Annual outdoor art installation set for Oct. 2-3 September 24, 2019 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Art Department’s 28th Annual Outdoor Art Installation is October 2-3. The event showcases student works of art designed to be site specific on the UWRF campus grounds.
Ayers receives teaching excellence award September 12, 2019 – University of Wisconsin-River Falls Associate Professor Melanie Ayers has been named the recipient of the 2019 Keith G. Wurtz Award for Teaching Excellence.
Chancellor's Blog: UW-River Falls: 8th in the nation When you wake up to find an email from one of your prominent alumni referring you to an article about the university in a major national media source—well, it causes a bit of apprehension. I experienced that feeling earlier this month when I was sent a link to a Wall Street Journal article by not one but two alumni that serve on our Foundation Board.
Free strategy workshops for graduate school exams offered September 12, 2019 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is hosting free workshops this fall to demonstrate how certain test-taking strategies can help those planning to take the GRE, GMAT or LSAT admission exams for graduate school.
Guest presentation addresses men, masculinities and Earth September 17, 2019 - Why is it that compared to men, women litter less, recycle more, and leave a smaller carbon footprint? Do men shun eco-friendly behavior, fearing what it might convey about their masculinity? New research confirms that men do care about the environment--but they also tend to want to feel macho, and they worry that eco-friendly behaviors might brand them as less...manly.
McCarty Named 2019 Distinguished Teacher September 6, 2019 – Claire McCarty, professor of management, has been named the 2019 UW-River Falls Distinguished Teacher. The Distinguished Teacher award, initiated in 1965, is the most prestigious honor bestowed on campus.
Public astronomy talks and observatory viewings September 11, 2019 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Physics Department begins its fall season of free public observatory viewings and astronomy talks on Tuesday, Sept. 24. The viewings and talks are suitable for all ages.
Russ-Yribar receives professional development grant September 11, 2019 – Modern Language Associate Lecturer Erin Russ-Yribar has been selected to receive a $1 thousand grant in support of professional development in her role teaching modern language at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Seminar examines Star Tribune’s reporting on sexual assault September 27, 2019 - To tell the story of how law enforcement officials in Minnesota failed to fully investigate reported cases of sexual assault, journalists with the Star Tribune newspaper examined more than 1,400 cases across the state and interviewed dozens of rape survivors and experts.
UW-River Falls to celebrate Sustainability Month with events September 24, 2019 – The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will host public events Oct. 1 to celebrate the kickoff of Sustainability Month. The events are part of the We are Falcons Values Series, which this month focuses on UWRF’s innovative sustainability efforts.
Wahlin is Innovator in Residence speaker Oct. 2 September 11, 2019 – TurnKey Corrections President Dewey Wahlin is the Fall 2019 Innovator in Residence at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Wahlin will speak on “Innovation Big and Small” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Riverview Ballroom of the University Center. The lecture, hosted by the Center for Innovation and Business Development (CIBD) at UW-River Falls, is free and open to the public.