October 19, 2016
Home-schoolers from the River Falls area may attend classes put on by university students majoring in health and physical education, a relationship that the program’s leaders say is mutually beneficial. The Physical Education Movement Academy at UW-River Falls is available primarily to home-schooled students aged anywhere from kindergarten to seniors in high school. Classes meet every or every other Tuesday during the fall and spring semesters at UWRF.
October 19, 2016
Visitors to a Falcons home football game at UW-River Falls this year may notice a new face on the sidelines or running up and down the bleachers trying to get the fans excited. He won’t be suited up in uniform, but that doesn’t tame his passion for the game. His name is Jesse Peterson. He is a 21-year-old with Down syndrome and he has brought new life and positivity to the football team since last spring when he joined it during practice.
Watch the May 6, 2016, edition of “River Falls Update,” a Web-based news show created by UW-River Falls journalism students. Featured are stories about how Student Senate operates and about Dance Theatre’s spring concert.
April 23, 2016
Watch the April 22, 2016, edition of “River Falls Update,” a Web-based news show created by UW-River Falls journalism students. Featured is a story about how two Mexico-born visiting instructors are helping students in the glass studio.
April 8, 2016
Watch the April 8, 2016, edition of “River Falls Update,” a Web-based news show created by UW-River Falls journalism students. Featured are stories about campus resources that teach students about negotiating a salary and a Hudson-based business that is helping honeybee populations.