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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 Thursday.

WOW gives new students the opportunity to meet other students, connect with upper class group leaders, and get to know the university.

For more information, visit http://www.uwrf.edu/

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To see news about the UW System from around the state, visit System’s clip sheet site to read the stories or to subscribe to the daily briefing.

On Wisconsin

The following is a digest of links to critical news and information sources for UWRF employees:

The Wheeler Report.
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.

WisconsinEye News.
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 Regents Audio.
The Regents Web cast their monthly meetings held on the first Thursday and Friday of each month.

UWS/UWRF Budget.
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.

Wisconsin Legislature.
This site contains legislators’ profiles, committees, bill digests, hearing schedules and links to Web casts of floor and committee discussions.

"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

Move In Day photo

The campus buzzed with excitement Sunday as new first year students moved into the residence halls to begin fall semester classes later this week. Some 1,275 first-time college students and about 450 transfer students are being welcomed to campus this week. For more photos by 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 Friday, 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 friends 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.

Upcoming Events

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.

Don't Forget

Monday, Aug. 30

*  Opening Week activities continue today. For more information, visit

University of Wisconsin - River Falls
Office of University Communications, 120 North Hall
410 S. 3rd Street, River Falls, WI 54022-5001 USA
(715) 425-3771

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