News

Oct 2014

Paulo Padilha Brazilian Group to Headline Arts Midwest Concert

10/17/14By Barb Lang

Catch the swing and rhythm of urban Brazil with Paulo Padilha and Group.  Highly acclaimed as a musician and clever lyricist with a mischievous sense of humor, Paulo Padilha’s songs take interest in everything from mother-in-law as muse to...

Learn Ballroom Dance in Upcoming Short Course

10/17/14By Barb Lang

Two five-session ballroom dance classes will start November 4 at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake.

Ballroom Dance Level 1 will meet Tuesday evenings Nov. 4, 11, 18 and Dec. 2, 9 from 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.  Ballroom Dance...

UW-BC to Host Ukraine Delegation

10/17/14By Barb Lang

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County will host a delegation of five leaders from Ukraine October 24-November 1 as part of a recent grant from the Open World Leadership program. 

The visiting delegation includes five non-government...

Currier to Beirut

10/17/14By Barb Lang

Catherine Currier, Library Director at UW-Barron County, was invited to be a member of an international team charged with conducting a review of the library system of the Lebanese American University (LAU).

LAU is a leading, nonsectarian,...

UW-BC Hosted NorthWERD Meeting

10/17/14By Barb Lang

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County hosted the Northwestern Wisconsin Educators for Regional Development (NorthWERD) fall meeting on Monday, Oct. 13.

NorthWERD promotes innovation and takes action to provide more seamless...

It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!

10/17/14By Barb Lang

The next Thursdays @ the U event is scheduled for October 23 and will feature two UW-BC faculty/staff members speaking on “The Lords of Misrule: Santa, Elvis, and Drinking.”

This presentation will be held from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. in the Blue...

State Assembly Debate Oct. 21

10/10/14By Barb Lang

The public is invited to attend a political debate featuring the candidates vying for Wisconsin’s 75th Assembly District seat at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake.

The State Assembly debate is scheduled for Tuesday,...

Open House Scheduled for Oct. 28

10/10/14By Barb Lang

A Discover UW-BC open house event will be held at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake for high school juniors, seniors and their parents at the end of October.

According to Chris Wylie, program coordinator, “If you are just starting to explore...

Mongeon Featured in FreshPaint Magazine

10/10/14By Barb Lang

Jessica Mongeon, Lecturer in Fine Arts at UW-Barron County, was a featured artist in Fresh Paint magazine.  As such, the magazine ran an extensive interview and featured many of her original artworks.

Fresh Paint magazine is published...

Steinway Concert Series Starts Oct. 18

10/10/14By Barb Lang

The UW-BC Music Department is proud to announce the creation of a new concert series on campus.  Called “The Steinway Concert Series,” the concerts will be in the spirit of our restored Steinway piano, which was first heard in its inaugural...