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Molly Kinney

Molly Kinney is a journalism student with a political science minor. She enjoys reading, camping, music, art and exploring new cities in her free time. In the future, she would love to travel the world and cover politics for NPR.

December 14, 2016

Professors accused of discrimination featured on conservative watchlist

A report published recently by Inside Higher Ed discussed a new website that’s come into the spotlight. The website is called “Professor Watchlist,” on which two UW System employees have been featured.

November 30, 2016

Wisconsin works to develop initiatives to improve education

It’s no secret that the United States has fallen behind many other developed nations when it comes to education. However, Wisconsin has developed initiatives to help the country get back on top.

November 16, 2016

River Falls becomes magnet for thrift shops as consumers hunt for bargains

Since the recession of 2008, thrift shopping has made a comeback across the nation, and River Falls is no exception.

November 9, 2016

Land trust works to preserve Kinnickinnic as natural resource

The Kinnickinnic River Land Trust celebrates 23 years of service to the community this season, and its executive director says it won’t be slowing down anytime soon.

November 2, 2016

Outdoor recreation program at UW-River Falls readies for new space, adventures

Falcon Outdoor Adventures (FOA), part of Campus Recreation, is one UW-River Falls program getting new and improved space in the Falcon Center next spring.

October 26, 2016

New courses at UW-River Falls designed to keep freshmen in school

UW-River Falls has been focusing heavily on retention of students, and a new program called First Year Adventure (College of Arts and Sciences 101) implemented this semester seems to be taking off quite well.

October 12, 2016

Across the country, and in River Falls, women outnumber men in college

Women have gained significant increase in status since the 1960s and 1970s, resulting in females now constituting most college students in the United States, and the trend has held true on the UW-River Falls campus for many years.

October 5, 2016

UWRF alumnus, business partners get to ring Nasdaq’s closing bell

UW-River Falls alumnus Tim Schneider earned national exposure for his company last month when he and his colleagues got to ring the closing bell on the Nasdaq stock exchange in Times Square.

September 28, 2016

At UWRF, scholarships make the difference in recruiting strong students

UW-River Falls has a reputation as one of the more affordable schools in the UW System. It’s being made even more so for incoming freshmen through the Scholarship Guarantee program.

September 21, 2016

Democratic senators push legislation to solve student debt crisis

Student loan debt has become a national crisis, but U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) says her “In the Red” legislation could fix the problem.

May 4, 2016

Therapeutic horse riding program gets support from UWRF connection

A lot of people like to lounge in bed on Saturday mornings, but riders, volunteers from UW-River Falls and horses at Walk On Therapeutic Riding Programs are geared up and ready to go at 10 a.m. sharp.

April 20, 2016

Leadership course teaches community members what it takes to run River Falls

The latest Leadership River Falls class, a community course put on by the Chamber of Commerce, will graduate on May 5 upon completion of a community project.