Apr 2015

UW-BC to Host Poetry Slam

4/17/15By Barb Lang

Six area high schools will compete in the University of Wisconsin-Barron County Poetry Slam Competition on Friday, April 24, at the campus.  The public is invited to

A poetry slam is a competition in which poets perform original work and...

Chess Tournament Winners Announced

4/17/15By Barb Lang

15th BIANNUAL UW-BC CHESS TOURNAMENT FINALISTS.  Sixteen players participated in the UW-Barron County Charger Chess Tournament, which was held on campus April 16.  Players included students, faculty, and community members.  Walter Klemencic of...

Th@U to Feature Poet Hill

4/10/15By Barb Lang

The next presentation of the Thursdays @ the U Lecture Series will feature a poetry reading by UW-Madison professor Roberta Hill on Thursday, April 16.

This presentation will be held from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall...

Sailing, Watercolor, Linen, Grammar Subjects of Short Courses

4/10/15By Barb Lang

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

Grammar Matters is a two session course that will meet Tuesday evenings, April 21 and 28 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in room 237...

Steinway Concert Series Continues on April 18

4/10/15By 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...

Celebrate April Poetry Month with Reading by WI Poet Laureate

4/10/15By Barb Lang

In celebration of April Poetry Month, Wisconsin Poet Laureate Bruce Dethlefsen will discuss and share his works at a special reading to be held at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.  This event is open to the public at no charge.


Chess Tournament Scheduled for April 16

4/10/15By 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....

Volunteers Needed for Buckthorn Removal Project

4/10/15By 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...

Paralegal Certificate to be Offered

4/10/15By 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...

Visiting Artist to Speak on Experienced in Iceland

4/10/15By Barb Lang

A visiting artist lecture will be presented by Minneapolis artist Stephanie Clark on Tuesday, April 21 at 12:30 p.m. in the UW-Barron County Blue Hills Lecture Hall. 

Clark will be discussing her recent artist residency in Iceland. In her...