Oct 2014

Ukraine Delegation Visit Whirlwind

10/31/14By Barb Lang

A seven member Ukrainian Delegation visited Barron County under a grant sponsored by the Open World Leadership Center and administered by the University of Wisconsin-Barron County.  The group was comprised of non-government organization...

Vieregge Invited to Keynote

10/24/14By Barb Lang

Dr. Quentin Vieregge, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County, was invited to give the keynote presentation at the TYCA-West national conference. The two-day conference was held in Mesa, Arizona on October 10-...

Ukraine Delegation Featured Speakers at Next Th@U

10/24/14By Barb Lang

The next Thursdays @ the U event is scheduled for October 30 and will feature the visiting Open World Ukraine Delegation who are visiting northwest Wisconsin on a youth policy and social justice fact-finding mission.  The delegation will be...

Brazilian Group to Headline Arts Midwest Concert

10/24/14By Barb Lang

Catch the swing and rhythm of urban Brazil with Paulo Padilha and Group.  Highly acclaimed as a musician and clever lyricist with a mischievous sense of humor, Paulo Padilha’s songs take interest in everything from mother-in-law as muse to...

Learn to Ballroom Dance in Short Course

10/24/14By Barb Lang

Two five-session ballroom dance classes will start November 4 at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake.

Ballroom Dance Level 1 will meet Tuesday evenings Nov. 4, 11, 18 and Dec. 2, 9 from 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.  Ballroom Dance...

Art Exhibit to Feature Chicago Artist

10/24/14By Barb Lang

The public is invited to an artist lecture and reception that will welcome Emily Lindskoog  of Chicago on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 12:30 p.m. in the Joel Salter Art Gallery at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.       

The exhibit, “Trip,” will...

BAAS Students to Present Forum on Incarceration in Wisconsin

10/24/14By Barb Lang

Students enrolled in the Creativity and Problem Solving course, will present at a forum discussing Wisconsin incarceration on Monday, November 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake. The forum is open to the...

'Brighton Beach Memoirs' Fall Play Production

10/24/14By Barb Lang

Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs” will be the fall production of the UW-Barron County drama department.  The funny, rich, and poignant play will be presented Thursday – Saturday, Nov. 6-8 in the campus Fine Arts Theatre at 7:30 p.m.


UW-BC Hosted NorthWERD Meeting

10/17/14By Barb Lang

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County hosted the Northwestern Wisconsin Educators for Regional Development (NorthWERD) fall meeting on Monday, Oct. 13.

NorthWERD promotes innovation and takes action to provide more seamless...

It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!

10/17/14By Barb Lang

The next Thursdays @ the U event is scheduled for October 23 and will feature two UW-BC faculty/staff members speaking on “The Lords of Misrule: Santa, Elvis, and Drinking.”

This presentation will be held from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. in the Blue...