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Angela Lutz

December 10, 2009

CAFES dean elected to ag association

Dale Gallenberg, dean of College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES), has been elected to a two-year term with the American Association of State Colleges of Agriculture and Renewable Resources (AASCARR). AASCARR is an organization of non-land grant universities offering degree programs in agriculture and renewable resources with 45 member organizations in 13 states, […]

December 4, 2009

Campus safety walk postponed until spring

UW-River Falls students, faculty and staff gather together once a year in order to assess issues on campus on the annual Campus Safety Walk. The safety walk was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon and Thursday evening, but has been postponed until spring semester because of “conflicts in available time,” according to Richard Trende, chief of police. […]

November 19, 2009

UWRF counselors ease stress

With the anxiety and stress of the holidays and finals approaching, UW-River Falls students can find relief here on campus from Counseling Services. Student Health and Counseling Services encourage students to schedule an appointment with one of the four licensed counselors located in 211 Hagestad Hall. “[Our counselors] see students for common issues that we […]

November 12, 2009

New club stands up against sexual assault

The new Noble Scoundrel Social Club is open to UW-River Falls students, targeting men’s athletic teams, lead by Mark Huttemier, personal counselor, and Corey Phelps, health education coordinator. “[Sexual assault] is an issue on every campus. We have a responsibility to take action,” Phelps said. “Statistics suggest that one in four women will be sexually […]

October 29, 2009

New Cascade will ensure safety

Safety issues on the crosswalks of Cascade Avenue have been a problem in the past, but so far this year there have been no pedestrian injuries. “[Pedestrians] need to be defensive and presume that drivers do not see them when crossing the street,” Richard Trende, chief of police, said. “Drivers also need to be respectful […]

October 23, 2009

Students increase cancer awareness

UW-River Falls students are speaking out about how cancer has affected their lives for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Abby Maliszewski, a graduating senior majoring in marketing communications and journalism, dyes her hair pink in October for Breast Cancer Awareness month. “I dye for those who’ve died,” she said, which includes recently losing her mom to […]

October 15, 2009

‘iRock’ program provides new experiences for freshmen first year students

UW-River Falls Student Health and Counseling Services is offering the iRock program for first year students this year, a program that meets once a month and is limited to 30 students. This program is free and works to answer questions for students, such as “Who Am i,” “What do i Want,” and “What the #@$* […]

October 9, 2009

UWRF students receive discounted stress relief

UW-River Falls Student Health and Counseling Services is offering free Weekly Wellness Events, as well as reduced rate oncampus massages for students, faculty and staff, throughout the semester. Free Weekly Wellness Events take place in the University Center and include Tai Chi from noon-1 p.m. and Yoga from 4-5 p.m. on Mondays, Weekly Relaxation Practice […]

September 24, 2009

UWRF Rodeo celebrates 45 years

On September 18 and 19, UW-River Falls celebrated the 45-year anniversary of the Annual Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo, put on by the Rodeo Club. The stands were packed with cheering fans as they watched events such as bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, breakaway roping, calf roping, team roping, steer roping, steer wrestling, goat tying, […]

September 17, 2009

UC continues to go ‘green’

The University has undergone a number of green initiatives over the past two years in an effort to be more sustainable, including the University Center’s rainwater harvest system and the “corn cups” used by Dining Services. “Every step we take, no matter how small in energy and material conservation, efficiency and ecosystem friendly production and […]