News

Jan 2017

8th Annual E.A.T.S. set for February 4

1/9/17By UW-Barron County

Mingle, eat, drink, and be entertained while strolling through UW-Barron County’s attractive public spaces at the 8th annual E.A.T.S. (Educational Assistance Through Scholarship) event, a unique fundraising experience on Saturday, Feb. 4, 6 to 9 ...

Dec 2016

UW-Barron County accepting applications for spring semester

12/15/16By UW-Barron County

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County is accepting applications of new or transfer students for the spring semester. Classes will begin January 23.

Tuition at UW-Barron County is the lowest in the UW System. Students can earn an...

Ojibwe educator to discuss how 'historical trauma' affects Native persons

12/2/16By UW-Barron County

Historical trauma suffered by Native persons and how it can be overcome will be the focus of Geralynne Berg’s presentation at UW-Barron County on Dec. 8, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall (R234). Her talk is part of the college’s...

Nov 2016

UW-Superior educator to share empathy's reciprocal benefits

11/18/16By UW-Barron County

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines empathy as “the ability to share someone else’s feelings or the feeling that you understand and share another person's experiences and emotions.”

What it means to give and receive empathy and the...

Chemistry professor to discuss human activity; its effect on climate change

11/11/16By UW-Barron County

Anthropogenic climate change, or the production of greenhouse gases emitted by human activity, will be examined during Jim Phillips’ presentation at UW-Barron County on Nov. 17, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall (R234). The UW-...

DNR educator to discuss Wisconsin’s varied habitats, wildlife

11/4/16By UW-Barron County

The ecology of Wisconsin forests, wetlands, grasslands and the common animals associated with each will be the focus of Christian Cold’s presentation at UW-Barron County, Nov. 10, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall (R234). The...

UW-BC celebrates 50 years of educational excellence

11/2/16By Rice Lake Chronotype

In 1966, the Barron County Board of Supervisors and other local community and educational leaders had the foresight to create the University of Wiscosnin-Barron County, which originally was a branch campus for what is now UW-Stout. While the...

Oct 2016

Communiversity Band to perform Nov. 15 at UW-BC

10/31/16By UW-Barron County

The fall concert for the University of Wisconsin-Barron County (UW-BC) Communiversity Band will be Tuesday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m., in the theater of the UW-BC Fine Arts Building under the direction of Michael Joosten.

Guest soloist is Jerry...

Lecture series to explore Scotland’s role in slavery

10/28/16By UW-Barron County

What role did Scotland play in the establishment of slavery? In the abolition movement? Three people with Scottish roots who have written about slavery include Enlightenment philosopher Adam Smith (1723-1790); Scottish-born writer and reformer...

Researcher to outline weight management findings and related health effects in rural communities

10/21/16By UW-Barron County

The topic of weight management in rural areas, such as northwestern Wisconsin, and its impact on other health issues, including cardiovascular disease, will be the focus of UW-Barron County’s Thursdays at the U Lecture and Performance Series, Oct...