Mar 2017

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.


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...

Genetic engineering and its impact on food to be featured in presentation

1/24/17By UW-Barron County

Biotechnology, specifically, genetic engineering applied to food continues to spark national and international controversy. Thomas Zinnen, with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Biotechnology Center, will talk about this issue during a...

UW-Barron County announces fall semester Dean's list

1/23/17By UW-Barron County

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County has announced the Dean’s list for the Fall 2016 semester. All of the students on the Dean’s list have obtained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for their spring semester classes. The list includes...

Wild foods author, naturalist to share experiences

1/13/17By UW-Barron County

Sam Thayer’s first presentation on edible wild plants was to his seventh grade science class, demonstrating the foods he collected regularly on his three-mile walk to school. He began survival camping at age 14 and led his first wild food walks...

8th Annual E.A.T.S. set for February 4

1/9/17By UW-Barron County

Mingle, eat, drink, and be entertained while strolling through UW-Barron County’s attractive public spaces at the 8th annual E.A.T.S. (Educational Assistance Through Scholarship) event, a unique fundraising experience on Saturday, Feb. 4, 6 to 9 ...