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Alumni Calendar

St. Croix Boat Cruise 

Thursday, Oct. 10 


Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet
Friday, Oct. 11


Homecoming 2013

Saturday, Oct. 12 


Family Day 2013 

Saturday, Oct. 19 


St. Paul Gangster Tour 

Saturday, Oct. 26 


St. Paul Networking Event
Wednesday, Oct. 30


Phillip Phillips Live

Friday, Nov. 15


Young Alumni: The Basics of Holiday Cooking

Tuesday, Dec. 3


Wisconsin Dells UWRF Alumni Weekend

December 6-8 


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In This Issue / October 2013


UWRF has launched a "Year of " global initiative that, during an academic year, takes a wide-ranging look at a country from its earliest history up to current events. Educational and cultural activities will highlight and raise awareness of Germany this year. Read more. 


Alums Make Up Large Part of Successful Marketing Company

When UWRF alumni Jim and Kari Flaherty bought the small marketing company, Allegra Downtown St. Paul, six years ago, they knew they could grow the company.

And grow they did, from $200,000 in sales in 2007, to more than $2 million in sales in the past year. Read more


Ag Engineering Technology Assistant Professor Joel Peterson and Biology Professor Kim Mogen have both received a Dr. Keith G. Wurtz Award which recognizes outstanding and innovative teachers who have made exceptional contributions to the university and the community. Read more. 
Psychology Professor Travis Tubré has received the Dr. Paul B. and Robert Dykstra Faculty Excellence Award that supports faculty research, creative and scholarly activity. Read more. 
Two CAFES faculty, Justin Luther and Amy Radunz, have a received a $733,672 grant from the USDA to fund a project, "Strategies to Improve Reproductive Performance in the U.S. Beef Cattle Industry." Read more. 
UWRF has received an $884,999 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund "The GREAT (Graduate-Retain-Engage-Advise-Teach) Falcon Project," which seeks to increase by 30 percent the number of UWRF students graduating in the STEM fields. Read more. 

UWRF's recently established goal of enrolling 147 international students by fall 2017 has already been surpassed as 150 international students, representing 19 countries, are enrolled this semester. This number is the highest in the university's history.