News

Apr 2015

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....

Red Cedar Choir Concert April 13

4/3/15By Barb Lang

The Red Cedar Choir will present their spring concert on Monday, April 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the University of Wisconsin-Barron County Fine Arts Theatre. 

Under the direction of Beth Joosten, UW-BC Associate Lecturer of Music, the concert...

Steinway Concert Series Features French Flute Music

4/2/15By Barb Lang

The UW-Barron County Steinway Concert Series presents an evening of French flute music on Saturday, April 18 at 7:30 pm in the UW-BC Fine Arts Theater in Rice Lake.  The third of four concerts in the series features Dr. Tim Lane, flute in...

Mar 2015

Communiversity Band Spring Concert on April 7

3/27/15By Barb Lang

The UW-BC Communiversity Symphonic Band will present their Spring Concert on Tuesday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wisconsin-Barron County Fine Arts Theatre in Rice Lake.          

Under the direction of conductor...

Faculty/Staff are Above and Beyond

3/27/15By Barb Lang

At their March meeting, the UW-Barron County Foundation received an update to the Above & Beyond Report, which is a summation of professional development activities undertaken by UW-BC faculty and staff.  Some key events noted in the report...

Loons are Topic of Next Th@U

3/27/15By Barb Lang

The next presentation of the Thursdays @ the U Lecture Series will feature Wildlife Toxicologist Michael Meyer speaking on “25 Years of Common Loon Research in Wisconsin-Conserving Loons for Future Generations” on Thursday, April 2.

This...