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Amber Jurek

03 May 2007

UWRF makes personal finance course mandatory for students

National statistics regarding student debt have sparked an interest for UW-River Falls to find ways to educate students about credit cards and managing finances. A study done in 2006 by Experian, a credit-reporting agency, revealed college students have an average […]

03 May 2007

Students to speak at commencement

UW-River Falls students Dana Laufenberg and Nicole Peters have been selected to speak during the graduation ceremonies May 12.  Laufenberg will speak at the 9:30 a.m. ceremony for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES), the College of […]

03 May 2007

New system to improve file sharing at UWRF

Information Technology Services (ITS) has undertaken an estimat ed $290,000 project to improve UW-River Falls file sharing system. The system provides space, such as the Courses and Home drives, for students, staff and faculty to save and store files. While […]

08 Feb 2007

Plus/minus system being debated by faculty, staff and students

Almost two years after the plus/minus system was first implemented at UW-River Falls, many students, faculty and staff remain confused and frustrated with the inconsistency of its use. Junior Naomi Tomaszewski said she doesn’t mind the plus/minus system, however, it […]

05 Feb 2007

Future renovations of HHP buildings await governor’s approval

Plans to construct an addition to the Hunt Arena and Knowles Center, and to reconstruct the existing buildings may begin to be sketched out if funding for the 2007-09 budget is approved and signed by Gov. Jim Doyle. The $39 […]

07 Dec 2006

Campus, community show appreciation for Chiefs

In honor of the Kansas City Chiefs Football Club’s dedication to UW-River Falls, the University will present the organization with the Outstanding Service Award during the fall commencement ceremony Dec. 16.

30 Nov 2006

Shorter classes among academic changes

Committees within the UW-River Falls Faculty Senate have been busy this semester discussing academic changes that could have a significant impact on students and faculty.

16 Nov 2006

McNair Program offers scholarships to first-generation students

College tuition has been rising significantly over the past quarter-century, making it harder every year for students to fund their education. But there is hope at UW-River Falls.

09 Nov 2006

Facebook ads educate voters

The votes are in after months of campaigning. Governor Jim Doyle was reelected, Congressman Ron Kind returns to serve District 3, and incumbent Kitty Rhoades beat out recent UW-River Falls graduate Dan Gorman in the State Assembly race.

02 Nov 2006

Geography students take top honors at meeting

UW-River Falls geography students took on the issue of environmental racism and presented their research, taking top honors at a regional conference early last month.

Amber Jurek

Amber Jurek is a student at UW-River Falls.