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Feb 2017

Retired physician to share love of digging for dinosaurs

2/13/17By UW-Barron County

Long-time Rice Lake resident and free-lance explorer Rod Olson will share his passion for paleontology during a presentation entitled “Digging for Dinosaurs” at UW-Barron County on Feb. 16, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall (R234...

Get to know Tim Certain

2/13/17By UW-Barron County

Age: 62

Hometown: Cumberland, Wis.

High school: Cumberland High School

Current major: History

Why did you choose UW-Barron County? Location. The campus is less than 15 miles from home.

What...

Jan 2017

Islam topic of Feb. 9 talk at UW-Barron County

1/27/17By UW-Barron County

Abdihadi Kulmiye, imam at Barron’s Al Taqwa mosque, and his translator, Isaak Mohamed, will present “Talking about Islam,” as part of UW-Barron County’s Thursdays at the U Lecture and Performance Series on Feb. 9, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., in the Blue...

Genetic engineering and its impact on food to be featured in presentation

1/24/17By UW-Barron County

Biotechnology, specifically, genetic engineering applied to food continues to spark national and international controversy. Thomas Zinnen, with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Biotechnology Center, will talk about this issue during a...

UW-Barron County announces fall semester Dean's list

1/23/17By UW-Barron County

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County has announced the Dean’s list for the Fall 2016 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...

Wild foods author, naturalist to share experiences

1/13/17By UW-Barron County

Sam Thayer’s first presentation on edible wild plants was to his seventh grade science class, demonstrating the foods he collected regularly on his three-mile walk to school. He began survival camping at age 14 and led his first wild food walks...

8th Annual E.A.T.S. set for February 4

1/9/17By UW-Barron County

Mingle, eat, drink, and be entertained while strolling through UW-Barron County’s attractive public spaces at the 8th annual E.A.T.S. (Educational Assistance Through Scholarship) event, a unique fundraising experience on Saturday, Feb. 4, 6 to 9 ...

Dec 2016

UW-Barron County accepting applications for spring semester

12/15/16By UW-Barron County

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County is accepting applications of new or transfer students for the spring semester. Classes will begin January 23.

Tuition at UW-Barron County is the lowest in the UW System. Students can earn an...

Ojibwe educator to discuss how 'historical trauma' affects Native persons

12/2/16By UW-Barron County

Historical trauma suffered by Native persons and how it can be overcome will be the focus of Geralynne Berg’s presentation at UW-Barron County on Dec. 8, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall (R234). Her talk is part of the college’s...

Nov 2016

UW-Superior educator to share empathy's reciprocal benefits

11/18/16By UW-Barron County

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines empathy as “the ability to share someone else’s feelings or the feeling that you understand and share another person's experiences and emotions.”

What it means to give and receive empathy and the...