November 2019

‘Teachers and the First Amendment’ public forum Nov. 13
November 1, 2019 - Join the University of Wisconsin-River Falls community in welcoming Keynote Speaker Julie Underwood, professor of education law, policy & practice at UW-Madison; Michael Hume, freelance writer, singer, and songwriter; and other guests on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Riverview Ballroom in the University Center as they discuss the role of the First Amendment in school and society.
Business owners complete SBDC Entrepreneurial Training Program
November 15, 2019 - On Sunday, 10 local business owners graduated from the 10-week Entrepreneurial Training Program offered by the Small Business Development Center at UW-River Falls.
Chancellor’s Blog: Summit on International Education and Engagement
This week, November 18-22, will be a very special one for our university and community as UW-River Falls hosts the Summit on International Education and Engagement. With over 30 events, most of which are free and open to the public, it will be a unique opportunity for global and intercultural learning. Our campus will also welcome some of our international partners, as leaders from Taiwan, Germany and the Netherlands join us for the Summit.
Christopher Kuechenmeister
Christopher Kuechenmeister
Christopher Pedersen
Christopher Pedersen
Community invited to celebrate week of global engagement
November 7, 2019 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is hosting a weeklong series of activities and events as part of International Education Week, Nov. 18-22. The Summit on International Education and Engagement features internationally recognized speakers and performers, as well as university faculty, staff and student groups.
Grandin’s animal welfare focus put into action
November 4, 2019 - World-renowned speaker on animal behavior and autism Temple Grandin, animal science professor at Colorado State University, spoke to a sold-out crowd of more than 600 campus and community members October 22 at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Her presentation, “Educating Different Kinds of Minds,” focused on how different types of minds - creative, visual, mathematical - have worked together throughout history to invent most of what we know today and how those minds must continue to work together to design and innovate the technology and agricultural sectors.
Jenn Hayes
Jenn Hayes
Masquers to present ‘A Dickens’ Christmas Carol: A Traveling Travesty in Two Tumultuous Acts’
November 19, 2019 - The Masquers student drama organization at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will present “A Dickens’ Christmas Carol: A Traveling Travesty in Two Tumultuous Acts” by Michael Landon Smith Dec. 3-7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Syse Black Box Theatre in Kleinpell Fine Arts.
Nasara and Wells-Mangold honored with UW System awards
November 8, 2019 – The University of Wisconsin System recently announced the recipients of awards promoting diversity, equity and inclusion on its campuses, including two honorees from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Native Pride Dancers to mark Native American Heritage Month at UW-River Falls
November 26, 2019 - Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at UW-River Falls with the Native Pride Dancers on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Falcon’s Nest, University Center. The event is free and includes food. Open to everyone.
Peter Speckman
Peter Speckman
Students earn top placements for research at the SASES National Conference
November 21, 2019 - Twenty UW-River Falls students along with three professors from the Plant and Earth Science Department in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences attended the 2019 Students of Agronomy, Soils and Environmental Sciences (SASES) National Conference, Nov. 10-13 in San Antonio, Texas. In addition to engaging in professional development and educational activities, UWRF students took top placements in several of the undergraduate research contests.

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