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Charlie Swanson

Charlie Swanson

Charlie Swanson is a student at UW-River Falls.

16 Sep 2021

UWRF website update focuses on recruiting students

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls website, uwrf.edu, is in the midst of a makeover to improve recruitment of students and upgrade the content management system (CMS) operating the site.

14 Sep 2021

Police department’s new space has room for growth

The relocation of the River Falls Police Department (RFPD) from its former downtown location to 2815 Prairie Drive within the Whitetail Ridge Corporate Park has been “very smooth,” said Police Chief Gordon Young.

15 Apr 2021

Student Government Association introduces a new segregated fee

The Student Government Association (SGA)  at the UW-River Falls is planning to institute a new segregated fee for a Green Fund starting in the fall of 2021. 

31 Mar 2021

UWRF to offer doctorate in Montessori Studies

UW-River Falls has received approval from the UW System Board of Regents to institute a doctor of education (Ed.D.) degree in its Montessori Studies program.

23 Feb 2021

UWRF increases testing and resources for COVID-19

UW-River Falls has increased the campus COVID-19 testing capacity. UW-System policy has introduced mandatory testing for students and employees. 

03 Dec 2020

New chancellor at UWRF could be hired by summer

The search for the next chancellor at UW-River Falls is expected to begin late this year, says a university spokesperson, and the position could be filled by next summer.

02 May 2018

Marketing Communications Professor Reigstad conducts workplace gender study

Marketing Communications Professor Amelia Reigstad recently conducted a study to examine the communication differences of men and women in the workplace, specifically in the field of public relations.

11 Apr 2018

Relay for Life aids in cancer research at River Falls High School

Relay for Life is an annual fundraiser that is open to anyone regardless of their connection to cancer who wants to participate. The “relay,” is a walk around the track of the gymnasium, where each corner of the track represents part of a cancer patients journey.

21 Mar 2018

BRIDGE uses Campus Life program to give adults with disabilities a glimpse of college

In 2010, BRIDGE partnered with Amy Lloyd, Service Coordinator at UWRF, to provide BRIDGE clients a chance to get a college experience once a month through various social activities. Eventually, BRIDGE launched their Campus Life program in the spring semester of 2015. With a successful inaugural semester, the Campus Life program continues to thrive at UWRF.

28 Feb 2018

Professional Sales Club gives students opportunities to learn networking skills

The college experience is not something that has an absolute definition. Attending class, living on campus, celebrating homecoming, long days and late nights and the Ramen noodle diet generally come to mind when describing what it is like to be a college student.