University of Wisconsin-River Falls seniors Raymond Beech, Runze Du, Grace Frikken, Samantha Garvin, Andrew Le, Holly Rapoport and Cynthia Schmidtke will present their Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree exhibitions in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at UW-River Falls from Oct. 8 through Nov. 2. On display will be graphic design, ceramics, paintings, printmaking, drawings and sculptural glass work.
Join internationally recognized animal behaviorist Patricia McConnell as she shares "The Education of Will," a memoir of healing after trauma in both people and pets, on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 5-7 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The talk, part of the Lydecker Lecture Series, is free and open to the public in Room 200 of the Agricultural Science building.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls invites you to share in the exciting and sentimental experiences of homecoming. Throughout the week of Oct. 8-14, traditional homecoming festivities will be combined with family-fun events to create one large celebration, bringing parents and family members together with alumni and students. "It will be a great weekend to connect with and enjoy the company of our community, our students and our alumni," said Pedro Renta, director of Alumni Relations. "We are extremely
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Judging Team captured top honors Oct. 1 at the National Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Contest at World Dairy Expo in Madison. The team took first place overall and first team in reasons. UW-River Falls hasn't won the national title in more than two decades.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Physics Department begins its fall season of free public observatory viewings and astronomy talks on Tuesday, Oct. 9. Objects to be seen include planets, globular clusters, open clusters, nebulae, galaxies, moons, and double stars.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Art Department's 27th annual Outdoor Art Installation event is Oct. 3-4. The event showcases student works of art designed to be site specific on the UWRF campus grounds.
If it's true as some say that ice cream makes you happy, then the students at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls are very happy with the opening of a new storefront for Falcon Foods called Freddy's Dairy Bar. A grand opening celebration of the new store is set for Wednesday, Oct. 10, during UWRF's Homecoming week. Proudly serving the UWRF campus and the River Falls community, Freddy's Dairy Bar hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, as well as select Saturdays.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Judging Team took third place overall at two recent competitions: the 2018 Big E Eastern States Exposition held in West Springfield, Mass. and the All-American Invitational in Harrisburg, Penn. This was the first time a UW-River Falls team participated in the Big E competition where the UWRF team faced eight other teams. The UWRF team faced 14 teams in the intercollegiate competition at the All-American Invitational.
Chemistry Professor Jamie Schneider has been named the recipient of the 2018 Paul B. and Robert Dykstra Faculty Excellence Award at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The Dykstra Award is designed to support faculty research, creative and scholarly activity and is awarded to a tenured or tenure-track faculty member who is either currently involved in a project or has proposed a research, creative or scholarly project. Nominations for the award are made by faculty members.
Animal Science Assistant Professor Casie Bass is the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Teacher Award at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, the highest award bestowed on campus. Bass is the 55th faculty member to be honored with the award since its inception in 1965. Nominations for the award are solicited from recent graduates and graduating seniors. Distinguished teaching recipients represent talented and caring educators who make a difference at UW-River Falls.