May 2014

It's Summertime at UW-BC - Art & Nature Classes Offered

5/16/14By Barb Lang

Now that it’s summertime, art and nature classes abound at UW-Barron County. 

Plants and Paddling will be held on Saturday, May 31 from 12 noon – 4:00 p.m.  Explorers will experience the plentiful plant life of the glacial Ice Age Trail...

Congratulations to LIPPIE Award Winners

5/16/14By Barb Lang

Learning Innovation Prizes (LIPPIES) were recently awarded to UW-Barron County students who initiated highly engaging projects that went beyond typical classroom assignments.

Student projects nominated for the award included special...

Watch a YouTube video of the 2014 UW-BC Poetry Slam!

5/14/14By Barb Lang

The annual high school poetry slam was held on Friday, May 2.  Here are some highlights:

Two Short Courses Incorporate Visual Arts

5/9/14By Barb Lang

Three ways of seeing and abstract painting are two creative short courses that will soon be offered at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.

Three Ways of Seeing-Engaging Nature through Biology, Creative Writing, and Visual Art is a four session...

Commencement Slated for May 21

5/9/14By Barb Lang

Board of Regents President Michael J. Falbo will be the keynote speaker at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County Commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre.

At Commencement, Associate of Arts...

Three One-Day Nature-Themed Courses Scheduled

5/9/14By Barb Lang

With May just around the corner, UW-Barron County is offering three one day nature-related hiking and paddling experiences.

Eat Your Weedies will be held on Saturday, May 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in room 227 Ritzinger Hall. ...

Tennis Anyone??

5/9/14By Barb Lang

Three summer 2014 tennis clinics will be offered in June and July to players of all skill levels by the UW-Barron County continuing education department.

The six sessions will meet on Tuesdays.  The clinic for grades 5-8 will meet from 4:...

New PTK Members Inducted

5/9/14By Barb Lang

The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society of the University of Wisconsin-Barron County conducted its 50th induction ceremony on Tuesday, April 22, at Lehman’s Supper Club.               

Students who accepted the university’s...

NW Wis Writers Festival May 10

5/2/14By Barb Lang

The public is invited to attend the first annual Northwest Wisconsin Writers’ Festival on Saturday, May 10 from 9:30 a.m. – 6:30p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake.  This event will feature area writers giving readings...

One World Series Keynote Speaker National Author

5/2/14By Barb Lang

One World Arts, Literature, and Film Festival will conclude on Saturday, May 10 with a reading and discussion with nationally-known author Kao Kalia Yang, author of “The Latehomecomer:  A Hmong Family Memoir.”  She will be the keynote speaker at...