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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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Furness receives award for teaching excellence
September 12, 2019 – University of Wisconsin-River Falls Associate Professor Stacy Furness has been named the recipient of the 2019 Dr. Keith G. Wurtz Award for Teaching Excellence.
 
Wiesen-Martin receives Wurtz Award for Teaching Excellence
September 12, 2019 – Assistant Professor Desiree Wiesen-Martin has been named a recipient of the 2019 Dr. Keith G. Wurtz Award for Teaching Excellence at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.



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