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Sara Pitcher

Sara Pitcher is a student at UW-River Falls.

April 30, 2009

Two res halls to undergo summer remodeling

This summer, renovations will begin in Grimm and Stratton Hall which will include new furniture, windows, doors, floor work and a touch up on paint. New card readers will also be added to all of the residence halls. The remodeling will cost $300,000 for Grimm and $400,000 for Stratton, as well as $500,000 for the […]

April 9, 2009

Res halls sponsor annual spring formal

UW-River Falls students celebrated the beginning of spring with the annual Spring Formal that took place on April 3 in the University Center’s Riverview Ballroom. The three-hour event served UWRF students music, food and fun. Students who were dressed up headed towards the red carpet that would lead them to the formal dance, “A Night […]

March 26, 2009

Residence Life utilizes new interview process for hiring

Residence Life staff used a new interviewing process to hire 42 new resident assistants (RAs) and 23 new desk assistants (DAs). Residence Life staff interviewed 105 students for 40 minutes in the new interview process called a “multi-interview rotation.” “It was basically a more sophisticated version of musical chairs. When the music started, it was […]

February 19, 2009

UWRF psychology students excel in new study

UW-River Falls psychology students have been awarded two Regional Research Awards with their work on research projects. Twenty-four out of 370 regional admits were awarded with a certificate and a cash grant of $300. The research was compiled in two groups’ work on campus. Natasha Sedgwick, a senior psychology major worked with professor Dan Linwick […]

February 12, 2009

Activated UWRF soldiers honored at send-off

UW-River Falls student soldiers who are being deployed later this month were honored Wednesday at a community sendoff in the University Center Ballroom. The soldiers are members of the River Falls-based D Company, First Battalion, 128th Infantry. Soldiers and their families came together to address the deployment of 20-40 UWRF students, as well as the […]

February 12, 2009

Lifetopia Web site brings roommate matching system to University

A new program called Lifetopia, a Web site that allows student residents to search and pick who they want to room with, went live Feb. 5 for new students and will go live in December for returning students.  Students who want to reside on campus will be able to go to the Web site, www.uwrf.roommateclick.com […]

February 5, 2009

Roommate matchup system now at UWRF

A new program called Lifetopia, a Web site that allows student residents to search and pick who they want to room with, went live Feb. 5 for new students and will go live in December for returning students.  Students who want to reside on campus will be able to go to the Web site, www.uwrf.roommateclick.com […]

December 4, 2008

University to launch newly designed Web site next semester

A new design and organization of the Web site for UW-River Falls will be introduced in the spring semester of 2009. The new UWRF Web site will be different in design, in the way it looks to its audience and how the site is organized, such as the key words that are used and the […]

October 30, 2008

Students prepare to cast their ballot

Students on campus are preparing for the election on Tuesday, Nov. 4 by getting information around campus to help register and remind students to vote in the general election. Students who live on campus can vote at the University Center on Election Day. Students who live off campus or commute to River Falls can vote […]

October 30, 2008

UWRF, FVTC joining forces to create agriculture transfer degree program

UW-River Falls and Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) are working on a 2+2 Agriculture and Transfer Agreement Program which would entail students spending two years at each school to complete a baccalaureate degree. “What we’re attempting to do is develop a program which would allow them to receive two years of credit for their work […]

October 23, 2008

UWRF and FVTC move towards joint BA program

UW-River Falls and Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) are working on a 2+2 Agriculture and Transfer Agreement Program which would entail students spending two years at each school to complete a baccalaureate degree. “What we’re attempting to do is develop a program which would allow them to receive two years of credit for their work […]

October 9, 2008

Universal chemical hygiene guidelines to protect UWRF laboratory students

A one-time only Faculty Senate Committee has formed to make a chemical hygiene plan that will establish a universal standard across campus to provide safety guidelines for individuals working in campus laboratories that will require the approval of the Faculty Senate. The motion to create an “ad hoc” Faculty Senate Committee was requested by Connie […]