Thursday, March 22, 2012
"Solitude matters. For some people
it is the air that we breathe." --Susan Cain
Cascade Avenue construction project meeting tonight
Carolyn Koenen, left, a senior majoring in animal science, stops to talk to Jada Martin, a senior dairy
science major, Wednesday along Cascade Avenue. The anticipated start date of Phase One (Spruce Street to Oak Knoll Avenue) of construction on Cascade Avenue is Wednesday, April 4. A public
meeting to provide an overview of the construction project and to answer questions related to construction is set for 6 p.m. tonight in the lower level Training Room of the River Falls City Hall. Substantial completion of the project should be done by Nov.
1 with some remaining landscaping the following spring. An updated traffic flow map will be distributed to all faculty and staff next week.
The same information will be added to the Cascade Project website. Information on where work will start and what to
expect during the first few weeks of construction will also be provided soon. Any questions should be referred to the website for submission. All questions go to the team involved in the project, both city and campus. Photo
by Kathy M. Helgeson.
Deadline extended for awards nominations
St. Croix River Basin conference/scholarships
Up to ten free student reservations are available to attend the 13th annual "Protecting the St. Croix River Basin: Citizen Engagement" conference April
24 on campus.
The $25 student rate for this day-long event will be paid by the St. Croix River Association for UWRF students who compete for the awards by Friday, March
30. Request application forms by e-mail from email@example.com.
For more information, visit the conference information website at http://basineducation.uwex.edu/stcroix.
Friday, March 28, 7:30 p.m., Falcon's Nest, UC,
Wyman Series: Musician Noah Hoehn on harmonica and marimba. Free and open to the public. Contact Office of Student Life at 4444.
* 10-11 a.m., 211 CSH, Chancellor's Informal Listening and Discussion Session (last of three). As part of an effort
to facilitate open communication, Chancellor Van Galen is hosting three informal listening and discussion sessions this week.
* 11 a.m.-noon, Falls Room, UC,
Your Flower of Power. The final introduction to basic social justice work, the session synthesizes the identities explored in "Who Are You" as well as the information and knowledge gained in "Luck of the Draw" to help participants understand how they
show up in the world. Contact PEACE@uwrf.edu.
* 3 p.m., Abbott Concert Hall, KFA, Music Student Convocation. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
* 6 p.m,
lower level Training Room, River Falls City Hall,
Cascade Avenue Construction Public Meeting to provide an overview of the construction
project and to answer questions related to construction is set for 6 p.m. tonight in the lower level Training Room of the River Falls City Hall.
* 7 p.m., Riverview Ballroom, UC,
Working Journalist Seminar: "The Star Tribune's Digital Strategy" by Duchesne Drew, managing editor of operations of the Star Tribune. Free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Journalism at 3169.
* 7:30 p.m., Abbott Concert Hall, KFA, Falcon Band Spring Concert. Contact email@example.com.
Permanent classified employment opportunities:
*IS Network Services Senior (application deadline is April 4)
*IS Systems Development Services Specialist (application deadline is April 10)
*IS Technical Services Specialist (application deadline is April 10)
Permanent advancement officer position
open in the Office of University Advancement and UWRF Foundation. Visit http://www.uwrf.edu/HumanResources/Employment-Opportunities.cfm to
view details and the application process. Application deadline is Friday, March 30. Questions can be directed to Kimberly Gould Speckman at 3505.
view 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.
Daily is an e-newsletter sent to all UW-River Falls faculty, academic and classified staff and off-campus subscribers weekday mornings during the academic year and on Tuesday and Thursday mornings during the
summer. Submit items for possible inclusion to
firstname.lastname@example.org or directly to editor email@example.com.