May 2015

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

Dean's Report Details Possible Effects of Budget Cuts on UW-BC

4/24/15By Barb Lang

Faced with $6.5 million in budget reductions to the 13 two-year UW Colleges campuses across the state, UW Colleges employees and students, including many from UW-Barron County in Rice Lake, searched for answers last Monday at a statewide...

Paralegal Certificate Class Starts May 4

4/24/15By Barb Lang

Adult students interested in pursuing a paralegal career will have the opportunity to earn a Paralegal Certificate through an online course being offered beginning Monday, May 4 by UW-Barron County in partnership with the Center for Legal Studies...

Kasper to Commemorate Law Day at Next Th@U

4/24/15By Barb Lang

The next presentation of the Thursdays @ the U Lecture Series will feature a presentation by Dr. Eric T. Kasper, Assistant Professor of Political Science at UW-Eau Claire, on Thursday, April 30.  He will commemorate Law Day in his presentation “...

Watercolor and Sailing Topics of Short Courses in May

4/24/15By 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...

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...