Mar 2015

Nominate That Special UW-BC Alumni Today!

3/20/15By 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 2015 UW-BC Distinguished Alumni award...

The Big Read Invites Reading Enthusiasts

3/20/15By Barb Lang

Area reading enthusiasts are still invited to participate in the “‘Winter in the Blood’ Big Read: A One World International Literature and Film Festival” that will focus on James Welch’s classic Native American novel ‘Winter in the Blood.’


Skype Reading to Celebrate Women's History Month

3/20/15By Barb Lang

In celebration of Women’s History Month, UW-Barron County will be host a Skype reading with award-winning American Japanese writer Yuko Taniguchi. At this event, she will be reading from her novel “The Ocean in the Closet.” The event will take...

Summer Session 2015 Registration is Now Open

3/13/15By Barb Lang

The Summer Session 2015 schedule at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County was recently announced and will offer seven on-campus credit courses.        

According to Dale Fenton, UW-BC Assistant Campus Dean for Student Services, this is...

Rape Culture to be Next Topic at Thurs@U

3/13/15By Barb Lang

The next presentation of the Thursdays @ the U Lecture Series will feature Kelly Wilz of UW-Marshfield speaking on “Rape Culture and Our Response” on Thursday, March 19. This presentation will be held from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. in the Blue Hills...

Many New Short Courses to be Offered in April

3/13/15By Barb Lang

Many short courses will be offered at University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake at the end of March and in April.

The Personal Leadership course will meet on Tuesday evenings, March 31, April 7, 14, and 21 from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m....

JFC to Hold Hearing at UW-BC

3/13/15By Barb Lang

Wisconsin’s legislative Joint Finance Committee (JFC) will be holding four public hearings on the Governor’s 2015-2017 Biennial Budget in March.  The University of Wisconsin-Barron County has been chosen as one of the sites to host a public...

Peterson Recipient of Summer Research Grant

3/13/15By Barb Lang

Bradley Peterson, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at UW-Barron County, has been named as a recipient of a UW Colleges Summer Research Grant.

In the project, “Star Clusters in the Interacting Galaxy System Arp 261,” Dr....

Discover UW-BC at Open House

3/6/15By 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 17.

According to Chris Wylie, program coordinator, “If you are just starting to explore...

All Welcome to Participate in The Big Read

3/6/15By Barb Lang

University of Wisconsin-Barron County and the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College (LCOOCC) are collaborating to host the “‘Winter in the Blood’ Big Read: A One World International Literature and Film Festival” that will focus on James...