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Dr. Joseph Hupy

Business donates drone to support UWEC geospatial program

Friday, June 23, 2017

A Wisconsin business owner is investing in UW-Eau Claire because its graduates have the hard-to-find geospatial technology skills that he needs to grow his industry. Peter A. Menet, president and CEO of Milwaukee-based Menet Aero recently donated a high-end drone to the geography department to help ensure that Blugolds continue to gain the knowledge and skills his clients need. The university’s newest UAS — a FireFly6 Pro manufactured by BirdEyeView Aerobotics — brings the geography department’s UAS fleet to seven drones of various models.

Students Molly McIlquham and Kyle Geib

Research team works to improve air quality near Lake Michigan

Friday, June 23, 2017

A UW-Eau Claire faculty-student research team is helping scientists better understand how ozone is produced over Lake Michigan, findings that could help communities and industries in three states identify strategies for improving air quality. Dr. Patricia Cleary, an assistant professor of chemistry at UW-Eau Claire, is working with a team of six students on the project, which involves university researchers from multiple schools and federal and local agencies.

Dr. Paula Kleintjes Neff

Researchers find value in using literature to teach science

Friday, May 19, 2017

Biology professor Paula Kleintjes Neff introduces literature into classes in addition to textbooks and scientific papers — and finds the innovative teaching strategy makes a difference for students.

Blugolds at CERCA

Celebrating research and creativity at UW-Eau Claire

Friday, April 28, 2017

The Celebration of Excellence in Research and Creative Activity takes place the first week in May at UW-Eau Claire. This year's event marks the 25th year the university has celebrated student research.

May 2017 graduate Megan Schilling

McNair Program, research projects prepare Blugold for grad school

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Megan Schilling, who will graduate in May with a degree in psychology, is looking forward to putting her research skills to use when she begins graduate school in the fall. She credits the McNair Program, which helps disadvantaged college students prepare for graduate-level studies, for making it possible for her to engage in meaningful research as an undergraduate student. Those research experiences, she says, have motivated her to continue her education and to think differently about her future.

UW-Eau Claire contingent takes part in 'Research in the Rotunda'

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Seven UW-Eau Claire students, their faculty advisers and Chancellor James Schmidt will join state legislators, UW System leaders and chancellors, and representatives from the system's Board of Regents to celebrate outstanding student research during the 14th annual Research in the Rotunda event in Madison.



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Deadline for Student-Faculty Research Collaboration.

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Deadline for National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend

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Guest Lecturers, Artists and Other Professionals, Workshops and Special Projects Travel, and The Visiting Minority Scholars Program


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