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Thursday, April 24, 2014


Virus should not impact annual colt sale

April 17th, 2014

Since 1976, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls has held the colts in training sale, which showcases over 43 colts that students have worked hands on with for the entire semester. The sales usually go very smoothly, but this year there is one concern around the Midwest that has been brought up, and that is the EVH-1 virus.

Student dies unexpectedly

April 17th, 2014

A UW-River Falls student died Wednesday, April 16. First-year biology student Alyssa Funke, 19, died in Bayport, Minn.

Sumnicht, Tauchen leave Senate legacy

April 17th, 2014

Move over, Clinton and Bush families: there’s a new political legacy in town. Former Student Senate President Sam Tauchen and current Senate President Tony Sumnicht have made this year a family affair.

Winners of 48 Hour Film Fest to be announced

April 17th, 2014

The winners of the 48 hour Film Fest will be announced Friday, April 18, at the Falcon Film Festival at 7 p.m. in the Falcons Nest of the University Center.

Student Senate decides to fund accumulated debt

April 17th, 2014

Student Senate has resolved to use Senate funds to pay off nearly $7,000 of debt accumulated from disbanded student organizations in a motion that was passed last Tuesday.

Admissions names director

April 17th, 2014

Sarah Egerstrom has been named interim director of Admissions and New Student Programs, a new department created by merging Admissions and New Student and Family Programs.

UWRF horse show team advances to nationals

April 17th, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team brought home the Reserve Championship from the national semi-finals competition, earning a trip to the IHSA National Championship Show in Harrisburg, Penn., May 1-4.

UWRF hosts juried student art exhibition

April 17th, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Art Department announces the 2014 Juried Student Art Exhibition in Gallery 101 of the Kleinpell Fine Arts building from April 18 to May 7. Free and open to the public.

Professor appointed advisor of Professional Dairy Producers board

April 17th, 2014

Steve Kelm, professor of dairy science at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, has been appointed as an advisor to the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) Board of Directors.

Annual Take Back the Night Event

April 17th, 2014

The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is hosting their annual Take Back The Night event. The event is from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., April 24 and located outside at St. Bridget’s church, 211 East Division Street, River Falls.