May 2014

New PTK Members Inducted

5/9/14By Barb Lang

The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society of the University of Wisconsin-Barron County conducted its 50th induction ceremony on Tuesday, April 22, at Lehman’s Supper Club.               

Students who accepted the university’s...

LIPPIES to be Awarded

5/2/14By Barb Lang

The final Thursdays @ the U event scheduled for May 8 will feature the announcement of the LIPPIE (Learning Innovation Prize) Award winners.  This presentation will be held from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall at UW-Barron County...

Children's Theatre Production May 9

5/2/14By Barb Lang

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...

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...

NW Wis Writers Festival May 10

5/2/14By 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...

One World Series Keynote Speaker National Author

5/2/14By Barb Lang

One World Arts, Literature, and Film Festival will conclude on Saturday, May 10 with a reading and discussion with nationally-known author Kao Kalia Yang, author of “The Latehomecomer:  A Hmong Family Memoir.”  She will be the keynote speaker at...

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...