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Abby Wendt elected 2017-2018 UWRF student body president

May 3, 2017

On Tuesday, May 2, former Allocable Fee Appropriation Board (AFAB) Chair Abby Wendt was sworn in as the new student body president.

Healthy Pierce, St. Croix counties are not without issues, say officials

May 3, 2017

Both Pierce and St. Croix counties have stayed in the Top 10 of statewide health rankings over the last five-year period, but that does not mean they are without concerns.

Proposal to remove Kinni dams sparks concerns about river ecology

May 3, 2017

The potential to remove two dams from the Kinnickinnic River has gotten experts, officials and citizens in River Falls debating about, among other things, the ecological impacts of undergoing such a project.

Dean of College of Arts and Sciences moves on after 27 years at UWRF

May 3, 2017

Brad Caskey, current dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at UW-River Falls, has been named as the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama.

Banner display at UWRF showcases immigrant voices

May 2, 2017

The stories of immigrants were brought to the UW-River Falls campus for approximately two weeks in April, thanks to a unique banner display in the University Center.

Student Senate Update: 4/23/17

April 26, 2017

The Student Senate held a special session on Sunday, April 23. At the meeting, three motions were voted on.

Deaths of celebrities like Prince speak volumes about their fans

April 26, 2017

Many fans still mourn the loss of the musician Prince even though a full year has passed since his death. While the face of fan worship may have changed over time, people have been honoring celebrities for many years, according to psychologists.

Issues over Student Government Association election lead to disciplinary action

April 26, 2017

Inaccuracies and the postponement of the Student Government Association (SGA) election have led to disciplinary action toward the person tasked with overseeing the process.

UWRF modifies course evaluation process in effort to up response rate

April 26, 2017

As the spring semester begins to wrap up, officials with the UW-River Falls Survey Research Center are urging students to complete course evaluations. But in an effort to increase response rates, this semester students will notice a significant change in the process.

Student body president candidate removed from ballot for violation of election rules

April 26, 2017

As students fill out the revised ballot for the Student Government Association (SGA) election, one name will be left off due to violation of election rules.

UWRF Hunt Team riders qualify for nationals

April 26, 2017

Two members of the UW-River Falls Hunt Seat Team, part of the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA), have been named among the best in the country and will be taking their talents to nationals in May.

Animal and Food Science Department at UWRF receives top teaching honor

April 24, 2017

The annual statewide Regents Award for teaching has been given to the Animal and Food Science Department at UW-River Falls, an honor that recognizes commitment to learning experiences that go beyond the classroom.

Microbrewery aims to fill community-oriented niche in River Falls

April 19, 2017

Downtown River Falls is home to restaurants, thrift stores, bars — and now a microbrewery. Swinging Bridge Brewing Co. opened its doors March 17.

Student Government Association election postponed due to ballot inaccuracies

April 19, 2017

Inaccuracies in the Student Government Association (SGA) election ballot have caused the voting process to start over, with students having to re-submit their ballots.

Student Senate Update: 4/18/17

April 19, 2017

One motion was voted on at the Student Senate meeting on April 18.