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Katie Herr

Katie Herr is a student at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

December 10, 2009

Program bridges relationship between professors, students

First year students have the opportunity to get to know their professors better with the First Year Experience “Out to Lunch” program. The program was created to give students a way to become more connected with their professors. “The program gives students a chance to interact with their professor outside of class,” FYE Student Manager […]

December 4, 2009

Talking Circle event inspires action

Building a world of inclusion is the topic of a Dec. 8 “Talking Circle” event hosted by Kris Miner. Talking circles are a method to educate and inspire students, staff and faculty to take social justice action. Social Justice Programmer Kristin Canan said another goal of this event is to give students, faculty and staff […]

November 12, 2009

Classroom video conferencing connects UWRF globally

Video conferencing has made its way into the Organization and Administration of Physical Education class of Health and Human Performance lecturer, James Gostomski. Every Wednesday, his 19 UW-River Falls students sit in a classroom and video conference with a class of 28 students from the University of Trinidad and Tobago.  The students meet in room […]

November 5, 2009

UWRF assesses staff, students’ perspectives

UW-River Falls, along with three other UW System schools, is participating in a campus-wide survey to assess the attitudes of students and staff towards the University environment. The Campus Climate Survey is available now until the end of this semester and focuses on questions that will provide information to help the University ensure that the […]

October 29, 2009

Students rally for 350 Initiative

350.org is an international campaign dedicated to building a movement to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis, and on Oct. 23, UW-River Falls joined in this movement with a rally in the Falcon’s Nest. Nikki Shonoiki, co-chair of Rise Up for Women’s Rights, had a big part in organizing the event on […]

October 22, 2009

UWRF devotes day to sustainability

National Campus Sustainability Day was Wednesday and UW-River Falls participated by hosting a day full of events to educate students and faculty about the importance of this topic. Throughout the day, “green” informational displays were available for viewing in the Falcon’s Nest in the University Center. A few highlights of the day were a webcast: […]

October 15, 2009

Family Day offers activities for UWRF students, families

Every year, UW-River Falls invites families and friends of students to campus to participate in a variety of activities during Family Day weekend. This year, Family Day is set for Oct. 17. The events begin on Friday evening when families can register early and get the chance to view the movie “Up!” and take part […]

October 8, 2009

Student Life welcomes new additions, experience to staff

This summer, Student Life staff welcomed three new members to its team: Paul Shepherd, Matt Levine and Ashley Olson, each bringing fresh ideas to their new roles. Paul Shepherd, director of Student Life; Matt Levine, Student Organization and Greek Life coordinator; and Ashley Olson, socio cultural coordinator, each joined the UW-River Falls staff on Aug. […]

October 1, 2009

Volleyball team promotes breast cancer awareness

Falcon Volleyball players are asking fans to show up to their game on Oct. 3 wearing pink to promote awareness for breast cancer. “Think Pink” is an event hosted by the women’s volleyball team that involves volleyball teams across WIAC teaming up to raise money and awareness for the Madison Area Susan G. Komen Foundation. […]

September 17, 2009

Incoming class leaves its mark with help of student organizations

Each fall, the First Year Experience (FYE) staff and Weeks of Welcome (WOW) leaders prepare for the arrival of freshmen and new students, and this year’s events had some new approaches. One major change was that move-in weekend did not fall over the Labor Day holiday weekend. This allowed upperclassmen and faculty to be around […]

April 9, 2009

Students ask for cleaner, safer air

In the spring of 2008, Student Health Services at UW-River Falls repeated an alcohol and tobacco survey that had been administered in previous years. The findings show that more students care about the air on this campus than may have been assumed. Seventy-four percent of students surveyed said a smoking ban would benefit this campus.  […]