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‘New Venture Competition’ encourages UWRF student entrepreneurship

October 24th, 2014

UW-River Falls is introducing its “New Venture Competition,” as a part of a bigger statewide competition. The competition is meant to encourage entrepreneurship in students here at UWRF and give students a way to put their ideas into some kind of action.

Despite panic-inducing rumors, officials do not regret disclosing threat

October 24th, 2014

Oct. 15 was a quiet day at UW-River Falls, despite the ominous threat, but underneath the quiet surface anxiety and fear stirred up rumors that spread like wildfire around the campus the night before.

UWRF organization designed to deal with tough gender, sexuality issues

October 24th, 2014

The UW-River Falls Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) invites everyone, regardless of gender and sexual identification, to come to an organizational meeting.

Scholarship options at UWRF second highest in UW System

October 24th, 2014

UW-River Falls offers more than 550 scholarships annually to students. The total amount available to students this year will be over $900,000.

Student Life launches ‘Pass it On,’ a campaign to raise event awareness

October 24th, 2014

“Kindness is contagious, pass it on!” UW-River Falls has a new program to help students learn more about programs and events happening around campus that they can participate in called “Pass it On.”

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

October 24th, 2014

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.

Direct PLUS Program enhanced for students

October 24th, 2014

The Department of Education announced publication of a final rule to strengthen the Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program helping more students and families pay for college, and ensuring they have the tools and resources to make informed decisions about financing their educational pursuits.

State health officials encourage flu vaccines

October 24th, 2014

As 20 people, including children and the elderly, have already been hospitalized in Wisconsin due to seasonal influenza this flu season, state health officials are encouraging Wisconsin residents to get flu shots to help protect against seasonal influenza.

Pierce County Health prepares for Ebola

October 24th, 2014

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services recently announced that Wisconsin has plans in place to respond to Ebola.

UWRF student directs at Twin Cities theater

October 24th, 2014

Only A Dim Image Dessert Theater continues its second season at the Southern Theater with a revival of the classic romantic comedy, “The Philadelphia Story.”