1. UWRF alum couple’s gift provides lasting impact, establishes James and Margery Belisle Concourse at Falcon Center

    Photo of ceremony: The upper level of UWRF's Falcon Center, through which nearly all Falcon fans pass to attend home basketball and hockey games, will now be known as the James and Margery Belisle Concourse, following the 1954 graduates' $250,000 gift to the UW-River Falls Foundation. The couple wasn't able to attend the dedication ceremony but the Belisles' nephews and niece represented the family. From left: UWRF Assistant Chancellor for University Advancement Rick Foy and family members Craig, Jean, Lynn, Keith and Rich Geurkink.

    $250,000 donation supports endowed academic scholarships, men’s basketball program From the time they arrived on the campus of then Wisconsin State College-River Falls in the early 1950s, James and Margery […]

  2. Transformational gift to UW-River Falls for dairy plant renovation establishes Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center of Excellence

    Photo of Chancellor Maria Gallo sharing applause with Trevor Wuethrich, Grassland Dairy Products, Inc. president, during a special gathering Thursday morning in the UWRF Dairy Pilot Plant.

    Contribution brings total Wuethrich-Grassland commitment to $1 million Following a transformational gift, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Pilot Plant will now be known as the Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center […]

  3. Kameri Meredith: Rising to the challenge

    Photo of UWRF student-athlete Kameri Meredith, who is all smiles as she is introduced before a UW-River Falls women’s basketball game in the WIAC tournament on Feb. 21 at UW-Eau Claire. Sam Silver photo.

    Falcon student-athlete balances college, two sports, Type 1 diabetes For most college students, studying for classes is a full-time job. That job becomes tougher for those who attempt to participate […]

  4. UW-River Falls lands grant to research robotic milking

    UW-River Falls is leading a two-year study to determine the impacts of adopting robotic milking on dairy farms. (Photo credit: UW-River Falls)

    Falcon faculty to lead feasibility study by five U.S. universities A research project led by a pair of University of Wisconsin-River Falls faculty members has the potential to change the […]

  5. UW-River Falls agricultural engineering program receives ABET accreditation

    Photo of UW-River Falls campus in autumn

    The bachelor’s degree program in agricultural engineering at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university […]

  6. National Science Foundation-funded research project at UW-River Falls to study pinene impact on atmosphere

    Photo of chemistry and biotechnology Professor Stacey Stoffregen, left, with research students Lilianna Rolands, Makayla Mobeck and Trinity Olguin.

    Three University of Wisconsin-River Falls students are honing their research skills this summer as part of a National Science Foundation grant to study the effect of pinenes, molecules released by […]

  7. Students laud UW-River Falls’ first doctoral program

    Photo of members of the first class of UWRF doctoral candidates in Montessori studies meet to work on a class project at the University Center.

    Bridgette Williams owns a private Montessori school in Fayette County, Georgia. For the past two weeks, Williams, who is the head of the school and lead elementary guide, has been […]

  8. UWRF Dairy Innovation Hub researches potential new uses for milk ingredients and byproducts

    Photo of UWRF Assistant Professor Grace Lewis, who is researching potential new uses for milk ingredients and byproducts in the Dairy Plant.

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls Assistant Professor Grace Lewis is looking to find value-added products for milk proteins. Lewis, who is part of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, […]

  9. Moving out sustainably at UW-River Falls: Students donate items to help others

    Photo of sustainable moveout at UW-River Falls

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls senior Julia Miller recently folded clothes donated by fellow students as they moved out of student housing at the end of the academic year. The clothing […]

  10. New UW-River Falls Community Planning Club members gather student opinions on city’s comprehensive plan

    Photo of UW-River Falls Community Planning Club presentation

    Brooklyn Weller is hoping the city of River Falls will consider more public transportation options to help University of Wisconsin-River Falls students who may not have cars. Weller, of Rochester, […]