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Author archive: Jacob Rogers

May 4, 2016

UW-River Falls mascot, once deemed scary, brings fun to campus events

You see him on Saturdays at Ramer Field and you see him roaming the UW-River Falls campus. Freddy Falcon brings a positive attitude and he puts pep in people’s step no matter if it is a UWRF football game or if it is a normal Tuesday afternoon.

April 27, 2016

MBA students from India enjoy practicality of a UWRF education

Two students from India are taking a different path en route to getting their graduate education. Jeremy Adam and Rashmi Magnani made the 23-hour trip from India to UW-River Falls to earn their master’s of business administration degrees.

April 20, 2016

Hippy Feet just one of award-winning ‘big ideas’ proposed by UWRF student entrepreneurs

Students at UW-River Falls are seeing success developing their entrepreneurial skills, and in the past two years, have placed in the top three spots at the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament (WBIT), a statewide competition.

April 6, 2016

In job hunt, UWRF experts advise students not overlook salary negotiation

Future graduates at UWRF have the resources to be prepared to negotiate a salary with a potential employer, but those services at Career Services may go unnoticed by students.

March 30, 2016

UWRF campus group sells hats to help children battling cancer

A new student organization at UW-River Falls is selling hats and lending a hand in the search for a cure for cancer.

March 23, 2016

Under new law, Wisconsin landlords have more power to evict tenants

Landlords in River Falls and the rest of Wisconsin now have more power to evict tenants who engage in criminal activity due to a bill that was signed on Feb. 29 by Gov. Scott Walker.

March 2, 2016

UWRF athletics department launches self-audit of Title IX compliance

To make sure that its athletics department is in compliance with federal Title IX regulations, UW-River Falls is in the beginning stages of a self-audit, according to Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Gregg Heinselman.

February 24, 2016

Health care law limits UWRF student workers to 25 hours per week

To comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), student employees of the University of Wisconsin from now on can only work 25 hours per week, but that should not affect most at the UW-River Falls.

February 18, 2016

For La Crosse graduate students, UW-River Falls serves as career preparation

UWRF’s Division of Student Affairs offers a program that allows student affairs administration graduate students from UWL to work as interns. The program has 19 positions within six Student Life departments. The departments include Career Services, New Student Programs, Residence Life, Student Life, Student Conduct and Community Standards, and University Center Operations.

February 4, 2016

New food service vendor brings changes to campus, with mixed results

UW-River Falls is now in the second semester of food services on campus being provided by a new vendor, and reactions to the change are mixed.