13 Dec 2007
There is a planned makeover for that long, winding, somewhat bumpy road that leads into River Falls from Interstate 94. That road is Wisconsin Highway 35, and it will become a freeway. Highway 35 will become safer with interchanges only instead of intersections, said Terry Peterson, the project manager of the freeway conversion. In other […]
13 Dec 2007
Imagine it is a Friday night, you enter the local bar downtown and you notice something different: no one is smoking. This situation could soon become a reality in River Falls. There is a bill in the Wisconsin legislature that could put in effect, a statewide smoking ban much like the one Minnesota introduced in October.
16 Nov 2007
UW-River Falls is now offering an exclusive online graduate certificate. The certificate allows teachers to teach in alternative learning settings, and this program will effectively prepare teachers to teach in the alternative school setting.
07 Nov 2007
Huddled outside in the cold, in running shorts at 9 a.m. Saturday, were the participants of the ninth annual Turkey Trot. The five-mile run is organized by the Health and Human Performance Department of UW-River Falls. A one-mile walk also took place. Health and Human Performance students Christine Peters and Tiffany Gardner helped promote and […]
01 Nov 2007
Sitting in the University coffee shop, sipping coffee and reading the Student Voice is an average looking student. He is wearing a white collared shirt with the sleeves rolled up. On his arms is a tattoo that says, “Carpe Diem”—Seize the Day. By the tattoo, you can see this student is not average after all. […]
19 Oct 2007
UW-River Falls will soon be adding a new master’s program to the curriculum. The program is called Teachers of English Speaking to Other Languages (TESOL). The most distinctive part of the program is that UWRF has made arrangements for TESOL students to study abroad at Pusan and Tamna Universities in South Korea.
27 Sep 2007
Every 10 years, UW-River Falls gets reviewed for accreditation by the Commission of the North Central Association (NCA) of Colleges and Schools. This April, the commission will review the university and make a campus visit. Accreditation is an important and extensive process.
21 Sep 2006
There is another new face on campus this year: Provost Charles Hurt. “Charlie brings energy, experience and insight to this vital position,” said Chancellor Don Betz in a July 6 campus announcement.