Feb 2016

Learn to Play a Stringed Instrument in Upcoming Classes

2/26/16By Barb Lang

Lessons on a variety of stringed instruments will begin on March 7 at the UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.

Popular Instrument Lessons for Beginners will run on Monday evenings, March 7 – April 25 and will meet in the Cedarside Conference...

Area High Schoolers and Parents Invited to UW-BC Open House

2/26/16By 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 15.

According to Kevin Falkenberg, program coordinator, “If you are just starting to...

Film Viewing/Lectures to Highlight Five-Part Exploring Islam Series

2/26/16By Barb Lang

The "One World Global Art, Literature, and Film Series" continues for its third year with an exploration of Islam in the local community with both local and nationally-recognized speakers who will share their perspectives on Islam with audiences...

Nominations Now Being Accepted for Distinguished Alumni 2016

2/19/16By 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 2016 UW-BC Distinguished Alumni award...

Speaker from The Art Institute of Chicago Featured at Next Th@U

2/19/16By Barb Lang

The next presentation of the Thursdays @ the U Lecture Series is ’Anthropocene-Era Commemoratives’ with visiting artist Liz Ensz. This presentation will be held on Thursday, Feb. 25 from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall at UW-...

Syrup Making & Musical Instruments Lessons to Begin in March

2/19/16By Barb Lang

A variety of enrichment courses will begin in March at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.

Maple Syrup Making is a two-part class that will meet on Wednesdays, March 2 and March 9. The first session will meet at UW-BC in room 237 Ritzinger Hall...

Friederich Received GISE Grant

2/19/16By Barb Lang

Lee Friederich, UW-Barron County Senior Lecturer of English and First Year Seminar Coordinator, was recently awarded a $2,000 GISE grant (Grant to Increase Student Engagement) to continue and improve the peer mentoring program in the campus’s...

Public Invited to Meet the Artist

2/12/16By Barb Lang

The public is invited to a Meet the Artists Reception for photographer Linda Ruedy of Sarona on Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 12:30 – 1:20 pm in the Joel Salter Art Gallery at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.

Attendees will have the opportunity to...

Computer Skills, Curling, Yoga Classes Set to Begin

2/12/16By Barb Lang

Computer skills, curling, and yoga classes are set to begin in February at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.

Two computer classes will be held on Friday, Feb. 19 at no cost to participants. Computer Basics for Beginning Beginners will meet...

Everyone Invited to Attend Multicultural New Year's Celebration

2/12/16By Barb Lang

The Chinese Lion Dance, performed by children from St. Paul, will be the highlight of the Multicultural New Year’s Celebration. This is a free event that will be presented on Saturday, Feb. 20 at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice...