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UW System students could face internship requirement

February 22, 2017

A budget proposal by Gov. Scott Walker could mean that UW System students will face an additional requirement in order to graduate in the future.

UWRF community warned about increase in phishing, other scams

February 22, 2017

Students, faculty and staff at UW-River Falls are increasingly being exposed to online “social engineering” scams, according to campus technology officials.

UWRF’s Accounting Society prepares to offer tax clinics again this year

February 22, 2017

Every year the Accounting Society, a student-run organization at UW-River Falls, puts on a clinic to help individuals prepare for tax season.

Student Senate Update: 2/21/17

February 22, 2017

Four budgets were passed at the Feb. 21 Student Government Association meeting.

New bridge over St. Croix River nears completion, could spur growth

February 22, 2017

Commuters who travel between Minnesota and Wisconsin may have an easier time beginning this summer.

UWRF officials question governor’s proposal to track faculty time

February 22, 2017

Gov. Scott Walker’s new accountability proposal for faculty leaves a lot to be desired, according to officials at UW-River Falls.

Alumni Spotlight: Dale Braun

February 21, 2017

For nearly every construction project and new addition on campus at UW-River Falls, there’s a significant chance that one alumnus has left his mark in order to make into reality.

As flu season settles in, officials continue to recommend vaccination

February 21, 2017

The influenza cycle has returned to the UW-River Falls campus as well as the River Falls community, showing up a bit later than it has in previous years. Flu season typically lasts from October to May.

Student Senate Update: 2/14/17

February 15, 2017

One senatorial appointee was confirmed, two motions were voted on and five budgets were discussed at the Feb. 14 Student Senate meeting.

UWRF student leaders may soon decide on ‘green fee’ proposal

February 15, 2017

A proposed “green fee” to support sustainability efforts at UW-River Falls may soon be back before the Student Senate, says its president.

Celebrating 10 years: Little-known facts about the University Center

February 15, 2017

Last week, the University Center on the UW-River Falls campus celebrated being open for 10 years. Birthday cake and other goodies were given away all week, with a lunchtime bingo session topping it all off.

Cheese curds from Ellsworth gain popularity outside Wisconsin

February 15, 2017

Ellsworth is officially the cheese curd capital of Wisconsin, but its name is spreading beyond the state’s borders and may even head overseas.

Fake IDs remain problem for bars, liquor stores in River Falls

February 15, 2017

Fake identification (IDs), most often driver’s licenses, have been used in many establishments in River Falls, especially in the downtown area. Bailey Zastrow, a bartender at Broz, a popular spot for college students, is no stranger to them.

First group of entrepreneurs graduates from UWRF program

February 15, 2017

The first student entrepreneurs have graduated from the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-River Falls and the program is preparing for the next group.

Alumni Spotlight: Ann Lawton

February 14, 2017

One lecturer at UW-River Falls has helped people with emotional and physical ailments by using visual expression and also teaches a class that helps students learn how to do the same.