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University Theatre to present ‘Proof’
April 19, 2019 - University Theatre at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will present the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Proof” by David Auburn April 30-May 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Syse Black Box Theatre in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building.
Annual Colt Sale set for May 4
April 18, 2019 – Forty-five high quality two-year-old horses and ten aged lesson horses will be offered for sale at the 43rd Annual UW-River Falls Colt Sale on Saturday, May 4, at the UWRF Campus Farm, 1475 S. Wasson Lane, River Falls. The young horses have been trained by UW-River Falls students enrolled in the Principles of Training Horses class under the direction of Nathan O’Connor. The lesson horses have been used in riding classes taught at UWRF.
Registration open for summer ACT test prep
April 18, 2019 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Continuing Education office has opened registration for the annual ACT Summer Institute, an intensive ACT test preparation course held on campus for high school students looking to prepare for the ACT test and increase their scores. Live-online ACT prep classes are also available.
UW-River Falls to host workshop on understanding the transgender experience
April 15, 2019—The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will host “Growing Up Transgender” on Wednesday, June 12, in partnership with UW-Eau Claire. The day-long workshop is designed for professionals who play a role in caring for and advocating for transgender youth.
Chancellor's Blog: State Investment in SciTech Innovation Center Critical to Future
With the approach of another commencement, I am reminded of the transformational impact that public higher education has on individuals, on our state and on the world. While the most essential elements of a UW-River Falls education are human—outstanding faculty and staff and dedicated, hard-working students—modern facilities that support teaching and learning are also critical.
Ag Day on Campus is April 24
April 10, 2019 - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls chapter of the Collegiate Farm Bureau will host the fourth annual Ag Day on Campus on Wednesday, April 24, to promote all that Wisconsin agriculture has to offer.
Undergraduates to participate in Research in the Rotunda April 17
April 8, 2019 – University of Wisconsin-River Falls students will share research on topics ranging from using genomics to determine coyote lineage in Minnesota and Wisconsin to the science of facial tracking software during the 16th Annual Research in the Rotunda event in Madison April 17.
Thirteen seniors present BFA exhibitions
April 8, 2019 – Thirteen University of Wisconsin-River Falls seniors will present their Bachelor of Fine Arts senior thesis exhibitions April 11- May 8 in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. A reception is April 12, from 4-7 p.m.

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