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Derrick Knutson

Derrick Knutson is a student at UW-River Falls.

May 1, 2008

Six softball seniors add leadership, vitality to team

  The UW-River Falls women’s softball team is led by a group of six seniors that have been providing leadership to younger players and bringing dynamic play on the field.   “The seniors on the team have provided a lot of leadership,” interim head coach Jody Gabriel said. “They set the tone for the level […]

April 24, 2008

Men’s volleyball has successful season

  The UW-River Falls men’s club volleyball teams just capped off their best season in the club’s three-year history. UWRF Team Black, the club’s first team, was one of the best teams in the 18-team Northern Intercollegiate Volleyball Conference (NIVC), notching a match record of 15-3, according to the NIVC Web site. The NIVC is […]

April 3, 2008

Dance Theatre performs concert

UW-River Falls Dance Theatre has been choreographing, practicing and perfecting dance pieces since October. It unveiled their work Wednesday and will continue performing until Saturday. Dance Theatre’s annual concert took place in the Blanche Davis Theatre of the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at 7:30 p.m. on the aforementioned dates, and they have two remaining performances, […]

March 27, 2008

Biodiesel made from used vegetable oil may soon power campus vehicles

Biodiesel made from campus food waste may soon be the fuel of choice for UW-River Falls’ diesel fuel-powered vehicles. Students from UWRF’s agricultural engineering department have been working on converting oils from campus food waste into a useable fuel source. They are doing this with the aid of a biodiesel processor. “This [obtaining the processor] […]

March 13, 2008

UWRF develops team to address safety

A possible school shooter, natural disasters and power outages are just some of the events that the newly formed UW-River Falls behavioral intervention team is prepared to deal with. The team is comprised of seven campus officials, personal counselors and a River Falls Police Department community liaison officer. The mission of the team is to […]

March 6, 2008

Decisions to be made about living on campus

UW-River falls students have some decision making to do about whether or not they are going to live on campus next fall, and who they plan to room with. First and second year students attending the University have to live in campus housing, according to the 2008-2009 Residence Life and Dining Services Contract. Returning students […]

February 28, 2008

UWRF Chartwells dining contract up for review

At the end of this semester, UW-River Falls will be in search of a new dining services contract. Let the bidding begin. “The existing contract [with Chartwells] ends May 31, 2008,” Jerry Waller, the UWRF director of Dining Services, said. UWRF has been under the current contract with Chartwells since January of 1995, according to […]

February 28, 2008

Hunt, Knowles complex have loaded slate for spring

Steve Stocker and Ben Fraser are the two men who head up the Knowles and Hunt Complex and they have a number of events planned for these two facilities during the spring semester.   Stocker started as an assistant manager of the Hunt and Knowles Complex in 1997 and by 1998 he was the head […]

February 21, 2008

CAS up for reaccreditation

UW-River Falls is going through the reaccreditation process and University officials want everyone on campus to be informed about the University.   “Every so often, about every seven to ten years depending on the institution, every institution of higher education has to receive accreditation,” Brad Caskey, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences […]

February 7, 2008

Professor passes away due to surgery complications

The door to Cliff “Skip” Mottaz’s office remains closed, and a sign with a picture of him adorns the outside that reads, “Dr. Cliff Mottaz, Dec. 4, 1940-Dec. 21, 2007.” Cliff Mottaz passed away on the aforementioned date at Abbot Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis as a result of complications from surgery, according to a UW-River […]

December 13, 2007

UWRF alum recognized for outstanding service

For Mary Ella Jerome, UW-River Falls has been a place of relationships, connections, education and inspiration. Jerome was recently named the 2007-2008 recipient of the UWRF Outstanding Service Award.  This award “recognizes the accomplishments of individuals and organizations outside of the University community that have made exemplary contributions to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls through […]

December 6, 2007

Grant allows UWRF professor to study in China

Professor Marina Onken, of the College of Business and Economics (CBE), will be furthering her business knowledge by studying business practices in China over J-term. Professor Onken was selected to receive a Center for International Business Education and Research [CIBER] grant to study in China. She is one of only two UW System faculty members […]