March 2020

Alternative instruction extended to end of semester
I am writing to inform you that, given the latest information we have received about the evolution of COVID-19, UW-River Falls has decided to continue with alternative modes of delivery of instruction and services through the end of spring semester.
Alumni, donors respond to student needs during COVID-19 crisis
March 27, 2020 – Responding to student financial challenges prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Wisconsin-River Falls alumni and donors have contributed nearly $13,000 to a Student Emergency Fund – halfway to the goal of raising $25,000 for students facing critical needs.
Chancellors Blog: A Message About Our COVID-19 Response
Chancellors Blog: A Message About Our COVID-19 Response
Colts in Training Sale transitioned online amid COVID-19 concerns
March 23, 2020 – On March 16, due to the COVID-19 situation classes at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls were suspended and moved to an online delivery method through the end of spring semester. As a result, the 2020 Colts in Training Program was suspended and the sale on May 2 was cancelled. Twenty-three horses enrolled in the program that did not return to their owners as well as two UWRF aged lesson horses will be offered on an online auction April 2-4 at
COVID-19 crisis renews call for support of student emergency fund
March 23, 2020 –The COVID-19 crisis and its many disruptions has prompted the University of Wisconsin-River Falls to renew its call for support of the UWRF Student Emergency Grant/Loan Program.
COVID-19 Update Message from the Chancellor
The past few weeks have jolted each of us, professionally and personally. We have all experienced the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in different ways. Within our university community, I have seen countless examples of commitment, creativity, patience, and servant leadership. This crisis has, indeed, brought out the best in us. I am deeply grateful to each of you.
COVID-19 Update: 'Safer at Home' Emergency Order
Today, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers issued a "Safer at Home" Emergency Order to help slow the spread of COVID-19. 
COVID-19 updates for building access, commencement and housing/dining refunds
On behalf of the university, I am writing again with a few more important campus updates. 
Important campus decisions made regarding COVID-19
March 11, 2020 - With the best interest of our students, employees and community at heart, UW-River Falls has made several important decisions to mitigate risks associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Renowned Cybèle Young is Spring Visiting Professor in Art
March 9, 2020 - Toronto-based artist and author Cybèle Young is the Spring 2020 Walker D. and Helen Bryant Wyman Visiting Professor in Art at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. She will present a free public lecture to present her work and process on Monday, March 16, at 5 p.m. in 222 North Hall.
Target’s VP is Innovator in Residence speaker March 10
March 2, 2020 - Greg Van Bellinger, vice president, Target Owned Brand Product Design & Management is the spring 2020 Innovator in Residence at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Van Bellinger will speak on “Innovation; Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in the Riverview Ballroom of the University Center. The lecture is free and open to the public and is hosted by the Center for Innovation and Business Development (CIBD) at UWRF.

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