News

Oct 2014

Vieregge Invited to Keynote

10/24/14By Barb Lang

Dr. Quentin Vieregge, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County, was invited to give the keynote presentation at the TYCA-West national conference. The two-day conference was held in Mesa, Arizona on October 10-...

Ukraine Delegation Featured Speakers at Next Th@U

10/24/14By Barb Lang

The next Thursdays @ the U event is scheduled for October 30 and will feature the visiting Open World Ukraine Delegation who are visiting northwest Wisconsin on a youth policy and social justice fact-finding mission.  The delegation will be...

Paulo Padilha Brazilian Group to Headline Arts Midwest Concert

10/17/14By Barb Lang

Catch the swing and rhythm of urban Brazil with Paulo Padilha and Group.  Highly acclaimed as a musician and clever lyricist with a mischievous sense of humor, Paulo Padilha’s songs take interest in everything from mother-in-law as muse to...

Learn Ballroom Dance in Upcoming Short Course

10/17/14By Barb Lang

Two five-session ballroom dance classes will start November 4 at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake.

Ballroom Dance Level 1 will meet Tuesday evenings Nov. 4, 11, 18 and Dec. 2, 9 from 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.  Ballroom Dance...

UW-BC to Host Ukraine Delegation

10/17/14By Barb Lang

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County will host a delegation of five leaders from Ukraine October 24-November 1 as part of a recent grant from the Open World Leadership program. 

The visiting delegation includes five non-government...

Currier to Beirut

10/17/14By Barb Lang

Catherine Currier, Library Director at UW-Barron County, was invited to be a member of an international team charged with conducting a review of the library system of the Lebanese American University (LAU).

LAU is a leading, nonsectarian,...

UW-BC Hosted NorthWERD Meeting

10/17/14By Barb Lang

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County hosted the Northwestern Wisconsin Educators for Regional Development (NorthWERD) fall meeting on Monday, Oct. 13.

NorthWERD promotes innovation and takes action to provide more seamless...

It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!

10/17/14By Barb Lang

The next Thursdays @ the U event is scheduled for October 23 and will feature two UW-BC faculty/staff members speaking on “The Lords of Misrule: Santa, Elvis, and Drinking.”

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

Steinway Concert Series Starts Oct. 18

10/10/14By Barb Lang

The UW-BC Music Department is proud to announce the creation of a new concert series on campus.  Called “The Steinway Concert Series,” the concerts will be in the spirit of our restored Steinway piano, which was first heard in its inaugural...

'Swearing in the Military' Next Topic of Th@U

10/10/14By Barb Lang

The next Thursdays @ the U event is scheduled for October 16 and will feature Cheyne Taylor speaking on his research results concerning “Swearing in the Military:

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