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...

Martin Luther's impact on religion, society focus of October 26 talk

10/13/17By UW-Barron County

Five hundred years ago a monk in an obscure German town set into motion a cataclysmic change in the Western church and society. Martin Luther’s protest against the church of his day helped to establish a new order in European religion and power...

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...

Environmental historian to present 'God and Gabe'

10/6/17By UW-Barron County

Kent Shifferd has been writing about war and peace, religion and the environment since he stopped teaching at Northland College, Ashland, Wis. On October 19, the former history and ethics professor will be at the University of Wisconsin-Barron...

Sep 2017

UW-BC to host Wisconsin Education Fair

9/29/17By UW-Barron County

The Wisconsin Education Fair, featuring representatives from approximately 80 post-secondary institutions, will be in Rice Lake on Thursday, Oct. 12.  The education fair will be held from 9 – 11 a.m. in the UW-Barron County gymnasium, 1800...

Film expert to discuss influence of popular movies

9/29/17By UW-Barron County

Popular films influence everything from clothing styles to political ideology, and romantic comedies can also teach us how we should interpret and process relationship cues, according to University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood County English...

Get to know Kendra Letch

9/27/17By UW-Barron County

Age: 27

Hometown: Frederic, Wis.

High school attended: 6-12 Frederic High School

Current program or major: Soil Conservation


Why did you choose UW-Barron County? The biggest reason was the tuition cost...

Wisys experts to describe invention and innovation resources

9/22/17By UW-Barron County

Do you have great idea for a new procedure, product or device, one that may require professional input on how to proceed? Then you won’t want to miss “Plum ideas: Supporting Invention and Innovation in the University of Wisconsin System,” a talk...