May 2015

UW-BC Students Awarded LIPPIES

5/8/15By 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...

2015 UW-BC Commencement Plans Announced

5/8/15By Barb Lang

The graduation of the first-ever bachelor’s degree students will be celebrated at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County annual commencement ceremonies scheduled for Wednesday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre.

UW-BC Campus...

Mongeon Exhibits Artwork in Eau Claire Gallery

5/1/15By Barb Lang

The Volume One Gallery in Eau Claire will feature an exhibit of artworks by Jessica Mongeon, University of Wisconsin-Barron County Lecturer in Art.

The exhibit, “Of the Earth: Paintings by Jessica Mongeon,” will run May 1 through June 27....

Watercolor and Sailing Classes Offered in May

5/1/15By Barb Lang

Short non-credit courses will be offered in May at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake.

Watercolor: Spring Impressions is a one day landscape watercolor class developed for beginning to intermediate artists that will...

Th@U Finale is the LIPPIE Awards

5/1/15By Barb Lang

The final presentation of the Thursdays @ the U Lecture Series for the spring semester will feature presentations by UW-BC students who have been nominated to receive a LIPPIE award (Learning Innovation Prizes) on Thursday, May 7


"Robin Hood: The Musical" to be Staged

5/1/15By Barb Lang

Robin Hood and his band of merry men will take the stage in “Robin Hood: The Musical” that will be presented Thursday and Friday, May 7 and 8. The play will be presented at 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. each day in the Fine Arts Theatre at UW-Barron ...

Visiting Chess Master Wins 15-0

5/1/15By Barb Lang

Chess National Master, Dane Mattson, from Superior, WI played 15 people in a simultaneous game at UW-Barron County on April 23.  Mattson’s father, Marvin, estimated Dane walked 1.7 miles back and forth while playing the games.  Mattson has earned...

Pocernich Wins Poetry Slam

5/1/15By Barb Lang

Approximately 170 high students from seven different area high schools visited UW-Barron County on April 24 for the UW-BC Poetry Slam. Thirty-six of those students “slammed” poetry, meaning they presented in theatrical fashion, their own...

Apr 2015

UW-WW Piano Trio is Finale of Steinway Series

4/24/15By Barb Lang

The Steinway Concert Series welcomes the UW-Whitewater Piano Trio for the final concert of the season on Friday May 1 at the UW-Barron County Fine Arts Theater at 7:30. 

The trio is comprised of Whitewater faculty members Leanne League,...

Everyone Inivted to Closing Reception for Student Art Exhibit

4/24/15By Barb Lang

The public is invited to a Juried Student Art Show Closing Reception on Thursday, April 30 in the Joel Salter Art Gallery at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake.

According to Jessica Mongeon, UW-BC Art Lecturer, over 60...