UW-River Falls narrows search for next chief information officer Falcon News Service Officials at UW-River Falls are
moving closer to filling the top technology management position. UWRF has been without a chief information officer since Steven Reed left in April for a similar position with Metropolitan State University in St. Paul.
UW-River Falls presents ‘Amazon: Wilderness, Technology and Society’ panel discussion In celebration of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Year of Brazil, the history, philosophy and geography departments will present "The Amazon: Wilderness, Technology and Society" on Monday, Nov. 7, from 3-5 p.m. in the Kinnickinnic Theater in the University Center. The event is free and open to the public and will include refreshments beginning at 3 p.m. with the panel discussion to follow at 3:30 p.m.
UW-River Falls to host discussion about presidential election outcome The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is hosting “Journalism & the 2016 Presidential Elections: What Just Happened?” Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. in North Hall auditorium. The discussion is part of the Communication & Media Studies Department’s Working Journalists Lecture Series.
UW-River Falls agriculture students/alumni show influence of a great teacher The University of Wisconsin-River Falls was front and center stage during the general session at the 89th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis Oct. 21. Six individuals, all connected to UW-River Falls, served as a real life testament to historian Henry Adams quote, “A teacher affects eternity; one can never tell where their influence stops.”
Seven reasons why education abroad is worth it You’ve been thinking of studying abroad, but you aren’t sure whether or not to commit. It’s literally a life-changing decision. But that’s the thing: we believe studying abroad will change your life in all the right ways.
UW-River Falls recognized as top performer in 2016 Sustainable Campus Index The University of Wisconsin-River Fallshas been recognized as a top performer in the 2016 Sustainable Campus Index, achieving a top ranking in the area of Buildings among baccalaureate/master’s institutions. The 2016 Sustainable Campus Index, a publication of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), highlights top-performing colleges and universities in 17 areas and overall by institution type, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS).
UW-River Falls named a military friendly school The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs SM, and Military Spouse. First published in 2009, Military Friendly® Schools is the most comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today. Each year, the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to service members and their families, helping them select the best college, university, or trade school to receive the education and training needed to pursue a civilian career.
UW-River Falls animal welfare team scores high at competition The team from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls was the high scoring team in the live assessment portion of the 16th Annual Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging and Assessment (AWJAC) Competition hosted by Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 12-13.
River Falls becomes magnet for thrift shops as consumers hunt for bargains Since the recession of 2008, thrift shopping has made a comeback across the nation, and River Falls is no exception. Treasures from the Heart, Fox Den Used Books, Second Star Clothing, Second Chances, ReStore and many other shops in Riverwalk Square are just a few of the many thrift, second hand and consignment shops located in River Falls.
Chancellor's Blog: Global Gratitude Over the years, many people have told me that Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday. Perhaps it is the harvest-inspired food, the time spent with family and friends, or the absence of any expectation for exchanging of gifts. I think it is also the way Thanksgiving invites us to step back from our daily routines and reflect with gratitude on the many good things in our lives.
UW-River Falls’ Vogel named Future Icon Kurt Vogel, associate professor of animal science at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls was named one of the 25 Future Icons in the November 2016 issue of The National Provisioner magazine. As part of their 125th Anniversary celebration, the editorial board of the magazine took on the challenge of identifying 25 individuals they expect to change the industry over the next decade or two.