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Kimberly Kuhens

December 9, 2010

Event encourages students to volunteer

UW-River Falls students had an opportunity to give back to their community and the world at the Pay it Forward event on Dec. 8. The event, which took place in the Falcon’s Nest of the University Center, had informational tables about how to get involved with the UWRF Habitat for Humanity, sign-ups to become an […]

December 2, 2010

Student fee increase sparks dialogue

Chancellor Dean Van Galen is asking for student involvement regarding the proposal of increasing differential tuition in order to fulfill the UW-River Falls Falcon Promise. “There must be collaboration on any proposal that is brought to the Board of Regents to ensure that the initiatives support the goals of the campus, have demonstrated student support […]

November 18, 2010

CBE faculty receive outstanding awards

Three College of Business and Economics faculty members, who cited their interaction with students as the best part of their jobs, received certificates in recognition of their outstanding performance in advising, teaching and research. This is CBE Advisor Ellen Schultz’s second time receiving the Outstanding Advisor award, having previously won it in 2004. Schultz was […]

November 10, 2010

Senate opposes United Council fees

Being forced to pay for politics is one of several reasons why Student Senate President Leigh Monson is not happy with the new UW Student Representatives Constitution and is taking steps to keep it from passing. Every UW student will have to pay $3 every semester and summer session to the United Council, according to […]

November 4, 2010

Campusview builds more housing

The triangular area of land by the UW-River Falls outdoor amphitheater path and the path off of Broadway Street has been undergoing a transformation over the last few weeks. This area, about two and a half acres, will become home to three separate buildings intended for multi-family tenants, said River Falls’ Planning Director Mariano Lucero. […]

October 28, 2010

Master Plan dictates UWRF’s future

Moving the sciences to one building location and having Centennial Science Hall converted into regular classrooms was one of the recurring ideas brought up at the UW-River Falls Campus Master Plan feedback sessions on Oct. 11 and 12. Approximately 110 students, faculty, staff and community members attended the open feedback sessions. These sessions, hosted by […]

October 21, 2010

Student Senate hosts polling event

The Student Senate is hosting a polling event Nov. 3 to better understand the needs of UW-River Falls students. The survey will include general questions regarding how students feel about the services offered on campus like academic services and the C-store, according to the Student Affairs and Academic Services Director Jayne Dalton. Also on the […]

October 7, 2010

Senate holds executive meetings to keep boards in check

Better communication, fairer budgeting policies, running more smoothly and having a higher student voter turnout rate are some of the goals the committees and boards that make up UW-River Falls Student Senate have for this school year. Communicating effectively is big on Club Sports Allocation Board Chair Tyler Halverson’s list. The board consists of an […]

October 7, 2010

Well-known author to speak about leadership, diversity

Nationally known author and speaker, Kenneth W. Morris is coming to the UW-River Falls campus at 2 p.m., Oct. 14 to engage the University in a discussion about diversity. Morris is this semester’s Executive-in-Residence sponsored by the College of Business and Economics. The Executive-in-Residence program is in its seventh year of bringing noted speakers to […]

September 30, 2010

Hudson Center opens for night class

The Adult Degree Completion Program­—offered through the College of Business and Economics—is up and running, along with the Hudson Center. The program is designed to help adult students finish their four-year degrees. This is the first semester that the Adult Degree Completion Program has been offered at UW-River Falls, according to the Adult Degree Completion […]

September 23, 2010

Student Senate approves name change for academic organization

Student Senate approved the name change for the special academic interest organization, DTS-Women of Agriculture, formerly known as Delta Theta Sigma-Little Sisters, at the Sept. 14 meeting. Full approval for the change by Student Life Director, Paul Shepherd, is still in the works, according to Michelle Haring, vice president of DTS-Women of Agriculture. The Student […]

September 16, 2010

Eight open senate seats allow for student leadership opportunities

UW-River Falls’ Student Senate has eight seats available for the upcoming election, offering students an opportunity to become campus-wide leaders, while election reform is at the top of the new president’s agenda. The elections committee still needs to vote on an actual date, but the elections will occur towards the end of September, according to […]