10th Annual Bowls for Hope event invites charitable organization requests October 25, 2018 - 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 2019 recipient of this charity event.
Chancellor’s Blog: Falcons Forever The book had a dark blue cover, obviously old. The cover bore the embossed words, The Meletean, and the year 1920. I was at our recent Homecoming-related event for alumni in Stillwater and this edition of our institutional yearbook, I was told, was coming to me from Anne Adams Keller, Class of 1961. The 1920 Melatean was dedicated to Normal School teacher and student adviser Mary McMillan, the namesake of our McMillan Hall, and the yearbook was filled with names and pictures of the students who would become alumni of the Normal School.
Dairy Judging Team takes top honors at World Dairy Expo October 2, 2018 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Judging Team captured top honors October 1 at the National Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Contest at World Dairy Expo in Madison. The team took first place overall and first team in reasons. UW-River Falls hasn’t won the national title in more than two decades.
Haunted Lab event hosted by physics students Oct. 27 October 22, 2018 - The Society of Physics Students and the Chem Demons at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls are hosting a Haunted Lab on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 5-8 p.m. with all the events occurring in classrooms (258, 266, 271, and 275) on the second floor of Centennial Science Hall. The event is free, open to the public and appropriate for all ages.
Kelli Anderson is Wyman Visiting Professor in Art October 25, 2018 - Designer, illustrator, animator, author and artist Kelli Anderson will be at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Monday-Friday, Nov. 12-16, as the Fall 2018 Walker D. and Helen Bryant Wyman Visiting Professor in Art.
Native Pride Dancers mark Native American Heritage Month October 25, 2018--Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with the Native Pride Dancers and food on Friday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. in the Falcon’s Nest in the University Center. The event is free and open to everyone.
Online classes for workforce development offered October 22, 2018 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has partnered with a national training provider to offer workforce development classes, certificates and certifications that are 100% online.
Op Ed - UW System: A Positive Investment October 2018 - Lisa Ecker entered UW-River Falls in 2014 after growing up in the small town of Wanamingo, Minn. Upon graduation in 2017, she was offered a job as a project engineer at GEA in Hudson, Wis., with a starting salary of $65,000 a year.
Peterson Lecture explores tie between workers and the economy October 16, 2018 – Historian William P. Jones, professor of history at the University of Minnesota, will share his insights into the relevance of the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers’ strike within the context of today’s issues of economic inequality and workers’ rights during a lecture at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Tuesday, Oct. 30. The lecture will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Kinnickinnic Theater in the University Center and will be preceded by a reception at 4 p.m.
Record-breaking Career Fair October 16, 2018 - A record setting number of students and employers from across the Midwest participated in the fall Career Fair Oct. 10 at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Senior BFA exhibition at UW-River Falls October 8, 2018 - University of Wisconsin-River Falls seniors Raymond Beech, Runze Du, Grace Frikken, Samantha Garvin, Andrew Le, Holly Rapoport and Cynthia Schmidtke will present their Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree exhibitions in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at UW-River Falls from Oct. 8-Nov. 2.
University Theatre presents “A Year with Frog and Toad” October 19, 2018 - “A Year with Frog and Toad” by Robert and Willie Reale will be performed by the University Theatre at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Nov. 2-3 and 8-10 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 3 at 2 p.m., and Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. in the Blanche Davis Theatre in the Kleinpell Fine Arts.
UW System Board of Regents approve UWRF’s mission statement change October 5, 2018 - At its October meeting, the UW System Board of Regents approved a change to the UW-River Falls mission statement that better aligns with the university’s strategic plan, Pathway to Distinction, and contains required language regarding the types of student populations, academic programs, and degrees conferred at the institution.
Wang Ping to speak about Kinship of Rivers project October 12, 2018 – Poet, artist and educator Wang Ping will speak at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls about her Kinship of Rivers project on Monday, Oct. 22, from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Riverview Ballroom in the University Center. The talk is free and open to the public.
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