June 2022
UWRF News
The Royal Credit Union Foundation recently announced a commitment of $100,000 for the new UWRF Science and Technology Innovation Center (SciTech). Read more.
On June 10, the Board of Regents approved the addition of three new Bachelor of Science undergraduate majors at UWRF. Read more.
A Day of Engagement with a featured interview with science writer Annie Murphy Paul will kick off the celebration of the inauguration of UWRF's Chancellor Maria Gallo. Read more.
Success Stories
A new report by Career Services at UW-River Falls found that despite the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the school’s graduates were in high demand. Read more.
Alums recognized during Evening of Excellence
Four alums were recognized May 6 at the 2022 UW-River Falls Evening of Excellence. Read more.
Alum Ann E. Lawton, '08, knows the importance of art to help and serve others. Read more.
Francis G. Ginther, professor emeritus of youth development, was honored as the 2022 Wisconsin Distinguished Agriculturalist. Read more.
Traditions
UW-River Falls will hold a free public concert on Tuesday, July 19, featuring the Kids From Wisconsin at the Wall Amphitheatre. Read more.
When UWRF alum Andrew Turner learned some graduating UWRF students needed commencement regalia for the May 7 graduation ceremony, he answered the call. Read more.
Need to Know
When the UW-River Falls added an environmental engineering major two years ago, Zach Maier knew it would be a good fit for him. Read more.
Samira Teymurova traveled 20 hours one way by plane from her home country of Azerbaijan to see her son, Jamal Teymurlu, walk across the UWRF commencement stage May 7. Read more.
In (and Out of) the Classroom
A purr-fect partnership with the Dunn County Humane Society is giving a group of UWRF students the chance to learn about cat behavior with hands-on experience. Read more.
UW-River Falls has announced the addition of Esports as its 18th varsity intercollegiate program. Read more.
Four students recently earned the Rochelle Junkman Seymour Award for having the highest grade point average (GPA) in their respective colleges at UWRF. Read more.
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