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Samantha Thielen

November 19, 2009

UWRF strives towards building exchange program with China

After Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Terry Brown and Art Department Chair Randy Johnston’s recent trip to Beijing, China, UW-River Falls is currently in the process of beginning an exchange program with Chinese artists in the future. Brown and Johnston’s trip was organized by Anne Kao, the wife of former professor Charles […]

November 19, 2009

UWRF professor volunteers at horse rescue farm

A Refuge Farm for horse rescue and sanctuary is located in Spring Valley, Wis., only 19 miles from River Falls where UW-River Falls Professor Tracy O’Connell volunteers with the farm regularly. “I’ve been volunteering there since about 2005,” O’Connell said. “They rescue horses and they have a couple different missions.” The “sanctuary herd” is the […]

October 15, 2009

UWRF premieres human rights lecture

On Oct. 21, the Edward N. Peterson Lecture series will take place in the Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building (KFA). Currently in its third year, the lecture will be focused on “Human Rights: A Revisionist History from the French Revolution to the Present.” The featured speaker will be Eric D. Weitz, […]

October 8, 2009

Xcel Energy gives grant to WiTEACH

In July, the Wisconsin Teacher Education Leadership Program (WiTEACH) at UW-River Falls received a $2,000 grant from the Xcel Energy Foundation. “The WiTEACH Leadership Program is a holistic student development program designed as a response to the national and local needs and challenges in both the recruitment and retention of talented and well-trained Science, Technology, […]

September 25, 2009

UWRF graduate, professor write Nugget Lake guidebook

A UW-River Falls graduate and professor have collaborated to create a guidebook featuring Nugget Lake’s meteorite impact structure.