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Professor Tim Lyden and student Hanna Thueson display posters for their research  generating three-dimensional models of breast cancer tissue. Photo courtesy of Tim Lyden.

UWRF professor, students use three-dimensional technology to study tumor tissue

November 30, 2016

Breast cancer models being developed at the UW-River Falls Tissue and Cellular Innovation Center are giving researchers new ways of studying tumors that may ultimately lead to improved treatment options.

Student Senate Update: 11/29/16

November 30, 2016

One motion was passed at the Nov. 29 Student Senate meeting.

Health and Counseling Services offers opportunities for students to relax

November 30, 2016

With finals quickly approaching, students are feeling the stress. UWRF’s Student Health and Counseling office has a few options to help students who are anxious or need a moment to decompress.

Wisconsin works to develop initiatives to improve education

November 30, 2016

It’s no secret that the United States has fallen behind many other developed nations when it comes to education. However, Wisconsin has developed initiatives to help the country get back on top.

While seen as uncertain, the future of international students remains bright under Trump presidency

Archives at UW-River Falls sees growth in student patrons

Local businessman, now freshman representative, readies for Madison

Alumni Spotlight: Sean McKuras

International Education Week brings global education events to UW-River Falls

Sports

Renovation of UW-River Falls hockey arena gets positive fan reaction

November 30, 2016

Recent renovations of Hunt Arena on the UW-River Falls campus have improved many amenities and created an entirely new fan experience for those in attendance at Falcons hockey games.

UW-River Falls pledges to increase diversity in athletics department

November 30, 2016

UW-River Falls is among universities that have signed on to the NCAA’s presidential pledge to increase diversity in their sports programs.

Athlete of the Week: Rance Ashley

November 16, 2016

UWRF senior Rance Ashley had a monster Senior Day to lead the Falcons to a huge win over the UW-Stevens Point Pointers 34-16 on Saturday.

UWRF Football nabs a tough win during Senior Day

Successful home opener launches UWRF Women’s Hockey into a promising season

Athlete of the Week: Joey Leonard

Etcetera

Don’t let Jack Frost come nipping at your nose

November 30, 2016

Yes, it has been an unbelievable fall. However, the weather is getting colder and soon there will be snow. It will be time for sledding, skating, skiing and walks in the winter wonderland we call campus. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services wants you to enjoy this season but to also protect yourself from frostbite.

‘Edge of Seventeen’ perfectly sums up life as a teenager

November 30, 2016

High School junior Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld) has reached her limit. A few years ago, her father died, home life with her mother and seemingly perfect brother aren’t great and when her best friend starts dating her brother, she just can’t take it anymore. This is the story of Nadine and how she manages the awkward and difficult age of 17.

Viewpoints

Editorial:
Student government may want to consider being careful when spending money

December 1, 2016

At Tuesday’s Student Senate meeting, an allocation of $2,000 was passed to pay for an artificial holiday tree standing approximately 12 feet tall to be placed in the University Center this semester.

As commencement draws closer, questions raised about future happiness

November 30, 2016

Is life better after college graduation? It’s a question that has been kicking around in my head lately, and I feel the need to discuss it with myself through the medium of a college newspaper column.

Reacting to hate with more hate is counterproductive

November 30, 2016

On Monday, Nov. 28, Ohio State University sent out a mass message to all students telling them to “Run. Hide. Fight.” A student at the university, Abdul Razak Ali Artan, plowed his car into a group of students, got out and began stabbing anybody he could. Fortunately, there were no fatalities, but a handful of students will not be sitting in their classes today, but will be lying in a hospital.

Seasonal Affective Disorder can be treated, but should be taken seriously

Thanksgiving table may not be best time for political debate

Letters to the editor

Active Minds aims to break stigma with student experiences

November 16, 2016

One story, and in extreme cases, even one word, can change someone’s life, which will in turn affect change in the world around them. If you have ever heard of the Active Minds club, we try to get rid of the negative stigma surrounding mental disorders and other struggles that people have in life.

STEM job prospects not as plentiful as the public assumes

April 7, 2016

One of the most important yet complex questions we face as educators is: How do we best prepare our students for life after the university? As part of a national trend, our campus is moving toward STEM-related fields and majors (Science, Technology, and Engineering, and Math).

Multimedia

River Falls Update

May 6, 2016

Watch the May 6, 2016, edition of "River Falls Update," a Web-based news show created by UW-River Falls journalism students. Featured are stories about how Student Senate operates and about Dance Theatre’s spring concert.

Poll

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