53rd Commissioned Composer Concert with Alan Ferber is April 4 March 21, 2019 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will welcome featured composer Alan Ferber to Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building on Thursday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. for the university’s 53rd Commissioned Composer Concert. The concert is free and open to the public.
Galler to speak on ‘What Drives Innovation Excellence?’ March 1, 2019 - Eric Galler, whose leadership spans nearly 30 years at 3M, General Mills, and Pillsbury in key operating positions, strategic marketing assignments, and innovation strategy roles is the Innovator in Residence for Spring 2019 at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Galler will speak on “What Drives Innovation Excellence?” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, in the Riverview Ballroom, University Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Montgomery to speak on ‘Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life’ March 15, 2019 - Guest speaker David Montgomery, professor of geomorphology at the University of Washington, will present "Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life" on Tuesday, March 19, at 5 p.m. in North Hall Auditorium at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The lecture, discussion and book signing are free and open to the public.
Personal stories of living with autism to be shared March 25, 2019 – The Moreland family of River Falls will share personal stories of living with autism and mental health on Tuesday, April 2, during two time slots at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The first session is from 10 a.m.-noon in the Kinnickinnic Theater in the University Center and a second session is from 6-8 p.m. in North Hall Auditorium. Both sessions are free and open to the public.
Pottery-centric exhibition part of NCECA Twin Cities show March 11, 2019 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Art Department is presenting a public pottery-centric exhibition, Abstracting, using the works of five contemporary studio potters to communicate the relevance and function of abstraction as it relates to the way that pots are carriers of culture and/or human identity(s). The free exhibition is open through April 3 in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building.
Public invited to Mental Health Awareness Week events March 25, 2019 – Join University of Wisconsin-River Falls students, faculty and staff in raising awareness about mental health and discover resources for those in need of support during Mental Health Awareness Week events April 1-9 on campus. Activities are free and open to everyone.
Reimagining the liberal arts forum on essential skills for graduate success set for March 19 March 15, 2019 - As a part of the Reimagining the Liberal Arts at UWRF Strategic Initiative, UW-River Falls is hosting a panel discussion featuring successful community and regional leaders, key employers of our graduates, and UWRF alumni sharing their insights on the essential knowledge, skills, and aptitudes that they believe are critical in preparing our diverse students for successful lives and careers. The forum is Tuesday, March 19, from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Fall Room in the University Center. It event is free and open to the public. Refreshments provided.
Student newspaper honored with six awards March 11, 2019 - The Student Voice newspaper at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls picked up six awards, including three first place honors, at the Collegiate Newspaper Contest during the annual convention of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association March 8 in Madison.