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.
Two recent biology graduates to be among inaugural class at Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Two recent UW-Eau Claire biology graduates are members of the inaugural class of the Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
Vote puts Confluence Arts Center funding back in state budget
A new arts center to be used by UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff as well as the area arts community is back in the proposed state budget following a vote May 27 by the Wisconsin State Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance.
ceramic creator AND marketing master
Communications and journalism student Riley Faehling writes about fellow student Ryan Young, telling how Riley is both a ceramics creator AND a marketing master.
Bringing the worlds of art and physics together
Michelle Gervais loves to solve problems but she’s also has had a lifelong passion for art. When it came time to declare a major, rather than choose between her passions, Gervais decided to pursue them both.
Students fill need in health care community
UW-Eau Claire partners with Marshfield Clinic Family Health Center to address patient health care needs related to social, behavioral, environmental factors.
Ever-changing shorelines of Lake Superior to be focus of 'Let's Do Lunch'
Dr. Harry Jol will present "Imaging the Shores of Lake Superior: From Duluth to the Huron Mountains to Pictured Rocks" for the May 27 "Let's Do Lunch" event.
What is peer advising? Find answers here.
Jana Armstrong answers questions about the Peer Advising program that connects students with their peers to help them find their way.
Student to student: Peer advising works
Peer Advising program connects students with their peers to help navigate academic career planning.
Eight alumni of UW-Eau Claire to receive Alumni Association awards
Eight alumni are receiving awards from the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association May 23 at a luncheon and ceremony in conjunction with spring commencement.
Composer releases first album
Dr. Chia-Yu Hsu, an active composer of contemporary concert music and an assistant professor of music at UW-Eau Claire, will release her first album this month.
guiding young musicians AND growing a business
Graduating music major Kayla Shoemaker has not only learned what it will take to find success as a concert pianist, at UW-Eau Claire she has built a successful piano studio business as well.
Artist earns spot in international clarinet competition
A Blugold earned a spot in a prestigious international clarinet competition that will take place this summer in Spain.
A graduating Blugold looks back — and forward
May 2015 psychology graduate Joann Martin reflects on what it means to be a Blugold and how she intends to carry that with her on her post-graduation journey.
Scholarship and award recipients honored at CERCA event
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announced student scholarship and award recipients at the recent Celebration of Excellence in Research and Creative Activity reception.
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.
Bilingual skills gives Chinese student wings to fly
International student Yanxing Wu discovers that while her native Chinese language gives her roots, her new English skills give her wings to fly.
pharmacy AND public health
UW-Eau Claire chemistry graduate Alex Craker is now studying pharmacy AND public health so he can better meet the needs of his future patients … AND that’s pretty powerful.
Gaining skills and giving back part of conservation biology class
A senior CJ major with a minor in conservation biology spent time this spring doing research and volunteer work at a nature sanctuary in northern Wisconsin. Sarah Doege was part of a class that spent a weekend at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary.
Researchers study worms for answers to human disease
Nematode worms become focus of biology research conducted by Dr. Jamie Lyman Gingerich and student researchers as they seek to understand human health and disease.
Liberal arts education is the key to a modern science career
Today’s workplace demands more of scientists than complicated lab work. Some of the most pressing issues we face as a society must be tackled by teams of scientists and engineers from multiple disciplines and backgrounds, says Dr. Jennifer Dahl.
chemistry whiz AND competitive swimmer
Chemistry major Nick Hora plans to combine his love of sports, swimming in particular, and his dreams of medical school into a career in sports medicine. He's a chemistry whiz AND a competitive swimmer!
Classified staff members support students through annual scholarship
UW-Eau Claire student William Ericson has received the 2015-16 Classified Staff Student Scholarship.
Student finishes half marathon despite challenges of chronic disorder
Shelby Knispel-Greene talks about facing the challenges of rheumatoid arthritis and continuing to accomplish her goals.
Three faculty honored for mentoring student scholarly projects
Three UW-Eau Claire faculty recently were honored for their skill and dedication in mentoring student scholarly projects.
30 Years of Innocence
UWEC a cappella group has been singin’ for 30 years
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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