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Deaths of celebrities like Prince speak volumes about their fans

April 26, 2017

Many fans still mourn the loss of the musician Prince even though a full year has passed since his death. While the face of fan worship may have changed over time, people have been honoring celebrities for many years, according to psychologists. Prince’s unexpected death shocked not only his home state of Minnesota, but the world. “The day after Prince died there were thousands of fans at Paisley Park,” said Matt Clark, a journalism student at UW-River Falls and the music director of WRFW, the campus radio station.

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UWRF modifies course evaluation process in effort to up response rate

April 26, 2017

As the spring semester beings to wrap up, officials with the UW-River Falls Survey Research Center are urging students to complete course evaluations. But in an effort to increase response rates, this semester students will notice a significant change in the process. An end-of-semester tradition, surveys are given through emails to students to anonymously evaluate their experience with university courses and, specifically, the instructors who teach them.

River Falls Update, No. 64

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.

River Falls Update, No. 63

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.

River Falls Update, No. 62

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.