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Jan 2018

Interfaith chaplain to discuss home funeral and ‘green’ burial choices

1/26/18By UW-Barron County

Home funerals and “green” burials are the topics of a February 8 presentation at UW-Barron County by Lucy Basler, Webster, Wis. She will talk from noon to 1 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall (Ritzinger 234) as part of the university’s Thursdays...

UW-Barron County student to offer insights into Korean peninsula tensions

1/19/18By UW-Barron County

A UW-Barron County student will share his first-hand perspective on the current North Korean missile crisis and offer his ideas on what will need to happen for North and South Korea to one day unify and live in peace.

Yongha Hwang will...

UW-Barron County to host 9th Annual E.A.T.S. on February 3

1/19/18By UW-Barron County

Mingle, eat, drink, and be entertained while strolling through UW-Barron County’s attractive public spaces at the 9th annual E.A.T.S. (Educational Assistance Through Scholarship) event, a unique fundraising experience on Saturday, February 3 from...

Music professor to share international conducting experiences

1/12/18By UW-Barron County

Conducting symphonies and teaching music are Kristin Tjornehoj’s primary passions. The chair of the music department at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF) loves to study musical scores and bring the notes to life for musicians,...

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...