Jun 2018

UW-Barron County announces spring semester Dean’s list

6/4/18By UW-Barron County

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County has announced the Dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester. All of the students on the Dean’s list have obtained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for their spring semester classes. The list includes...

May 2018

Get to know Crystalina Peterson

5/22/18By UW-Barron County

Age: 31

Hometown: Wyoming, Minn., but I have lived in the area for two years.

High school attended: Homeschool

Current program or major: History Education

Why did you choose UW-Barron County? I was always...

Chemistry professor to give address at UW-Barron County commencement

5/11/18By UW-Barron County

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County will hold its annual commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 17, 7 p.m., in the Fine Arts Theatre. More than 45 students earned Associate of Arts and Science degrees from UW-Barron County during the 2017-...

Apr 2018

‘Red Cedar 2018’ contributors to share their talents on May 10

4/27/18By UW-Barron County

UW-Barron County will be celebrating the publication of “Red Cedar 2018” on May 10, noon to 1 p.m., in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall, as part of the campus’ Thursdays @ the U Lecture and Performance Series.  Published each spring, “Red Cedar”...

Get to know Lima Sarhadi

4/26/18By UW-Barron County

Age: 15

Hometown: Kabul, Afghanistan

High school: Currently attending North Cedar Academy, Ladysmith, Wis.

Current program or major: Medical Science


Why did you choose UW-Barron County? UW-Barron is a...

Family law attorney to discuss complexities, myths of immigration laws

4/20/18By UW-Barron County

The topic of immigration, and its related laws, receives much media attention. In a May 3 presentation at UW-Barron County, attorney Karina O’Brien will discuss the complexities of current immigration laws, recent changes to these laws and how...

Artist Suzanne Truman to share creative influences, processes in April 26 talk

4/13/18By UW-Barron County

Many factors contribute to and influence an artist’s work. For Suzanne Truman, it is the outdoor environments she has lived and worked in; she was born in the desert Southwest and worked in the Northern Rocky Mountains from 1984 until her move to...

Outdoor adventurers to share Boundary Waters experience

4/6/18By UW-Barron County

On September 23, 2015, Dave and Amy Freeman embarked on a year-long adventure in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota. They documented their 365-day trip and used their adventure as a platform to educate others about...

Emerald ash borer, other invasive species focus of April 19 talk

4/6/18By UW-Barron County

The emerald ash borer and Asian carp are well known invasive species and have been the subject of numerous news reports during the past few years. However, the majority of these invaders are not as newsworthy. “In fact, most people do not realize...

Mar 2018

Celtic shamanism traditions, experiences focus of April 12 talk

3/28/18By UW-Barron County

Danise Shipley is a certified shamanic teacher and practitioner trained at the Women’s Academy of Irish Shamanism and Spirituality, Lowell, Mich. In the course of her studies, she has traveled to Ireland 18 times, visiting many sacred sites and...