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UW-River Falls student dies in snowmobile accident

February 27th, 2015

UW-River Falls crop and soil science student Dylan Denk of Greenwood, Wisconsin, died in a snowmobile accident in the early morning of Sunday, Feb. 22. The accident occurred just outside the township of Warner, Wisconsin, approximately five miles north of Greenwood, at 6:30 a.m., according to the Clark Country Sheriff’s Department.

Gallery 101 presents expressive veterans art exhibition

February 25th, 2015

Through March 4, in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building, the UW-River Falls art department and UWRF Veteran Services office is presenting the “Veterans, Active Duty and Reserves Art Exhibition.”

Campus rally expected in protest of UW System budget cuts

February 25th, 2015

Gov. Scott Walker has proposed a $300 million budget cut to the UW System, and that has a number of UW System campuses hosting rallies in protest, and UW-River Falls may be next.

Local organizations provide UWRF students a chance to give back

February 25th, 2015

It’s no secret that volunteer work looks good on a resume. It could even be the one thing that sets someone apart from another candidate in a job hiring process one day. In addition to volunteer work looking good on paper, it’s even good for one’s mental and physical health.

Inaugural visiting professorship series begins with Kansas professor

February 25th, 2015

University of Kansas Professor Donald Worster will lecturing at UW-River Falls in early March as a part of the inaugural Walker D. and Helen Bryant Wyman Endowed Visiting Professorship series.

UW-River Falls alumnus teaches rare petroleum geology course

February 25th, 2015

Fifteen UW-River Falls geology students recently took an applied petroleum geology course over J-term, taught by 1978 UWRF alumnus Dave Stone.

Chinese New Year Gala hits UW-River Falls

February 25th, 2015

The Chinese New Year Gala is an event that was inspired by the “New Year’s Gala,” a television program that is shown in China during the New Year celebrations, according to Alex Hatheway, liaison to the students from the Zhejiang International Studies University (ZISU).

UW-River Falls students give thanks to donors

February 25th, 2015

On Feb. 24, the UW-River Falls Foundation and the Chancellor’s Student Ambassadors teamed up with Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) to host the third annual “National Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day.”

Wisconsin assisted living group honored by Harvard University

February 25th, 2015

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University has recognized the Wisconsin Coalition for Collaborative Excellence in Assisted Living (WCCEAL) as part of its 2015 Bright Ideas program.

New Venture Competition set for March 4

February 25th, 2015

The UW-River Falls New Venture Competition Exhibit Hall will feature start-up ideas from business students from 2-5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, in the Riverview Ballroom in the University Center.