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Oct 2016

Communiversity Band to perform Nov. 15 at UW-BC

10/31/16By UW-Barron County

The fall concert for the University of Wisconsin-Barron County (UW-BC) Communiversity Band will be Tuesday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m., in the theater of the UW-BC Fine Arts Building under the direction of Michael Joosten.

Guest soloist is Jerry...

Lecture series to explore Scotland’s role in slavery

10/28/16By UW-Barron County

What role did Scotland play in the establishment of slavery? In the abolition movement? Three people with Scottish roots who have written about slavery include Enlightenment philosopher Adam Smith (1723-1790); Scottish-born writer and reformer...

Researcher to outline weight management findings and related health effects in rural communities

10/21/16By UW-Barron County

The topic of weight management in rural areas, such as northwestern Wisconsin, and its impact on other health issues, including cardiovascular disease, will be the focus of UW-Barron County’s Thursdays at the U Lecture and Performance Series, Oct...

UW-Barron County opens doors for Preview Day Oct. 25

10/14/16By UW-Barron County

Prospective students, their families and the entire community are invited to explore the University of Wisconsin–Barron County during Preview Day Tuesday, Oct. 25.

Here is the schedule of events:

5 – 6 p.m. – Optional student housing...

All-student cast to perform Rabbit Hole

10/14/16By UW-Barron County

With the recent discovery of the remains of Jacob Wetterling, St. Joseph, Minn., who went missing nearly 27 years ago, a question that lingers for many people is: How does one cope with the loss, grief, blame and emptiness of losing a child? The...

UW Colleges honors senior lecturer Lee Friederich

10/7/16By UW-Barron County

Lee Friederich, senior lecturer at UW-Barron County (UW-BC), has been selected as the Instructional Academic Staff recipient of the 2016 UW Colleges Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

In its nomination letter, the institution’s...

UW-Eau Claire math professor to give talk at UW-BC

10/6/16By UW-Barron County

Using biology and computer science to solve math problems will be the focus of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire mathematics professor Manda Riehl’s presentation at UW-Barron County, Oct. 13, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall,...

Sep 2016

Canoeist Natalie Warren to give Oct. 6 talk at UW-BC

9/30/16By UW-Barron County

As part of UW-Barron County’s (UW-BC) Thursdays @ the U Lecture and Performance Series, outdoor adventurer Natalie Warren will share tales from her 2011 experience canoeing from Minneapolis to Canada’s Hudson Bay. Her talk will be held Oct. 6, 12...

Engineering professor earns UW Colleges and UW-Extension Career Award

9/27/16By UW-Barron County

Christa James-Byrnes, professor of engineering, UW-Barron County, is the recipient of the 2016 Career Award from the University of Wisconsin Colleges and University of Wisconsin-Extension.

UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy...

U-FEST brings music and art to campus

9/16/16By UW-Barron County

Showcasing the music, artistry and creativity of the region, the second annual U-FEST: A Festival of the Arts at UW-Barron County returns to campus at 1800 College Dr, Rice Lake, on Saturday, Sept. 24 as part of UW-BC’s 50th Anniversary...