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  • UW-River Falls Student One of Three New Members Appointed to UW Board of Regents | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Harsy as the non traditional student on the board Harsy s term ends in May Erickson is in the Honors Program at UW River Falls and is pursuing a degree in Journalism with a minor in Food Science She previously owned a private gourmet catering company called Wild Chow Catering and has also been a blog and television cooking segment host in Osceola Wis As a mother of four Erickson writes a food column in the Osceola Sun newspaper and works as a counselor at the Tri County Life Care Center It is wonderful that a student from our campus has been selected to serve in this role It is a tremendous opportunity and responsibility for Lisa and an honor for which UW River Falls is very proud said Chancellor Dean Van Galen One of eighteen members on the Board of Regents Erickson will help establish the policies and rules that govern the University of Wisconsin System which is made up of 26 campuses and the statewide UW Extension The Board of Regents also plans how best to meet future state needs for collegiate education sets admission standards and approves university budgets The Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Tricia Davis said I have been quite impressed with Lisa s initiative and drive When I saw the notice for a non traditional student position opening on the UW System Board of Regents I immediately thought of Lisa and encouraged her to apply Obviously Governor Walker saw that same thing I am very excited for Lisa and this amazing opportunity and experience that she will have representing UW System students on the board The other two new citizen members appointed Friday by the Governor are Tracey Klein and Bryan Steil In his press release on Friday Governor Walker

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  • UW-River Falls MBA Program Moves Up in Listing of Top Programs | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    UWRF History UWRF Leadership FAQ Contact UWRF Menu About UWRF Academics Admissions Campus Life Athletics Quick Links A Z Search Directory News Event Calendar D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF Newsroom Newsroom Campus Events Calendar Falcon Daily Newsletter Falcon Features News Archive Social Media Directory Submit News UW River Falls MBA Program Moves Up in Listing of Top Programs February 12 2016 Moving up two spaces from 15 to 13 the University of Wisconsin River Falls Master of Business Administration program has once again landed a prestigious spot on Minneapolis St Paul Business Journal s list of top MBA programs in the state The UW River Falls MBA program is characterized by its flexibility for working adults with evening classes offered at the Hudson Center in Hudson just 20 minutes from the central Twin Cities The program s location in Hudson is an easy commute for MBA seeking students from both Minnesota and western Wisconsin Of the 17 universities receiving accolades UW River Falls is the only university located in the eastern metro area We are excited about the growth of our AACSB accredited MBA program one of only three AACSB accredited programs in the metropolitan area said Michael Fronmueller dean of the UWRF College of Business and Economics UW River Falls has offered a high quality program for over fifteen years and many of our graduates have benefited from their MBA experience and education The program continues to grow with new students from the region as well as international students We see a strong interest in our program characterized by small class sizes convenient scheduling and high value for our students Students can complete the program in as few as 18 months The program develops leadership change management global

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  • UW-River Falls University Theatre Presents ‘The White Snake’ | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    at the University of Wisconsin River Falls will present The White Snake in the Blanche Davis Theatre of the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at 7 30 p m Feb 25 27 and March 3 5 The White Snake by Tony Award winning Mary Zimmerman is a lively reimagining of an ancient Chinese legend In the story two learned snakes White Snake and Green Snake who have been cloistered on a mountaintop for centuries begin to imagine what it would be like to join the two legged creatures below They transform themselves into maidens and descend the mountain to enjoy all the music and fine food and wine of humankind White Snake soon meets and falls in love with the poor but charming Xu Xian The courtship of the couple is sweet their subsequent marriage is blissful and all seems well until Fa Hai a holy man schemes to sabotage their happiness The ensuing conflicts set White Snake on a journey to a faraway forest and ultimately leads to a clash that pits sea against sky The cast made up entirely of UW River Falls students includes Emma P Johnson of Shoreview Minn as White Snake Phelan Patten of Wausau as Green Snake Karsten Halverson of Menomonie as Xu Xian Josh Gustafson of Minocqua as Fa Hai Mady Davis of Bayport Minn as Doubt Moon and others Kat Rokenbrodt of Chippewa Falls as Crane Spirit Guan Yin and others Katie Kolakowski of Hammond as Master Lin and others Jessica Strabel of Siren as Madame Lin Sister and others Nic Persoon of White Bear Lake Minn as Brother in law and others Francisco Grande of Cusco Peru as Boatman and others Ben Heer of Rice Lake as Canopus and others and Emily Leonard of Ellsworth as Stag Spirit and others Theatre Professor

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  • UW-River Falls Student Part of NSF Antarctic Research Team | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    11 2016 While many students dream of heading south for a break from the long cold dark Wisconsin winters University of Wisconsin River Falls physics student Laura Moon of River Falls and Northern Illinois University College of Engineering student Robert Zill got the opportunity to trade it for the continuous sunlight of an Antarctic summer They joined UW River Falls Physics Department chair and Professor Jim Madsen for a month long research adventure that included nearly three weeks in Antarctica The group was part of a National Science Foundation project studying solar storms using detectors at McMurdo Station on the coast of Antarctica and the Amundsen Scott Station at the South Pole The UW River Falls project counts neutrons using detectors based on designs that go back more than 50 years The neutron monitor at McMurdo is the longest continuously running experiment in Antarctica It started collecting data in 1961 and hasn t stopped since Occasionally the sun goes into spasms and produces a burst of high energy particles These extreme solar storms create continuous invisible streams of high energy particles known as cosmic rays and can damage electronics and even disable the electrical grid The Antarctic research team is trying to understand how this happens and if they can determine a way to provide an early alert The trip that began January 1 lasted nearly four weeks Madsen who works on the Antarctic research with UWRF colleague and Assistant Professor Suruj Seunarine and University of Delaware Professor Paul Evenson was excited to bring students to the ice the nickname for the frozen continent We experienced almost every delay possible for Antarctica air travel including the dreaded boomerang a weather change during the flight that required us to return to New Zealand said Madsen Despite the travel trials the students

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  • Campus News | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Falls to Host TEDx Event Feb 27 A free public event TEDxUWRiverFalls is being hosted Saturday Feb 27 from 1 5 p m in the University Center at the University of Wisconsin River Falls The independently organized event licensed by TED will feature UW River Falls student and distinguished alumni voices and TED Talks videos under the theme of Ideas Worth Spreading Black History Month Celebrated at UW River Falls The University of Wisconsin River Falls is celebrating Black History Month by offering two public events hosted by the Black Student Union Graduate Studies Scholarship Recipients Named at UW River Falls A University of Wisconsin River Falls scholarship established to honor a Minnesota legislator has been awarded for the first time Mike Collins of St Paul Minn and Chelsey Turner of Spring Valley both graduate students seeking teaching licensure at UW River Falls each received 5 000 from the Bruce F Vento Science Educator Scholarship Feature Stories UW River Falls Student Part of NSF Antarctic Research Team While many students dream of heading south for a break from the long cold dark Wisconsin winters University of Wisconsin River Falls physics student Laura Moon of River Falls and Northern Illinois University College of Engineering student Robert Zill got the opportunity to trade it for the continuous sunlight of an Antarctic summer UWRF Loves You Because Top 10 reasons we love our Falcons WINTER 25 Things To Do In River Falls Battle the boredom of a Wisconsin winter with the help of this list Undergraduate Astrophysics Research Laura s Amazing Journey Follow the journey of UW River Falls physics student Laura Moon Parmeter and physics professor Jim Madsen as they travel to the Antarctic for astrophysics research Finals Week Survival Guide You can make it Time is running out deadlines are approaching

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/News/Index.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Scholarship Guarantee | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF Admissions Admissions Why UWRF Undergraduate Admission Admissions Standards Applying for Admission You ve Been Admitted What s Next Multicultural Resources Admissions Staff Graduate Admission Graduate Programs Admissions Standards Paying for College Transfer Transfer Application and Requirements You ve Been Admitted What s Next Credit Transfer and Advising Tools Meet the Admissions Staff International Applying for Admission Application Procedure for Degree Seeking F 1 Students Application Procedure for Exchange J 1 Students Cost International Student Services English Language Transition ELT Program Meet Current Students Frequently Asked Questions Cost Financial Aid Visit Campus Apply to UW River Falls Alumni Success Non Degree Seeking Students Resources for Counselors Scholarship Guarantee What is the Scholarship Guarantee UW River Falls has committed to investing in your future For new freshmen UW River Falls will now provide a Scholarship Guarantee to every student who demonstrates strong academic potential Criteria for these new scholarship awards are outlined as follows Outstanding Academic Achievement Award 2 000 4 000 New freshmen with a 25 ACT or higher who also rank in the top 25 of their high school class or 3 25 GPA if high school does not rank will automatically be awarded a 2 000 scholarship that is renewable for a second year with a 3 0 GPA and progress toward a degree Academic Achievement Award 1 000 New freshmen with a 22 24 ACT who also rank in the top 40 of their high school class or 3 00 GPA if high school does not rank will automatically be awarded a 1 000 scholarship their first year There is no need to apply for these scholarships Once you ve been admitted to the university the scholarship will automatically be awarded and

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  • STEM | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Athletics Athletics Schedule Recruit Me Purchase Tickets Camps Clinics About UWRF Fast Facts Employment Directory Maps Directions UWRF History UWRF Leadership FAQ Contact UWRF Menu About UWRF Academics Admissions Campus Life Athletics Quick Links A Z Search Directory News Event Calendar D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF STEM STEM STEM Programs Agricultural Engineering Biology Biotechnology Chemistry Computer Science Data Science Environmental Science Geology Mathematics Physics STEMplus Ag Engineering Tech Animal Science Conservation Crop Soil Science Dairy Science Geography Mapping Science Horticulture Psychology Pre professional Chiropractic Dentistry Engineering Medicine Optometry Pharmacy Veterinary Medicine Education Programs Biology Chemistry Mathematics Physical Science STEM Catalyzing Success There s never been a better time to consider an education in a STEM related field Careers in science technology engineering and mathematics STEM are in high demand At UW River Falls you will enjoy hands on experience personal attention and excellent teaching in the following degree programs STEM Programs Agricultural Engineering Biology Biotechnology Chemistry Computer Science Information Systems Data Science and Predictive Analytics Environmental Science Geology Mathematics Physics STEMplus Programs Agricultural Engineering Technology Animal Science Equine Animal Science Meat Animal Animal Science Vet Tech Conservation and Environmental

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  • College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    CAFES has earned an outstanding reputation for excellence in education and service to the region nation and the world since 1912 and is consistently ranked as one of the top undergraduate agricultural programs in the nation UW River Falls UWRF features the only agricultural engineering technology program in the state one of the largest dairy science programs in the nation as well as an agricultural studies program that gives you the flexibility to design an individualized program Our facilities include computer labs food processing plants a greenhouse complex and two laboratory farms with animal and crop production enterprises These facilities as well as the College s internship program and student organizations contribute to our commitment to hands on and engaging learning experiences inside and outside the classroom The Dairy Pilot Plant Renovation began with a 100 000 gift from the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association in June 2013 Its fundraising efforts continue and the project is anticipated to be completed January 2016 The College of Agriculture Food and Environmental Sciences celebrated its 100 year anniversary during the 2012 13 school year CABME was made possible through a 250 000 gift from CHS Inc and is led by Brenda Boetel professor of agricultural economics and UW Extension agricultural marketing specialist Dean s Welcome News Events The Valentine s Day Flower Sale sponsored by the Horticulture Society will be held in the Ag Science building near the Dean s Office on Wednesday Feb 10 and in the University Center on Thursday Feb 11 and Friday Feb 12 Cut flowers roses carnations mum etc can be purchased individually or as an arrangement More than 800 000 in grants have been awarded to UW River Falls Plant and Earth Science department faculty The three grants include one to Dr Brian Smith for the development of

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/CAFES/Index.cfm (2016-02-16)
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