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University of Wisconsin-River Falls earns NCAA/MOAA Diversity Award
December 11, 2018 – The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Athletics Department has earned the NCAA and Minority Opportunities Athletic Association's 2019 Award for Diversity and Inclusion.
 
Commencement ceremonies are Dec. 15
Dec. 10, 2018-- Approximately 412 bachelor's and master's degree students will receive degrees from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls following commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 15, at 1 p.m. in the Knowles Field House at the Falcon Center.
 
Student, faculty member honored by UW System
December 5, 2018 – 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.
 
Undergraduate research showcased Dec. 11
December 4, 2018 – The public is invited to the 2018 Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity (URSCA) Gala at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 4:30-7 p.m. in the Riverview Ballroom of the University Center. The family and community-friendly event is free to attend.
 
Celebrate music of the season
November 29, 2018 - Holiday sounds will be presented at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dec. 6 and 7 in two separate concerts that are open to the public.
 
Masquers to present ‘Play Nice!’ Dec. 4-8
November 20, 2018 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Masquers will present “Play Nice!” by Robin Rice Dec. 4-8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Syse Black Box Theatre in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building.
 
Equine judging students among top ten in the nation
November 20, 2018 - Six students from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls competed in the AQHA World Championship Collegiate Horse Judging Competition in Oklahoma City Nov. 10. Two team members finished in the top ten, out of 42 individual competitors.
 
Blow Your Own Holiday Ornament event is Dec. 1
November 19, 2018 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Glass Club will host their annual Blow Your Own Holiday Ornament event on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in 163 Kleinpell Fine Arts.

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UWRF working to contain dormitory overflows and grow more orderly
Just adjacent to the northwest corner of campus is the Best Western Plus Campus Inn, a hotel that once served as the university’s overflow for extended on-campus housing prior to the completion of Ames Suites in 2012.
 
Talking about politics tougher than ever for professors and students alike
For Neil Kraus, starting discussions about politics with students and talking about politics in general is one of the reasons he became a political science professor. Recently however, engaging in controversial classroom discussions with students is now not always an enjoyable aspect of teaching.
 
‘Silent Sky’ shows how female astronomers found their voice
During the first two decades of the 20th century, when American women were making their voices heard, Henrietta Leavitt was going deaf and becoming an unlikely trailblazer in discovering how expansive the universe truly is.



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UWRF in the News

College Basketball: UWRF makes history at U.S. Bank Stadium, Hudson Star Observer, Dec. 1

UWRF grad offers big thank you to local roots while pursuing LA dream, Hudson Star Observer, Nov. 30

Washington Island apiary creating a buzz about Russian honeybees,  Door County Daily News.com, Nov. 30

Futuristic earth-sheltered home in River Falls is '70s blast from the past, Star Tribune, Nov. 2

Todd Bol Searched for a Mission and Finally Found It With Little Free Libraries, Wall Street Journal, Nov. 1

Straw bans? Composting buckets? Wisconsin campuses adopt dramatic 'green' changes, Green Bay Press Gazette, Oct. 26

It Seems to Me: System a positive state investment, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Oct. 21

WRFW celebrates 50 years on the air, River Falls Journal, Oct. 12

Chancellors make pitch for projects to boost science education, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Oct. 9

UW-River Falls eyes STEM growth, River Falls Journal, Oct. 8

 

Alumni in the News

James V. Strauss, '80
Former Great Falls publisher picked to lead Missoulian, Ravalli Republic

Cathy Wurzer, '92, Boyd Huppert, '84
Cathy Wurzer, Boyd Huppert look back on radio journalism school marking 50 years

Todd Bol, '79, '82
Todd Bol, Creator of Little Free Library Movement, Dies at 62

Amanda Truax, '96
Skating towards success
 

UW System News

UW System restructuring is given seal of approval by the Higher Learning Commission

UW System Board of Regents leadership re-elected

Focused on affordability, Regents approve financial aid boost
 

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