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Mar 2017

Get to know Amanda Williams

3/21/17By UW-Barron County

Age: 37

Hometown: Comstock, Wis.

High school: Cumberland High School

Current program or major: Bachelors of Applies Arts and Sciences - Social Services Psychology

Why did you choose UW-Barron County? Close...

Foundation accepting Distinguished Alumni Award nominations

3/14/17By UW-Barron County

The UW-Barron County Foundation recognizes UW-BC alumni whose achievements and contributions make a significant impact in their professions and communities. Nominations for the 2017 UW-BC Distinguished Alumni award can be submitted online, by...

Professor uses food to teach chemistry concepts

3/13/17By UW-Barron County

Abbey Fischer uses food in her labs to get students to look for and make everyday connections between the chemistry concepts they are learning and “real world” experiences. The UW-Barron County associate professor of chemistry will explain how...

Film examines roots of sexual shaming

3/8/17By UW-Barron County

A documentary film exploring the causes and displays of sexual shaming in North America will be shown at UW-Barron County on March 16, as part of the Thursdays @ the U Lecture and Performance Series. UnSlut will be presented at 12:30 p.m. in the...

Get to know Shawn Larson

3/6/17By UW-Barron County

Age: 21

Hometown: Hillsdale

High school: Barron High School

Current program or major: Physical Education

Why did you choose UW-Barron County? When I graduated high school in 2014 I was all set to go...

Feb 2017

Zebrafish could help detect kidney disease in humans

2/24/17By UW-Barron County

Jamie Lyman-Gingerich, UW-Eau Claire professor of biology, will present “How Zebrafish Help Us Understand Human Kidney Disease” on March 9, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall (R234) at UW-Barron County. Her talk is part of the...

Professor to discuss women in STEM fields

2/20/17By UW-Barron County

“Women in Physics” and what can be done to attract more females to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields will be the topic of a presentation by Laura McCullough at UW-Barron County on March 2, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., in the Blue...

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...

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...

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...