August 2020
Extensive efforts have been made across campus to ensure UWRF can resume classes with confidence and create an experience that is as close to normal as possible given the COVID‐19 pandemic. Read more.



In a strategic effort to help meet the financial challenges prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic and budget constraints, UWRF is launching a concerted fundraising campaign to help meet our most pressing needs. Read more.
For many women throughout the world, the barriers to pursuing a business career are immense. Even those who earn a business degree face societal norms and laws that discourage them from entering the workforce. Story and photo courtesy of UMSL Daily. Read more.




Responding to the challenges prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic and continuing a legacy of support for UWRF, donors contributed nearly $2.9 million to the UW-River Falls Foundation during the recent fiscal year. Read more.

For the first time ever, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a delayed virtual commencement ceremony replaced the in-person spring tradition. Watch here.
Hybrid learning, emptier residence halls and smaller class sizes are just some of the operational overhauls at UWRF to help keep everyone safe this fall. Story courtesy of Michael Brun, Rivertowns, August 5. Read more.
In (and Out of) the Classroom

Lamah Bility and Anaa Jibicho recently took first place in the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament with their business plan to combat the water crisis in developing countries by selling fashionable reusable water bottles. Read more.
As cases of Coronavirus continued to climb across the nation, UWRF football coach Matt Walker could see the writing on the wall. Story and photo courtesy of Bob Burrows, RiverTowns, August 3. Read more.
University Advancement and Alumni Relations has a new home! Find us now on first floor in 112 South Hall. We look forward to visiting with you when you are on campus!





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2020 Falcon Features
Keep an eye out for the first ever completely on-line issue of Falcon Features set to hit your email inbox in early September.

September 28-October 3
  • Alumni and Friends Run/Walk 5K
  • Yard Work Service Project

The UWRF External Relations Committee and Alumni Advisory Board are seeking nominations for four alumni awards that will be presented in spring 2021.