BFA exhibition at UW-River Falls includes variety of mediums October 26, 2017-- University of Wisconsin-River Falls seniors Lynnette Bierbaum, Treya L. Conway, Sal D’Agostino, Dante Germain, Franco Schildknecht, Christina Swanby, and Briana Voyen are presenting their BFA degree exhibitions in Gallery 101 of the Kleinpell Fine Arts building November 3-14. On display will be photography, painting, glass, ceramics, and graphic design.
Bowls for Hope event invites charitable organization requests for 2018 October 26, 2017-- Each year the University of Wisconsin-River Falls works with the community to raise funds through the Bowls for Hope event where proceeds raised help a worthy nonprofit organization make a difference in the St. Croix Valley. Applications are now open for the 2018 recipient of this charity event.
Chancellor's Blog: Unsung Heroes Let’s face it. It’s easy to take people for granted. We all get busy. With this post, however, I would like to spend some time reflecting on those people who make the university work—the unsung heroes, if you will. On our campus, it’s the people who clean our residence halls and classrooms, who shovel and plow snow at 4 a.m. on a winter day, who support our academic departments and faculty, who make sure that our email and website magically work every day.
Danielle Krysa is Wyman Visiting Professor in Art at UW-River Falls October 12, 2017 -- Canadian collage artist, writer, curator, and podcast host Danielle Krysa is the fall 2017 Walker D. and Helen Bryant Wyman Visiting Professor in Art at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Krysa will present a free public lecture, “Full Circle,” on Monday, Oct. 23, at 5 p.m. in 222 North Hall.
Free seminar focuses on financing global market expansion October 16, 2017-- Local businesses interested in learning how to secure funding to begin or expand their exporting efforts are invited to a free seminar on financial assistance for global market expansion Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 7:30 a.m.-noon at the UW-River Falls Hudson Center, 2501 Hanley Road, Hudson.
Seven seniors present BFA thesis exhibitions at UW-River Falls October 6, 2017-- University of Wisconsin-River Falls seniors Tynan Pratumwon, Kylie Hommerding, Sor Her, Liz Schultz, Adrian Harvieux, Darielle Dahnke, and Molly Ruoho will present their Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building October 13-24. On display will be blown glass, printmaking, ceramics, photography, mixed media installations, painting and drawing. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
Trechter named Adviser of the Year October 18, 2017-- David Trechter, professor of agricultural economics, has been named the 2017 Adviser of the Year at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Nominations are submitted by graduating seniors and recent alumni. The Faculty Senate Advising Committee reviews the nominations and makes a recommendation to the chancellor.
UW-River Falls expands options for admissions test prep classes October 26, 2017-- The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has expanded its test preparation classes for students who plan to take pre-college or graduate school admissions exams. Adding to the ACT, GRE and GMAT exam classes began this summer and fall, the Continuing Education Office now provides classes for the SAT and LSAT exams and schedules for all exam preparation classes into 2018.
UW-River Falls Foundation has record year October 3, 2017-- The UWRF Foundation, the private fundraising arm of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, raised a record $3,652,296 in charitable contributions in fiscal year 2017, officials announced Tuesday. The record total comes one year after the close of the university’s first-ever comprehensive fundraising campaign, Rising to Distinction.
Young to present Edward N. Peterson Lecture at UW-River Falls October 5, 2017-- Louise Young, professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present a lecture at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Wednesday, Oct. 18, as part of the annual Edward N. Peterson Lecture Series. Young’s lecture, “Korean-Japanese Relations, Imperial Nostalgia and Japan’s New Right” is set for 4:30 p.m. in the Kinnickinnic Theater in the University Center and will be preceded by a 4 p.m. reception.
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