03 May 2007
National statistics regarding student debt have sparked an interest for UW-River Falls to find ways to educate students about credit cards and managing finances. A study done in 2006 by Experian, a credit-reporting agency, revealed college students have an average of $5,781 in revolving debt, including credit cards, and an average of $14,379 in student […]
08 Feb 2007
Any UW-River Falls student hoping to minor in military science has to register through UW-Stout or wait until at least September. Eleven UWRF students participated in the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) last semester along with students from UW-Stevens Point, UW-Stout and UW-Eau Claire. In order for UWRF students to participate in the ROTC, […]
09 Nov 2006
The International Traveling Classroom (ITC) is a program that allows students from UW-River Falls the opportunity to travel around Europe. This year the program is so popular that some students have been put on a waiting list.
02 Nov 2006
This semester, UWRF and seven other Wisconsin universities joined a statewide college radio news network that offers a valuable resource to students and other Wisconsin broadcasters. UWRF’s radio station, Pure Radio 88.7 WRFW-FM, joined this semester.
12 Oct 2006
Last year, rumors circulated campus about parking meters being installed along Cascade Avenue. Apparently they were more than just rumors. Campus Planner Dale Braun said meters were proposed by the River Falls City Council, but the UW-River Falls didn’t want them. The proposal has come up twice since the initial proposal, the last time during […]
28 Sep 2006
The UW System’s Growth Agenda for Wisconsin was approved by the Board of Regents Aug. 17, allowing the UW System to expand in many different areas. Despite the benefits of the plan, students at UW schools may not be impressed with the accompanying raise in college tuition. The Growth Agenda for Wisconsin plans to meet […]