News

Feb 2015

Obey/Petri at UW-BC as Part of their Civic Participation Lecture Series

2/27/15By Barb Lang

How can Democrats, Republicans, and Independents come together in bipartisan support of matters crucial to the survival of Wisconsin’s outstanding system of public education?  How can residents of Barron County and surrounding counties join...

Spring Open House March 17

2/27/15By 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...

'Winter in the Blood' Big Read starts March 19

2/27/15By 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...

Steinway Series to Feature French Hornist

2/20/15By Barb Lang

Robert Fant, a French Hornist of international acclaim, will present a solo and chamber music recital as part of the UW-Barron County Steinway Concert Series. The concert, “A Journey Around Europe,” will be presented on Saturday, March 7 at 7:30...

Lama Yeshe Next Speaker at Th@U

2/20/15By Barb Lang

The next presentation of the Thursdays @ the U Lecture Series will feature Lama Yeshe speaking on “Tibetan Buddhism in Contemporary American Society” on Thursday, Feb. 26. This presentation will be held from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. in the Blue Hills...

A Variety of Short Courses to Start in March

2/20/15By Barb Lang

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

For the area’s stringed instrumentalists there will be classes for beginning guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and bass musicians.  These are eight-session...

Town Hall Forum to Feature Legislatures Bewley/Quinn

2/20/15By Barb Lang

A state legislators’ town hall forum focusing on “The Wisconsin Idea at UW-BC” will be held at the local campus on Monday, March 2.  This forum will feature Wisconsin State Senator Janet Bewley and Representative Romaine Quinn, who represent this...

Art Exhibit to Feature Ruedy Landscape Oils

2/20/15By Barb Lang

The public is invited to view a new art exhibit, “Recent Work: Paintings by Don Ruedy,” in the Joel Salter Gallery in the Fine Arts Building at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.  The artwork will be on display from February 23 – March 20.

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College Goal Helps People Complete FAFSA

2/13/15By Barb Lang

College Goal Wisconsin is a free event for parents and prospective college students to learn all of the particulars about completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  This event, which is co-sponsored by UW-Barron County and...

Stringed Instruments, Syrup Making, Leadership Topics of March Short Courses

2/13/15By Barb Lang

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

For the area’s stringed instrumentalists there will be classes for beginning guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and bass musicians.  These are eight-session...