance of art to help and serve others.
UW-River Falls graduate to sing opera this summer in Italy
June 2, 2022--University of Wisconsin-River Falls recent graduate Zeb Rivard has never seen an opera.
UW-River Falls helps spark interest in agriculture and animal science
June 22, 2022 – Madelyn Stein decided to sign up for 4-H Spark Days held at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Monday, June 20, partially to see if an agricultural career was right for her but also for fun and camaraderie with other youth.
UW-River Falls laboratory farm to host Pierce County Dairy Breakfast June 18
June 8, 2022 – For the first time, the Mann Valley Laboratory Farm at University of Wisconsin-River Falls will host the Pierce County Dairy Breakfast.
UW-River Falls student garners broadcast journalism fellowship
June 27, 2022 – University of Wisconsin-River Falls junior Michelle Stangler focuses on sharing positive stories about agriculture.
UW-River Falls to add three undergraduate majors
June 14, 2022 – The Board of Regents on June 10 approved the addition of three new Bachelor of Science undergraduate majors at University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
UW-River Falls to celebrate LGBTQIA+ community with Pride flags outside Rodli Hall and ‘Sweet as Pride’ June 16
June 1, 2022-- Four flags will fly throughout the month of June celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community and their allies at Rodli Hall at University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
UW-River Falls to hold Juneteenth lunch and learn
June 13, 2022 – The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will commemorate Juneteenth with a lunch and learn from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, June 20.
UW-River Falls to relaunch three semester-length education abroad programs
June 20, 2022 – Three semester-length study abroad programs will return next year to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

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