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UW-River Falls receives funds for Science and Technology Innovation Center
June 12, 2019 – University of Wisconsin-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen expresses his gratitude to the Wisconsin legislature’s Joint Finance Committee (JFC) for its allocation of $2 million to fund partial design of the UWRF Science and Technology Innovation Center (SciTech).
 
Peterson named associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
June 11, 2019 – Chemistry and biotechnology Professor Karl Peterson has been named associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, effective July 1. Peterson has 20 years of classroom experience at UWRF and has been department chair for the last eight years.
 
Klapatch receives Regents’ Academic Staff Excellence Award
June 7, 2019 – Sustainability and Custodial Supervisor Mark Klapatch from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is the recipient of an Academic Staff Excellence Award from the UW System Board of Regents.
 
UW-River Falls welcomes new chief advancement officer
June 7, 2019 – Rick Foy joined the University of Wisconsin-River Falls advancement team in May where he serves as the assistant chancellor for University Advancement.
 
Free outdoor Tuesday concerts begin June 18
June 3, 2019 - The annual Tuesday summer concert series at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls kicks off June 18 at 7 p.m. in the Melvin Wall Amphitheatre. The concerts are free and open to everyone.
 
Wilcox named 2019 Distinguished Alumnus
May 21, 2019 – Lancaster native Steve Wilcox was honored as the Distinguished Alumnus during spring commencement ceremonies May 11 at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
 
UW-River Falls to begin dual credit program with River Falls High School
May 17, 2019 – The University of Wisconsin-River Falls entered into a groundbreaking agreement with the River Falls School District May 9 that offers River Falls High School students the opportunity to take UWRF courses at the high school beginning in the fall.
 
Western Team places second in the nation at IHSA Nationals
May 13, 2019 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Western Team is AQHA (American Quarter Horse Association) Trophy Reserve National Champions, the highest honor the team has earned in its history at UWRF. The team earned 41 points to secure this top placement at IHSA (Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association) Nationals in Syracuse, N.Y., May 3-6.



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