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Rachel Ogrodnik

03 May 2007

UWRF makes personal finance course mandatory for students

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 […]

08 Feb 2007

Army proposes to add military science minor

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 […]

07 Dec 2006

Hire A Falcon helps students find jobs

With graduation in sight, some UW-River Falls students are now looking for jobs. Though seniors are taking their steps away from the University, the Hire A Falcon System can offer one final piece of service before students embark to the real world.

30 Nov 2006

Dairy farmers expand milking options

Milking goats and, more recently, milking sheep, has become popular among the dairy farmers of Wisconsin, and the concept is being taught in the agriculture curriculum.

16 Nov 2006

Texas Hold ‘Em tourney makes its return to UWRF

The second-annual Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament will be held on Nov. 28 to raise money for the Health and Human Performance Club (HPER).

09 Nov 2006

ITC receives praise from students

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

WRFW joins college radio network

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

Parking issues still abound

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 […]

28 Sep 2006

Growth Agenda for Wisconsin approved

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 […]

Rachel Ogrodnik

Rachel Ogrodnik is a student at UW-River Falls.