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Apr 2018

Artist Suzanne Truman to share creative influences, processes in April 26 talk

4/13/18By UW-Barron County

Many factors contribute to and influence an artist’s work. For Suzanne Truman, it is the outdoor environments she has lived and worked in; she was born in the desert Southwest and worked in the Northern Rocky Mountains from 1984 until her move to...

Outdoor adventurers to share Boundary Waters experience

4/6/18By UW-Barron County

On September 23, 2015, Dave and Amy Freeman embarked on a year-long adventure in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota. They documented their 365-day trip and used their adventure as a platform to educate others about...

Emerald ash borer, other invasive species focus of April 19 talk

4/6/18By UW-Barron County

The emerald ash borer and Asian carp are well known invasive species and have been the subject of numerous news reports during the past few years. However, the majority of these invaders are not as newsworthy. “In fact, most people do not realize...

Mar 2018

Celtic shamanism traditions, experiences focus of April 12 talk

3/28/18By UW-Barron County

Danise Shipley is a certified shamanic teacher and practitioner trained at the Women’s Academy of Irish Shamanism and Spirituality, Lowell, Mich. In the course of her studies, she has traveled to Ireland 18 times, visiting many sacred sites and...

Wisconsin's glacial landscapes subject of April 5 talk

3/23/18By UW-Barron County

Southwestern Wisconsin, the Driftless Area, was never glaciated; its deep valleys and narrow ridges were formed from millions of years of stream erosion. However, glaciers did cover more than two-thirds of the state at times in the past. The area...

Get to know Khoa Nhu Nguyen (Moon Evans)

3/21/18By UW-Barron County

Age: 18

Hometown: Hanoi, Vietnam

High school attended: North Cedar Academy, Ladysmith, Wis.

Current program or major: Science or Philosophy

Why did you choose UW-Barron County? At UW-BC, I have a very good...

Spring Preview Day is April 2

3/19/18By UW-Barron County

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County will host a spring Preview Day for prospective students and their families Monday, April 2 from 9 a.m. - noon in the Fine Arts Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.

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Barron resident to share WWII Japanese internment camp experience

3/16/18By UW-Barron County

Shortly after Japan attacked and bombed the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt issued an executive order requiring the forced relocation of Japanese-Americans; many were sent to...

Coffee making, tasting focus of March 15 presentation

3/2/18By UW-Barron County

Tyler van Helden drinks coffee. He drinks more coffee than almost any one. After attending the University of Minnesota, studying cultural studies and comparative literature, at a time when van Helden said he drank coffee “jut for fuel and pace,”...

Feb 2018

Heid Erdrich to share indigenous foods, recipes during UW-BC talk

2/22/18By UW-Barron County

Eating foods that are locally grown results in lower transportation and distribution costs, as well as the opportunity to form relationships with local farmers who use fewer pesticides and herbicides. Author Heid Erdrich will discuss how this...