New book empowers tweens and teens to combat cyberbullying, make schools safer
UW-Eau Claire professor of criminal justice Dr. Justin Patchin says his latest book addresses the origins of cyberbullying, provides practical and proven advice for teens to confront cyberbullying, and provides tips for teens to better manage their online reputations. > Full story.
Seven students present research, one takes top honors at Seven Rivers Symposium
A total of 120 student research projects were presented at the Seven Rivers Symposium, involving about 185 students from 13 area colleges and universities. > Full story.
U.S. Bank pledges $100,000 for Confluence Project
The Confluence Project is a public-private partnership, which would construct a community arts center, public plaza, and mixed-used project that includes housing, commercial/retail space, and parking, at the confluence of the Eau Claire and Chippewa Rivers. > Full story.
Second Cohen string scholarship awarded to student violinist
Hannah Kennedy, who is studying violin performance with Nobuyoshi Yasuda, director of the University Symphony Orchestra, will receive full in-state tuition and become a member of the Eileen Phillips Cohen String Quartet. > Full story.
U.S. News, Military Times rank UW-Eau Claire among the best for veterans
UW-Eau Claire has seen a growing number of military veterans and their family members use the expanded educational benefits. Currently, 235 military veterans and 100 dependents of military veterans are enrolled at UW-Eau Claire, a number that has steadily increased in recent years. > Military Times > U.S. News & World Report
International students contribute more than $6.3 million to local economy
UW-Eau Claire is among the top two master's-level public institutions in Wisconsin in terms of dollars added to the local economy by their international students, according to a recent report. > Full story.
Student spotlightJunior Aaron Telitz has won a $200,000 racing scholarship from Mazda.
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The Blugold Beginnings program has received the Ann Lydecker Diversity Award. > Full story.