October 2014

Bowls for Hope Event Invites Charitable Organization Requests
Early each year the University of Wisconsin-River Falls works with the community to raise funds through the Bowls for Hope event in which proceeds raised help a worthy organization make a difference in the St. Croix Valley. Applications are now open for the 2015 recipient of this charity event. The 2015 Bowls for Hope event will be held Tuesday, March 10, from 5-7 p.m. at UW-River Falls.
Daymond John of ABC’s “Shark Tank” to Speak at UW-River Falls Scholarship Benefit
Daymond John, founder and CEO of the global lifestyle brand FUBU and star of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” will headline the Fourth Annual Scholarship Benefit Dinner on Friday, April 24, 2015, at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Tickets for the event are now on sale.
Liu is Peterson Lecture Series Speaker at UW-River Falls
Xiaoyuan Liu, David Dean Professor of East Asian Studies and Professor of History at the University of Virginia, will speak at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Tuesday, Nov. 4, as part of the annual Edward N. Peterson Lecture Series.
Masquers Student Theatre to Present 'Reckless'
Beginning Oct. 16, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls student theatre group, Masquers, will present Craig Lucas’s "Reckless," a play with the potential to have you laughing one moment and crying the next.
News Engagement Topic of Panel Discussion at UW-River Falls
Whether news still matters in community affairs will be discussed during this semester's Working Journalists Seminar, sponsored by the Department of Journalism at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Oct. 7.
UW-River Falls a Top Producer of Physics Graduates
The American Physical Society (APS) recently identified the University of Wisconsin-River Falls as one of the top ten producers of undergraduate degrees in physics among bachelor’s degree institutions.
UW-River Falls Named a ‘Top College’ by Educate to Career
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has been named a "Top College" in the most recent Educate to Career (ETC) College Rankings Index. The ETC Index analyzes the profile of students when they enter a given college, the total costs related to attending the college, and the outcomes of the students when they enter the labor market.
World Dairy Expo Event to Recognize Chinese Students’ Dairy Farm Safety Training at UW-River Falls
A ceremony to recognize visiting students from China Agricultural University (CAU) will be held Friday, Oct. 3, at the World Dairy Expo in Madison. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Mendota 4 Room on the first floor of the Alliant Energy Center Expo Hall.

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