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Eric Pringle

Eric Pringle

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

12 Feb 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 […]

05 Feb 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 […]

04 Dec 2008

Severe consequences for media pirating on UWRF campus

In a campus and nationwide effort, people who pirate media over the Internet are being targeted by the FBI, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). According to FredNet Senior Systems Administrator Paul Bladl, universities across the country are being targeted, and students caught illegally downloading media […]

20 Nov 2008

Faculty Senate looks into administrative evaluation process

Members of the Faculty Senate have begun looking into the idea of implementing administrative evaluations at UW-River Falls. “The Faculty Welfare Committee has been charged with creating a method that administrative evaluations could be potentially implemented at UWRF,” Faculty Senate Chair David Rainville said. Administrative evaluations are currently in place at various schools across the […]

04 Nov 2008

2,161 voters cast ballots at University Center

A large contingent of voters made up of UW-River Falls students and River Falls residents turned out on Tuesday to cast their ballots for the 2008 election in the Riverview Ballroom of the University Center.   In local elections, Democratic incumbent Ron Kind defeated Republican Paul Stark in the race for District 3 U.S. Congress. […]

23 Oct 2008

Full UWRF professors awarded salary compensation

A plan to award all full professors an extra $2,000 for the 2008-09 school year was approved by the Faculty Senate and former Chancellor Don Betz last spring. When compared to the salaries of full professors at other schools in the UW System, professors at UW-River Falls were earning significantly less, according to Vice Chancellor […]

16 Oct 2008

Planning underway for ITS data center

Members of Information Technology Services (ITS) are working closely with UW-River Falls officials on a project that will allow all four data centers currently spread out across campus to move into the old archives space in the basement of the Davee Library. The move is made possible by the fact that Textbook Services relocated from […]

09 Oct 2008

Festivities mark successful Homecoming week

Cooler temperatures and changing fall colors signaled the 2008 Homecoming festivities at UW-River Falls. This year’s theme, Fiesta de la Noche (“Party of the Night”), gave way to a variety of Latin-themed events as well as the traditional activities that have defined UWRF Homecoming for years. Traditions and Homecoming Committee Chair Amanda Krier said that […]

25 Sep 2008

Acrobats fly high, promote diversity at UWRF

It was a night of high-flying tricks and dangerous maneuvers Sept. 16 as the world-famous Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats performed in the Knowles Complex on campus. After performing at UW-River Falls last spring, the acrobats made a return visit last week to showcase their unique skills to a packed house of students and community members. […]

18 Sep 2008

English Department ready for second annual undergrad conference

The UW-River Falls English department is turning to nature for some inspiration for the second annual Undergraduate Conference for Critical and Creative Engagement, to be held Sept. 26 in the St. Croix River Room of the University Center. The conference, titled “Nature, Art, Self,” will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature […]