College of Arts and Sciences
Home of the liberal arts and sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences has a wide range of
departments and programs that make us a unique college. Although our majors and departments are
diverse, what they all have in common is providing our students with an
engaging liberal education, unique local and global academic opportunities, supportive faculty, and academic resources.
Chancellor's Blog: A time to remember and appreciate
UW-Eau Claire's Day of Remembrance reminds us all to stop and appreciate those who make a difference in our lives.
'An expression well worth preserving'
A UW-Eau Claire faculty member shares his personal connection to events at Kent State University in 1970 that resulted in student deaths in Ohio and student activism here in Eau Claire.
Student researcher earns seat at state event
Drake Bortolameolli, a junior geography major, earned top honors at a new UW-Eau Claire research event. As the quick pitch winner, he will present his research at a statewide event.
actor AND athlete
Sophomore theatre major Zach Klein came to UW-Eau Claire with a passion for running, and soon found that he had a passion for opera as well. An actor AND an athlete, chasing his dreams.
Biology professor contributes to international research
Dr. Evan Weiher, UW-Eau Claire professor of biology, co-authors research biodiversity paper along with international leaders in biodiversity research.
Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Shows to be featured in Foster Gallery
The Foster Gallery at UW-Eau Claire will host two separate exhibits featuring works by senior bachelor of fine arts degree candidates beginning May 5.
Summer classes help students stay on track for graduation
Online and on campus summer classes are helping Zach Klein stay on track to meet his goal to graduate in four years or less. The financial implications of staying beyond four years is motivating him to meet his goal.
Juried Student Art Show runs through April 30 in Foster Gallery
UW-Eau Claire's 58th Annual Juried Student Art Show is underway; winners and scholarship recipients have been announced.
Superior research methods
UW-Eau Claire geography students Hannah Adams and Alison Olmstead talk about the research they are doing with ground penetrating radar to learn more about the history and the future of the Lake Superior shoreline.
Blugolds forensics team among top in nation
The UW-Eau Claire forensics team has won the state forensics championship for 31 consecutive years. So it should come as no surprise that Blugold orators fared well at the recently completed National Forensics Championships.
entertainer AND communicator
Aaron White was able to combine his college major and life-long passion in an exciting NYC internship on Broadway.
Celebrated jazz grad to share the stage with Jazz I
Jazz students will take the stage alongside a nationally celebrated artist and composer later this month when Jamey Simmons returns to his alma mater to perform with UW-Eau Claire’s Jazz Ensemble I.
Meeting the Goldwater gold standard
It’s not easy to be named a Goldwater scholar. Only the best science, math and engineering students in the nation are considered for the prestigious scholarship. So naturally, three Blugolds found their names on the most recent lists.
Finding success on Twin Cities stages
Kersten Rodau, a UW-Eau Claire graduate, was recently featured on BroadwayWorld.com. She talks about coming to UW-Eau Claire for its strong music program, and discovering a passion for musical theater that led her to a successful career.
Bilingual Beginnings language camps expand offerings this summer
The department of languages once again will offer its Bilingual Beginnings language immersion summer camps — with expanded options.
New way to create 3-D models has computer, education fields buzzing
A new computer programming language for making 3-D models, created by UW-Eau Claire's Dr. Chris Johnson, assistant professor of computer science, is generating a lot of buzz in computer science and education circles.
UW-Eau Claire to showcase 'The Three Sisters'
Chekhov play, "The Three Sisters," will be performed this week and next week at UW-Eau Claire's Kjer Theatre.
Students thriving in Chinese language and culture classes
Interest in Chinese language and culture is growing among UW-Eau Claire students as they look for ways to enhance their global skills.
Students, faculty to present at national research conference
Fifty-four students and two faculty from UW-Eau Claire will attend the National Conference on Undergraduate Research April 15-18.
Biology student to strive for 'Excellence' at Johns Hopkins
Kelsey Stuttgen is about to take her passion for biology across the country as she attends Johns Hopkins University to study human genetics. Not only did Kelsey work really hard, she also took full advantage of the unique opportunities at UW-Eau Claire.
Alumni return to share advice with current students
UW-Eau Claire alumni are passionate about their experiences and are eager to share what they have learned with the next generation of Blugolds.
Three Blugolds receive 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student awards
A current UW-Eau Claire student and two recent Blugold graduates have been offered 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student awards for English teaching assistantships abroad.
Growing job market offers more opportunities for college grads
There is good news for Blugolds looking forward to graduation in May. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, job outlook hiring projections of college graduates are rising.
International Poetry Reading showcases languages from around the world
The UW-Eau Claire International Poetry Reading will be held April 22 from 7-9 p.m. in the Ojibwe Grand Ballroom of Davies Center. Participants will gather to celebrate the beauty of language by reading and listening to poetry from around the world.
Plan for success: Summer Session 2015
Taking a course or two during Summer Session could be a game-changer for reducing a student's time to graduation.
Not sure where to start looking for majors? With 48 majors to choose from, the College of Arts and Sciences is a great place to start! Plus, if you have your own major in mind, we have the Liberal Studies major that allows you to design your own.Explore our majors + minors
"As Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, my major task is to protect and renew the educationally progressive academic programs for which UW-Eau Claire is renowned. This includes working with faculty to implement the exciting new Liberal Education Core."
David Leaman, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Tayo Sanders II, a materials science major from Neenah, WI, was just like you. A talented high school student looking for a major to fit his passions. What Tayo did at UW-Eau Claire was take advantage of the many opportunities provided here and as a result received one of the most prestigious recognitions for undergraduates in the world.
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