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Apr 2015

Volunteers Needed for Buckthorn Removal Project

4/10/15By Barb Lang

About 100 volunteers are needed to remove a large tract of invasive Buckthorn located along the Cedar Side Trail in Rice Lake.  The project will be undertaken on Wednesday, April 22 (Earth Day) and volunteers can work any amount of time between 2...

Paralegal Certificate to be Offered

4/10/15By Barb Lang

Adult students interested in pursuing a paralegal career will have the opportunity to earn a Paralegal Certificate through an online course being offered beginning Monday, May 4 by UW-Barron County in partnership with the Center for Legal Studies...

Visiting Artist to Speak on Experienced in Iceland

4/10/15By Barb Lang

A visiting artist lecture will be presented by Minneapolis artist Stephanie Clark on Tuesday, April 21 at 12:30 p.m. in the UW-Barron County Blue Hills Lecture Hall. 

Clark will be discussing her recent artist residency in Iceland. In her...

Nominate Alumni for Distinguished Award

4/3/15By Barb Lang

UW-Barron County alumni whose achievements and contributions make a significant impact in their professions and communities are recognized each year by the UW-Barron County Foundation. Nominations for the 2015 UW-BC Distinguished Alumni award...

Rosetta Spacecraft Topic of Next Th@U

4/3/15By Barb Lang

The next presentation of the Thursdays @ the U Lecture Series will feature UW-Eau Claire physicist Dr. Paul Thomas speaking on “Rosetta: The first spacecraft to orbit and land on a comet” on Thursday, April 9.  

This presentation will be...

More Short Courses to Start in April

4/3/15By Barb Lang

Online marketing, dance, grammar, and making linen are some of the short courses to be offered at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake in April.

The one-session class, Propel Your Online Marketing to the Next Level, will...

Wisconsin Poet Laureate and Local Author to Give Readings

4/3/15By Barb Lang

In celebration of National Library Week and April Poetry Month, Wisconsin Poet Laureate Bruce Dethlefsen and local author Joe Niese were invited to discuss and share their works at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.  Both of the events are open to...

UW-BC Rube Goldberg Team Takes Fourth Place at Nationals

4/3/15By Barb Lang

After winning the Regional Rube Goldberg Competition in January, the UW-Barron County team was qualified to participate at the national level. At the end of March, the team travelled to Columbus, Ohio to participate in the national collegiate...

Volunteers Needed for Buckthorn Removal Project

4/3/15By Barb Lang

About 100 volunteers are needed to remove a large tract of invasive Buckthorn located along the Cedar Side Trail in Rice Lake.  The project will be undertaken on Wednesday, April 22 (Earth Day) and volunteers can work any amount of time between 2...

Two Chess Events Slated for April

4/3/15By Barb Lang

The public is invited to register and compete in the Fifteenth Biannual UW-BC Charger Chess Tournament and attend a presentation by a Chess Master. Both events will be held at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake. There is no cost for either event....