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    Symposium to discuss challenges, rewards of poetry translation
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017

    How does one translate a poem? In an attempt to provide answers, the UW-Eau Claire department of languages will host a symposium, "Mission Impossible? Translating Poetry — Example: German to English," May 1-4.

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    UW-Eau Claire to host April 22 conversation with Doc Severinsen
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017

    An in-person conversation with Doc Severinsen, the Grammy-award-winning trumpet player best known for his years as the bandleader on “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson,” will be held at 2:30 p.m. April 22 in UW-Eau Claire's Schofield Auditorium.

  • Folk Fair participants doing tatoos
    UW-Eau Claire International Folk Fair set for April 30
    Monday, April 17, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire will host the 2015 International Folk Fair from noon-4 p.m. Nov. 8 on the second and third floors of UW-Eau Claire's Davies Center. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Joan Christopherson Schmidt at 2016 Frost poetry celebration
    Frost poetry celebration to feature Centennial Poetry Competition winners
    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire will host the fourth annual Frederick and Joan Christopherson Schmidt Robert Frost Celebration of American Poetry at 4 p.m. Monday, April 24, in the Dakota Ballroom in Davies Center. Several poems by Frost will be among those featured during the event, as well as original poems written by the winners of UW-Eau Claire’s Centennial Poetry Competition.

  • Blugold alum and student talk during Experience U
    Students, alumni invited to connect at Experience U
    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    If you’re a current student or Blugold alumnus, you're invited to attend Experience U from 5-8:30 p.m. April 27 in the Dakota Ballroom of the Davies Center at UW-Eau Claire. Experience U is an opportunity for students to seek meaningful career advice and for alumni to help prepare the next Blugold generation for success.

  • Culture Core event to discuss impacts of cultural assimilation
    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    “Siv Peb Lub Suab: Deconstructing the Dominant Narrative” is the theme of the 27th annual Culture Core event from noon-6 p.m. April 15 in Schofield Auditorium at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

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    Blugold Real Estate enters agreement to purchase Water Street apartments
    Friday, April 7, 2017

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Foundation has announced that the Blugold Real Estate Foundation, a supporting organization of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation, has entered into an agreement to purchase the apartments being constructed at 222 Water Street. Once the purchase is final, Blugold Real Estate intends to rent the apartments to UW-Eau Claire students.

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    Film series to examine role of the press in democratic society
    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    The public is invited to examine the role of the press in a democratic society through the lens of film during “Journalism at the Movies,” a three-part film series starting April 24 at UW-Eau Claire.

  • UW-Eau Claire actors from In the Next Room wearing costumes that will be featured in the presentation.
    Student-faculty display features 19th-century costumes from 'In the Next Room'
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    Costume presentation by theatre professor Amanda Profaizer and student Katelyn Sabelko hosted by McIntyre Library

  • Gloria Ladson-Billings
    ‘Hip-Hop, Hip Hope’: Expert to discuss culturally relevant teaching at Martin Mogensen Education Lecture
    Thursday, March 16, 2017

    An expert known for her groundbreaking work in critical race theory and culturally relevant pedagogy will present the 2017 Martin Mogensen Education Lecture April 13 at UW-Eau Claire.

  • 1 Million Cups
    Something's brewing in Eau Claire . . .
    Monday, March 13, 2017

    On April 5, organizers from UW-Eau Claire's College of Business will launch a local program through 1 Million Cups (1MC), a free, national program that educates, engages and connects entrepreneurs across the country. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee.

  • Elections expert to take 'Another Look at the Electoral College'
    Thursday, March 9, 2017

    Barry Burden, UW-Madison political science professor and elections expert, will discuss the Electoral College during a presentation at 5 p.m. March 15 in Room 1415 of Centennial Hall at UW-Eau Claire.

  • International Poetry Reading participants sought
    Monday, March 6, 2017

    Readers are sought for the 11th annual International Poetry Reading at UW-Eau Claire, to be held from 7-9 p.m. May 3 in the Dakota Ballroom of UW-Eau Claire’s Davies Center.

  • The group behind the new literary journal Barstow & Grand includes, left to right, poetry editor Kate Hinnant; consulting editor B.J. Hollars; editor Eric Rasmussen; and prose editor Charlotte Kupsh. (Photo by Andrea Paulseth, Volume One)
    Blugold creates Chippewa Valley's first literary journal
    Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

    With its thriving music and arts scene, it makes sense that an impressive literary community also is emerging in the Chippewa Valley. Not surprisingly, given UW-Eau Claire’s strong creative writing programs, Blugolds are among those leading the way. The Chippewa Valley’s first literary journal — called Barstow & Grand in celebration of downtown Eau Claire’s evolution from a small-town bar culture to a creative arts hub — will give writers with ties to the area a new venue to share their work.

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    Successful UW-Eau Claire Foundation campaign raises more than $73 million
    Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

    There is no question: The impact of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation’s recently completed fundraising campaign will be felt by every UW-Eau Claire student and by residents throughout the Chippewa Valley for years to come. The eight-year Power of Possible Centennial Campaign has exceeded its initial goal by $13.4 million, with a final total of $73.4 million in gifts and pledges raised for the people, programs and places of UW-Eau Claire.

  • Dr. Katie Kindt, a 2000 biochemistry/molecular biology graduate.
    Blugold earns national honors for outstanding leadership in science
    Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

    Last spring, UW-Eau Claire alumna Dr. Katie Kindt, a 2000 biochemistry/molecular biology graduate, was recognized by then-President Barack Obama for her outstanding leadership in science. During a White House celebration, the president presented Kindt with a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor given by the U.S. government to science and engineering professionals early in their research careers.

  • Melissa Matczak
    Blugold breaks the glass ceiling in the newsroom
    Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017

    While the late Mary Tyler Moore’s fictional Mary Richards was celebrated in recent weeks for showing the world that women belong in the newsroom, another — this time, real-life — female journalist in Nebraska is taking things one step further. The Blugold is showing the world that women not only belong in the newsroom, but can lead the newsroom. In January, the Omaha World-Herald named Melissa Matczak its new executive editor, marking the first time in the newspaper’s 127-year history that a woman holds the paper’s top editor position.

  • Gov. Scott Walker
    Chancellor's Blog: Governor Walker announces UW System budget proposal
    Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017

    Governor Scott Walker previewed his 2017-19 UW System budget proposal during a Feb. 7 stop at UW-Eau Claire.

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