1. UW-River Falls students, music program bridge gap between young and old

    UW-River Falls music education student Kyle Punt, center, practices with Meyer Middle School sixth graders Claire Vaught, left, and Max Pnewski, right, during an afternoon Harmony Bridge session.

    For Kyle Punt and a collection of other music education majors at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, the River Falls chapter of the Harmony Bridge program has become the essence of hands-on learning. “We don’t have to worry too much about being perfect. We are able to make some mistakes and learn from them,” said

  2. UW-River Falls student innovator helps paraplegic horseback riders

    UW-River Falls student innovator Shanna Burris helps paraplegic horseback riders

    WiSys Innovator and UW-River Falls student Shanna Burris set out to make horseback riding more accessible, specifically for paraplegic riders. The McNair Scholar and equine management major created a hoist that can lift a saddle onto a horse, an obstacle she learned has not been addressed through a survey of paraplegic riders. WiSys accepted Burris’

  3. UW-River Falls professor shares cutting-edge research at National Cancer Moonshot Summit

    UW-River Falls Biology Professor Tim Lyden (far right) and his Duluth industrial partner co-presented cutting-edge cancer research at the first White House–sponsored national Cancer Moonshot Summit regional event at the University of Minnesota-Duluth Medical School on June 29.

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls biology Professor Tim Lyden and his Duluth industrial partner co-presented cutting-edge cancer research at the first White House sponsored national Cancer Moonshot Summit regional event at the UM-Duluth Medical School June 29. During the summit, Lyden presented ongoing 3D cancer modeling research to the public. In concert with staff from BRTI

  4. Profile of UW-River Falls First-Generation Student: Matt Pechacek

    Profile of UW-River Falls First-Generation Student: Matt Pechacek

    Matt Pechacek is a first-generation student at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

  5. Interviews with UW-River Falls team conducting bee research

    UW-River Falls Biology Professors Brad and Kim Mogen lead a team of students in many projects studying various aspects of bees over the course of the summer.

  6. UW-Eau Claire programs help strengthen math education in western Wisconsin

    Photos of Karen Stuttgen in the classroom teaching and interacting with students at Fall Creek Elementary School

    As a math intervention teacher in Fall Creek’s elementary school, Karen Stuttgen spends her days helping struggling students achieve grade-level success by first identifying and then working to fill the gaps in their math understanding. To do her job well, Stuttgen constantly looks for new ways to improve her skills as an educator, specifically looking

  7. UW-River Falls testing a regional sustainable beekeeping model

    Honey Collection

    Researchers in the Biology Department at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls recently received funding from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection to test a honey bee management strategy targeted towards maintaining and increasing the number of non-migratory Wisconsin beekeepers. Wisconsin beekeepers produce almost 4.5 million pounds of honey with an estimated value

  8. Oscar Mayer partners with UW-River Falls to improve animal welfare

    UW-River Falls girl holds pig

    The Oscar Mayer brand today announced a partnership with the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF) to focus on animal welfare issues. The program will train the next generation of animal welfare leaders, including farmers, scientists, processors and veterinarians. The goal is to find solutions that are right for the environment and animals and sustainable for

  9. UW-River Falls receives USDA grant to improve reproductive performance in cattle

    Two UW-River Falls faculty members, Justin Luther, associate professor of animal and food science, and Amy Radunz, assistant professor of animal and food science, have a received a $733,672 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture. The grant will fund a project entitled “Strategies to Improve Reproductive Performance in the U.S. Beef Cattle Industry.”

  10. UW-River Falls graduate classes train Montessori teachers

    child playing a board game

    Imagine a classroom where children are joyfully exploring the world, making connections across disciplines and developing responsibility and respect for themselves, others and the environment. The role of a Montessori teacher is to guide and engage children in doing just that. This captures the mission of one of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls’ newest graduate