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Rebecca Courtright

Rebecca Courtright is a student at UW-River Falls.

October 6, 2020

With no competition, new cross country coach still motivates Falcons to run

Trey Meadows, the new head coach of men’s and women’s cross country at UW-River Falls, is working to keep his runners motivated even though they will not compete. Meadows said that in the wake of the recent COVID-19 restrictions on campus he still wants this to be another great season for the Falcons.

April 5, 2017

Versatile jazz-rock band at UWRF readies for end-of-semester concert

Among the various choral and instrumental ensembles housed in the Department of Music at UW-River Falls is the Falcon Band, a small but versatile group that plays jazz-rock.

March 22, 2017

Helping students sign up for courses is just one function of UWRF registrar

With advising for fall semester starting soon, UW-River Falls students may wonder if there will be enough room for them in the courses they need to graduate. Behind the scenes, Kelly Browning and her staff in the Registrar’s Office play a big part in helping students sign up for classes.

March 8, 2017

Student nominations help select top academic advisors at UW-River Falls

Twice a year, students at UW-River Falls turn to their academic advisors to help figure out which classes to take to help them graduate.

February 22, 2017

UWRF community warned about increase in phishing, other scams

Students, faculty and staff at UW-River Falls are increasingly being exposed to online “social engineering” scams, according to campus technology officials.

February 1, 2017

Career program takes UW-River Falls students to visit area businesses

This semester marks the second one that Career Treks has helped students at UW-River Falls get a better understanding of what they want to do after college.

October 29, 2015

Attempts being made to reduce racial bias in the classroom

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is one of several institutions working on reducing bias in education against students of color. Leading the effort is Donald Lee Stovall, a professor in the Department of Counseling and School Psychology.

May 6, 2015

Soils and crops team wins second straight national championship

This year the UW-River Falls crops and soils team took home, for the second year in a row, first place nationally at the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture judging competition.

April 15, 2015

UWRF physics lecturer flies high

Many students see their professors as people who just lecture and hand out grades but Arriety Lowell is not only a professor who teaches physics at UW-River Falls, she also has a unique hobby: flying planes.

April 1, 2015

Research program supports students with training workshops

There are programs all over UW-River Falls that are dedicated to helping students achieve academically. One group that has been here to help students with research projects or showcases is Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity (URSCA).

March 25, 2015

River Falls businesses offer student discounts

Being a college student isn’t easy, and dealing with money is always a struggle for college students. However, there are many places around the UW-River Falls campus that has discounts for students with valid IDs.

March 11, 2015

UWRF students compete in 48-Hour Film Festival

Prospective filmmakers were given the chance to show their skills on March 6-8 when UW-River Falls hosted its annual 48-Hour Film Festival. The 48-Hour Film Festival was started in 2009 by a student as an independent study project.