News

Dec 2017

Bradley Peterson to share star formation research

12/1/17By UW-Barron County

Polaris, the North Star, and the stars that shape the Big Dipper and the Little Dipper are fixtures in the sky of the Northern Hemisphere. To learn more how these and other stars are formed join University of Wisconsin-Barron County assistant...

Red Cedar Choir holiday concert set for December 10

12/1/17By UW-Barron County

The Red Cedar Choir’s holiday concert, Oh Holy Night, will feature the 80+ member choir directed by Beth Joosten, with guest performances by Barron County Brass.

The choir will give two performances on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 2 and 4 p.m. at...

Nov 2017

Photographer, fly-fishing guide to give visual tour of Yellowstone River

11/22/17By UW-Barron County

Do you love the outdoors? Fishing? Being on the river? Observing wildlife? If so, you’ll want to attend fly-fishing guide and photographer Robert Hawkins’ talk on December 7 at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County, when he takes the audience...

Horticulturalist uses northwoods as test grounds for exotic plants

11/17/17By UW-Barron County

The cold winters and sandy soils of the northwoods are often regarded as limiting factors in the kinds of plants that will survive and thrive in Wisconsin. However, a winter-long blanket of snow and well-drained acidic soils can actually be a...

Get to know Carley Stone

11/13/17By UW-Barron County

Age: 19

Hometown: Gordon, Wis.

High school attended: Northwood School

Current program or major: Undecided

Why did you choose UW-Barron County? I chose UW-BC for several reasons. The campus is small, close to...

Geralynne Berg to help kick off 2018 NEA Big Read initiative

11/3/17By UW-Barron County

As a kickoff to Wisconsin Reads “The Round House,” a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) initiative that will take place in communities throughout the state in 2018, Geralynne Berg will present “Healing Historical Trauma” at the University of...

Oct 2017

Jim Bradley to highlight benefits, risks and ethics of CRISPR gene-editing and other modern biotechnologies

10/27/17By UW-Barron County

Florentine Renaissance philosopher Pico della Mirandola wrote in 1486 that humankind, with its own free will, differs from other animals in that it can choose to fashion itself into whatever shape it prefers. In the 16th century, Michelangelo's...

Get to know Hayley Wicik

10/23/17By UW-Barron County

Age: 19

Hometown: Ladysmith, Wis.

High school attended: Ladysmith High School

Current program or major: Undecided

 

Why did you choose UW-Barron County? I enrolled at UW-Barron County because it allows...

Charles Snowdon to discuss monogamous relationships and importance to humans

10/20/17By UW-Barron County

Charles Snowdon, retired professor of psychology and zoology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will discuss “Monogamy: Why It’s Useful and How to Maintain It” at UW-Barron County on November 2 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture...

Fall Preview Day is October 23

10/13/17By UW-Barron County

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County will host a fall Preview Day for prospective students and their families Monday, October 23 at 9 a.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.

This campus preview will...