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Provost Fernando Delgado to ‘move on’ from UW-River Falls after seven years

May 22, 2016

UW-River Falls Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Fernando Delgado was named Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Minnesota Duluth, according to an email sent by Chancellor Dean Van Galen.

UW-River Falls director of athletics resigns

May 18, 2016

Director of Athletics Roger Ternes has resigned after six years at UW-River Falls.

UW-River Falls begins to address issue of gender neutral bathrooms

May 5, 2016

While the debate continues around the country over what bathrooms transgender people should be allowed to use, UW-River Falls officials are hoping to renovate bathrooms in two residence halls to make them gender neutral.

UWRF Faculty Senate passes resolution of no confidence in UW System president, Board of Regents

May 5, 2016

The UW-River Falls Faculty Senate passed a resolution of no confidence in UW System President Ray Cross and the Board of Regents at its meeting on Wednesday, May 4.

Therapeutic horse riding program gets support from UWRF connection

May 4, 2016

A lot of people like to lounge in bed on Saturday mornings, but riders, volunteers from UW-River Falls and horses at Walk On Therapeutic Riding Programs are geared up and ready to go at 10 a.m. sharp.

A cap and gown doesn’t necessarily mean graduation for some at UWRF

May 4, 2016

When it comes time to apply for graduation, UW-River Falls students sometimes run into roadblocks that do not necessarily hold them back from participating in the commencement ceremony, but when they shake the chancellor’s hand, there is no degree handed out.

Student Reps takes on greater role as United Council’s power decreases

May 4, 2016

As the influence of the UW System Student Representatives continues to grow as a voice for university students, the presence of United Council continues to diminish.

From metal to bluegrass, festivals bring music to Wisconsin’s north

May 4, 2016

Summer is getting closer and with it comes a handful of music festivals being hosted across northern Wisconsin and covering a wide range of musical tastes.

UWRF student earns second victory with powerful speech in Japanese

May 4, 2016

For the second year in a row, a UW-River Falls student has received the Japan Airlines Award for giving a speech in Japanese during a regional contest in Chicago.

Sustainability official suggests UWRF could do better with trash, recycling

May 4, 2016

UW-River Falls has earned recognition for its sustainability practices in the past, but there has been talk on campus of improving the university’s trash and recycling program.

UW-River Falls names six students to 2016 Chancellor’s Award

April 29, 2016

The Chancellor’s Award for Students serves as recognition of UWRF students who have made significant non-academic contributions to the university. To be nominated, participants must be an upper-class or graduate student, must have good academic standing, and must have demonstrated service to the university and exceptional leadership skills, according to the university website.

Wisconsin DNR launches new, broad website

April 29, 2016

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources launched a new website last month aimed at making it easier for residents to get outside with Go Wild. The website offers key licenses and registrations in what DNR officials say is a user-friendly, modern format.

MBA students from India enjoy practicality of a UWRF education

April 27, 2016

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.

Annual colt sale at UW-River Falls marks 40th anniversary

April 27, 2016

This year, UWRF will be selling 10 of its own colts that have been raised through the university’s horse breeding program. As with colt sales, the revenue will go back to the horse breeding program.

Finals Fest to include Chicago house band, Minneapolis DJs, Florida singer

April 20, 2016

Before finals take over the minds of the students, UWRF will be putting on its Finals Fest on Friday, May 6, bringing several music acts to campus along with an assurance that the event will not be stopped by bad weather.