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River Falls, WI 54022
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With your support, the Rising to Distinction Campaign has reached its $20 million goal early!

Mark your calendar for a campaign celebration on Friday, Sept. 23.
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Seeking nominations from the
classes of 2011 and 2013. We'd like your input as we honor faculty who make a difference in the lives of our students. UWRF will recognize an exceptional teacher and a dedicated adviser by naming the 2016 Distinguished Teacher and 2016 Academic Adviser of the Year. Visit
for complete instructions and the
online nomination form. Please make your nomination by Friday, March 25.
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In This Issue / February 2016
UWRF has met its $20 million fundraising campaign goal six months early. The Rising to Distinction Campaign, the university's first comprehensive fundraising campaign, was launched in 2011 to help UWRF pursue the goals of its new strategic plan. Read More.

Photo courtesy of the
River Falls Journal.

When the Minnesota Wild hockey team comes out on the ice before games to warm up, the singer for the National Anthem warms up too. Just not the same way. Story and photo courtesy of Debra Eliason/River Falls Journal, Jan. 7. Read More.

Faculty in the Plant and Earth Science Department were recently awarded three separate grants from the USDA, totaling more than $800,000. The projects will not only enhance student learning, but will engage and benefit growers, producers, area residents and youth. 

Joseph Markgraf came to UWRF in August 2013 and left in December 2015 with his diploma in hand and a full-time job. He is one of only five students in the past 15 years who entered UWRF with fewer than 10 credits and graduated in 2.5 years or less. Read More.
Photo courtesy of the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram.
See the world. For most people, those words are just a casual expression - an encouragement to do a little traveling. For Dusty Pfundheller, they represent a mission statement. Story and photo courtesy of Eric Lindquist/Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Jan. 3. Read More.

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