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Jordan Langer

March 3, 2011

Consulting firm reveals preliminary master plan

A new science building and a parking garage are among the projects in the preliminary master plan for UW-River Falls, unveiled to the campus community by the consulting firm JJR Inc. Tuesday and Wednesday.

February 25, 2011

UWRF student injured in car crash

UW-River Falls student Allison Murray, 19, was taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn., by a Lifelink helicopter Wednesday after her car rolled over on County Road E south of Highway 10 around 9 a.m., according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.

February 24, 2011

Repair bill triggers concern regarding retirement

Since Gov. Scott Walker’s budget repair bill was announced Feb. 11, several UW-River Falls classified staff are questioning whether they should retire this year, said Director of Human Resources Donna Robole.

February 19, 2011

UWRF faculty visit Sen. Harsdorf’s house

A group of around 15 UW-River Falls faculty and students went to State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf’s (R-River Falls) house Friday afternoon to deliver a resolution passed by Faculty Senate that opposed Governor Scott Walker’s budget repair bill.

February 17, 2011

UWRF faculty looks at salary adjustment plan

Faculty at UW-River Falls earn much less than faculty throughout the state and country but a plan that passed through the faculty senate Feb. 4 aims to even out the discrepancy.

February 16, 2011

Repair bill spurs Madison protests

MADISON—State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) wasn’t able to show up at 3 p.m. Tuesday for an appointment that UW-River Falls faculty, staff and students claim was scheduled at her office.

February 16, 2011

13,000 strong bombard the Capitol

MADISON—An estimated 10,000 protesters converged outside the State Capitol yesterday while 3,000 more were inside, said Jodi Jenson, Department of Administration.

February 15, 2011

UWRF faculty, staff speak out at State Capitol

MADISON—Wisconsin State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) did not show up Tuesday for a scheduled appointment with UW-River Falls faculty, staff and students and others within the UW-System.

February 10, 2011

UWRF plans to build storm shelters on campus lab farms

The campus lab farms currently lack adequate shelter from dangerous storms, but in a couple of months, two tornado storm shelters will be built at the lab farms.

February 3, 2011

Board of Regents president visits UW-River Falls

After visiting the UW-River Falls campus and the Hudson Center on Jan. 18 and 19, the President of the Board of Regents Charles Pruitt, said he was very impressed.

December 20, 2010

Student’s hand grenade art project interrupts finals in KFA

A suspicious item that caused the evacuation of Kleinpell Fine Arts around 10 a.m. Monday was a dummy hand grenade that was without gunpowder, said Chief of University Police Richard Trende.

December 9, 2010

Committee lobbies for teachers union

The organizing committee of around 20 faculty at UW-River Falls have been working for several months on getting other faculty to support union representation through the American Federation of Teachers-Wisconsin.