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  • Rachel Kohn (right), interpreter for the deaf
    Mother, son to share the stage during May 21 commencement
    Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    Few people have seen as many Blugolds walk across the stage during graduation as Rachel Kohn. For nearly three decades, she’s been the interpreter for the deaf at every UW-Eau Claire commencement. The spring ceremony will be extra special — Rachel’s son, Christopher Kohn, will be among the graduates.

  • Michelle Shrader
    Six internships lead to connections, opportunities for May grad
    Tuesday, May 17, 2016

    Michelle Shrader likes to be busy, so UW-Eau Claire’s emphasis on getting students engaged in high-impact practices was a natural draw when she was considering colleges. Still, she never expected to complete six internships — including two in Brazil — during college.

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    'Team Ashley' invites fellow Blugolds to help rock Student Senate
    Tuesday, May 17, 2016

    UW-Eau Claire’s Student Senate is one of the most influential student governments in the nation in terms of its responsibilities in shared governance with the University Senate … but both Ashley and Colton said they’re concerned that many students aren’t aware of the mission and responsibilities of Student Senate.

  • Blugold gymnast Liz Stubbs
    May grad soars in gymnastics and in the sciences
    Monday, May 16, 2016

    Elizabeth Stubbs has been recognized nationally as a scientist and as a gymnast. In 2015, she won a Goldwater Scholarship, given to only the top science, math and engineering students in the country. She’s also a three-time All-American and two-time MVP gymnast.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • Jimmy Heath conducting Jazz Ensemble I
    A weekend to remember
    Friday, May 13, 2016

    Matt Halverson shares his experience working with leaders in his chosen fields of journalism and jazz. He was able to learn from nationally renowned professionals at the annual Devroy Forum and the Eau Claire Jazz Festival.

  • Blugold Tiffany Brooks and her son, Daniel
    Fifteen years after dropping out of college, Blugold to graduate with honors
    Thursday, May 12, 2016

    Tiffany Brooks was studying at a private university in 2001 when she had to withdraw because her struggles with depression made it difficult to focus on her studies, which led to a lower-than-it-should-be GPA. Fifteen years later, she will earn her degree from UW-Eau Claire, graduating with honors.

  • commencement
    100th spring commencement set for May 21 at UW-Eau Claire
    Thursday, May 12, 2016

    Commencement exercises for 1,364 students at UW-Eau Claire will be held May 21 in Zorn Arena. The May 21 commencement ceremonies will be UW-Eau Claire’s 100th spring commencement. Founded in 1916, the university will kick off its official Centennial Celebration on commencement day.

  • Group photo of Blugold Student National Environmental Health Association members
    Blugolds raise funds for safe drinking water systems around the world
    Tuesday, May 10, 2016

    When forming a relay team for the May 1 Eau Claire Marathon and deciding on a cause for which to raise funds, members of SNEHA chose Crabtree Scientific, a company that develops water chlorination systems for communities worldwide.

  • SindijaBalodePOA-balticstudentorg-122015
    communicator AND cultural connoisseur
    Monday, May 9, 2016

    International student Sindija Balode has shared the culture of Latvia with students and Eau Claire residents while she has studied the art of communication at UW-Eau Claire.

  • student studying during finals week
    Four ways to graduate in four years
    Monday, May 9, 2016

    Josh shares his advice on how to graduate in four years while also living a balanced life.

  • Nicole Egan
    May grad continues her family’s Blugold legacy
    Monday, May 9, 2016

    When Nicole Egan walks across the stage in Zorn Arena later this month during May commencement, she will become the third generation of Egans to earn their degrees from UW-Eau Claire.

  • Davies Center at UW-Eau Claire
    Campuswide emergency notification test set for May 12
    Friday, May 6, 2016

    UW-Eau Claire will conduct a campuswide test of its emergency notification system between 9 and 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 12.

  • spring scene of students outside Schofield Hall
    Chancellor's Blog: Campus Climate Survey shows we have much room for improvement
    Friday, May 6, 2016

    Outcomes of UW-Eau Claire's Campus Climate Survey will be invaluable to the campus as a solid foundation that will enable the campus community to measure its progress toward achieving its goal of a more equitable, diverse and inclusive UW-Eau Claire.

  • Megan Dougherty
    Future teacher gains knowledge, confidence by studying abroad
    Friday, May 6, 2016

    A self-described homebody, Megan Dougherty took a chance when she decided to study abroad in Scotland. The future teacher says the summer special education program gave her knowledge and experiences that will make her a better teacher.

  • 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.

  • Ian Allen
    International experiences lead to Peace Corps opportunity in Rwanda
    Wednesday, May 4, 2016

    When Ian Allen graduated in 2011, he took with him degrees in Spanish and political science as well as valuable knowledge gained by studying abroad in Spain and Nicaragua. His international experiences combined with his double major helped him land his dream job — serving as a Peace Corps volunteer.

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