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

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    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 […]

  2. 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.” […]

  3. UW-River Falls graduate classes train Montessori teachers

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    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 […]

  4. Health and Wellness Online Degree Grows to Meet Demand

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    “The skills I’m learning will give me the ability to help people take the initiative, to get involved with health programs, and gain control of their own well-being. My co-workers helped me get healthy. Now I’m helping them.”

  5. Sustainable management degree sees strong growth

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    Janna Rasmussen of Fort Atkinson, WI, has a confession.  At age 47, she didn’t go back to college to launch a new career, or even to fulfill a desire to earn her degree.  She went back to college because of a steak dinner bet with her son. Janna was a locomotive engineer when her son, […]