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Jessie Behrman

February 7, 2013

Reading Corps, good opportunity for graduates

I graduated from UW-River Falls last spring and one of my biggest concerns was what I was going to do for work.

May 4, 2012

Chancellor’s award bestowed on students

The 2012 Chancellor’s Award Reception took place for the seven recipients.

April 27, 2012

Survey reveals campus limitations for disabled

The UW-River Falls 2012 senior social work class surveyed the campus and how disability friendly it is or is not. The class is doing this survey as a follow-up on a previous survey done in 2003 by the then senior social class, which found campus to be limiting, social work professor Nora Bedard said.

April 27, 2012

SALSA strives to create a sustainable campus

UW-River Falls has close to 200 student organizations. One started this year is SALSA, which stands for Student Alliance for Local and Sustainable Agriculture.

April 20, 2012

Annual Unity in the Community event celebrates diversity

UW-River Falls will have its 19th annual Unity in the Community event throughout the day on campus and in the evening downtown to promote diversity on April 25.

April 6, 2012

UWRF track record broken

“The biggest thing is it’s the first men’s national championship ever,” said Torrion Amie, assistant track and field coach. Freshman Mike Sandle won the national title in the triple jump at the NCAA Indoor National Championships track and field meet held at Grinnell College in early March.

March 30, 2012

Cascade construction begins

The Cascade Project construction is anticipated to start Wednesday, April 4. All construction work is planned to get done this fall, said Director of Facilities Mike Stifter.

March 30, 2012

Barefoot campus walk aims to raise awareness

On Thursday, April 5, UW-River Falls Falcon Programs will be putting on the event TOMS One Day Without Shoes walk to raise awareness. This event is an international event which usually takes place on April 10.

March 30, 2012

Track and field transitions to outdoor season

The UW-River Falls women’s track and field team performed well this past indoor season, and the team is excited about what they can do in their upcoming outdoor season.

March 26, 2012

Swimming and diving face challenges in WIAC

The Falcons swimming and diving teams are striving to improve in the competitive Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC). Both the men’s and women’s teams finished the 2011-12 season in sixth place, both behind UW-Oshkosh as predicted, according to the UW-River Falls website.

March 23, 2012

Campus crime put into perspective

Junior Cammy Nelson got her laptop stolen late last semester from the cubbies outside the University Center commons. Nelson’s stolen laptop contributes to the 62 property damages and thefts reported for the 2011 year, according to the UW-River Falls police reports.

March 2, 2012

Softball coach returns after four years to lead UWRF

Faye Perkins returns to head coaching the defending Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) regular season and playoff champion Falcon softball team after four years off.