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Author archive: Ryan Tibbitts

November 14, 2014

‘Ides of October’ case remains open while police seek evidence

One month ago, the UW-River Falls campus was shook by an anonymous threat, and while that seems to be an afterthought to students now, the authorities remain hard at investigative work.

November 14, 2014

Pete’s Creek employee takes an interest in students

College can be stressful but sometimes all it takes to get through a day is a smile and some comfort food, at least according to one Pete’s Creek Market staff member.

October 31, 2014

Falcon Cup Challenge continues to bring UWRF athletes together

UW-River Falls athletics could not function without all of the teams uniting together to support each other, whether that be volunteering time to work at a home sporting event or simply cheering each other on.

October 24, 2014

Supreme Court puts Wisconsin voter photo ID law on hold for 2014 election

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) made a decision to put the Wisconsin photo voter ID law on hold, meaning voters will not need to present a photo ID for the Nov. 4 elections.

October 17, 2014

Computer science master’s program to be offered at UWRF

The College of Business and Economics (CBE) at UW-River Falls will be offering a new master’s program, a Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS), starting in fall 2015.

October 2, 2014

Homecoming weekend to feature live falcon

As another Homecoming weekend approaches, there is a new Freddy the Falcon mascot soaring onto the UW-River Falls campus with the goal of helping connect students, family and alumni.

September 26, 2014

UW-River Falls intramurals improve programs for students

The past two spring intramural seasons have been rough as weather has not cooperated, leading Recreation and Sport Facilities to make some adjustments this year.

September 19, 2014

New CBE dean builds plans for improvement

On July 1, 2014, a new dean in the College of Business and Economics (CBE) took over at UW-River Falls with plans to build on success the college has already seen. Michael Fronmueller was chosen to replace former Dean Glenn Potts. Potts retired at the end of June after 38 years of employment at UWRF, and after holding the position of dean for five years.

May 2, 2014

Suspension of swim, dive team evokes emotion, advice for students

My lack of enthusiasm at the time for swimming and diving is something I now regret. After meeting members of the team this year and seeing how they have faced adversity in the most professional way anybody could imagine I have turned into a UWRF swimming and diving super fan.

May 1, 2014

Chancellor suspends swim, dive team effective June 30

After a several month process, the decision has been made to suspend the UWRiver Falls men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams starting June 30, 2014.