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‘Peter/Wendy’ hits UW-River Falls stage

December 12th, 2014

The UW-River Falls University Theater production put on Jeremy Bloom’s play adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s novel called “Peter/ Wendy,” which includes elements from “Little Bird.” Not to be confused with the Disney version, “Peter/Wendy” ran from Dec. 4-6 and opens again on Dec. 11-13.

Global Connections for global awareness

December 5th, 2014

International Education Week is a program that was held Nov. 17-21 across the UW-River Falls campus to encourage students to become more globally aware.

Physics department declared a Top 10 degree producer

November 14th, 2014

UW-River Falls was recently identified as one of the top 10 producers of physics undergraduate degrees by the American Physical Society.

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

November 14th, 2014

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.

Pet Therapy relieves stress, induces smiles

November 14th, 2014

UW-River Falls students scratched the ears and rubbed the bellies of five dogs for an afternoon of Pet Therapy to relieve stress and homesickness.

Campus Farm silos demolished to make room for the future

November 14th, 2014

The silos at the UW-River Falls Campus Farm and Mann Valley Farm have been demolished to make room for the changes that will happen on both lab farms over the next 25 years.

Pete’s Creek employee takes an interest in students

November 14th, 2014

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.

Ally Training provides safe haven for gender discussion

November 14th, 2014

Ally Training provides a safe environment for students to talk about difficult issues and was presented at the Falcons Nest in the University Center once again this past week.

Over 850 scholarships awarded at reception

November 14th, 2014

The UW-River Falls Foundation hosted its annual Scholarship Reception Oct. 26, bringing together scholarship donors and their respective student-recipients.

UW System launches new VETS program

November 14th, 2014

UW System President Ray Cross today announced the creation of a new University of Wisconsin VETS (Veterans Education and Transition to Success) certification that will recognize campuses that demonstrate exceptional commitment to helping student veterans succeed.