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The project is expected to be completed in fall 2018, and the footbridge will be closed from late May to late August in both 2017 and 2018.More information
Students in all majors participate in study abroad, a high impact practice for which UW-Eau Claire is a nationally recognized leader. Art and design students may find particular interest in certain programs that are established in some of the world's art and architecture meccas —Florence, Rome, Paris, to name a few.
The partnership we have, for instance, with Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici (LdM) in the heart of Tuscany, is one of Italy's most distinctive and well-established study abroad programs. Art and art history are among the academic programs offered, giving our Blugold students in art and design a unique chance to see original works of art by the masters and walk through the geographic heart of art history.
No matter where you might choose to study abroad, art and art history is everywhere, so even if art is not part of the curriculum, you will likely find many opportunities to take in museums and galleries anywhere in the world. See the Center for International Education for all program options.
Christine, art history major, Florence '14I am attending Lorenzo de Medici for an entire year to complete their certificate program for art conservation. When I return, I plan to pursue a graduate degree in art conservation.
When the opportunity arose for art history major Emma Huston to study in Florence, Italy for a semester, she knew the experience was one she couldn't pass up. Read about Emma's studies in a place literally built on the history of art and architecture.Steeped in history
When it comes to sending students to study abroad, UW-Eau Claire continues to be a national leader among master’s-level colleges and universities, according to the 2015 Open Doors Report of the Institute for International Education.National leaders
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