News

Jan 2015

Th@U to Open January 29

1/22/15By Barb Lang

The Thursdays @ the U Lecture Series will open the spring semester with Barron County District Attorney Angela Beranek on Thursday, Jan. 29. This presentation will be held from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall at UW-Barron County...

UW-BC Above and Beyond Report

1/22/15By Barb Lang

At their January meeting, the UW-Barron County Foundation received an update to the Above & Beyond Report, which is a summation of professional development activities undertaken by UW-BC faculty and staff.  Some key events noted in the report...

Non-credit Offerings Begin in February

1/16/15By Barb Lang

Spring non-credit personal enrichment and professional development classes are set to begin soon at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.

Beginner to Intermediate Ski Class will meet on Wednesdays, February 4, 11, and 18 from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. at...

UW-BC to Host Rube Goldberg Competition

1/16/15By Barb Lang

The Future Engineers club of UW-Barron County will host a regional competition of the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest (RGMC) on Friday, Jan. 30. The public is invited to come to campus and observe this event free of charge.

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Red Cedar Choir Looking for Vocalists

1/16/15By Barb Lang

Area vocalists are invited to join the Red Cedar Choir, which will begin rehearsals for the spring semester on Thursday, January 29.  The choir, under the direction of Beth Joosten, will rehearse from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Music Room...

Shanren to Perform at UW-BC

1/16/15By Barb Lang

Experience the joyful music of Shanren – literally meaning ‘mountain men.’ Hailing from ethnic minority groups who live in the beautiful mountains of Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, this Chinese folk-fusion band presents the rich but largely...

James-Byrnes Named Interim Dean UW Colleges DE

1/12/15By Barb Lang

Dr. Christa James-Byrnes, Professor of Engineering at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake was recently named to serve as the Interim Dean of UW Colleges Online and Distance Education.  Her appointment will begin in Madison on February 1.

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Spring Semester Final Registration Starts January 20

1/12/15By Barb Lang

Final registration for spring semester at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County will begin at the end of this month.              

Final registration for continuing students will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 20.  Orientation and final...

Chinese Folk Group Coming to Area

1/12/15By Barb Lang

Experience the joyful music of Shanren – literally meaning ‘mountain men.’ Hailing from ethnic minority groups who live in the beautiful mountains of Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, this Chinese folk-fusion band presents the rich but largely...

Community Band to Begin Spring Semester Rehearsals

1/12/15By bARB lANG

The Communiversity Band invites area musicians interested in joining the adult concert band to attend the first rehearsal of the fall semester on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County Fine Arts building in Rice Lake...