The Student Voice newspaper at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls picked up six awards, including three first place honors, at the Collegiate Newspaper Contest during the annual convention of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association March 8 in Madison.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Physics Department begins its spring season of free public observatory viewings and astronomy talks on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Objects to be seen include planets, globular clusters, open clusters, nebulae, galaxies, moons, and double stars.
The 13th annual Women in Math and Science Essay Contest winners were awarded $50 and a certificate at the Jan. 26 th meeting of AAUW. Megan Edwards and Aspen Spears from St. Bridget's and Layla Czaplewski and Xander Bastien from Meyer Middle School were this year's winners. The contest is open to River Falls eighth graders and is judged by a panel of teachers using stated guidelines. Students researched and wrote essays about a woman of their choice in math and or science. The contest is held to raise awareness about the contributions of women in math and science.
Each March the University of Wisconsin-River Falls works with the community to raise funds through the Bowls for Hope event where proceeds raised help a worthy organization make a difference in the St. Croix Valley. River Falls Sunshine Fund has been selected as the benefiting organization this year. The 10th annual Bowls for Hope event is Tuesday, March 5, from 5-7 p.m. in the Riverview Ballroom of the University Center at UW-River Falls. Everyone is invited to take part in this community event.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Glass Club will host their annual Blow Your Own Holiday Ornament event on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in 163 Kleinpell Fine Arts. All ages are welcome to design and blow your own glass ornament with a student artist. No experience necessary! No early registrations, please. Cost is $25 per ornament. For more information, call the Art Department at 715-425-4771.
"A Year with Frog and Toad" by Robert and Willie Reale will be performed by the University Theatre at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Nov. 2-3 and 8-10 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 3 at 2 p.m., and Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. in the Blanche Davis Theatre in the Kleinpell Fine Arts.
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.