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Senate anticipates programs to increase recognition

September 19th, 2014

Classes are now a few weeks in and for most people a routine is being set. With elections taking place on Sept. 15 and 16, the same can be said for Student Senate. With the open seats being filled, the Senate will yet again be complete which means they can start working on some projects that were started last year.

Current UW-River Falls renovations show signs of productivity on campus

September 19th, 2014

A number of renovations are currently underway on the UW-River Falls campus. These renovations include improvements to North Hall, Ramer Field, Division of Technology Services (DoTS) and Rodli Hall.

UWRF on “Best in the Midwest” review list

September 19th, 2014

U.S. News & World Report has named the University of Wisconsin-River Falls a Best Regional Public University and a Best Regional University-Midwest for 2015.

Gallery 101 opens with alumni exhibition

September 19th, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Art Department opens the fall Gallery 101 exhibition season with the “UWRF Alumni Exhibition” Sept. 3-24. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Professor named Fulbright ambassador

September 19th, 2014

Matthew Vonk, associate professor of Physics at UW-River Falls, has been named a Fulbright Ambassador by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, a division of the Institute of International Education

Generation study abroad initiative

September 19th, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has pledged to join the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade.

Oscar Mayer focuses on animal welfare

September 19th, 2014

The Oscar Mayer brand has announced a partnership with the UW-River Falls to focus on animal welfare issues.

Temple Grandin comes to UWRF

September 19th, 2014

Temple Grandin will deliver a lecture, “The World Needs all Kinds of Minds,” at UWRF at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Riverview Ballroom. Grandin is one of the most respected experts on humane animal handling in the world and an advocate for individuals on the autism spectrum.

International students improve college

September 18th, 2014

At a time of lower domestic enrollment, an increased number of international students on campus has helped UW-River Falls increase its total enrollment for the 2014 school year.

Bob Woodward reveals presidential history

May 8th, 2014

Friday, May 2, was the third annual UW-River Falls Rising to Distinction Scholarship Benefit with a keynote address featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, Bob Woodward.