Category Archives: Featured MINDS@UW-River Falls Item of the Week

Featured MINDS@UW-River Falls Item of the Week

This week’s featured MINDS@UW-River Falls item is Why do some mineral change color when you turn them?  by retired UWRF Geology Professor Bill Cordua.  Dr. Cordua’s article appeared in the Leaverite News newsletter of the St. Croix Rockhounds in Stillwater, MN in 2009 and is one of the many articles found in the William S. Cordua, Ph.D. collection in the UWRF Geology community.  Visit http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/44094 to read Dr. Cordua’s article or to see other items in the MINDS@UW-River Falls repository, visit http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/209

In addition, check out Professor Cordua’s Minerals of Wisconsin found at http://wisconsingeologicalsurvey.org/MinIndexIntro.htm

For more information on MINDS@UW-River Falls, contact us at our NEW email address of minds@uwrf.edu  or visit the project home page at: http://www.uwrf.edu/Library/Minds.cfm

Featured MINDS@UW-River Falls Item of the Week

This week’s featured MINDS@UW-River Falls item is University of Wisconsin-River Falls faculty and staff homeowner perceptions of energy and water conserving measures by UWRF graduate student Matthew Fitzgerald.  Matthew’s Plan B paper was written for a Master of Science degree, with an emphasis in Sustainable Community Development, and it is available at: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/63050.  To see other items in the MINDS@UW-River Falls repository, visit http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/209

For more information on MINDS@UW-River Falls, contact us at our NEW email address of minds@uwrf.edu  or visit the project home page at: http://www.uwrf.edu/Library/Minds.cfm

Featured MINDS@UW-River Falls Item of the Week is Back!

Starting this week, look for the featured item of the week from the MINDS@UW-River Falls institutional repository!  Each week, we will randomly select an item from MINDS@UW-River Falls in order to feature it on the library’s home page.

This week’s featured MINDS@UW-River Falls item is Fractions for Welders by UWRF graduate student Grettel Hecht.  Fractions for Welders is a 2012 Master of Science in Education-Mathematics Plan B paper, and it is available at: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/62100.  To see other items in the MINDS@UW-River Falls repository, visit http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/209

For more information on MINDS@UW-River Falls, contact Heidi Southworth (mailto:heidi.southworth@uwrf.edu) or visit the project home page at: http://www.uwrf.edu/Library/Minds.cfm

Featured MINDS@UW-River Falls Item of the Week

This week’s featured MINDS@UW-River Falls item is the 1962 Meletean.  The Meletean is the yearbook of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.  It was first published in 1912 and it was last published in 1969. It resumed publication briefly from 1991 to 1992.  Meletean is Latin for Badger, which is the Wisconsin school mascot.  The class of 1962 is celebrating its Golden Jubilee Reunion this year with events on May 11th and 12th.

Click here (http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/61253) to view the 1962 Meletean in MINDS@UW-River Falls.   To see other items in the MINDS@UW-River Falls repository, visit http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/209

For more information on MINDS@UW-River Falls, contact Heidi Southworth at heidi.southworth@uwrf.edu or visit the project home page at: http://www.uwrf.edu/Library/Minds.cfm.

Featured MINDS@UW-River Falls Item of the Week

This week’s featured MINDS@UW-River Falls item is Continents in Collision by UWRF Geology Professor Ian Williams.  Continents in collision is a graphic textbook that is intended to be an introduction to geology and it is part of the Ian Williams, Ph.D. collection in the UWRF Geology community.  It was created in April 2006 as a sabbatical project and it was the 300th item added to the MINDS@UW-River Falls repository.   Click here (http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/55797) to view Professor Williams’ textbook in MINDS@UW-River Falls.  To see other items in the MINDS@UW-River Falls repository, visit http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/209

For more information on MINDS@UW-River Falls, contact Heidi Southworth (mailto:heidi.southworth@uwrf.edu) or visit the project home page at: http://www.uwrf.edu/Library/Minds.cfm

Featured MINDS@UW-River Falls Item of the Week

This week’s featured MINDS@UW-River Falls item is Teaching summary writing through direct instruction to improve test comprehension for students in ESL/ELF by UWRF student Youngmyoung Cho.  Youngmyoung’s Plan B paper is found in both the English Department’s TESOL Masters Theses and Plan B Papers collection and the Office of Graduate Studies’ UWRF Graduate Research Papers (Plan B) collection.   Click here (http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/61052) to view her paper in MINDS@UW-River Falls.  To see other items in the MINDS@UW-River Falls repository, visit http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/209

For more information on MINDS@UW-River Falls, contact Heidi Southworth (mailto:heidi.southworth@uwrf.edu) or visit the project home page at: http://www.uwrf.edu/Library/Minds.cfm

Featured MINDS@UW-River Falls Item of the Week

This week’s featured MINDS@UW-River Falls item is Risk and high school science: insight on student decisions about registering for advanced-level science classes by UWRF student John Thyren.   John’s paper was written for his Master of Science in Education-Physics degree in February 2012.   John was advised by Dr. Lowell McCann.  John’s paper is one of the many Plan B papers found in the UWRF Office of Graduate Studies community.   Click here (http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/60837) to view John’s paper in MINDS@UW-River Falls.  To see other items in the MINDS@UW-River Falls repository, visit http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/209

For more information on MINDS@UW-River Falls, contact Heidi Southworth (mailto:heidi.southworth@uwrf.edu) or visit the project home page at: http://www.uwrf.edu/Library/Minds.cfm