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Feb 2018

Rusk County woman to share Mennonite traditions, complexities

2/9/18By UW-Barron County

Life as a Mennonite in rural, northwestern Wisconsin will be discussed February 22 during a presentation at UW-Barron County led by Lucinda J. Miller. Her talk, “The Story of a Mennonite,” will reflect on distinctive Mennonite traditions, her own...

Lee Friederich earns Kaplan Award

2/2/18By UW-Barron County

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County has named Lee Friederich a 2017-18 Kaplan Award recipient. The award recognizes individuals for significant innovative improvements in instruction and/or service to students.

Friederich is...

Kayaking enthusiast to share stories of Lake Superior adventure

2/2/18By UW-Barron County

Chetek native Bob Unbehaun dreamed of paddling around the biggest fresh water lake in the world. In 2004, he was lucky enough to do just that when he made a solo trip around Lake Superior. During a February 15 talk at UW-Barron County, noon to 1...

Jan 2018

UW-Barron County announces fall semester Dean’s list

1/29/18By UW-Barron County

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County has announced the Dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester. All of the students on the Dean’s list have obtained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for their spring semester classes. The list includes...

Interfaith chaplain to discuss home funeral and ‘green’ burial choices

1/26/18By UW-Barron County

Home funerals and “green” burials are the topics of a February 8 presentation at UW-Barron County by Lucy Basler, Webster, Wis. She will talk from noon to 1 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall (Ritzinger 234) as part of the university’s Thursdays...

UW-Barron County student to offer insights into Korean peninsula tensions

1/19/18By UW-Barron County

A UW-Barron County student will share his first-hand perspective on the current North Korean missile crisis and offer his ideas on what will need to happen for North and South Korea to one day unify and live in peace.

Yongha Hwang will...

UW-Barron County to host 9th Annual E.A.T.S. on February 3

1/19/18By UW-Barron County

Mingle, eat, drink, and be entertained while strolling through UW-Barron County’s attractive public spaces at the 9th annual E.A.T.S. (Educational Assistance Through Scholarship) event, a unique fundraising experience on Saturday, February 3 from...

Music professor to share international conducting experiences

1/12/18By UW-Barron County

Conducting symphonies and teaching music are Kristin Tjornehoj’s primary passions. The chair of the music department at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF) loves to study musical scores and bring the notes to life for musicians,...

Dec 2017

Bradley Peterson to share star formation research

12/1/17By UW-Barron County

Polaris, the North Star, and the stars that shape the Big Dipper and the Little Dipper are fixtures in the sky of the Northern Hemisphere. To learn more how these and other stars are formed join University of Wisconsin-Barron County assistant...

Red Cedar Choir holiday concert set for December 10

12/1/17By UW-Barron County

The Red Cedar Choir’s holiday concert, Oh Holy Night, will feature the 80+ member choir directed by Beth Joosten, with guest performances by Barron County Brass.

The choir will give two performances on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 2 and 4 p.m. at...