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Kimberly Kuhens

Kimberly Kuhens

23 Sep 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 […]

16 Sep 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 […]

07 May 2010

Annual sorority event raises money for polio

After seven months of strategic planning, the fourth annual Rockin’ for Robbie concert brought in an admirable ammount of money, which will be donated to hospitals in support of play therapy. Sigma Sigma Sigma raised $1,041 at the concert, which is more than they raised last year, according to Amy Lonksy, a Sigma Sigma Sigma […]

29 Apr 2010

Res. Life implements strategy to handle alcohol violations

The re-evaluated alcohol policy in UW-River Falls’ residence halls has increased the residence life department’s ability to educate students about the harms of drinking. “The new policy allows us to have more educational discussions with students and allows for follow-ups with them. Kristie Feist, assistant director of Residence Life said, “The new policy also helps […]

22 Apr 2010

UW System plans to contribute more graduates to economy

The UW System is currently devising an initiative to better Wisconsin’s economy by providing more graduates over the next 15 years. The initiative will result in 80,000 UW degrees, with UWRF contributing 5,600 graduates, by 2025. The key components to this initiative are retention and recruitment, according to Alan Tuchtenhagen, the associate vice chancellor for […]

22 Apr 2010

Res Life programs educate, build bonds

UW-River Falls students found themselves transported to Greece on April 20 at the Hallapolympics campus wide event. This event, organized by Johnson and May Hall, included ancient Greek games, a dunk tank and a Buffalo Wild Wings wing eating competition, according to Jennifer Phillips, the May Hall manager. Phillips said that these campus-wide events are […]

08 Apr 2010

68 UWRF students to travel to Montana for conference

Sixty-eight UW-River Falls students, the largest group to date, are heading to Missoula, Mont., for the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). Approximately 2,000-2,500 students participate in this conference from across the nation, according to Bill Campbell, the director of grants and research. The three-day conference, April 15-17, is packed with oral and poster presentations […]

01 Apr 2010

UWRF music professor leads department, fights cancer

Associate professor of music Hilree Hamilton has returned home after recently receiving treatment for cancer at the University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview in Minneapolis, Minn. Hamilton teaches music education methods courses to music education and elementary education majors. Hamilton also teaches world music, class piano, music appreciation, and supervises student teachers, according to the UWRF […]

26 Mar 2010

Residence Hall Association accepts applications

The UW-River Falls Residence Hall Association (RHA) is accepting student applications for executive board positions for the 2010-11 school year. “RHA is a representative body that advocates for the on-campus student population,” said William Larson, the RHA chair. The executive board positions available include a chairperson, Residence Life relations coordinator, programming coordinator, student issues and […]

11 Mar 2010

Destinations students focus on social issues during spring break

Fifty-three UW-River Falls students and staff members are traveling across the United States during spring break to partake in service projects sponsored by the Destinations program. All service groups are student led and focus on diverse social issues. Two service groups are headed to Atlanta, Ga. The first group, led by Hannah Wortz, will be […]