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Christina Lindstrom

May 6, 2010

Senate has yet to fill Presidential position

UW-River Falls students voted in the 2010 Student Senate elections on April 22-23 allowing 13 new student senators to be seated, but the final results left the new president unannounced. Nikki Shonoiki lost the vote to Tyler Latz with a final tally of 320-229 in the April elections. However, before the polls closed on the […]

April 16, 2010

UWRF students speak out against sexual violence

UW-River Falls students, faculty and staff along with River Falls community members showed their support for sexual violence awareness at the 15th annual UWRF Take Back the Night (TBtN) held Wednesday, April 7, in the Falcon’s Nest. According to takebackthenight. org, the first mention of TBtN occurred at The International Tribunal on Crimes against Women […]

April 9, 2010

Campus creates plan to foster aesthetics, efficiency

For anyone who likes, or doesn’t like, the look of the UW-River Falls campus, now is the time to voice their opinion.

March 26, 2010

UWRF holds events in honor of chancellor inauguration

Dean Van Galen will be inaugurated as the 18th chancellor of UW-River Falls Friday, March 26, in the Riverview Ballroom at 2 p.m. A Waupun, Wis., native, Van Galen earned his Bachelor of Science degree at UW-Whitewater. He then completed a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry at Kansas State University and then went on to a […]

March 25, 2010

Viruses plague students from trusted sites

H1N1 hasn’t been the only virus infecting campus this winter. Though one wasn’t the feverish, sore throat, coughing type, it could cause just as many headaches. Computer viruses used to be avoided by monitoring which Web sites were visited on a computer, but it’s no longer that simple, says Student Support Coordinator Steven Meads. On […]

March 11, 2010

New speech tutoring center helps students with phobia

UW-River Falls added a new tutoring center March 1, specializing in helping students with speeches. According to the University Web site, there are currently help rooms on campus for physics, chemistry, math, writing, reading and speech, with speech being the most recent addition. Student Jubilynn Hanka brought the idea for the speech center to professor […]

March 4, 2010

UWRF tries to draw in younger graduates

UW-River Falls is taking a new approach to staying in touch with alumni by attracting a younger group of graduates. The UW-River Falls Foundation was established in 1948 as one of the first Wisconsin state college foundations, according to the alumni relations Web site. This year, UWRF is setting up events specifically for young alumni—those […]

February 26, 2010

Women track runners have record-breaking indoor seasons

Women track runners have record-breaking indoor seasons Spring semester has proven to be record breaking for five young women on the UW-River Falls Falcon track and field team. Leah Korf, Alyssa Rasmussen, Kali Meurer, Sophie Lasko and Samantha Nyre have collectively broken five school records this season in the 1000m run, 55m dash, 200m run, […]

February 18, 2010

University initiates improved ‘user friendly’ Web site design

The appearance of UW-River Falls has begun to change and will continue to do so over the next few weeks—to online visitors, that is. Over the past year, Residence Life has been working with the Department of Technology Services to redesign their Web site, according to Sandi Scott-Duex, director of Residence Life. The new design […]

February 11, 2010

UWRF offers inclusive, purposeful orgs

UW-River Falls held an involvement fair Feb. 1, filling the Falls Room in the University Center with students and organization representatives. There are many ways for students to be involved on campus including Greek life, intramural and club athletics, student organizations and Falcon Programs. Many of the activities are very low cost, some free and […]

February 4, 2010

University’s mission aided by record numbers in donations

UW-River Falls took in a record $2.4 million in donations last year, adding to The Fund for UW-River Falls. The Fund is an unrestricted fund used to support the mission of the University, which is to help students learn. According to the University Web site, the unrestricted fund allows the UW-River Falls Foundation the flexibility […]

December 10, 2009

UWRF signs new machinery contract

Many UW-River Falls students on or around the lab farms, and even some on campus will be seeing more red over the next few years. “It’s wonderful that your [Case IH] and our colors match,” Chancellor Dean Van Galen said Dec. 2 in his opening remarks at the ceremony held on campus to sign a […]