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Hey, we're excited you're considering a Blugold Spotlights campus visit -- held during some of Minnesota and Wisconsin teacher convention dates (MEA/WEA) on October 16, 17, 30 & 31. Each visit includes an information session and campus tour each starting at 8:30am, 10:30am, 12:30pm, or 2:30pm. In addition we offer many additional visit options. See the listing below to get an idea of what your day can entail. Most of the the options below won't require reservations (unless noted), but you'll want to make sure to reserve your information session and campus tour at the schedule your visit site. Please continue to check this website as the official schedule will be available in early October. This schedule is subject to change; a final agenda will be given to you upon check-in, but if you have a specific department request, contact the Admissions office at 715-836-5415. We can't wait to see you on campus! You can interact with us through social media at #BlugoldSpotlights!
Academic & Support Options | Athletic Activities | Campus Events

Sample Blugold Spotlight Agenda 2014

The following is a sample agenda of additional opportunities offered during past Blugold Spotlights. As we receive more participation and events from departments, we will update the schedule below. Check back for more updated opportunities!

Academic and Support Options

Majors & Student Services Fair
Oct 17,

Come talk to a representatives from a number of our majors and student services departments to get a quick closer look at what UW-Eau Claire offers.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Meet with our STEM Admissions Counselor, Creanna Cote, to discuss specific questions on science, technology, engineering, and math majors at her daily visit hours.

Academic Skills Center - Located in Old Library 2112

The Academic Skills Center will be open for visits from 8:00am to 4:30pm daily

Biology - self-guided tour & Sit in on class

-Visit the James Clark Newman Bird Museum
 First floor lobby of Phillips Hall. The bird museum is open for self- guided tours.
-Tour the Biology Greenhouse
-Biology 196: Human Nutrition
-Biology 250: MIcrobiology
-Biology 221 Lab: Foundations of Biology
-Biology 371: Medical Mycology

Chemistry - tour with current students

-Meet with current chemistry students and take a guided tour of Chemistry department labs 

College of Business - sit in a class, meet the dean -The College of Business encompasses Accounting and Finance, Business Communication, Information Systems and Management and Marketing International Business and Healthcare Administration. They are offering a number of various activities, including an open house and multiple classes.
Communication Sciences & Disorders - meet current students

-Meet with current Communication Sciences and Disorders students!

Education - Open House

-Meet with faculty and advisors from the education department over juice and cookies.

English - sit in on a class and meet with a professor

-The Short Story
-Intro to English Linguistics 
-Blugold Seminar in Critical Reading & Writing
-Introduction to Texts
-Introductory English Linguistics
-Perspectives in British Literature
-American Lit since 1865
-Perspectives on Women's Lit
-Meet with a Professor


-Geology 201: Geology of National Parks & Monuments
-Geology 110: Physical Geology

History - sit in on a class & appointments available -World History Since 1500
Materials Science - sit in on class, visit faculty -Intro to Materials Science Lab
-Materials Characterization
-Visit the Materials Science Center and visit with Faculty by appointment
Nursing - tour the nursing building

- Nursing Spotlights: tour the nursing department and meet with faculty and current nursing students.

Philosophy & Religious Studies

-Ethical Reasoning
-Ancient Philosophy
-Introduction to the Religions of the World

Physics and Astronomy - take a tour

-Take a tour of our Physics and Astronomy department.

Psychology -meet with a professor

Meet with a professor

Social Work - sit in on a class -Interpersonal Skills


Athletic Activities

Diving -Open practice 5:30-7:30pm
Swimming -Open practice 1:30-5:30pm
Women's Basketball -Open practice 4:30-6:30pm
Women's Volleyball -Open practice
-Meet with coach Kim Wudi





Campus/Community Events

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Building

Guest Artist Recital: Aron Zelkowicz, Cello

Cellist Dr. Aron Zelkowicz will present a free guest artist recital at 5 p.m. Oct. 17 in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.Selections include the three cello suites composed by Benjamin Britten.


Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Building

Student Recital: David Behm, Bass-Trombone

Come see one of our current students' recital. Free admission.
Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center Foster Gallery Exhibit: Animal Skins, Visual Surfaces

"Animal Skins: Visual Surfaces," a mixed-media exhibit at UW-Eau Claire's Foster Gallery, opens Oct. 3 and runs through Oct. 31. Free Admission

Kjer Theatre

UWEC Theatre Production: "Dracula"
By Steven Deitz; directed by Richard Nimke

Watch current students perform this new adaptation of a classic story.

$14 for public, $12 for senior citizens

The Cabin, Davies Center

IMPROV by the Backwards Thinkers Society.

The Backwards Thinkers Society was founded in 2010 by a small group of theatre students at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, who desired to bring improvisational comedy to the area. It currently consists of 11 troupe members, and performs frequently on and around the UWEC campus.

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