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Garfield Avenue project affects travel on lower campus.

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.

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  • Students walking on campus mall
    Riley McGrath named director of UW-Eau Claire Counseling Services
    Monday, July 17, 2017

    Dr. Riley McGrath has been named director of Counseling Services at UW-Eau Claire following a national search.

  • Dr. Michael Carney and graduates of the China 1-2-1 program.
    Eleven students graduate from China 1+2+1 program
    Monday, July 17, 2017

    Eleven students graduated with dual degrees from UW-Eau Claire and their home universities in China through the unique China 1+2+1 program. UW-Eau Claire is one of 17 U.S. universities participating in this program.

  • Students walking on campus
    MONEY ranks UW-Eau Claire high for quality, affordability and outcomes
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. universities in terms of educational quality, affordability and alumni success, according to MONEY’s 2017 “Best Colleges for Your Money” rankings.

  • Kim Wellnitz advising a business student
    Success Starts Here: Making major decisions
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    UWEC students make many major decisions throughout their college career. One of the most important one is selecting an academic major. Kim Wellnitz, lead business advisor in the Advising, Retention + Career Center, offers tips for exploring major options and making other important decisions.

  • UW-Eau Claire social work majors on Illinois immersion trip.
    Immersion gives social work majors up-close look at future profession
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    Thanks to a summer immersion program, Emma McIlquham is more certain than ever that she wants to be a social worker so she can help children. The senior was among the eight UW-Eau Claire students considering careers in child welfare who got an up-close look earlier this summer at what it is like to work with high-risk children and their families. The Blugolds, along with Jamie Tester, field director and clinical instructor in UW-Eau Claire’s social work department, spent nearly two weeks in Chicago and Springfield, Illinois, as part of a Child Advocacy Immersion program.

  • Students walking across campus mall
    Findings from the 2017 Eau Claire Longitudinal Student Survey
    Thursday, June 29, 2017

    The first wave of the Eau Claire Longitudinal Student Survey is complete, and the results are in! To find out what we have learned about UWEC students, read on.

  • Chemistry students in lab with Dr. Hati
    UW-Eau Claire, Mayo Clinic Health System announce research agreement
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire and Mayo Clinic Health System have announced a new agreement that will increase opportunities for research collaboration between the two institutions, create new avenues of learning for UW-Eau Claire students, and make way for projects that will lead to improved health and wellness in the community.

  • Construction projects bring new campus traffic changes
    Monday, June 26, 2017

    Starting the week of June 26, UW-Eau Claire construction projects will affect traffic in two new campus locations.

  • Students Molly McIlquham and Kyle Geib
    Research team works to improve air quality near Lake Michigan
    Friday, June 23, 2017

    A UW-Eau Claire faculty-student research team is helping scientists better understand how ozone is produced over Lake Michigan, findings that could help communities and industries in three states identify strategies for improving air quality. Dr. Patricia Cleary, an assistant professor of chemistry at UW-Eau Claire, is working with a team of six students on the project, which involves university researchers from multiple schools and federal and local agencies.

  • Tim Vaughan with students
    Success Starts Here: Who's who in the College of Business
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Teamwork is something we do a lot of in the College of Business. In fact, knowing how to work successfully in a team is one of our learning goals for students. A great team requires effective leadership. Introducing Interim Dean Tim Vaughan, the college’s CEO, and some of the executive staff you work with the next four years.

  • John Jonas of the EPC works on preparation for the Eaux Claires Troix festival.
    Blugold gets hands-on experience at Eaux Claires festival
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017

    Over the last three years, Event Production Crew has been assisting Clearwing Productions with all the set-up and clean-up of the Eaux Claires festival. John Jonas, a UW-Eau Claire business major who graduated this spring, has been a part of all three festivals, and it is something he looks forward to every year.

  • Team SHRM
    Welcome, Class of 2021!
    Monday, June 12, 2017

    Hey, Class of 2021 . . . Welcome to the COB team! We look forward to meeting you on September 5 at our meet and greet event for new students.

  • Eau Claire's Juneteenth celebration
    Local Juneteenth event to celebrate enrichment through diversity
    Friday, June 9, 2017

    Eau Claire's Juneteenth celebration, commemorating African American freedom and emphasizing education and achievement, will begin at 5:30 p.m. June 19 at Carson Park's Pine Pavilion.

  • Downtown Eau Claire
    Blugold Radio sponsors 'Prex Claires,' a pre-festival downtown celebration
    Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    Blugold Radio and other area sponsors have created an exciting event in anticipation of the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, so be sure to check out the "night before" festivities. A celebration of local music and artists will take place throughout downtown Eau Claire on the evening of June 15. Don't miss out on this nod to Chippewa Valley musicians.

  • UW-Eau Claire geography students and faculty.
    Studying tourism geography in Scotland
    Monday, June 5, 2017

    When a dozen Blugolds visited popular tourist destinations in Scotland this spring, they were doing much more than sightseeing. The UW-Eau Claire geography majors, along with two of their professors, were gathering information and other data necessary to analyze how effectively Scotland is marketing itself to visitors from abroad, specifically millennials.

  • Aerial photo of UW-Eau Claire Garfield Avenue redevelopment project, May 24, 2017
    UW-Eau Claire construction update: June 1, 2017
    Thursday, June 1, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire overviews the work completed on the Garfield Avenue redevelopment project as of June 1, 2017.

  • UW-Eau Claire alumna Erin Klaus in her downtown Eau Claire business, Tangled Up In Hue
    Blugold's vision leads to place where artists can thrive
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017

    If not for Erin Klaus’ time in Arizona following her 2005 graduation from UW-Eau Claire, she may not have become a partner in a successful small business in downtown Eau Claire.

  • Human Sciences and Services building
    UW-Eau Claire signs agreements for NTC, WITC social work transfers
    Monday, May 22, 2017

    Students holding an associate's degree in from two area technical colleges now have improved options for transferring to UW-Eau Claire and pursuing a bachelor's in social work, thanks to newly signed articulation agreements.

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