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  • commencement ceremony in Zorn Arena
    Seven receive UW-Eau Claire alumni awards
    Monday, May 16, 2016

    Seven alumni received awards May 21 from the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association, recognizing their professional and personal successes as well as their contributions to UW-Eau Claire, their communities and their professions.

  • Dr. Susan Harrison with UW-Eau Claire's new mace
    Locally handcrafted ceremonial mace to help kick off university's Centennial Celebration
    Monday, May 16, 2016

    Those in attendance at UW-Eau Claire's 100th commencement ceremonies May 21 will witness the start of a new tradition that's deeply rooted in the university's history.

  • graduate walking into commencement
    Alumni award honorees share words of advice for new grads
    Friday, May 13, 2016

    Alumni Association award winners offer some time-tested advice for new Blugold grads.

  • Students walking on campus sidewalks and the campus footbridge
    Chancellor's Blog: The year in review
    Thursday, May 12, 2016

    The 2015-16 academic year was perhaps the most challenging UW-Eau Claire has faced as a campus community. Chancellor Schmidt looks back on campuswide accomplishments during the year and forward to what's happening in the coming months.

  • Singing Statesmen rehearsal
    The Singing Statesmen celebrate 50-year choral tradition
    Thursday, May 5, 2016

    UW-Eau Claire's Singing Statesmen, one of the premier university male choruses in the nation, celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2016. The ensemble will perform concerts at 7:30 p.m. May 6 and 7 in Gantner Concert Hall in the Haas Fine Arts Center.

  • Chancellor Schmidt cheering on runners along the Blugold Mile
    Chancellor's Blog: Time to feel some Blugold pride
    Monday, May 2, 2016

    Chancellor Schmidt recounts recent displays of scholarship, talent and spirit by UW-Eau Claire students. He also reminds readers that these end-of-academic-year showcases of student success are the result of the important work of dedicated faculty, staff and community partners.

  • Sampling of books from UW-Eau Claire's Frost Collection
    Frost poetry celebration to feature readers from university, community
    Monday, April 18, 2016

    Readers from campus and community will participate in the annual celebration of UW-Eau Claire’s rare and extensive Robert Frost collection on April 25.

  • Matthew Meyer
    educator AND entrepreneur
    Thursday, April 7, 2016

    By sharing his talents as an educator AND his creativity as an entrepreneur, Dr. Matthew Meyer is helping to prepare students to think critically and creatively while also nurturing his own adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Erin Kelly in front of Target Field
    Blugold lands in her field of dreams thanks to strong liberal education, advisor
    Wednesday, April 6, 2016

    Alumna Erin Kelly found outstanding support from academic advisor Dr. Analisa DeGrave coupled with a great academic experience at UW-Eau Claire which proved to be a winning combination to begin an exciting career.

  • Trees
    Green biz panel to be held April 19
    Wednesday, April 6, 2016

    "Green Business: Insights from the Community" will be held Tuesday, April 19, from 7:30-9 a.m. in the Woodland Theater of UW-Eau Claire's Davies Center. The event is hosted by the UW-Eau Claire management and marketing department.

  • Jenny Almquist, executive director for Fierce Freedom
    Continuing Education to offer diverse array of programs in April
    Tuesday, April 5, 2016

    UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension connects people with possibilities by providing degrees and certificates for working adults, professional and workforce development, youth and community programs and resources for business.

  • Students run at the annual Keep on Chuckin' 5K
    Annual AMA 5K to be held April 16
    Monday, April 4, 2016

    The Keep on Chuckin' 5K will be held April 16 on the UW-Eau Claire campus. The 5 K race will start at 9 am. A one mile walk will begin at 9:15 am. Register at

  •  Elise Rooney sits on Jansang Mountain in her backyard in Busan, South Korea.
    Study abroad opens doors to living abroad
    Friday, April 1, 2016

    For many Blugolds, the desire to live and work around the world is sparked by one of UW-Eau Claire’s myriad study abroad opportunities.

  • Leslie Huntington
    Blugold softball coach becomes UW-Eau Claire’s winningest coach
    Thursday, March 31, 2016

    UW-Eau Claire softball coach Leslie Huntington's current team of Blugolds helped her achieve her 400th career victory.

  • Zorn Arena entryway
    Sanders campaign announces April 2 event at UW-Eau Claire
    Thursday, March 31, 2016

    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hold a campaign event at noon Saturday, April 2, in Zorn Arena at UW-Eau Claire.

  • Terence Samuel
    Award-winning politics editor is 2016 Devroy speaker
    Thursday, March 31, 2016

    Award-winning journalist Terence Samuel, who serves as the Washington politics editor at The Washington Post, will speak at the 2016 Ann Devroy Memorial Forum April 21. He directs coverage of the White House, Congress and the 2016 congressional elections.

  • Dancers at 2015 Viennese Ball
    Viennese Ball shuttle service to be offered
    Wednesday, March 30, 2016

    Shuttle service will be available from UW-Eau Claire parking lots to Davies Center for those attending the Viennese Ball April 8 and 9.

  • campus scene through budding tree branches
    Chancellor's Blog: A story we must keep telling
    Tuesday, March 29, 2016

    The realities of the impact of Wisconsin state budget reductions in funding for higher education (including a 26 percent cut for UW-Eau Claire) is a story that needs repeating, says Chancellor James Schmidt.

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