Monday, Aug. 30, 2010
Now you know
Weeks of Welcome (WOW) kicked off with new
student move-in on Sunday and continues through the start of classes on
WOW gives new students the opportunity to
meet other students, connect with upper class group leaders, and get to
know the university.
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digest of links to critical news and
information sources for UWRF employees:
This is a daily listing of all news stories, editorials and press
releases affecting public issues in Wisconsin.
State public policy news with a political interpretation.
Wisconsin’s version of C-Span, with live coverage of the Legislature,
with the State Supreme Court and Executive Branch soon to follow.
UW System Board of
The Regents Web cast their monthly meetings held on the first Thursday
and Friday of each month.
A handy index to the UW System executive and legislative advocacy
information on our budget proposals, analyses, and maps, charts and
graphs to support our positions.
This site contains legislators’ profiles, committees, bill digests,
hearing schedules and links to Web casts of floor and committee
"When you always do what you've always done, you'll
always get what you've always got. When you want something you've never
had, you do something you've never done before." --Mike Murdoch
Incoming Falcons find new place to call home
The campus buzzed with excitement Sunday as new
first year students moved into the residence halls to begin fall
later this week. Some 1,275 first-time college students and about 450
transfer students are being welcomed to campus this week. For
Jens Gunelson, visit http://www.uwrf.edu/photo_archive/.
Dining Services brochure available
The Fall 2010 Dining Services Faculty and Staff Brochure has now been
uploaded to the dining service website found at http://www.uwrf.edu/dining.
Dining Services options Aug. 30-Sept.4
Dining Services encourages faculty and staff to utilize Freddy's
C-Store anytime this week. Also, available Wednesday-Friday will be
Peregrine Perk, Sub Connection, and St. Croix Grill for your dining
pleasure. Please note that Riverside Commons will be very busy at times
with start-up activities.
Please join the university community in extending our sincere
condolences to the family of Brad O. Johnson, age 51, who died
Aug. 27, at home after a long battle with cancer. Brad began his career
at UWRF in July 2001 as a LTE maintenance mechanic before becoming a
custodian in Oct. 2001 to present. A memorial gathering for family and
will be from 2-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at Cashman-Hill Funeral
Home, 225 South 3rd St., River Falls, followed by a memorial service
at 5 p.m. with Reverend Gerd Bents officiating. The family encouraged
everyone to wear something camouflage to support Brad's love of
hunting. Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.hillfuneralservice.com.
Tuesday, Aug. 31, noon-4 p.m., Falls Room, then St.
Croix Room, UC, Department Chair Workshop. Contact the Provost
Office at 3700.
Thursday, Sept. 2, First day of classes.
Monday, Aug. 30
* Opening Week activities continue today.
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