Apr 2016

UW-Barron County Future Engineers win national championship

4/11/16By UW-Barron County

In its third trip in as many years, the University of Wisconsin-Barron County’s (UW-BC) Future Engineers Rube Goldberg team walked away with the Division III National Title and the Best Presentation Award at the 2016 Rube Goldberg Contest on...

Mar 2016

National speaker to discuss Islamophobia in March 31 presentation

3/18/16By UW-Barron County

The "One World Global Art, Literature, and Film Series: Exploring Islam" continues with its final events on Thursday, March 31. Both will feature nationally-acclaimed speaker on Islam and Islamophobia, Amer F. Ahmed, director of Intercultural...

UW-BC's Rube Goldberg team to compete in national championships

3/18/16By UW-Barron County

On April 9, the UW-Barron County Future Engineers Rube Goldberg team will be in Columbus, Ohio, competing against nine other Division III college teams in the 2016 Rube Goldberg Contest.

The goal of the contest is to conceptualize and...

Open House Scheduled for Returning Adult Students

3/11/16By Barb Lang

“Start Here – Finish Here” is the theme of the spring UW-Barron County open house, to be held Wednesday, March 30. This customized open house is designed to answer individual questions for returning adult students who are thinking about starting...

'Winter Climate Change' is Topic for Next Th@U

3/11/16By Barb Lang

The next presentation of the Thursdays @ the U Lecture Series is ‘Winter Climate Change: What does it mean for northern temperate ecosystems?’ with Mathew Vankoughnett of the UW Colleges Department of Biology. This presentation will be held on...

Exploring Islam Series to Continue with Mixer/Film Viewing

3/11/16By Barb Lang

The "One World Global Art, Literature, and Film Series: Exploring Islam" will continue with its third event - a mixer and film viewing on Thursday, March 17 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake. ...

Three Performance Run of Blithe Spirit Starts March 10

3/4/16By Barb Lang

‘Blithe Spirit,’ a comic play by Noel Coward, will have a three performance run on Thursday – Saturday, March 10 – 12 at 7:30 pm in the UW-Barron County Fine Arts Theatre.

According to play director Terry Wiesner, the play concerns the...

UW-BC to Host Open House

3/4/16By Barb Lang

A Discover UW-BC open house event will be held at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake for high school juniors, seniors and their parents on Tuesday, March 15.

According to Kevin Falkenberg, program coordinator, “If you are just starting to...

Rice Lake's Economy During Depression to be Explored at Next Th@U

3/4/16By Barb Lang

The next presentation of the Thursdays @ the U Lecture Series is ‘Rice Lake’s Economy in 1929: The City on the Eve of the Great Depression as Seen Through the Pages of the Chronotype’ by Dr. Sue Patrick. This presentation will be held on Thursday...

Distinguished Alumni Nominations Being Sought

3/4/16By Barb Lang

UW-Barron County alumni whose achievements and contributions make a significant impact in their professions and communities are recognized each year by the UW-Barron County Foundation. Nominations for the 2016 UW-BC Distinguished Alumni award...