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Eric Pringle

Eric Pringle is a student at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

December 10, 2009

UWRF student dies in horseback riding accident

A UW-River Falls junior died Dec. 4 after a horseback riding accident Nov. 21 in Prescott, Wis. Cayla Ann Hankwitz-Jenss, 22, originally of Appleton, Wis., was flown immediately to Regions Hospital in St. Paul after a trail riding accident where she was thrown from her horse which then landed on her. Hankwitz-Jenss was a pre-veterinary […]

October 27, 2009

Racist, violent graffiti found in Davee Library

A racist graffiti message threatening black and Asian students was found in a men’s restroom in the Chalmer Davee Library at UW-River Falls. The vandalism threatened that violence against these two groups of the campus population would occur on Nov 2. It was found by a library user Sunday evening, who then reported it directly […]

October 15, 2009

Career Fair needs to have diversity, dress code

UW-River Falls hosted the 18th annual Career Fair on Wednesday, showcasing 81 regional businesses in the ballroom. The Student Voice Editorial Staff would like to commend Career Services for their exemplary job on coordinating, promoting and executing the Career Fair. The last several weeks have featured not only full color ads in this paper, but […]

April 30, 2009

Online courses offer UW students more flexibility

As budget cuts continue to take their toll on the number of new professors hired, courses offered and class sizes at UW-River Falls, more students are looking to online classes to fulfill program requirements. “We currently offer between 40-70 online courses a semester,” UWRF Registrar Dan Vande Yacht said in an e-mail interview. “Most online […]

April 23, 2009

On-campus pub a possibility at University

Student Affairs and Academic Services (SAAS) has begun to work with the UW-River Falls Student Senate and administration on a plan that could potentially implement a pub on-campus. Jordan Harshman, the College of Education and Professional Studies (COEPS) representative to Senate, said that, at first, he was not fond of the idea of building an […]

April 9, 2009

Professor Hedahl retires after ten years at UWRF

For the past 10 years, theater professor Gorden Hedahl has called UW-River Falls home. After becoming the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in 1998 and serving in that position for seven years, Hedahl taught in the communication studies and theater arts department until he retired this winter. “Though I had a lot […]

April 2, 2009

University’s federal, local grants affected by struggling economy

In addition to the high local and national unemployment rates and national recession, the struggling economy is also affecting the number of grants that UW-River Falls and other universities are being awarded. William Campbell, director of grants and research at UWRF, works with numerous external funding sources to help faculty and staff obtain this funding […]

March 12, 2009

New biotechnology center opens at UW-River Falls

UW-River Falls biology students, professors and doctors from across the region gathered in the University Center Ballroom on Monday for the symposium and opening event of the new Tissue and Cellular Innovation Center (TCIC). The idea for the center came about in 2001 when UWRF biology professor Timothy Lyden “set out to establish a robust […]

March 5, 2009

UWRF graduates, retired professor teach in Bolivia

A retired UW-River Falls professor and two recent graduates have spent the past few months teaching English at a university in Bolivia. Former communication studies and theater arts professor Pat Hanson retired after last semester and has been in Bolivia since the beginning of February. She coordinated the partnership between the University and the school […]

February 26, 2009

Professor receives high honor

In just eight years of teaching at UW-River Falls, psychology professor Travis Tubre’ has already won one of the University’s biggest honors. Tubre’ is the recipient of the Distinguished Teacher Award for 2008, which gives alumni a chance to recognize the University’s most outstanding and influential educator. “Winning the award is very meaningful because it […]

February 12, 2009

Campus resources provide students with guidance in midst of recession

With the national unemployment rate rising to 7.6 percent last week, recent and upcoming college graduates face the daunting task of job-hunting in the midst of an economic recession. And after employers nationwide eliminated 598,000 jobs in January, UW-River Falls graduates will be up against more students for fewer positions. “The first group of graduates […]

February 5, 2009

FalconFile upgrade provides new features for students, staff

After four months of work, the upgraded version of FalconFile was introduced to students and faculty at UW-River Falls this January. Robert Rust of Information Technology Services (ITS) led the upgrade, and said that the reasoning behind it was to include and incorporate newer features that would be useful to FalconFile version 7 users. “There […]