May 2014

Chess Tournament Winners Announced

5/2/14By Barb Lang

13th BIANNUAL UW-BC CHESS TOURNAMENT FINALISTS.  Twenty-five players participated in the UW-Barron County Charger Chess Tournament, which was held on campus April 24.  Players included students, faculty, and community members.  Walter Klemencic...

Fall 2014 SGA Members Elected

5/2/14By Barb Lang

Elections were recently held to fill the officer and senator positions for the 2014-2015 Student Government Association (SGA) at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County.                               

Newly elected officers are president...

Apr 2014

May Short Courses Announced

4/28/14By Barb Lang

With May just around the corner, UW-Barron County is offering three one day nature-related hiking and paddling experiences.

Eat Your Weedies will be held on Saturday, May 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in room 227 Ritzinger Hall. ...

Th@U will feature Law Day Speaker

4/28/14By Barb Lang

The next Thursdays @ the U event scheduled for May 1 will feature Dr. John Evans as the Law Day guest speaker.  This presentation will be held from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.  All series...

Free Film Viewing Scheduled for May 7

4/28/14By Barb Lang

“Being Hmong Means Being Free,” is a documentary that explores the historical background of the Hmong and their unique religious, social, and cultural customs, and reveals the hardships and discrimination they have endured since their arrival in...

NW WI Writers Festival to take place May 10

4/28/14By Barb Lang

The public is invited to attend the first annual Northwest Wisconsin Writers’ Festival on Saturday, May 10 from 9:30 a.m. – 6:30p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake.  This event will feature area writers giving readings...

Children's Play, Tyl, to be Performed

4/28/14By UW-Barron County

The children’s play “The Marvelous Adventures of Tyl” will be presented on Friday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the UW-Barron County Fine Arts Theatre.

the whole family will enjoy this play about a little German character named Tyl Eulenspiegel...

Summer Tennis Clinics to be Held

4/28/14By Barb Lang

Three summer 2014 tennis clinics will be offered in June and July to players of all skill levels by the UW-Barron County continuing education department.

The six sessions will meet on Tuesdays.  The clinic for grades 5-8 will meet from 4:...

Japanese Dinner Fundraiser for Tsunami Project

4/18/14By Barb Lang

The community is invited to enjoy a traditional four-course Japanese dinner as a fundraiser to help fund playground equipment being built by UW-Barron County students who will be working in the Tsunami Zone in Japan late this spring. 


Spring Hoops Clinic for Young Athletes Starts April 27

4/18/14By Barb Lang

A Spring Basketball Clinic for young athletes in grades 5-7 and 8-12 will be held on Sunday evenings in the UW-Barron County gym in Rice Lake.

The camps will meet on April 27 and May 4 and 11.  The camp for grades 5-7 will meet from 4:30...