News

May 2014

Congratulations to LIPPIE Award Winners

5/16/14By Barb Lang

Learning Innovation Prizes (LIPPIES) were recently awarded to UW-Barron County students who initiated highly engaging projects that went beyond typical classroom assignments.

Student projects nominated for the award included special...

Watch a YouTube video of the 2014 UW-BC Poetry Slam!

5/14/14By Barb Lang

The annual high school poetry slam was held on Friday, May 2.  Here are some highlights: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8Bz1xLWxU4

Two Short Courses Incorporate Visual Arts

5/9/14By Barb Lang

Three ways of seeing and abstract painting are two creative short courses that will soon be offered at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.

Three Ways of Seeing-Engaging Nature through Biology, Creative Writing, and Visual Art is a four session...

Commencement Slated for May 21

5/9/14By Barb Lang

Board of Regents President Michael J. Falbo will be the keynote speaker at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County Commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre.

At Commencement, Associate of Arts...

Three One-Day Nature-Themed Courses Scheduled

5/9/14By Barb Lang

With May just around the corner, UW-Barron County is offering three one day nature-related hiking and paddling experiences.

Eat Your Weedies will be held on Saturday, May 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in room 227 Ritzinger Hall. ...

Tennis Anyone??

5/9/14By Barb Lang

Three summer 2014 tennis clinics will be offered in June and July to players of all skill levels by the UW-Barron County continuing education department.

The six sessions will meet on Tuesdays.  The clinic for grades 5-8 will meet from 4:...

New PTK Members Inducted

5/9/14By Barb Lang

The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society of the University of Wisconsin-Barron County conducted its 50th induction ceremony on Tuesday, April 22, at Lehman’s Supper Club.               

Students who accepted the university’s...

One World Series Keynote Speaker National Author

5/2/14By Barb Lang

One World Arts, Literature, and Film Festival will conclude on Saturday, May 10 with a reading and discussion with nationally-known author Kao Kalia Yang, author of “The Latehomecomer:  A Hmong Family Memoir.”  She will be the keynote speaker at...

LIPPIES to be Awarded

5/2/14By Barb Lang

The final Thursdays @ the U event scheduled for May 8 will feature the announcement of the LIPPIE (Learning Innovation Prize) Award winners.  This presentation will be held from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall at UW-Barron County...

Children's Theatre Production May 9

5/2/14By Barb Lang

The children’s play “The Marvelous Adventures of Tyl” will be presented on Friday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the UW-Barron County Fine Arts Theatre.

the whole family will enjoy this play about a little German character named Tyl...