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‘Greenovation’ student fee moves forward at UW-River Falls

March 29, 2017

Sustainability efforts on the UW-River Falls campus may be given a significant boost this fall, as a new student fee is in the works.

President’s budget plan would reduce federal work-study program

March 29, 2017

The Trump Administration has proposed a new “America First” budget blueprint that could potentially affect financial aid for many UW-River Falls students.

Risk of Lyme disease increases as warmer weather nears, experts say

March 29, 2017

With warmer weather approaching, environmental experts are reminding outdoor enthusiasts to protect themselves against Lyme disease

Student Senate Update: 3/28/17

March 29, 2017

One motion was passed, one budget was passed and one student was appointed to the Senate at the Student Senate meeting on March 28.

Universities, businesses step in to help students with professionalism

March 29, 2017

Recent college graduates struggle with professionalism skills, but universities and businesses are working to fill in the gaps.

Alumni Spotlight: Beth Rausch

March 29, 2017

Many UW-River Falls alumni eventually return to the campus as educators. Beth Rausch, assistant professor of animal science, is one such alumna.

UWRF farm tries purebreds in effort to stop outbreak of swine disease

March 28, 2017

The Mann Valley Farm at UW-River Falls is raising a new genetic line of pigs after it was hit last year with a disease called Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS).

Helping students sign up for courses is just one function of UWRF registrar

March 22, 2017

With advising for fall semester starting soon, UW-River Falls students may wonder if there will be enough room for them in the courses they need to graduate. Behind the scenes, Kelly Browning and her staff in the Registrar’s Office play a big part in helping students sign up for classes.

Student Senate Update: 3/21/17

March 22, 2017

One motion was introduced, one motion was postponed, one budget was passed and two students were appointed to the Student Senate at the meeting on March 21.

UW System, UWRF continue to add resources for sexual assault survivors

March 22, 2017

Sexual assault and violence has been an issue on college campuses for some time, but in recent years this issue has gained momentum in regards to prevention, safety and awareness.

Pets grow in popularity, fueling product sales and academic programs

March 22, 2017

Pets are making their way into more households across the U.S., including Wisconsin.

River Falls Municipal Court has important role in city’s law and order

March 21, 2017

The municipal court in River Falls, located in the basement of City Hall, may not be well known, but it serves an important role in keep law and order in the community.

Potential change in federal water pollution rules could have effect locally

March 21, 2017

Water pollution regulations in the U.S. may change following a recent White House executive order, a shift that could have an impact on river ecology and agricultural practices in River Falls.

Roots and bluegrass festival set to again take over downtown River Falls

March 21, 2017

Area music fans are getting ready to stomp their feet at the annual River Falls Roots and Bluegrass Festival.

Emergency services among those covered by UWRF student fees

March 21, 2017

In addition to tuition, students at UW-River Falls pay a number of fees to support services and programs. One of these is the little-known municipal services fee, which pays for local emergency services including the fire department and police.